Three pairs of candidates had filed their nomination papers for Jakarta's top posts when registration closed on Friday (Sep 23). Each team of candidates is backed by several political heavyweights.
The forest fires have also cost the Indonesian government much less money this year.
The announcement was made at the party’s central executive board headquarters in central Jakarta on Tuesday evening (Sep 20).
The suspect was arrested by police on September 10 at a post office in Denpasar after collecting two packages containing the drugs.
The number could grow by about 46 per cent over the next five years according to the American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia and the US Chamber of Commerce.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has clarified Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's comment during their meeting in Jakarta on Friday (Sep 9) about Filipino death row drug convict Mary Jane Veloso.
The Council describes the fatwa as a moral movement aimed at changing behaviour.
There were no injuries after a Trigana Air plane skidded off the runway at Wamena airport in Papua.
The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) says satellite images show movement of thick smoke from the western part of Riau province.
"These are still very small compared with our set targets," says Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati.