Indonesia's new leader promises to make life easier for investors

Jul 23, 2014

Indonesia's new leader promises to make life easier for investors

Indonesia’s new president, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, promised to make life simpler for investors by beefing up the country’s threadbare infrastructure, untangling near-impenetrable regulations and sacking his ministers if they aren’t up to the job. The Elections Commission announced Tuesday that the Jakarta governor had ...

May 11, 2013

Probe Papua rally deaths: Amnesty

Amnesty International has urged Indonesia to investigate the deaths of three Papua independence activists who were gunned down as they protested 50 years of Jakarta’s control over the restive region. Two men were killed last week at an antigovernment rally in Sorong, western Papua, ...