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Indonesia has ordered officials to eat local street food at meetings instead of fancy foreign fare and stop holding lavish parties, the latest moves by the new government to crack down on bureaucratic excess.
 

In an old cemetery in the Indonesian capital, Enur's family and others live in makeshift houses between tombstones, a handful of the millions of poor people that new President Joko Widodo has pledged to help.
Fuel price hike tests Widodo's poverty pledge

 

Indonesia's new president must repeal the country's tough blasphemy laws, Amnesty International urged Friday, pointing to an increase in the number of people imprisoned for their beliefs in recent years.
 

Indonesia must stop subjecting female police recruits to a physical test to try and determine whether they are virgins, a leading human rights group said Tuesday, describing the practice as degrading and discriminatory.
 

Indonesian President Joko Widodo unveiled a hefty increase in the price of subsidised fuel Monday, taking a bold, first step towards fixing the tattered finances of Southeast Asia's top economy.
 

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes.
 

State-owned telecommunications operator PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) is aiming to strengthen its grip in Saudi Arabia, targeting millions of Indonesians living in the Middle Eastern country.
 

Indonesia's economy grew at its slowest pace for five years in the third quarter, official data showed Wednesday, underlining the challenge for new President Joko Widodo to get Southeast Asia's top economy back on track.
 

Indonesia's inflation accelerated faster than expected in October, official data showed Monday, as prices of some goods were hiked in anticipation of the new government raising the fuel price.
 

The implementation of a law on land procurement for public infrastructure next year in Indonesia is expected to help expedite around 35 toll road projects that are mostly being delayed because of land acquisition problems.
 

Indonesia's new president unveiled his Cabinet on Sunday, a compromise lineup featuring technocrats in key finance roles who will need to push painful reforms to fix the country's slowing economy, but also including politicians who supported his spectacular rise to power.
 

Two French journalists were Friday handed short jail terms for illegally reporting in Papua, sparking calls for the new Indonesian government to lift long-standing restrictions on foreigners covering the restive province.
 

Joko Widodo, Indonesia's first president from outside the political and military elite, got a rock-star welcome from a cheering crowd at a celebration marking his inauguration Monday but takes power facing huge challenges in enacting bold reforms.
 

Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile opposition that has already landed some blows against his administration.
Joko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president

 
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