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President Jokowi receives US Secretary of State

21 October 2014

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Merdeka Palace here on Monday night. The meeting started at around 08.00 p.m. shortly after the President received Australian Prime Minister … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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President Jokowi receives Prime Minister Abbott after inauguration

21 October 2014

President Joko Widodo received Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the Merdeka Palace here on Monday evening after his inauguration earlier in the day. The meeting was held at around 07.00 p.m. local time shortly … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Surabaya to release 700 lanterns to mark Jokowi’s inauguration

21 October 2014

Attendees of an event celebrating the inauguration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla in Surabaya, East Java, will release 700 lanterns into the sky at the city’s Surya Park on Monday. Surabaya Deputy Mayor Wisnu Sakti Buana said some of the volunteers had held their own celebrations at the city’s Mundu […]

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Japan expects stronger bilateral ties with Indonesia under President Jokowi`s leadership

21 October 2014

Japan expected stronger bilateral relationship with Indonesia under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodos administrative, said Japans special envoy. The Japans special envoy to attend the inauguration of President Jokowi, former … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Premier Abbott invites President Jokowi to attend G-20 meeting

21 October 2014

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott invited President Joko Widodo to attend a G-20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, in November 2014, during their meeting at the Merdeka Palace here on Monday night. “The main point is … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Kerry seeks Asia's help in anti-Islamic State push

21 October 2014

Kerry seeks Asia's help in anti-Islamic State push U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday Oct. 20, 2014, for the inauguration of new Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and meetings with other regional leaders. Kerry is in Indonesia for a brief … Full News here – Read […]

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Rupiah strengthens to 12,025 per dollar on Monday

21 October 2014

The rupiah interbank trade rate in Monday’s closing session appreciated by 84 basis points to 12,025 per US dollar. Bank Himpunan Saudara analyst Rully Nova said the appreciation was mostly triggered by the inauguration of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as the country’s seventh president. “The positive political conditions and the inauguration of [President] Joko Widodo and […]

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Jokowi calls for national unity during ‘tumpeng’ cutting ceremony

20 October 2014

“Sorry for the late start, I heeded the call of the Maghrib prayer. Did any of you do the same?” President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said as he gave an improvised speech at the National Monument (Monas) grounds. Jokowi assessed the crowd’s size as “maybe about 1 million people”, as he delivered a plea to people […]

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Jokowi calls for national unity during ‘tumpeng’ cutting ceremony

20 October 2014

“Sorry for the late start, I heeded the call of the Maghrib prayer. Did any of you do the same?” President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said as he gave an improvised speech at the National Monument (Monas) grounds. Jokowi assessed the crowd’s size as “maybe about 1 million people”, as he delivered a plea to people […]

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Indonesia to continue practicing free, active foreign policy: Jokowi

20 October 2014

As part of the international community, Indonesia will continue to implement a free and active foreign policy, according to the newly-inaugurated president, Joko Widodo. “As the third largest democracy with the largest … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Norwegian Ambassador impressed by Jokowi`s influence on public

20 October 2014

Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia Stig Traavik said he was impressed by the ability of newly inaugurated President Joko Widodo or popularly known as Jokowi to influence the public. “I have been very impressed with Pak … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Mental revolution key to ensuring Indonesia`s success: Party Chairman

20 October 2014

The new governments promise to implement “mental revolution” will enable Indonesia to tackle all global and regional challenges, including the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, noted a political party … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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A new chapter in KL-Jakarta ties

20 October 2014

A new chapter in KL-Jakarta ties JAKARTA: A new chapter in diplomatic ties begins today between Malaysia and Indonesia as Joko Widodo, known by his nickname Jokowi, is sworn in as president of the world's fourth most populous country, witnessed by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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President Putin hopes to soon meet President Jokowi: Russian envoy

20 October 2014

Russias President Vladimir Putin expects to meet the newly inaugurated President Joko Widodo, stated Russias Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov. Denis Manturov was Russias special envoy who attended the … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Thousands flock to Jakarta`s main streets to see President Jokowi

20 October 2014

Thousands of people congregated at Jakartas Thamrin and Sudirman streets here on Monday noon to catch a glimpse of the newly inaugurated President Joko Widodos (Jokowi) and Vice Presidents procession for the first time. … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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