National Awakening Party

Type: Organization
Name: National Awakening Party
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

House Insists on Finishing Regional Election Draft Bill

Djohermansyah Djohan, Director General of Regional Autonomy Ministry of Home Affairs, Jakarta, Friday (8/11). Tempo/Dhemas ReviyantoTEMPO.CO , Jakarta - Directorate General of Regional Autonomy of the Domestic Ministry Djohermansyah Djohan claimed that ... [Published Tempo.co - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

House amends law to protect children

The government and the House of Representatives kicked off on Tuesday a discussion to amend the 2002 Child Protection Law in order to guarantee the rights of children regardless of background, including those who have links to terrorism.“The current law ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

LSI: Vast Majority of Indonesians Want Direct Elections of Local Leaders

Lawmakers talk before a plenary meeting at the House of Representatives. (Antara Foto/Widodo S. Jusuf)Jakarta. As the House of Representatives prepares to pass a bill that would put an end to direct elections of local leaders, a poll released on Tuesday ... [Published Jakarta Globe - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Plan to return regional elections to DPRD lambasted

Experts and activists have rebuked the plan by the Red-and-White coalition, which is led by losingpresidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto, to return the voting mechanism in regionalelections from the current direct system back to vote counting at the Regional ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Jokowi: I am Not Afraid

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta – President-elect Joko Widodo said he was not afraid of the possibility that the supporting parties of Prabowo Subianto, known as the Red and White coalition, would became the majority at the House of Representatives (DPR).According ... [Published Tempo.co - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

PKB to Get Religious Affairs Ministry Post, Official Says

Jakarta . The National Awakening Party, or PKB, claims that President-elect Joko Widodo has agreed to put it in charge of the Religious Affairs Ministry.A deal has been struck on the matter between Joko and PKB chairman Muhaimin Iskandar, according to  ... [Published Jakarta Globe - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Muhaimin Re-elected as PKB Chair

TEMPO.CO , Surabaya  – Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar has been re-elected as the National Awakening Party (PKB) chair in the party’s recent Muktamar (national assembly) this year. Muhaimin was a sole candidate in the election.The ... [Published Tempo.co - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rhoma Irama refuses to attend PKB congress

, 2:00 PMSelf-styled king of ‘dangdut’ Rhoma Irama has refused to attend the national congress of the National Awakening Party (PKB), which will be held in Surabaya, East Java from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1.Surya Aka Syahnagra, chairman of Fans of Rhoma and ... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Search for new Jakarta deputy governor will be a long process: Councilor

Jakarta Council temporary deputy speaker Muhammad Taufik said electing the city’s new deputy governor to replace Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama would be a long process.“The period of electing Basuki’s successor can take one or two months. It depends on ... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Talks on Future Cabinet to Begin in September

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta - National Awakening Party (PKB) chairman Muhaimin Iskandar refused to provide information on the preparation of Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's future cabinet. He that said coalition parties that support Jokowi-JK will discuss cabinet-related ... [Published Tempo.co - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Security intensified for Jakarta Councilors’ inauguration

Hundreds of police officers stood guard at an inauguration ceremony for 106 members of Jakarta’s City Council at the council's headquarters in Central Jakarta on Monday.“We deployed around 500 police officers to secure several locations at the inauguration ... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Muhaimin on fate of political parties supporting Jokowi

Surabaya, E Java (ANTARA News) - General chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB) Muhaimin Iskandar said he has agreed with Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his team of transition to decide the "fate" of the parties supporting the president elect and vice ... [Published Antara News - Aug 24 2014]

Quotes

...of the Domestic Ministry Djohermansyah Djohan claimed that the government will not withdraw the discussion on Regional Election Draft Bill. "The House knows no 'carry over'. If it is not completed now, we will have to restart it" said Djohermansyah
He also claimed that he had never imagined himself being appointed as a minister in Jokowi's cabinet. "It has never crossed my mind. I don't know whether Jokowi and I [will] fit each other or not" said Muhaimin
"Including whether I am still PKB chairman or become a minister. Certainly I will consult with Jokowi and the PKB leaders" he said after receiving support from the 60 young kiais to maintain his position as PKB top leader

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PDI-P calls for people power [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 13 2014]
House Insists on Finishing Regional Election Dr... [Published Tempo.co - Sep 12 2014]
Party lines blur in local election bill [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 11 2014]
House amends law to protect children [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 10 2014]
LSI: Vast Majority of Indonesians Want Direct E... [Published Jakarta Globe - Sep 09 2014]
Prabowo seeks end to elections [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 06 2014]
Plan to return regional elections to DPRD lamba... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 05 2014]
Jokowi: I am Not Afraid [Published Tempo.co - Sep 04 2014]
Ganjar receives strong criticism in his first year [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 04 2014]
House agrees on voting for leaders in ‘table d’... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 04 2014]
PKB to Get Religious Affairs Ministry Post, Off... [Published Jakarta Globe - Sep 03 2014]
Gerindra to move against allies in Depok mayora... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 03 2014]
Council delays discussions on deputy for Ahok [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 03 2014]
Muhaimin elected PKB chairman for third term [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 02 2014]
Muhaimin Re-elected as PKB Chair [Published Tempo.co - Sep 01 2014]
PPP the only hope for Jokowi-led coalition [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 01 2014]
Rhoma Irama refuses to attend PKB congress [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 30 2014]
Parties push Jokowi to prioritize his allies [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 27 2014]
Jostle for Places in Jokowi’s Cabinet Heats Up [Published Jakarta Globe - Aug 26 2014]
Search for new Jakarta deputy governor will be ... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 26 2014]
New Jakarta councilors inaugurated [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 26 2014]
Talks on Future Cabinet to Begin in September [Published Tempo.co - Aug 25 2014]
Security intensified for Jakarta Councilors’ in... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 25 2014]
Muhaimin on fate of political parties supportin... [Published Antara News - Aug 24 2014]
More parties from opposition camp to join Jokow... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 21 2014]
Muhaimin Calls for Peace between Prabowo, Jokowi [Published Tempo.co - Aug 20 2014]
House speaker dragged into haj scandal [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 19 2014]
Transition team to help Jokowi deliver campaign... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 19 2014]
Jokowi-Kalla to streamline Cabinet [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 19 2014]
Megawati refuses to bury the hatchet [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 18 2014]
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