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Joko Widodo pledges to become president for all Indonesians

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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.

Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots

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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.