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Indonesia celebrates its 7th leader

Indonesia celebrates its 7th leader

JAKARTA — Mr Joko “Jokowi” Widodo was yesterday sworn in as Indonesia’s seventh President, completing a remarkable rise from life in a riverside slum to the presidential palace.

Support for PR in Selangor rebounds to 43%

Support for PR in Selangor rebounds to 43%

KUALA LUMPUR — The Pakatan Rakyat’s (PR) support in Selangor has rebounded to 43 per cent, a recent survey showed, after taking a beating five months ago largely due to...

‘Best friend’ Prabowo salutes Jokowi

‘Best friend’ Prabowo salutes Jokowi

JAKARTA — Dispelling rumours of a no-show, defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto turned up for yesterday’s presidential inauguration ceremony — and gave erstwhile...

Gallery: A day of celebrations for Indonesia’s new leader

A day of celebrations for Indonesia’s new leader

JAKARTA — Tens of thousands of cheering people in the streets, a British rock band and two horse-drawn carriages were all in a day’s work for newly installed Indonesian leader...

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