Indonesia lowers 2019 credit growth target World

Indonesia lowers 2019 credit growth target

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (FSA) has revised the credit growth in 2019 down to the range 8-10 percent from the range of 12-14 percent it forecast in the middle of the year.
Joko Widodo pledges to become president for all Indonesians World

Joko Widodo pledges to become president for all Indonesians

Shortly after the Constitutional Court (MK) of Indonesia rejected petitions against the presidential election result, President-elect Joko Widodo has stated that he and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin would become the president and vice president for all Indonesians.
Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute World

Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute

As many as 47,000 personnel from the Indonesian police, military and administration are mobilised to secure important landmarks across Jakarta on June 27 when the Constitutional Court (MK) is scheduled to announce its ruling on the presidential election dispute case.
Indonesia removes restrictions on social media access World

Indonesia removes restrictions on social media access

Indonesia on May 25 lifted temporary social media restrictions imposed a few days ago to prevent the spread of false information when violence erupted after the announcement of official presidential election results.
Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots World

Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots

The depreciation of the Indonesian rupiah against the US dollar on May 22 was blamed on the riots that followed after incumbent President Joko Widodo had been declared winner of the presidential election.