Australia and Indonesia are weighing up a joint bid for the 2034 men’s World Cup that could also include Malaysia and Singapore as co-hosts.
Indonesia, a long-time supporter of the Palestinian cause, said on Sunday (Oct 8) it was deeply concerned about the escalation of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and called for the violence to end.
The Indonesian Navy’s Hydro-Oceanographic Centre (Pushidrosal) and the Australian Navy (RAN) are conducting a two-month joint survey of the seabed in the Timor Sea border area, ANTARA news agency reported.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is scheduled to fly to Saudi Arabia next month to attend the ASEAN-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, according to the Foreign Ministry spokesman Lalu Muhammad Iqbal.
On 24 August 2023, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo attended the 15th annual BRICS Summit in Johannesburg in Indonesia’s capacity as ASEAN Chair.
With much of its long-term development plan hindered by international trade laws, the current global order has been labeled “unfit” by Indonesian delegates at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Summit, who also urged for the end of “discriminatory” trade policies.
ASEAN must respond promptly to various challenges, both internal and external. The implementation of ASEAN’s Political and Security Pillar is still overshadowed by the Myanmar issue, geopolitical tensions and increasing rivalries, which, if left unaddressed, could escalate into open conflicts.
Amid sharpened geopolitical rivalry between the United States, China and Russia, Indonesian President Joko Widodo delivered a forceful call for leaders to ease tensions and avoid conflict in the region.
The PM unveiled a strategy for deepening economic ties with south-east Asia by 2040 at the ASEAN Indo-Pacific summit in Jakarta on Wednesday.
Leaders of ASEAN countries have signed documents in which they promise to work together closely on food security and the digital economy for years to come.
Indonesia’s joint statement with the US on the South China Sea is seen as a move to increase support for Southeast Asian claimants, analysts say.
Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has said he does not want to ‘rush’ membership of the economic grouping.
Australia has sent a troop of M1A1 Abrams tanks, an infantry platoon and a small fleet of armoured vehicles, trucks and recovery vehicles as well as command and control posts into the north-east of the Indonesian island of Java as part of United States forces-led military exercises with our nearest northern neighbour.
US Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Jakarta from Sept. 4 to 7 to take part in the US-ASEAN Summit and East Asia Summit to engage with leaders from the Indo-Pacific, the White House announced.
Increasingly active on the world stage, the President will leave a imprint on foreign policy that is likely to endure.