Joko Widodo

In Sweeping New Law, Indonesia Outlaws Sex Outside of Marriage

1 month ago   |   NY Times

An earlier version of the bill was shelved in 2019 after tens of thousands of young people protested in the streets, arguing that the law threatened their civil liberties.
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At G20 Summit, Xi and Biden Offer Rival Visions for Solving Global Issues

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

China and the United States showed how global summits are an arena for great powers to compete, with implications for the war in Ukraine and Asia's future.
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Indonesia's Widodo calls on G20 to work to ‘end the war'

2 monthes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Indonesian president appears to reference Russia's invasion of Ukraine as he opens key global summit in Bali.
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Geopolitical Showdowns Overshadow the G20 Summit in Indonesia

Geopolitical Showdowns Overshadow the G20 Summit in Indonesia

2 monthes ago   |   Time

Indonesia gathers the leaders of the world's 20 largest economies in its island paradise of Bali for a two-day summit from Nov. 15-16 to discuss how they can cooperate on...
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G-20 host Indonesia lobbies West to soften Russia criticism in communiqué

2 monthes ago   |   Politico

Indonesian President Widodo urges Western counterparts to show 'flexibility' as G-20 risks going without a joint statement.
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Joko Widodo of Indonesia, Reluctant Global Statesman

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

The Indonesia president, who has kept his focus close to home, is seeking a bigger role on the global stage, albeit with a domestic agenda. His next big test: the G20 summit.
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Zelenskyy says he'll boycott the G20 summit if Putin goes

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy with a Ukrainian official in Kyiv, November 3, 2022. President of Ukraine Zelenskyy said he won't go to the G20 summit if Putin goes, according to...
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Tourists can now move to Bali for up to 10 years - if they have at least $130,000 in the bank

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

The new "second home" visa is available for five or 10 years and will come into force on Christmas day. Didier Marti/Getty Images Indonesia is introducing a new visa aimed at...
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Two people shot in Halifax County, shots fired at deputy

Two people shot in Halifax County, shots fired at deputy

The sheriff's office said shots were fired at a deputy. The deputy did not return fire, according to the sheriff's office. Read more ...

Authorities: Holocaust survivor swindled out of $2.8 million by woman he met...

Authorities: Holocaust survivor swindled out of $2.8 million by woman he met on a dating website

The woman allegedly duped the 87-year-old Holocaust survivor out of over $2.8 million that she used to buy Rolex watches, a boat and other luxury items. Read more ...

Judge rules Post-Gazette bargained in bad faith with union, violated...

Judge rules Post-Gazette bargained in bad faith with union, violated National Labor Relations Act

Post-Gazette union workers represented by the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh have been on strike since October. Read more ...

Proposed Granger annexation plan sparks concerns with Johnston and Polk...

Proposed Granger annexation plan sparks concerns with Johnston and Polk County leaders

The city of Granger is moving forward with its plan to expand. City leaders passed a resolution Thursday night to accept what they call a 100% voluntary annexation. Read more ...

Des Moines soccer team raises over $11,000 for trip to regional showcase

Des Moines soccer team raises over $11,000 for trip to regional showcase

Hard work is paying off for a Des Moines soccer team. Read more ...

Luka Doncic Leaves Game vs. Suns With Ankle Injury

Luka Doncic Leaves Game vs. Suns With Ankle Injury

The Mavericks superstar grabbed one rebound in three minutes before exiting. The Mavericks suffered a potentially major blow Thursday night in a critical game against the Suns... Read more ...

Israel bombs Gaza following deadly raid

Israel bombs Gaza following deadly raid

The violent flare-up came after nine Palestinians were killed during a raid on a refugee camp in Jenin Israel has carried out airstrikes on an alleged “military site” in the... Read more ...

FDA withdraws Covid treatment Evusheld because it's not effective against...

Many take Evusheld as an additional layer of protection because the vaccines do not trigger a strong immune response for them. Read more ...

Donovan McNabb meets Eagles fans in South Jersey ahead of NFC Championship game

"Coming to see the greatest Eagle of all time, Donovan McNabb, that's my guy. He's always been one of my favorite Eagles," said Larue Temple who was third in line to meet the... Read more ...

Caught on camera: Fireball inside West Bend Qdoba

Caught on camera: Fireball inside West Bend Qdoba

Authorities say contractors working overnight did not turn off the gas while cleaning ductwork. Read more ...