elections

DP 2019/02 Modernising Tradition: Elections, Parties and Land in Fiji

Is the FijiFirst government the epitome of modernity and SODELPA banking on returning to the past?

IB 2018/28 Commerce and Confusion: Reporting the 2018 Fiji Election Results

Elections provide extensive commercial opportunities.

IB 2018/27 Women’s Representation in the 2018 Fiji Election

Fiji went to the polls on 14 November 2018. The incumbent FijiFirst Party won a narrower victory than expected, with just over 50 per cen t of the vote.

Mahathir Mohamad crops up again in bid to lead Malaysia – with Anwar on the same side

At 92, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is again vying for the country’s top job

IB2017/38 Experiences of Female Candidates in the 2017 Papua New Guinea General Election

Papua New Guinea went to the polls in June–July 2017 for its ninth general election since independence. Despite a record number of women standing — around five per cent of the

A New Era?

Timor-Leste has made impressive progress since its historic achievement of independence in 2002.

Najib fights to retain control after 1MDB scandal

As 2016 draws to a close, Najib Razak remains Malaysia’s prime minister. This is despite two years of scandal, scrutiny and speculation over funds missing from state development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), including US$800 million that is believed to have passed through his personal bank accounts.

IB2016/34 Improving Women’s Electoral Chances through an Evidence-Based Approach: Women’s Political Participation — Electoral Trends

This is the first In Brief of a series of eight developed as background papers for a three-day workshop titled ‘Improving women’s electoral chances through an evidence-based approach’, hosted

Indonesian President Joko Widodo a target over governor's alleged blasphemy

Indonesian rock musician Ahmad Dhani told the crowd: "I am very sad and crying for having a president who does not respect the habibs (men who claim descent from the family of the Prophet Muhammad) and ulema (Islamic scholars). I want to say dog! I want to say pig!" A poster has been circulating on Whatsapp messaging groups spruiking a so-called "defending Islam demonstration" on November 25, calling for President Jokowi to be brought down if Ahok remains a free man.

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