12:05 am October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Joko Widodo, a self-proclaimed fan of heavy metal, is officially Indonesia’s seventh president after his inauguration during a plenary session of the People’s Consultative Assembly, or MPR, on Monday morning.
11:25 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Politicians, businessmen, graft fighters, academics, former officials and generals are some of the names rumored to be among President Joko Widodo’s cabinet members, garnering mixed reactions from activists and analysts.
11:05 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
It’s time for us to continue with our next historical tasks, which are tremendously heavy; to transform Indonesia into a sovereign country politically, self-sufficient economically, and with its own strong cultural identity.
10:35 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
10:10 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
As former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his photography-loving wife fade away from the limelight, the Jakarta Globe offers a brief profile of the nation’s new, seemingly down-to-earth First Family.
9:30 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
As Joko Widodo assumes the presidency, there are many issues competing for his attention. One of the most urgent is reviving the country’s sluggish rate of economic growth, which has sunk below 6 percent a year, low by historic standards and that of other developing countries. Generating the growth needed to lift millions more people […]
7:18 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Amid the massive celebrations out on the streets held to welcome Indonesia's seventh president, Joko Widodo, the former Jakarta Governor has taken the time to express his gratitude toward former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during a welcoming ceremony at the State Palace in Central Jakarta on Monday afternoon.
7:07 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A deputy speaker at the House of Representatives, or DPR, has criticized President Joko Widodo's decision to allow the Corruption Eradication Commission, KPK, to vet cabinet candidates.
6:41 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Chairman of the National Mandate Party (PAN) Hatta Rajasa has called for parliament's two opposing coalitions to come together and discuss the appointment of commission leaders.
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