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World leaders applaud Jokowi, no confirmation on G20 attendance

Foreign leaders congratulated Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday on his presidential inauguration, saying that they were looking forward to working with Indonesia’s seventh president to strengthen ties and boost bilateral…

Thousands attend street parties to welcome new leaders

Dewi Citrowati, a 33-year-old bank employee, waited with colleagues for more than two hours in the sweltering heat in front of her office building on Jl. MH Thamrin on Monday.

Swearing-in of President, VP celebrated nationwide

The swearing-in on Monday of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla as President and Vice President, respectively, was celebrated across the archipelago, albeit in different ways.

Market greets Jokowi as rupiah, stocks rally

Indonesia’s new President, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, received a warm welcome from the financial market as local stocks, bonds and the rupiah all strengthened on the day of his inauguration over…

Unity key for ‘great RI’

After his inauguration on Monday passed off without the disruption that many had feared, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said unity and hard work were the remedies for reshaping the nation.

Jokowi: It's all work from now on

Work, work and work was a word repeatedly spoken by Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in his first speech as the president 10 minutes after being sworn in on Monday.

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