Daily Archives: 25 June 2020

Halenesia in Pursuit for New Parliament Speaker

Laporan Halenesia, 25/06 – King and Prime Minister of Halenesia, Jan II, has announced that a debate among leaders of political parties represented on the national Parliament would take place next Tuesday (30/06). The planned debate would be followed with election of Parliament Speaker.

Jan II has previously announced the parliamentary seats last Tuesday (23/06), with the seats distributed based on political parties performance during a public vote took place beforehand. The public vote resulting on victory of the People’s Freedom Party (PKM) that gained 6 seats, against the National Conservatives’ (PNK) 4 seats, and the Social Democratic Party’s (SDP) 3 seats. By order of Jan II, two parliament seats would remain vacant, resulting in political parties controlling only 13 out of 15 total seats of the Parliament.

Jan II has announced the start of campaign period yesterday (24/06), and will be concluded on 29 June, with the debate took place on the following day. Jan II has allowed candidates for Parliament Speaker to hold campaign to gather public support.

Unusual among other micronations, Halenesian Parliament Speaker election involves all eligible voters that will vote for speaker candidates on a national vote.

Halenesia Mencari Ketua Parlemen Baru

Laporan Halenesia, 25/06 – Raja sekaligus Perdana Menteri Halenesia, Jan II, telah mengumumkan pelaksanaan debat antar partai parlemen yang akan dilakukan pada Selasa pekan depan (30/06). Debat tersebut adalah untuk menentukan posisi Ketua Parlemen Halenesia.

Sebelumya, Jan II telah mengumumkan jumlah kursi yang akan diduduki partai politik Halenesia di dalam Parlemen sesuai hasil pemungutan suara yang diterbitkan selumbari (23/06). Hasil pemungutan suara tersebut menunjukkan 6 kursi dimenangkan oleh Partai Kebebasan Masyarakat (PKM), 4 kursi untuk Partai Nasional Konservatif (PNK), dan 3 kursi untuk Partai Demokrat Sosialis (SDP). Berdasarkan perintah Jan II, dua kursi parlemen akan dikosongkan sehingga partai politik hanya akan mengendalikan 13 kursi dari total 15 kursi di Parlemen.

Jan II telah menyatakan masa kampanye dimulai sejak kemarin (24/06), dan akan berlangsung hingga 29 Juni esok, sebelum debat pada 30 Juni. Jan II mempersilakan calon ketua parlemen untuk melakukan kampanye masing-masing demi menghimpun dukungan kepada mereka.

Berbeda dari negara lain, mekanisme pemilihan Ketua Parlemen Halenesia dilakukan melalui pemilu demokratis yang melibatkan seluruh rakyat Halenesia.

Flood in Bengkuring City, Residents Took Refuge

Banjir di jalan Bengkuring City

Wathan RDSJ, 24/06 – Capital of Jomblonisme, Bengkuring City is flooded after a rainstorm Tuesday this week (23/06). The flood causing severe damage on several regions of Bengkuring City.

Based on citizens’ report, the flood was first noticed yesterday on 2.00 AM Jomblonisme Time (UTC +8), with emergency signal was immediately sounded by Bengkuring City authority. The authority then deployed emergency response team and helps citizens took refuge in secure places.

Jomblonisme government declared that the current flood is caused by an unusually high precipitation compared to monthly average, causing rivers passing Bengkuring City to be overflowed. 

Kursi yang tergenang air di permukiman warga di Bengkuring City

Recent information reported an increasing flood level on 24 June, forcing Bengkuring City citizens to leave their home and seek refuge in secure places. Jomblonisme authority ordered immediate clearance of all flooded houses, and afterwards repurpose mosques and school as refuge centres and build makeshift tents for refugees.

Jomblonisme President, Eri Septio declares that he would presides over the national emergency response team in alleviating citizens’ difficulties. President Eri is also reported to personally join the emergency team to rescue Bengkuring City residents.