Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia, cancels a planned visit to Australia following violent protests in Jakarta that resulted in one death and 12 injured.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo announces North Penajam Paser and Kutai Kartanegara regencies as location of the future capital of Indonesia. He says government will prepare a bill to submit in the House of Representatives as soon as possible.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to relocate the nation's capital from Jakarta, on the northwest coast of Java island. The new location and timing are not yet known. Jakarta, home to over 10 million people, is sinking at one of the fastest rates in the world; almost half of its area is below sea level.
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo calls on Muslim leaders at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit meeting in Jakarta to unite and be part of the solution on Palestine, noting the entire world is concerned about its deteriorating situation. Jokowi also criticizes what he calls Israel's "unilateral and illegal policies." [http:--www.thejakartapost.com-news-2016-03-07-jokowi-calls-unity-reconciliation-palestine.html ("The Jakarta Post")] [http:--www.appeal-democrat.com-news-regional_news-asia-indonesia-leader-calls-on-muslim-world-to-unite-on-palestine-article_2dda51ea-7385-555e-8898-54ac43fcb40f.html (AP via "Appeal-Democrat")]date=April 2020
An Indonesian court rejects Andrew Chan's and Myuran Sukumaran's appeal against the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo's refusal to grant them clemency against the death penalty as organisers of the Bali Nine plot to smuggle heroin to Australia in 2005.
Indonesia recalls its ambassador to Australia and will "review" Australian diplomatic positions in Jakarta following revelations that Australia had tapped the phone of the President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife.
Dulmatin, the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, is confirmed dead in a police raid in Pamulang, Jakarta, by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during a state visit in Australia.