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  1. 1. learning | 22 Jul 2014

    Joko Widodo to be Indonesia's next president

    ASEAN news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Latest: Joko Widodo has finally been declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election by a margin of 53 percent to 47. Analysts say rival Prabowo Subianto's court challenge has little chance of succeedi

  2. 2. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Indonesia's Widodo praised on economy, but criticised on rights

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo has won praise for bold economic reforms at the start of his term, but his man-of-the-people image has suffered after criticism of his commitment to human rights and f...

  3. 3. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Indonesian MPs back direct elections in boost for Widodo

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - Indonesia's parliament backed direct elections for local leaders on Tuesday, reversing an earlier decision to scrap a key reform of the democratic era and giving a boost to President Joko Widodo.

  4. 4. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Indonesia's Widodo vows no pardons for death row traffickers

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - New Indonesian President Joko Widodo has pledged there will be no pardons for drug traffickers on death row, including several foreigners, drawing criticism Wednesday from rights groups.

  5. 5. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Jakarta rejects clemency for Aussie

    By dpa

    » JAKARTA — Indonesian President Joko Widodo rejected a clemency request for an Australian man sentenced to death for drug smuggling, local media reported Friday.

  6. 6. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Indonesia reverses local-election ban

    By AFP

    » Indonesia's parliament backed direct elections for local leaders on Tuesday, formally reversing an earlier decision to scrap a key reform of the democratic era and giving a boost to President Joko Widodo.

  7. 7. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Indonesia to carry out first executions under new president

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - Indonesia will put to death six drug convicts, including four foreigners, at the weekend, the attorney general said Thursday, the first executions to be carried out under new President Joko Widodo's govern

  8. 8. business | 14 Jan 2015

    Indonesia lures new factories

    By Bloomberg News

    » Indonesia will attract more new factories than any other Southeast Asian nation over the next few years, a survey of 75 manufacturers showed, bolstering President Joko Widodo’s drive to revitalise the economy.

  9. 9. news | 13 Jan 2015

    Jokowi police pick a graft suspect

    By Reuters

    » JAKARTA — Indonesia's anti-graft agency on Tuesday named President Joko Widodo's sole nomination for police chief a bribery suspect, a blemish on the new leader who came to office in October promising clean gov

  10. 10. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Thousands strike across Indonesia, demanding higher pay

    By Bloomberg News

    » JAKARTA — Thousands of Indonesian workers protested in Jakarta Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike to seek higher wages after President Joko Widodo raised fuel prices.

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