Indonesian president taps election arch-rival for defence minister
Indonesian President Joko Widodo Wednesday named his election arch-rival -- a former general accused of abuses -- as defence minister, a move which dismayed human rights activists.
Indonesia leader orders beefed-up security after IS-linked attack
Indonesian leader Joko Widodo ordered beefed-up security measures Friday after two militants from an IS-linked terror group stabbed his chief security minister, with the politician in the hospital recovering from emergency surgery.
Indonesia picks eastern Borneo island for new capital
Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said Monday, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested megalopolis Jakarta.
Indonesia's leader pledges capital move, economic boost
Indonesian leader Joko Widodo said Friday he would press on with plans to move the nation's capital and roll out measures to kickstart Southeast Asia's biggest economy as it feels the sting of slowing global growth.
Indonesia pardons woman sentenced to jail for exposing lewd boss
An Indonesian woman sentenced to six months in jail for exposing her lecherous boss won a parliamentary pardon Thursday after the case sparked an outcry over victim's rights.
Six dead after election riots in Indonesia's capital
At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence on Wednesday when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo.
Obaseki, Indonesian president, experts tackle barriers to sustainable trans-continental trade
Edo State Overnor Godwin Obaseki, President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs of the Asian nation, Mr Luhut Pandjaitan, and the Chief Executive Officer...
Celebration and protest as Indonesian leader visits Hong Kong
There are around 170,000 Indonesians living in Hong Kong, many of them employed as domestic helpers, and concern over exploitation is growing after a string of abuse cases.