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Jokowi’s demeanor, sartorial choices bring relaxed vibe

While his predecessor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was known for his staid demeanor and formal sartorial preferences, after a day in the country’s highest political office, new President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo…

Red-and-White Coalition looks to dominate House

Recent efforts at reconciliation from President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and losing presidential contender Prabowo Subianto do not appear to apply to the two political coalitions that support them, with the…

Indonesia key investment hub for Japan

Indonesia has become an increasingly important investment hub for foreign companies, especially from Japan, although various issues in the fields of bureaucracy, legal uncertainty and corruption remain a major concern,…

Clean Jokowi Cabinet ‘a must’

In the wake of revelations that some of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s ministerial candidates could have questionable histories, the country’s new leader has been urged take more time to carefully…

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.

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