Friday, 05 Jun 2020

Lots of international media highlighted the general election in Indonesia today, as the biggest in history


IllustrationIllustration - The number of international media highlighted the implementation of general election held in Indonesia on Wednesday, April 14th 2019. Many foreign media have proclaimed the democratic party in Indonesia as the biggest election in history.

Understandably, the elections held on Wednesday are different than before. This time, the election was held simultaneously to elect the president and vice president, members of the center parliament, members of the provincial parliament, members of the regency / city parliament and regional representative members.

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This simultaneous election process is the first time happens in Indonesia. As many as 192.8 million citizens will channel their right to vote today. In this election, 810,0329 polling stations will be opened and guarded by 7.2 million election committees. The number of these committees exceeds Singapore's population which only 5.6 million.

The Straits Times newspaper for example. They not only preach Indonesian elections. The Singapore-based media also made direct reports or live reports related to the voting process today.

In addition, carried out by The Straits Times, other Asia-based media such as the Channel NewsAsia news portal, South China Morning Post (SCMP), Nikkei, NHK news agency, and Times of India also reported on this five-year democracy party.

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