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Pilres 2014 Halaman Baru bagi Indonesia (Presidential election a page turner)

James Giggacher, editor Asia Pacific editor di  the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific menyoroti makna kemenangan Jokowi dalam Pilpres yang lalu, dan menyebutnya sebagai pemimpin pertama tanpa ikatan dengan politik Orde Baru-nya Suharto dan yang menjanjikan suatu agenda reformasi. Selengkapnya >>

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Sore loser in Indonesian presidential elections plays the fraud card

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: Everything was going smoothly in the Indonesian elections  until the losing candidate called foul. 785 more words

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Indonesia Deadlock: Court May Decide New President

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A day after Indonesia’s presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta’s police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely. 884 more words

'New Order' nostalgia is for a past best left to history

Sixteen years after it suddenly ended, some Indonesians seem to be forgetting what the “New Order” was really like. Nostalgia is not forbidden in a democracy and elected politicians habitually reinvent the past. 3,270 more words

Keluh-kesah Si Majalah

1971–1980-an: Lembaran kertasku tipis dan agak kusam. Saat itu belum ada mesin cetak dan perangkat lunak perangkai gambar secanggih sekarang. Kalian mungkin menganggap penampilanku sederhana, bahkan kuno. 236 more words

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Goenawan Mohamad: Kita Takut Orde Baru Lahir Lagi

Salah satu pendiri majalah Tempo, Goenawan Mohamad, mengatakan presiden yang akan datang harus mempunyai komitmen kuat terhadap kebebasan pers dalam segala bentuknya karena pengekangan pers hingga pemberedelan bertentangan dengan UUD 1945 dan kepentingan masyarakat banyak. Selengkapnya >>

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today's birthday: Sukarno (1901)

Sukarno (1901)

Sukarno helped Indonesia win independence from the Netherlands and served as the country’s first president. He attempted to consolidate his multi-island nation… 50 more words