Joko Widodo

Will Joko Widodo win a second term?

Southeast Asian economic giant Indonesia will be holding its fourth presidential election today. Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, is the third biggest democratic country...

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

6 dead in Jakarta riot over polls result

Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won election, the governor of the Indonesian capital say.

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Will Joko Widodo win a second term?

Southeast Asian economic giant Indonesia will be holding its fourth presidential election today. Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, is the third biggest democratic country...

January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018

Indonesian president for quick solution to Rohingya crisis

Visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo laid emphasis on having a peaceful and quick solution to the Rohingya crisis against the backdrop of the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Myanmar.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Indonesia to impose castration for child rapists

Amid rampant rape cases against children, President Joko Widodo issued a regulation in lieu of law to impose more severe punishments for child rapists, which include chemical castration.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Indonesia ‘needs time’ to tackle haze

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo says he needs time to tackle the forest-burning which creates a haze every year over South East Asia.