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  1. JAKARTA: The new government and irresponsible HouseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... presidency with a lower popularity rating and less House support than his predecessor, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was elected twice in 2004 and 2009. The national political landscape has since changed dramatically and it will be more ...

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  2. JAKARTA: Our new House of RepresentativesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Hail the new House of Representatives lawmakers to be sworn in today in Senayan. Preparations including rehearsals and security measures were completed Tuesday to ensure a smooth ceremony, conducted in the final days of outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's term.

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  3. JAKARTA: SBY bids to save direct electionsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Under pressure for allowing the passage of a law that will scrap direct local elections, outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced on Tuesday that he was now drafting a government regulation in lieu of law to bring back direct local elections. Yudhoyono made the decision after meeting with executives from his Democratic Party and lawmakers representing the party at the House of Representatives.

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  4. JAKARTA: New fresh-faced, star-studded House feared ineptRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... sworn in as lawmakers. The General Elections Commission (KPU) recently sent a letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono questioning their eligibility, but Yudhoyono never responded. Regarding House members' legislative competence, Indonesian ...

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  5. Indonesian President Returns Home to Widespread CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono shakes hand with presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo during a meeting at the presidential palace in Jakarta. Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has returned home early from an official trip overseas after sparking protests and anger over his handling of a bill that will end direct elections for local and regional officials.

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  6. SBY under fire for failing to protect direct electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    Indonesia's outgoing president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has cut short an overseas farewell tour to try to overturn a new law that ends direct elections for local leaders. Since the law passed late last week, it has been criticised as a backwards step for democracy and prompted warnings that it paves the way for a return to autocracy.

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  7. Guerrilla Indonesian Opposition Stymies WidodoRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... confounded expectations by holding together after his July election defeat, supported by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's Democrat party. With a majority in parliament, his lawmakers have passed rules that scrap direct regional elections, weaken ...

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  8. Indonesian president intervenes in...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Suria

    Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced Tuesday he would issue a decree to reverse a controversial law which scraps the direct election of local leaders. The law that strips the people of the power to elect district leaders, mayors and governors was passed by parliament in the early hours of Friday morning and is seen as a major blow to Indonesia's young democracy.

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  9. .com | Indonesia leader races to save direct polls, his legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    Indonesia's outgoing president returned home early on Tuesday, cutting short an overseas farewell tour to try and overturn legislation ending direct elections for local leaders. Widely praised for fostering a thriving democracy in his 10 years in office, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's legacy, already tainted by a series of graft scandals, has taken a further hit after his ruling party failed to prevent the bill from passing in parliament.

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  10. Indonesian president intervenes in election law controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced on Tuesday he would issue a decree to reverse a controversial law which scraps the direct election of local leaders. JAKARTA: Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced on Tuesday he would issue a decree to reverse a controversial law which scraps the direct election of local leaders.

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  11. South Sudan factions agree on federal govtRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    LED coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near Kobane, along Syria's border with Turkey, activists say. INDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says he wants to overturn a law that abolishes direct elections for governors, district chiefs and mayors.

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  12. US-led strikes hit IS 'near Turkey border'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    LED coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near Kobane, along Syria's border with Turkey, activists say. INDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says he wants to overturn a law that abolishes direct elections for governors, district chiefs and mayors.

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  13. Indonesian leader 'to restore local votes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    INDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says he wants to overturn a law that abolishes direct elections for governors, district chiefs and mayors. A THAI court has sentenced a 22-year-old man to death after convicting him of raping and then killing a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train.

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  14. Cargill Pledges To Protect Forests In All Agricultural Supply ChainsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Agri Marketing

    ... the sustainability commitments in its recently launched new palm oil policy. Indonesia's president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is expected to oversee the signing. Building on its broad experience in Indonesia, Malaysia and the soy business in Brazil, ...

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  15. Indonesia's leader races to save direct elections and his legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Times

    Mr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said he was informed by the head of the Constitutional Court that he did not have the authority to block the legislation, which will become law in 30 to 60 days with or without president's approval - [JAKARTA] Indonesia's outgoing president returned home early on Tuesday, cutting short an overseas farewell tour to try and overturn legislation ending direct elections for local leaders. Widely praised for fostering a thriving democracy in his 10 years in office, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's legacy, already tainted by a series of graft scandals, has taken a further hit after his ruling party failed to prevent the bill from passing in parliament.

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  16. JAKARTA: Thanks SBY, for the common enemyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    ... reality, as many dozed off long before voting began, when they heard the latest update: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono expressing his "regret" at the process leading to the results in the House, including the walkout of his very own party. ...

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  17. JAKARTA: Yudhoyono vows to keep fighting for direct pollsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Outgoing Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has vowed to continue fighting for local leaders to be directly elected even after he steps down on Oct 20, as doubts are raised over whether plans to overturn Parliament's vote on the matter will succeed. "We believe that we should keep direct elections of local officials, but with improvements and tighter rules to avoid money politics, abuse of power and other excesses," he said during a speech at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, yesterday where he received an honorary doctorate.

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  18. Twitter Users Proclaim the Death of Indonesia's Democracy as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Global Voices Online

    ... #ShameOnYouSBY to express displeasure over the decision of the House and against outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY): Mr @SBYudhoyono kills democracy on his way out. A tragic epilog of his 10-Year presidency. pic.twitter.com/g58JMEF3IE ...

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  19. Indonesia's Democracy Takes a HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CFR.org

    ... Indonesians aren't smart enough to pick your leaders." Shamefully, current Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) and his Democratic Party, despite holding the largest number of seats in parliament, basically did nothing to stop the ...

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  20. Trending Hashtags Keep SBY's 'Shame' in the SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivers remarks on security and conflict resolution at George Washington University in Washington DC, USA, on Sept. 26. JAKARTA, Indonesia-A cluster of parties called the Red and White coalition last week voted to scrap direct local elections in Indonesia, but the brunt of that decision has hit current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his Democrat Party hardest.

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