UK/ID Festival returns with a bigger bang - Jakarta Post

UK/ID Festival returns with a bigger bangJakarta PostPREMIUM British and Indonesian artists are coming together for the upcoming annual UK/ID Festival, a celebration of British and Indonesian contemporary music, film and art. Helmed by the British Council, the festival will be held in part as a result of ...and more »

Jokowi's popularity zooms to new high - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesJokowi's popularity zooms to new highThe Straits TimesPresident Joko Widodo will likely win by a landslide and return to office for a second five-year term if an election is held in Indonesia today, recent polls show. Two separate surveys in recent weeks by Saiful Mujani Research & Consulting (SMRC) and ...and more »

Is Indonesia's Military Chief Making a New Political Power Play? - The Diplomat

The DiplomatIs Indonesia's Military Chief Making a New Political Power Play?The DiplomatIndonesian military (TNI) commander General Gatot Nurmantyo has positioned himself as the new bête noire of Indonesian politics. He's not the black creature of the French expression, but double green – the Army, the ultimate defender of the republic ...and more »

Researcher: Speeches of President, TNI Commander Able to Cool Down Heated Political Atmosphere - Netralnews

NetralnewsResearcher: Speeches of President, TNI Commander Able to Cool Down Heated Political AtmosphereNetralnewsJAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Senior researcher from Indonesian Public Institute Karyono Wibowo said that the momentum of the 72nd Anniversary of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) in Cilegon, Banten, on October 5, has been able to cool down the ...and more »

President Forced To Leave His Car And Trek | Photos+Video - Information Nigeria

Information NigeriaPresident Forced To Leave His Car And Trek | Photos+VideoInformation NigeriaIndonesians were left in amazement after they spotted their President, Joko Widodo trekking 3 kilometers to a state function. President Joko Widodo of Indonesia was forced to trek 3 kilometers to the 72nd anniversary of the official founding of the ...and more »

Joko Widodo gets more public approval for 2019 Indonesian presidential race: survey - Xinhua

XinhuaJoko Widodo gets more public approval for 2019 Indonesian presidential race: surveyXinhuaJAKARTA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's President Joko Widodo earned improving public approval over his administration after 3 years of holding presidency, topping most popular candidates to run in 2019 presidential election, results of latest survey ...and more »

Indonesia Traffic Jam Forces President Out Of Car, Treks To State Event (Photos) - National Mirror

National MirrorIndonesia Traffic Jam Forces President Out Of Car, Treks To State Event (Photos)National MirrorIndonesia's notorious traffic congestion was on display for the world on Thursday after the country's president was forced to walk two kilometres through the scorching heat to attend a military parade. Indonesia's notorious traffic congestion was on ...and more »

Walk this way: Indonesia traffic jam forces president out of car - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka TribuneWalk this way: Indonesia traffic jam forces president out of carDhaka TribuneIndonesia's notorious traffic congestion was on display for the world Thursday after the country's president was forced to walk two kilometres through the scorching heat to attend a military parade. Graft-ridden Indonesia is home to one of Asia's most ...and more »

Indonesian Military Celebrates 72nd Anniversary - Jakarta Globe

Indonesian Military Celebrates 72nd AnniversaryJakarta GlobeThe Indonesian Military, or TNI, celebrated its 72nd anniversary with a parade in Cilegon, Banten, on Thursday (05/10), attended by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. The start of the event, which included troops rappelling from helicopters and exercises ...and more »

President Joko Widodo Beats Traffic by Walking to Military Event - Indonesia Expat

Indonesia ExpatPresident Joko Widodo Beats Traffic by Walking to Military EventIndonesia ExpatIt's official. Indonesia's notorious traffic takes a toll on absolutely everyone, even the country's president! On Thursday, the people of Cilegon in Indonesia's province of Banten, witnessed a rare sight: their president and his officials walking two ...and more »

Indonesia traffic jam forces President Joko Widodo out of car - Times Now

Times NowIndonesia traffic jam forces President Joko Widodo out of carTimes NowThis handout picture shows Joko Widodo (C) greeting people as he walks to a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the Indonesian military's founding. | Photo Credit: AFP. Jakarta: Indonesia's notorious traffic congestion was on display for the world ...and more »

No glory for the political soldier, enemy of democracy - Jakarta Post

Jakarta PostNo glory for the political soldier, enemy of democracyJakarta PostNo glory for the political soldier, enemy of democracy The civilian government under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has given more room for the military to enter activities unrelated to their military duties. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan). PREMIUM ...and more »

Jokowi shows how to escape a traffic jam - alight and walk - The Star Online

The Star OnlineJokowi shows how to escape a traffic jam - alight and walkThe Star OnlinePresident Joko Widodo shaking hands with villagers as he walked the rest of the way - about 2km - to the venue for a military parade to mark the 72nd anniversary of Indonesia's national armed forces in Cilegon, Banten province, yesterday. He had got ...and more »

[VIDEO] Indonesian President Forced To Walk His Way To Military Ceremony Due To Traffic Jam - malaysiandigest.com

[VIDEO] Indonesian President Forced To Walk His Way To Military Ceremony Due To Traffic Jammalaysiandigest.comPresident of Indonesia, Joko Widodo had to walk for two kilometers to a military anniversary ceremony, after he was stuck in gridlock traffic. He was escorted by his entourage throughout the walk, and was happily greeted by his supporters along the way.and more »

Jokowi says military should stay out of politics - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineJokowi says military should stay out of politicsTODAYonlineIndonesia's armed forces should stay out of politics and ensure their loyalty is only to the state and the government, said Indonesian President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo. Photo: REUTERS. mail · Share. Published: 11:16 AM, October 6, 2017. CILEGON ...and more »

Indonesian President Jokowi gets stuck in traffic, walks instead - Asian Correspondent

Asian CorrespondentIndonesian President Jokowi gets stuck in traffic, walks insteadAsian CorrespondentIndonesia's President Joko Widodo walks, due to traffic jam, to the venue of celebration for the 72nd the anniversary of Indonesia Military in Cilegon, Indonesia Banten province, October 5, 2017. Source: Presidential Palace/Agus Suparto. 165. Social Buzz.and more »

TNI's neutrality in spotlight - Jakarta Post

Jakarta PostTNI's neutrality in spotlightJakarta PostTNI's neutrality in spotlight Civillians and Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel take part in a tank parade during the TNI's 72nd anniversary commemoration at Indah Kiat Port in Cilegon, Banten, on Thursday. The theme of this year's anniversary was ...and more »

Indonesian president asks military to stay out of politics - Pakistan Observer

Indonesian president asks military to stay out of politicsPakistan ObserverThe Indonesian military should stay out of politics and remain loyal to the government, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said on Thursday in an apparent rebuke over contentious statements by the country's top general. Military chief Gen Gatot Nurmantyo ...and more »

Indonesian President Tells Military to Stay Out of Politics - benarnews

Indonesian President Tells Military to Stay Out of PoliticsbenarnewsIndonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (center), stands next to Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo (second from right), while watching fighter planes perform during a military ceremony in the western province of Banten, Oct. 5, 2017. Presidential Press Bureau.and more »

Traffic jam forces Jokowi to walk 2km to parade - The New Paper

The New PaperTraffic jam forces Jokowi to walk 2km to paradeThe New PaperJAKARTA: Indonesia's notorious traffic congestion was on display yesterday after President Joko Widodo was forced to walk two kilometres in the scorching heat to attend a military parade. Mr Widodo had to attend a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary ...and more »