Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan’s July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution.
President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same way he rode to power in 2016 – with a raucous, nationalist rally stirring fear of illegal immigration and vowing to fight for blue collar workers.
Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party yesterday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two months after a disputed election.
Tens of thousands Indonesian troops are deployed on the streets of Jakarta.
Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta, the governor said.
BJP party says an “overwhelming” vote is in favour of a second term for Modi.
Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority following a shock election victory.
Political parties which registered to join the provincial and district council election have started their campaigning today.
WhatsApp clones are helping Indian digital marketers bypass anti-spam restrictions.
Some states that helped propel him to victory in 2016,have been hit hard.
One of three possible outcomes will likely eventuate by the time the upcoming Indian election reaches its end. First, Prime Minister Modi leads the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to an emphatic victory and emerges with a significant single-party majority in the 543 member Lok Sabha.
Indonesian citizens in Cambodia also had an opportunity to exercise their right to vote at five polling stations (Phnom Penh, Bavet, Chrey Thom, Poipet and Sihanoukville) on 8-14 April 2019.
Turkey’s top election body orders a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election after Erdogan complained about the shock defeat.
Indonesia has just concluded the third direct presidential election in the country’s history. Exit polls projected incumbent Jokowi’s victory with an increased proportion of votes compared to 2014.
Modi is rallying his nationalist base ahead of the world’s biggest election.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wins the Israeli national election.
Israelis began voting in an election that could see Netanyahu dethroned.
Thailand’s first general election’s results are still unclear.
Thailand’s army chief warns against protests after a disputed election.
AK Party submits objections to local election results in Istanbul and Ankara.
The progressive reformer Zuzana Caputova’s victory in Slovakia’s presidential election suggests that populists’ biggest strength is a weak opposition.
Trudeau’s insistence that there is little wrong with how he is handling the worst crisis of his tenure could cost him re-election.
With voting less than a month away, it would be ambitious and unrealistic to expect a drastic change of political attitude throughout the remaining period of the Indonesian election.
More than 100 opposition activists protested in central Bangkok on Sunday.
Pheu Thai party said it had formed a “democratic front” with six other parties.
The run-up to Thailand’s weekend vote was “heavily tilted” to benefit a party close to the ruling military junta.
A new Indonesian election survey shows Widodo’s big lead over his challenger.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows every sign of trying to battle his way through the biggest crisis of his tenure even as opinion polls show he stands a real chance of losing power in an election this October.
Cambodia’s democracy should be viewed as still in the elementary school level if compared to other advanced and established democracies as discussed by Soun Nimeth , which appeared in Myanmar Times.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term at the helm of Africa’s largest economy and top oil producer.