Sat, 11 Sep 1999

New council head for Bogor regency

BOGOR (JP): Chairman of the United Development Party (PPP) of Bogor regency, Endang Kosasih, was appointed on Thursday as Bogor's new council speaker.

He outnumbered other nominees -- Albert Priadi of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI Perjuangan) and Muhammad Rusydi of the Golkar faction -- during a plenary session with 21 votes from a total of 45 new council legislators. (24/edt)