Joko Widodo

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Australia’s foreign minister to meet French ambassador in bid to heal submarine rift
Marise Payne says she regrets France’s ‘deep disappointment’, as tension with Indonesia over Aukus deal revealed

Daniel Hurst

28, Oct, 2021 @4:39 AM

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Indonesian president calls for more coronavirus testing after jump in cases
Concerns have been raised over response to outbreak in world’s fourth most populous country

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok and Febriana Firdaus in Bali

19, Mar, 2020 @10:46 AM

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Fallout from the Nationals leadership spill continues – as it happened
Indonesian president Joko Widodo addresses parliament, as Nationals rebel elected deputy Speaker. This blog is now closed

Amy Remeikis

10, Feb, 2020 @7:19 AM

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Renae Lawrence pleads for mercy on behalf of remaining imprisoned Bali Nine members
Lawrence spoke in English and Bahasa in a rare media appearance timed for Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s Australian visit

Amy Remeikis

09, Feb, 2020 @3:50 AM

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The Guardian view on Indonesia’s president: after the hope | Editorial
Editorial: Joko Widodo rode to power on a wave of optimism. Supporters gave him a second term – but there are already concerns about how he is using it

Editorial

03, Nov, 2019 @6:25 PM

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Scott Morrison travels to Indonesia as Labor embraces free trade agreement
PM to attend Joko Widodo’s inauguration and hold talks on FTA, which opposition leader says will be good for jobs

Amy Remeikis

20, Oct, 2019 @2:34 AM

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Indonesia's criminal code: what is it, why does it matter, and will it be passed?
Violent protests have stymied the draft bill that contains controversial measures on sex, abortion and blasphemy

Kate Lamb in Jakarta

26, Sep, 2019 @12:18 AM

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Thousands protest against new criminal code in Indonesia
At least 40 injured in student protests over plans that include outlawing extramarital sex

Kate Lamb in Jakarta

24, Sep, 2019 @3:41 PM

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Indonesian president postpones plans to outlaw extramarital sex
Apparent climbdown follows wave of anger and criticism over draconian draft laws

Kate Lamb in Jakarta

20, Sep, 2019 @9:36 AM

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Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed
New draft bill, decades in the making, could also criminalise insulting the president and tightens abortion laws

Kate Lamb in Jakarta

19, Sep, 2019 @3:23 AM

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Indonesian president calls for calm after violent protests in West Papua
Joko Widodo tells residents it’s ‘better to be forgiving’ after anger over mass arrests of Papuan students in Surabaya

Helen Davidson and Ben Doherty

20, Aug, 2019 @3:38 AM

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Backward step for mankind: man walks 800km in reverse to save Indonesia’s forests
Medi Bastoni hopes to get to meet the president when he arrives in Jakarta, in several weeks

Kate Lamb in Jakarta

24, Jul, 2019 @12:07 AM

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