President Jokowi`s son, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, is set to
marry Selvi Ananda on June 11 in a traditional Solonese
All of them are females.
The president is slated to inspect a number of infrastructure
facilities and attend the launch of KIP, KIS and KKS social
The proposal is turned down because the law has not even been
in use yet.
The Lamong Bay Terminal is Pelindo III's answer to the global
discourse to lower carbon gas emission.
The president wonders if there are people backing the crime.
President Joko Widodo said that the policy to raise rice
price is not to put the people in trouble.
The wedding of Gibran Rakabuming Raka, Jokowi's eldest child,
with Selvi Ananda is slated for June 11, 2015.
It is impossible to review ministers' performance only after
six months, says the chairman of the Regency Administrations
The minimum offer for the 2002 Toyota Camry is Rp158 million.
The president apologizes for what security personnel have
done to us for the past 12 years, says a recently-released
The president is accompanied by First Lady Iriana Jokowi and
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security
Affairs Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno.
According to the House deputy speaker, the president needs to
evaluate his cabinet because many government programs are not
Tidore Sultan Husain Sjah says Sofifi, despite its status as
the capital of North Maluku, is still underdeveloped.
Some 150,000 workers will take to the capital's streets
tomorrow to celebrate Labor Day, according to a workers'
President Jokowi calls on the nations which the executed hail
from to respect the country's law sovereignty.
The year will become a milestone for ASEAN member countries
to realize a united community in late December, says
Malaysian Premier Najib Razak
Jokowi says the country must be optimistic, allowing for its
various products with a strong competitive edge.
The president only gives a go-ahead for the construction of a
museum and a laboratory inside the House complex, a minister
President Joko Widodo had departed for Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, from Halim Perdana Kusuma, Jakarta, on Sunday to
attend the ASEAN Summit.
The wedding's solemnization and reception will take place on
the same day.
Palestinian independence is in line with the goal of the
Asian-African Conference (AAC) initiators in 1955.
The state leaders walk from Savoy Hotel toward the Merdeka
President Jokowi offers a religious tour to Borobudur Temple
for Nepalese Buddhists.
There are other sources of foreign debts, an economist says.
The government seeks to commence the bullet train project
The president also declares war on narcotics and calls for
non-violent solutions to conflicts.
Global violence occurs in the absence of a U.N. mandate,
The president says it is necessary for Asian-African
countries to develop a new global economic order open to
emerging economic forces.
Jokowi says the U.N. is powerless in dealing with global
conflicts and violence.
The president also underscores the significance of sea
security to safeguard trade traffic.
President Joko Widodo officially opens the Asian African
Leaders Summit this morning at the Jakarta Convention
President Jokowi says Indonesia will always be with Palestine
in fighting for its independence and full U.N. membership.
Cambodia also calls for increased trade between both nations.
Global balance is a message the United Nations (UN) has
failed to pay much attention to today, according to the
Dozens of police officers and military personnel can be seen
guarding the areas near the airport's entrance.
Twenty miners complained about frequent obstacles in running
their businesses including land overlaps, licensing problems
and tax-related issues.
The president will leave for Bandung on the presidential jet
at around 10 a.m.
The military ceremony involves 6,540 soldiers.
President Jokowi says the government is committed to
providing export incentives and easing license processing.
Jokowi is slated to leave for Bandung from Halim
Perdanakusuma Airbase in Jakarta at 10:30 a.m.
Siti Zainab sentenced to death by hanging in 2001 for killing
her employer’s wife in Saudi Arabia in 1999.
Among the invitees are Yunarto Wijaya, Nico Harjanto, Hanta
Yudha, M. Qodari, Ikrar Nusa Bakti, Kuskrido Ambardi, Thamrin
Amagola and Philip Vermonte.
Indonesia seeks to revise several articles in the host city
Megawati also asks Jokowi to cling to the Trisakti ideology:
political independence, economic self-sufficiency and a
strong socio-cultural character.
President Jokowi asks Ridwan Kamil to prepare traditional
soldiers to welcome heads of states.
The government targets to develop electricity infrastructure
up to 42,000 megawatt in the next five years.
Among the topics to be discussed are the nomination of Comr.
Gen. Badrodin Haiti as the next top cop and the 2015 revised
state budget plan.
There is poor coordination and communication between the
president and his staff, the graft watchdog says.
Jokowi had asked why the execution of several death row
inmates has not been carried out.
