Joko Widodo

Perumnas to Kick Off One-million-house Program on Monday

The government earmarks Rp13 trillion from the 2015 state
budget for the construction, which takes place in eight
locations nationwide.

Jokowi Asks Japan Not to Make Indonesia a Market Only

The president says he wants Japan to make Indonesia as a
production base for export-oriented goods.

Chinese Claims to South China Sea Baseless: Jokowi

The president says that the Chinese claims to large swathes
of the South China Sea have no legal foundation in
international law.

Religious, Cultural Values Key to Tackle Radicalism: Jokowi  

The president says religious and cultural values should be
instilled in citizens at early age to combat violent

Jokowi Wants Final Recommendations on Mahakam, Freeport by April

The president has given the Energy Ministry one month to
provide the final recommendations.

Rp10tn Potential Tax Loss from Rupiah Rescue Policy

The tax incentives in Jokowi's rupiah rescue policy package
are expected to result in a loss of tax revenue.

Jokowi Summons KPK to Save Natural Resources

The program to save natural resources as well as mineral and
coals would be included in maritime program.

Indef Doubts Jokowi's Rupiah Rescue Efforts will Work  

Indef director is pessimistic Jokowi's eight tactics to
stabilize the rupiah rate against the US dollar.

Jokowi Prepares 8 Strategies to Curb Rupiah Correction  

The alarming rate of the rupiah depreciation pushes the
president to prepare a policy package to stabilize the exchange

Greenback Uptrend May Lead to Fuel Price Hike: Indef

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.

Jokowi Adamant on Executing Death Row Convicts

President Jokowi has reiterated that Indonesia is facing a
drug emergency.

Jokowi Sends Presidential Chief of Staff to Meet Obama

Luhut Binsar Panjaitan says he has a letter from Jokowi for
the U.S. president.

Jokowi Suspects Missing Indonesians Have Joined ISIS in Syria

The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) says it has
warned the central government of the possibility since 2013.

Jokowi to Inaugurate Construction of Keureuto Dam in Aceh

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.

Jokowi on Bali Nine Execution: Look at Our Future

The president says he will not accept an Australian offer for
a convict swap and the planned execution will proceed.