Tag: Agus Yudhoyono

The 2019 Race: Prabowo’s & SBY’s Latest Move

The head of Prabowo Subianto’s campaign team Sandiaga Uno, who is also the vice governor of Jakarta and the deputy chairman of Gerindra Party’s Advisory Council, recently met with the Democratic Party politician Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, the son of former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY). Both sides didn’t deny the suggestion that both had met to explore the possibility of entering into an alliance for the 2019 presidential race.

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Amin Santono’s Political Dynasty Falls Apart

Talking about political dynasties in Indonesia, it’s not only about Indonesia’s sixth president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), who continues to push his son Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY) to be the next leader. Amin Santono, lawmaker at the House Commission XI from SBY’s Democratic Party, followed his boss. But, like some, his dream falls a part because the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) arrested him and eight others in a corruption case last night.

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Mapping Jokowi’s 2019

The Cyrus Network have published (on April 19) the result of their most recent survey on the 2019 presidential race. The Cyrus Network found President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo leading with his electability far ahead of his strongest potential rival Prabowo Subianto.

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The 2019 Race: Will Jokowi Form An Alliance with SBY?

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo attended the Democratic Party’s National Leadership Meeting (Rapimnas) over the weekend. The President, and the Democratic Party Chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) gave a speech to open the event. In his speech, SBY said that he’d be happy to have the Democratic Party working together with Jokowi in the 2019 presidential race. Will an alliance follow?

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The 2019 Race: the SBY Factor

Former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) is no longer as powerful as he was in 2009. Nevertheless, he remains an interesting figure in today’s politics because the Democratic Party is the fourth largest political party in the House of Representatives (DPR). And since he’s eager to turn his son Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono into a political leader, SBY will also play crucial role in the 2019 presidential race.

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2017 Political Outlook: Jakarta Gubernatorial Election (1)

The gubernatorial election in the capital city Jakarta will be the most interesting political event to watch early next year. The big question is, of course, who will win the election? Can the incumbent Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and his running mate Vice Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat win the race despite the blasphemy trial, relentless pressure from hardline Muslim groups, and other allegations? If the pair loses the race to either Anies Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno or Agus Yudhoyono-Sylviana Murni, what will happen?

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The Coalition of Brokenhearted: SBY & TW (Part III)

Agus Yudhoyono, son of sixth President SBY and governor candidate for Jakarta, uploaded a picture of him with soccer superstar Christiano Ronaldo on September 24, 2016 through his Instagram account. The picture was taken during Ronaldo’s visit to Bali in 2013, when the superstar ‘endorsed’ the so-called ‘Bali Save Mangrove, Save Earth’ campaign in Benoa Bay, Bali.

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