The survey involves officials from the party's branches in
The consultation meeting is slated for either Thursday, or
Monday next week.
The government earmarks Rp13 trillion from the 2015 state
budget for the construction, which takes place in eight
The president says he wants Japan to make Indonesia as a
production base for export-oriented goods.
The president says that the Chinese claims to large swathes
of the South China Sea have no legal foundation in
The president says religious and cultural values should be
instilled in citizens at early age to combat violent
The president has given the Energy Ministry one month to
provide the final recommendations.
The tax incentives in Jokowi's rupiah rescue policy package
are expected to result in a loss of tax revenue.
The program to save natural resources as well as mineral and
coals would be included in maritime program.
Indef director is pessimistic Jokowi's eight tactics to
stabilize the rupiah rate against the US dollar.
The alarming rate of the rupiah depreciation pushes the
president to prepare a policy package to stabilize the exchange
A weak rupiah will increase the operating costs of Pertamina,
who has the freedom to raise prices now that the government no
longer subsidizes fuel.
President Jokowi has reiterated that Indonesia is facing a
Luhut Binsar Panjaitan says he has a letter from Jokowi for
the U.S. president.
The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) says it has
warned the central government of the possibility since 2013.
The construction is part of the North Aceh administration’s
effort to address the region’s annual flooding and produce
irrigation water and raw water.
The president says he will not accept an Australian offer for
a convict swap and the planned execution will proceed.
The Presidential Regulation (Inpres) is aimed at becoming the
foundation for the KPK, the National Police and the AGO in
The meeting will possibly center on, among others, the
lingering row between the KPK and the National Police.
The president has been blasted by the public for failing to
take a robust political stance in other issues, says a
Minister says the president has requested for the national car
program to be directed at producing rural transportation or
Jokowi reiterates that there shouldn't be any further
international intervention in Indonesia's death penalty
The Rp4.83 trillion project is targeted to finish in 2022.
The three are Taufiqurrahman Ruki, Indriyanto Seno Adji and
Budi Gunawan’s proceedings are not over yet despite the
results of his pretrial hearing that drops his status as a
Jokowi is able to be independent and better than Mega,
according to a state administrative law expert.
The House's Commission III overseeing law and human rights
will ask the president to inaugurate Comr.
Gen.Budi Gunawan as the next top cop.
The president says Indonesia can rely on cultural diversity to
attract visitors from other countries.
Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan might kiss his police chief bid
The president has yet to take any action to stem the
lingering dispute between the KPK and the National Police.
Trade minister asserts that Hendropriyono's deal with the
Malaysian automaker is purely "private-to-private", not
involving the government.
The Denpasar District Court in Bali sentenced Standiford to
death in January 2013.
President Jokowi will visit Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and
Party leaders in the Great Indonesia Coalition (KIH) has
realized that Jokowi will scrap Budi Gunawan’s inauguration,
a source says.
Some problems often encountered by Japanese investors include
time-wasting land acquisition process as well as high energy and
The process is still afoot, the president says.
The market is waiting to see how President Joko Widodo will
react on the conflict between the KPK and Polri, analyst says.
Jokowi and Gerindra have shared goals to alleviate poverty
and preserve the country's wealth, the Gerindra Party chief
Jokowi was lacking breakthroughs and agendas in the effort to
eradicate corruption, the anti-graft watchdog says.
An Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI_P) politician
calls on all parties to give the president a chance to get
Newly-appointed head of the Creative Economy Agency aims to
increase the sector's contribution to the GDP by 200%.
President Joko Widodo has urged the Investment Coordinating
Board to speed up and simplify investment licensing services
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has formed an independent team
in order to find solutions from chaotic issues occurring
between KPK and Polri.
Lawyer Todung Mulya Lubis is planning to request a review
over the plea rejection.
Some macro assumptions that need to be made realistic include
economic growth target, crude oil prices, the rupiah exchange
rate against the US dollar
The president will visit Temajok Village, Sambas Regency;
Entikong, Bangau Regency; and Badau, Kapuas Hulu Regency.
The one-stop integrated service (PTSP) will be officially
open in the fourth week of January.
To boost the shipbuilding industry and strengthen the maritime
sector, Jokowi asks the shipbuilding PT OAK Indonesia to focus
The Golkar Party will support Jokowi as the people-elected
president for the next five years, M.S. Hidayat says.
The commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Asia-Africa
Conference (AAC) will take place in Bandung in April.
The president says the media's perception is based on the
performance of ministers and high-ranking state officials.
