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Joko Widodo: President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, is an Indonesian politician who is the seventh president of Indonesia. Elected in July 2014 as the first Indonesian president to not come from an elite political or military background, he was previously the Mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012, and the Governor of Jakarta from 2012 to 2014.

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Experts warn Jakarta could be submerged by 2050; Indonesia to make Borneo its capital, says Joko Widodo

Environmental experts warn that one third of Jakarta, Indonesia could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue. Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves, rising..
Firstpost - Published

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country's capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo.
Reuters - Published

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Indonesian man walks backwards for 435 miles to save the forests [Video]Indonesian man walks backwards for 435 miles to save the forests

An Indonesian man has embarked on a task of walking backwards for more than 435 miles. He hopes to raise awareness for the devastation left by deforestation in his journey to Jakarta, and get a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Indonesia: Court rejects opposition challenge to poll results [Video]Indonesia: Court rejects opposition challenge to poll results

Constitutional Court upholds President Joko Widodo's win in April's election after claim brought by Prabowo Subianto.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

 

Indonesian president will soon announce new cabinet for second term: media

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said he will soon announce a second term 34-minister cabinet, media reported on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

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