Updated Saturday, August 23, 2014 0:01 am TWN
With a legal challenge by his rival defeated, Indonesia's Joko Widodo has swept away the last barrier to the presidency and an ambitious reform agenda after an unlikely rise from his upbringing in a riverside slum.
Friday, August 22, 2014
An Indonesian court Thursday upheld the victory of Joko Widodo at last month's presidential election, rejecting claims of widespread cheating from his opponent and ending weeks of political uncertainty in the world's third-biggest democracy.
The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, on Thursday called the actions of Islamic State (IS) militants “embarrassing” to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite in tackling extremism.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Thirteen people lost at sea for two days when their tourist boat sank in Indonesia were rescued Monday after a horrific ordeal that had forced other survivors to swim to a volcanic island and drink their own urine.
Monday, August 18, 2014
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo said his country was ready to act as an intermediary to calm rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, according to an interview published Tuesday.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
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