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.
10:10 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.
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.
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.
6:35 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla will announce their cabinet lineup this week, the latter said on Monday.
2:22 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesians took on their social media accounts to welcome the country's seventh president, Joko Widodo, who was inaugurated on Monday.
2:12 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A Golkar Party legislator has criticized President Joko Widodo for saying "Merdeka," or "Freedom," during his inauguration speech, suggesting it was indicative of partisan politics and could have been construed as inciting Papuan independence.
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