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5 Oct 2019
In Indonesia, a bill that would have amongst other things imposed punishments on cohabiting non-married couples and people having sex outside of marriage has been put on ice by President Joko Widodo.
29 Jun 2019
The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May.
21 May 2019
Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent president Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating.
1 May 2019
Indonesia is planning to relocate its administrative capital as the gridlock in Jakarta worsens. President Joko Widodo has ordered a financing plan for a move which could cost as much as $33B.
18 Apr 2019
Unofficial results from the presidential polls place Indonesia's Joko Widodo well ahead of his rival, former-general Prabowo Subianto. However, Subianto declared victory and announced a rally in Jakarta.
4 Feb 2018
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called for a quick and peaceful solution to one of the world's largest refugee crised unfolding Bangladesh and Myanmar. Widodo was speaking after a visit to refugee camps, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been living in makeshift tents after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar.

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