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Jakarta Post

Jakartans brace for election results

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, May 21 2019   /  12:15 am

Companies and schools in Jakarta are bracing for the official announcement of the general election results slated for Wednesday as some opt to close operations while it will be business as usual for others.Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who is expected to lose the election, are planning to hit the streets in a rally on Wednesday to challenge the election results at the General Elections Commission’s (KPU) office.Abdul Kader, 25, a sales representative for a start-up, said his employers had urged workers to work from home on Wednesday while its two offices in Rasuna Said in South Jakarta and Tanjung Duren in West Jakarta would be closed.“I still have to meet clients on May 22 but my coworkers will work from home,” Kader told The Jakarta Post on Monday.“I’m personally not worried about the protest, but I’m more worried of the potential for a terrorist attack,” he added.The a...