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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo following the Jakarta gubernatorial election discussed the possibility of a Cabinet reshuffle as a consolidation test for his administration, a researcher said on 23 Apr 17. During the Economic Congregation Congress
The Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, the main backer of Anies Baswedan’s run for governorship in Jakarta, is optimistic about its chances of winning the 2019 presidential election after quick count results pointed to
A normal monsoon in 2017 should continue to revive rural demand and allow the RBI to cut rates by 25 bps in Aug 17, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report. According to the
The Philippines is tilting away from its traditional ally the United States towards China in a bid to “normalise” relations following a longstanding territorial dispute, the country’s incoming ambassador to Beijing said on 2 Jan
China’s sole aircraft carrier conducted drills in the South China Sea, the navy said, days after neighbouring Taiwan said the carrier and accompanying ships had passed 90 nautical miles south of the island amid renewed