Tag: Indonesia

Asia This Week – February 15, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsThailand Parliamentary – March 24, 2019Tim Newton in The Thaiger: “The day that shook Thai politics” Princess Ubolratana's surprising, and short, candidacy for prime minister in Thailand gave election observers whiplash last week. @PavinKyoto looks at what… Read More

Asia This Week – February 8, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsThailand Parliamentary – March 24, 2019New York Times: “The sister of Thailand’s king was nominated on Friday as a candidate for prime minister, upending the political landscape in a country where the monarchy is considered above the… Read More

Asia This Week – February 1, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsOn deck: Japan, provincial elections throughout the year; Solomon Islands general (February);  Thailand parliamentary (February 24); Micronesia congressional (March 5); Australia, New South Wales state (March 23); Tuvalu legislative (March 31); India, general and Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states (April/May); Japan… Read More

Asia This Week – January 18, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsOn deck: Japan, provincial elections throughout the year; Solomon Islands general (February);  Thailand parliamentary (February 24); Micronesia congressional (March 5); Australia, New South Wales state (March 23); Tuvalu legislative (March 31); India, general and Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states (April/May); Japan… Read More

Asia This Week – January 11, 2019

Upcoming Elections We’re watching India, the world’s biggest democracy, which has general elections scheduled for this spring, as well as legislative elections Thailand, Maldives, and Philippines midterms. Indonesia will hold presidential, legislative, and regional elections in April. Japan… Read More

Asia This Week – January 4, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsHong Kong Rural Representative – January 7 and 13, 2019 and City Council – November 2019Thousands marched in Hong Kong on New Years to call for democracy. Sum Lok-kei at the South China Morning Post writes: “The… Read More

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Upcoming ElectionsBangladesh Parliamentary – December 30, 2018The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) canceled its election observation mission because Bangladesh did not grant visas to enough of its observers in time. The United States was disappointed. Facebook has… Read More

Asia This Week – December 1, 2018

Upcoming Elections in the News December 7, 2018 – Rajasthan (India) State ElectionsBloomberg reports: “Key Indian states are voting in polls that may be a preview of next year’s national election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeting populist… Read More