Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (L)//AfP

Indonesia election commission confirms presidential candidates

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia’s election commission on Monday announced the candidates for next year’s presidential vote when the world’s third largest democracy is due to pick a successor to incumbent leader Joko…

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Gibran Rakabuming Raka (C), the son of Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, rides a bicycle to meet supporters after declaring victory in the mayoral election in Solo on December 9, 2020.//AF{

Indonesian court paves way for president’s son to run in 2024 election

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia on Monday amended the eligibility requirements to run for president and vice president, creating an exception to the minimum age threshold that could pave the way for the…

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) and First Lady Iriana Widodo (R) on August 6.//AFP

Indonesia says Myanmar solution needs ‘political will’ from all sides

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday said a resolution to the Myanmar crisis that has dragged into its third year needed “political will” from all sides of the conflict, as…

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Indonesia says it’s ready to broker Ukraine-Russia peace efforts

Indonesia is ready to broker peace efforts between Ukraine and Russia, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo during a bilateral meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on the sidelines of the…

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Indonesia President Joko Widodo delivers his speech during the 42nd ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, May 10, 2023. Achmad Ibrahim/Pool via REUTERS

ASEAN must show unity to tackle Myanmar’s escalating crisis, Indonesia president says

Myanmar’s ruling military has made no significant progress on implementing a peace plan agreed with ASEAN two years ago and the bloc must show unity in deciding how to address…

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Indonesia to lift the ban on palm oil export when domestic market well supplied

President Joko Widodo has ensured that the ban on the export of cooking oil and its raw materials will be lifted only if the cooking oil supply in the market…

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Medical staff remove a body of a patient who died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Bekasi on July 1, 2021, as Indonesia launches ’emergency restrictions’ to battle virus surge. (Photo by Rezas / AFP)

Indonesia to impose ’emergency’ curbs to battle virus surge

Jakarta, Indonesia (AFP) – Indonesia will impose “emergency” coronavirus restrictions this week to battle an alarming surge in infections, President Joko Widodo said Thursday, as the country scrambles to avoid a collapse…

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This handout photo taken on April 24, 2021 and released by the Indonesian Presidential Palace shows leaders attending the ASEAN summit on the Myanmar crisis in Jakarta. (Photo by HANDOUT / INDONESIAN PRESIDENTIAL PALACE / AFP)

Myanmar agreed to end violence against civilians

Myanmar has accepted a proposal to stop violence against civilians, Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Saturday after an ASEAN meeting on the crisis in Myanmar. Malaysian news agency…

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(file photo) Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo attends the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, held over video conference due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, from the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java on June 26, 2020. (Photo by SIGID KURNIAWAN / POOL / AFP)

Indonesia president urges halt to Myanmar violence, wants ASEAN talks

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday called for bloodshed to be halted in military-ruled Myanmar and for Southeast Asian leaders to hold a high-level meeting to try to find a…

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(Photo) Indonesia’s Joko Widodo (C), who has won a second term as president, spoke to reporters with his running mate Ma’ruf Amin (R) in Jakarta three days before the official results were announced/AFP

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president’s re-election confirmed

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month’s poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has…

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Indonesia President Joko Widodo declares victory in presidential race

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday in the race to lead the world’s third-largest democracy, saying unofficial results showed his ticket had got 54 percent…

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Indonesia’s Widodo set for 2nd term as president

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his…

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo watches the live broadcast of the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremony from the Lombok earthquake victim displacement centre in Gunung Sari Village, Gunung Sari District, West Lombok, Indonesia on Sunday night. /Photo:

President Jokowi says Asian Games bring  “energy of Asia” to the world

President Joko Widodo, in a recording played during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games in the Jakarta last night, said that the positive energy exuded by Asia can…

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304 Thais stranded in Indonesia’s Lombok

The Thai embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, has been instructed to expedite its coordination with Indonesian authorities to help the 304 Thai people trapped at the camping site near Lake Rinjani…

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