The former chief of the National Intelligence Agency (BIN)
says he does not know the agenda of the meeting yet.
Fuel subsidy reallocation has created a fiscal space of US$2
billion, President Jokowi says.
George Soros meets with President Joko Widodo to discuss
global economy and environment, Coordinating Economic
Minister Sofyan Djalil says.
Several ministers have held a coordination meeting with leaders
in Papua regarding Jokowi's arrival.
Human Rights Commission member Natalius Pigai requested President
Joko Widodo to handle the issue on the Indonesian Christian
Church (GKI) Yasmin.
Aceh Governor Abdullah Zaini says some 5,000 guests are
expected to join the event, including representatives from 35
President Jokowi is not fully committed in addressing human
rights violation cases in Indonesia, says KontraS.
Coming behind 'Jokowi' was 'Prabowo', while 'MH370' and 'Ebola'
were also among the top ten most searched keywords in 2014.
From 49 reservoirs planned to be built in 2015-2019, 13
reservoirs will kick off construction next year.
The government pledges to crack cases of severe human rights
violation in a good, dignified way.
There are currently 33 posts on Indonesia’s borders with
neighboring Malaysia in Kalimantan that secure a total area
of 1,035 km.
President Joko Widodo says he will not give clemency to 64
narcotics convicts on death row.
Eastern Indonesia greatly needs the 'sea-toll road' so that
logistics can arrive at their destination on time.
Three illegal, foreign fishing boats will be drowned on
Saturday, December 6, 2014.
The cash assistance was distributed to women and poor fishermen
who make money selling fish, fried foods, and grow livestock.
Attorney General H.M. Prasetyo said that the resolve of human
right cases have not become the main focus of the Joko Widodo's
Jokowi also discuss soldiers' welfare, particularly about
their housing and salaries.
The military commanders are given a chance to have an
audience with the president to highlight problems in their
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has gone up to the 7th position.
The president and ministers will discuss the realization of
an integrated area, ESDM Minister says.
The budget cut has been adjusted to official and meeting
expenditures in the 2014 budget.
Jokowi will also meet with other governors nationwide to hear
updates on development programs in regions.
The President of Indonesia Joko Widodo surprises the world by
gaining more votes than the President of United States Barack
Obama in the TIME's voting
The move seeks to anticipate mobilization of mobs and
possible uproar in light of the president’s announcement on
fuel price hike on Monday night.
Subsidized gasoline and diesel prices are raised by Rp2,000 per
liter, President Joko Widodo announces on Monday night.
The time and place for Ahok's inauguration are to be
President Jokowi introduced the concept of 'blusukan' (impromptu
visit) in the G-20 Summit.
The trips proceed without a hitch, says the president.
President Joko Widodo had a bilateral talk with German Chancellor
Angela Merkel on Sunday.
Deputy Chairman of Golkar Party Fadel Muhammad asked President
Joko Widodo (Jokowi) not to immediately raise the price of
Indef says Jokowi could learn a thing or two from the previous
government when it comes to foreign investments.
In order to realize peace in the Pacific region and Indian
Ocean, East Asia Summit countries must optimize their
Jokowi says establishing a concrete economic cooperation
geothermal investment will improve Indonesia and New Zealand's
AmCham official says US investors will invest an additional
US$61 billion over the next five years if the government
provides a friendly investment climate.
CSIS economist says Jokowi must pay attention to three things
before moving forward with the sea toll plan.
Jokowi's promoting investment opportunities to global business
leaders gives investors confidence about infrastructure
Energy Minister says the president plans to make the
President Joko Widodo will bring up infrastructure and
connectivity (maritime axis) development in APEC Summit.
Abe says both countries have built mutually-beneficial
Secretary Cabinet Andi Widjajanto says the president wants to
see the infrastructure development in China.
President Jokowi has banned civil servants from holding
meetings and conventions at hotels and restaurants.
According to the law, state officials are obliged to speak in
Bahasa in official speeches at both domestic and
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said that he is ready to accept
the consequences of unpopularity he might face due to his
decision on fuel subsidy.
The government already has plans to stop wasteful energy
The new government will reduce its reliance on Australian
cattle, says an Indonesian professor during a food conference in
Indonesia parades its tank collections and reveals many other
Some 15,000 delegations and 600 companies from 50 countries
will show off their latest defense technology and systems at
According to Jokowi, the current tension in the House of
Representatives (DPR) is common political dynamics.
