Indonesian minister confirms location of new capital World

Indonesian minister confirms location of new capital

Indonesian Minister of Agriculture and Land Planning Sofyan Djalil was cited by local media as saying on August 22 that the country’s new capital would be built in East Kalimantan province on Borneo island.
Indonesia focuses budget on numerous fields in 2020     World

Indonesia focuses budget on numerous fields in 2020

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on August 5 chaired a plenary cabinet meeting to discuss the draft 2020 state budget and its financial notes, during which he affirmed that the budget will prioritise the promotion of human resources through education, healthcare and training.
Indonesia works to overcome quake consequences World

Indonesia works to overcome quake consequences

Indonesian President Joko Widodo instructed competent agencies, including Indonesia’s disaster management agency (BNPB) and military forces to work together to overcome quake consequences after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sumatra island on August 2 evening.
Indonesian President shares vision in second term World

Indonesian President shares vision in second term

The Indonesian government will prioritise infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create more jobs and bolster growth in the coming time, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has said.
Indonesia to build country’s longest bridge World

Indonesia to build country’s longest bridge

Indonesia is planning to build a 7km-long bridge linking two islands near Singapore, the longest in the country, in a bid to develop industry and tourism in the area, announced the Indonesian government on July 11.
PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit Politics

PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22.
Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech World

Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech

Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo, accompanied by his running mate Ma’ruf Amin, made a victory speech in Central Jakarta on May 21, following the official announcement of the results of the presidential and legislative elections.