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Joko Widodo sworn-in as new President of Indonesia

In Jakarta, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been sworn-in for a second and final 5-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions in the course of a string of fresh challenges around security, corruption and economic slowdown. Widodo clinched victory with 55.5% of the vote in the April presidential election.


Joko Widodo elected as new President of Indonesia

Joko Widodo has been officially re-elected to a second term as President of Indonesia. His win is a victory for stability and continuity in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest country and a geopolitical anchor for the region. Widodo and his vice-presidential running mate Ma’ruf Amin won the election by a 55.5% to 44.5% margin over rival ..


Indonesia: Over 270 dead from overwork related illnesses in elections

Indonesia held the biggest ever single-day elections in the country ten days before and has registered the death of 270 election staff caused by diseases related to fatigue due to long working hours spent in the counting of millions of ballot papers by hand. It was for the first time in the country of over ..