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration must address
three issues to maintain its public image.
The case files have been sent to prosecutors at the Attorney
In a bid to increase food production, President Joko Widodo has
instructed the acceleration of irrigation system development.
Minister Andrinof A. Chaniago says now that Bappenas is put
directly under the president's control, the agency will play a
bigger role in development.
Proposal for the revised 2015 state budget will still be
consulted with the House of Representatives.
Good policy will definitely be continued to avoid interrupted
policy, the coordinating minister for the economy says.
Investors sell because they consider Jokowi's economic ministers
are not as good as the previous administration's, analyst says.
President Jokowi has instructed newly-installed
Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Yuddy
Chrisnandi to oversee the audit.
Despite inheriting stable politics and economy from SBY,
Jokowi's economic ministers have tough challenges to tackle.
Analyst says if the first 100 days proved a success, the index
will exceed the 5,300-bps mark until the end of the year.
Economists doubt the competence of President Joko Widodo's
economic ministers in the cabinet.
Economist says Jokowi has little flexibility in spending the
state budget to execute his programs.
President Joko Widodo announces the names of his cabinet members
at the State Palace, Jakarta.
President Joko Widodo has finally announced the names of his
cabinet members at the State Palace.
Jokowi made the promise when he was campaigning in East Java
before the presidential election.
President Joko Widodo on Monday, October 27, 2014 at the State
Palace, is set to inaugurate his new ministers.
President Joko Widodo said that he will announce his cabinet
members on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the State Palace, says an
Anies says his visit to Merdeka Palace was the first after
the presidential inauguration on October 20.
Speaking to Time magazine, Jokowi emphasized that Indonesia
is under the spirit of unity in diversity.
KPKP and PPATK's recommendations endorse Jokowi to rule out eight
The time and location of the announcement has yet to be made
The May Riot and the Wamena Killing are two of the seven human
rights violation cases to be set on hearing with Jokowi.
Some foreign media outlet named the challenges and issues
that may hinder Jokowi's progress during his office term as
the President of Indonesia.
The head of the capital's sanitary agency says she has never
seen garbage that much.
The festivity of the People's Party in celebrating the new
President Joko Widodo has gained massive global attention.
The swearing in ceremony of Joko Widodo raises the occupancy
rate of several hotels in Jakarta.
The weakening of the US dollar in global markets and optimism on
the new president allowed the rupiah to gain.
Investors are expecting positive news related to Jokowi’s
cabinet and concrete steps during his tenure.
The Indonesian National Police will deploy officers on cavalry
horses to escort the Jokowi-JK parade.
Indonesian share market has begun to rally following the
inauguration of Joko Widodo as the 7th President of
Several guests from abroad such as head of states or Prime
Ministers attended the 2014 Presidential and Vice Presidential
inauguration of Jokowi-JK.
Several guests from abroad such as head of states or Prime
Ministers attended the 2014 Presidential and Vice Presidential
inauguration of Jokowi-JK.
The inauguration of president-elect Joko Widodo today is not
expected to affect the rupiah much.
Joko Widodo's swearing-in ceremony as president this morning is
expected to be the stock market's main investor.
Jokowi apologized that he could yet address the Capital’s
problems during his two-year term.
It will be the first time that the people are allowed to go
beyond the palace's gate, the ceremony coordinator says.
Jokowi is out for a sport with Jakarta City officials.
This year, the Jokowi-Kalla administration will concentrate on
boosting tax revenues before narrowing the budget deficit by
One of the names is Rini Soemarno, who is proposed as Trade
Elected President Joko Widodo is set to hold public celebration
in the National Monument (Monas), in light of his inauguration on
Jokowi plans to accommodate Mark Zuckerberg's offer on more
public participation space in Indonesia.
"It's an honor for me to become witness and see for myself
what is currently happening in Indonesia," said Zuckerberg.
Jokowi said the parliament will not challenge his inauguration as
the president of the Republic of Indonesia.
Jokowi is the one with the power to appoint candidates for
administrative posts, as opposed to the Red and White
The Democrat Party still plays a role as a balancer.
The president and the House will come to an agreement, IDX
president director Ito Warsito says.
Analyst says the market will wait until Jokowi is sworn into
office before making important trading decisions.
Jakarta's Regional Legislative Council, or DPRD, has officially
accepted Joko Widodo's resignation as governor.
