Politics

Joko Widodo sworn in for another five-year term

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has been sworn in for another term, six months after his resounding election victory. The 58-year-old president has pledged to make Indonesia one of the world’s top economies within 25 years.

The Wiranto attack and the ISIS impact

Attacks on senior officials in Indonesia are very rare, though terrorist attacks on police are common. Protection proved to be disturbingly lax – the stabber got right up to the door of Wiranto’s car. The weapon was a knife, not a bomb or a gun.

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