According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that vote 'quick counts' indicated that he had regained the presidency, but called on his supporters to be patient for the election commission to announce the official results.
Unofficial 'quick counts' of a sample of votes by six pollsters show that Widodo is set to win the popular vote and is leading challenger Prabowo Subianto by between 7.5 and 11.6 percentage points.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a huge election victory on Thursday, on course to increase his majority and give his party the mandate to pursue business-friendly policies that put Hindus..
Rioters stormed the streets of Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 23, in protest of President Joko Widodo’s May 21 election win against opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto. Widodo took 55.5 per cent of the..
Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital. Francesca Lynagh..