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Indonesian Opposition Wins Control of MPR

Indonesia's opposition coalition has scored another victory by claiming a majority in the country's People’s Consultative Assembly, known widely as the MPR. The Red and White Coalition (KMP) supporters of Prabowo Subianto Wednesday narrowly beat the Great Indonesian Coalition (KIH) of President-elect of Joko Widodo by 337 to 330 votes to take control of the largely ceremonial body. KMP also won the parliamentary elections held in April but lost the presidential vote in...

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