Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 06:18
Ijen's peak has been a popular destination for several decades. And there are
plans to develop the villages around Ijen into tourist villages.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 05:29
The Constitutional Court amended the 1999 Forestry Law (UUK) so that customary
forests are not state forests.
Wednesday, 06 June, 2012 | 13:24 WIB
Jakarta’s KPU Ready to Face Protesters over Voter Lists
TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:The Jakarta General Election Commission (KPU) expressed readiness to retaliate against lawsuits filed by gubernatorial candidates linked to allegedly dishonest voter lists for the July 11 regional elections. Such lawsuits will in fact help uncover any rigging of elections. "The people receive only NIK (ID card number). They don't know whether or not there are the same NIKs. This is what they have to find out," said Jakarta KPU member Jamaluddin F. Hasyim on June 4, 2012.
Jamaluddin said that the initial data on the lists of residents as potential voters showed no irregularities when presented at the regional house of people's representatives (DPRD). "Double NIKs will be found during factual verification in the field," he said.
Jamaluddin did not rule out possible mistakes in the list of 6,983,692 voters determined last Saturday. However he believed that these mistakes would not reach 15 percent. KPU offered a solution that any double data should be merely marked for subsequent cross-out with only one given the right to vote.
Even if legally protested, Jamaluddin was sure that the scheduled Jakarta regional heads elections would not be disrupted. The elections could be postponed if the court of law makes a decision regarding public crime or general election crime reports. "But we hope it is not going to be postponed."
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