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  1. Reform-Minded Outsider Widodo Takes Over as Indonesia's PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... sought to improve ties when he met with opposition leader Prabowo Subianto and prominent opposition member Aburizal Bakrie, who congratulated him and pledged to support his government, though reserving the right to criticize when necessary. ...

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  2. JAKARTA: Jokowi lands one for the Indonesian peopleRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... softened in the days leading up to the inauguration, with Joko meeting both Prabowo and Golkar chairman Aburizal Bakrie. He may be a minority leader for now, but this is, after all, a presidential system carrying the power that entails. If the ...

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  3. Indonesia's Golkar party enmeshed in a political twilight zoneRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... Rebuffed by PDI-P chairman Megawati Sukarnoputri in pre-presidential election horse-trading, Golkar chairman Aburizal Bakrie refused to fall on his sword and threw in his lot with Prabowo. Board of patrons boss Akbar Tanjung could have resisted, but ...

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  4. Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's seventh presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... improve ties when he met last week with opposition leader Prabowo Subianto and prominent opposition member Aburizal Bakrie, who congratulated him and pledged to support his government - though reserving the right to criticise when necessary. ...

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  5. Reform-minded Joko Widodo takes over as Indonesia's president in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... sought to improve ties when he met with opposition leader Prabowo Subianto and prominent opposition member Aburizal Bakrie, who congratulated him and pledged to support his government, though reserving the right to criticise when necessary. ...

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  6. Golkar enmeshed in a political twilight zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Straits Times

    Party lands in the opposition camp for the first time since it was founded in 1964 as fickle political alliances play out in Indonesia Golkar chairman Aburizal Bakrie during this year's presidential elections. Who the party picks as its next chief could determine whether it abandons the opposition for Mr Joko's coalition.

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  7. Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo promises hope and changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... together by strong bonds of patronage - hate it. Led by failed presidential aspirants Prabowo Subianto and Aburizal Bakrie, they are throwing rocks at him not in the street, but in parliament, where they control a 63 per cent majority and have ...

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  8. Jokowi's meeting with former rival a step toward reconciliationRead the original story

    Friday | Asia News Network

    ... South Jakarta. The meeting took place only three days after Jokowi held a meeting with Golkar Party chairman Aburizal Bakrie. Jokowi said after his meeting with Aburizal that he would continue meeting with leaders of political parties in the ...

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  9. Indonesia's transition to democracy under threat as new president is sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Canberra Times

    ... the law. The legislature, however, will get the chance to undo that at its next sitting. Embattled tycoon Aburizal Bakrie is the head of Golkar, the party established by Suharto. Although very unpopular with the public, he is also a senior member of ...

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  10. JAKARTA: The Jokowi wayRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Asia News Network

    ... which of course knows no free lunch. Politically wise, Jokowi's tete-a-tete with Golkar Party chairman Aburizal Bakrie on Tuesday should not have come as a surprise either. The president-elect's initiative to reach out to members of the opposition ...

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  11. JAKARTA: Indonesian opponent party leader hints at political detenteRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Asia News Network

    ... toward the Red-and-White Coalition's leaders, including coalition coordinator and Golkar Party chairman Aburizal Bakrie. Jokowi is also slated to meet with United Development Party (PPP) chairman Suryadharma Ali, as well as outgoing President Susilo ...

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  12. JAKARTA: Election of Golkar man as House Speaker a big blow for JokowiRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Asia News Network

    ... scandal involving senior government officials who abused their authority. He is close to Golkar chairman Aburizal Bakrie, who is trying to be re-elected as party chairman next year and has remained hostile to Joko. Two of the four deputy speakers ...

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  13. Fears Prabowo coalition will abolish direct election of presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Age

    ... as well as some relating to culture and religion. Businessman and leader of the powerful Golkar Party, Aburizal Bakrie, said he wanted to "change the Indonesian democracy into Pancasila", referring to the state ideology which, in the hands of ...

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  14. JAKARTA: Next threat: Scrapping direct presidential pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Asia News Network

    ... be easy for them to amend the 1945 Constitution. The public can be bullied by the MPR," he said on Saturday. Aburizal Bakrie, chairman of the Golkar Party, the biggest member of the Red-and-White Coalition, acknowledged the plan. Aburizal even ...

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  15. JAKARTA: Brutal reality check for JokowiRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Asia News Network

    ... by revenge over its loss in the July presidential polls. That loss saw the coalition - where Golkar chief Aburizal Bakrie and PAN founder Amien Rais are key players - last month reverse its earlier support for direct polls and champion indirect ones ...

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  16. Crunch time for new Indonesia presidentRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Nation

    ... difficulty in winning over the former ruling party, primarily due to resistance from current chairman Aburizal Bakrie. The original plan of the pro-Joko faction in Golkar was to replace Bakrie first, which clearly is not so easy. In forming his ...

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  17. SINGAPORE: Yudhoyono's inaction fuels 'fiscal ticking time bomb'Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Asia News Network

    ... Ideally, the 91-seat Golkar party would have been a good match. But it is far too fractured. Chairman Aburizal Bakrie is clinging on until next year's scheduled convention, and advisory board head Akbar Tandjung's feud with vice-president-elect ...

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  18. How important was money in Indonesian poll?Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Nation

    ... Hashim Djojohadik-usumo, there was Hatta himself, media tycoon Hary Tanoesoe-dibjo and, more importantly, Aburizal Bakrie and his wealthy Golkar Party colleagues. Third, the slim amount stated in Prabowo's campaign report did not disclose detailed ...

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  19. An opportunity for Yudhoyono to rise above rhetoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Straits Times

    ... president's policies. With the 91-seat Golkar being pulled in different directions by supporters of chairman Aburizal Bakrie, advisory council head Akbar Tandjung and vice-president-elect Jusuf Kalla, Mr Joko has the option of inviting the Democrats ...

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  20. Crunch time for new Indonesia presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Straits Times

    ... difficulty in winning over the former ruling party, primarily due to resistance from current chairman Aburizal Bakrie. The original plan of the pro-Joko faction in Golkar was to replace Mr Bakrie first, which clearly is not so easy. In forming his ...

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