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Fuel price hike tests Widodo's poverty pledge
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.
 

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.
 
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