President-elect Joko Widodo officially tended his resignation as
Jakarta governor on Thursday during a plenary session of Jakarta
President-elect Joko Widodo revealed that he was not worried
about any implications related to the appointment of Setya
Novanto as the DPR's speaker.
"I congratulate Setya Novanto for being elected as the chairman
of the House of Representatives," said Jokowi.
Jokowi's camp remains optimistic they can amend the State Budget
even with the House seats dominated by the Red and White
Jokowi should not fear the House as he has the right to
reject draft bills.
Jokowi says jokingly that there might be a presidential
decree on wearing batik.
The meeting will discuss as to when Jokowi will officially
step down from the capital's top seat.
"I will submit my resignation to the president through Home
Affairs Minister," said Jokowi.
Jokowi says he has yet to decide whether to increase the
prices of subsidized fuels.
The Jakarta City Council will conduct a meeting to discuss the
resignation of Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo.
The passing of regional elections bill would increase the
possibility of Red-and-White coalition parties to occupy governor
posts in Indonesia.
The people must note the parties that take away their
political right, the president-elect says.
Reforms at Pertamina will be the main target of the next
Energy and Mineral Resources minister and Pertamina director,
The president-elect says the authority to handle issues in
the capital was handed to Deputy Governor Basuki "Ahok"
Tjahaja Purnama on September 20.
The cost of the construction of the MRT project is Rp16
trillion. The budget for ministerial and official meetings,
meanwhile, is Rp18 trillion.
Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla government must be able to take actions
required to solve agrarian conflicts in the first one hundred
PKS Secretary General, Fahri Hamzah, views that Jokowi is not
confident due to minimum support in the parliamentary.
IT observer doubts that the concept of e-blusukan can save the
government travel budgets, suggesting online meetings instead.
The central government has prepared a one-roof service integrated
The policy will spark protests from Bogor's surrounding
cities, the president-elect says.
Jokowi plans to open a million hectares of rice fields in
Sulawesi to replace paddies in Java that have been converted for
Deputy of the Transition Team for president-elect Joko Widodo
says changing the nomenclature of one ministry would cost Rp80
billion to Rp120 billion.
Jokowi's cabinet will be dominated by professionals.
The available budget to be disbursed to villages for the
Jokowi-Kalla administration is only Rp9.1 trillion.
The president-elect abruptly stops his bus—which is part of
President Yudhoyono's motorcade—and asks reporters to step
The president-elect says he is not frightened by the Prabowo-led
Red and White coalition's domination in the parliament.
Jokowi-Kalla government also has enough room to insert their
programs through the revised 2015 budget after the first half of
Jokowi has to consider the budget availability and the income
source to continue the project.
Chairperson of Jokowi's Transition Team is scheduled to meet
Vice President Boediono on Tuesday to discuss public welfare
"We have oil, but we're still lining up to buy it. Why? Because
there are oil mafias," said Jokowi.
Jokowi explained that SBY did not want to add more burden to the
people by increasing fuel price.
Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla must solve past human rights
violations and straighten history of Papua's integration to
Earlier, president-elect Joko Widodo says party officials must
give up their structural posts at their parties to become his
The candidates hail from multiple backgrounds.
“Don’t damage the parks,” said Jokowi.
PT Jakarta Monorail has not been able to provide a clear concept
of the monorail project.
Jokowi defeats the other two nominees, viz. outgoing President
Yudhoyono and Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini.
Jokowi said that Ahok will have to deal with issues related to
flood, traffic, and housing.
Joko Widodo has agreed with President Bambang Susilo Yudhoyono's
policies to increase electricity price and to cut fuel subsidy.
Reconciliation is called for when there is a conflict and we
don't have any, Jokowi says.
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-Yong extends congratulations
from Kim Jong-Un to Joko Widodo.
Jokowi says the Japanese government is interested in supporting
his programs on sea infrastructure.
"We are sticking with the Mining Law. But technical matters can
be discussed again later," Jokowi says.
The inauguration of the transition office will ease the power
transition from President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to President
Jokowi has not had a conversation with either members or leaders
of Merah Putih Coalition.
PKB Chairman: Jokowi must accommodate political supports for us.
"Director generals should be enough to help with ministerial
tasks," Jokowi says.
Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla presidential pair has to announce fuel
price policy as soon as they are inaugurated in October.
The ESDM Ministry must be spearheaded by someone who has
integrity and “strong leadership skills”, Jokowi says.
Overcoming the mafia problem requires strong leadership,Jokowi says.