US visit - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US visit


Indonesia gov’t denies paying PR company to gain White House access

Nov 07, 2015 - 9:26 PM

The Government of Indonesia did not employ the services of lobbyists for the preparation of the President s visit to the US

ISU LOBI. Menteri Luar Negeri Retno Marsudi memberikan keterangan pada pers, Sabtu, 7 November 2015. Ia membantah isu penggunaan pelobi untuk membuka akses antara Presiden Joko Widodo dengan Presiden Barack Obama. Foto oleh Sigid Kurniawan/Antara

Who is the 31-year-old entrepreneur part of Jokowi's US entourage?

Oct 28, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Nadiem Makarim is a young Harvard graduate and the founder of what might be called the Uber of the motorcycle world

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'Epic' fail: Washington Post mistakes Indonesian defense minister for Jokowi

Oct 28, 2015 - 12:38 PM

The prestigious newspaper admits to its mistake and promises a correction

NOT JOKOWI. The Washington Post mistakenly captions this photo as President Joko Widodo. Photo from Twitter

Indonesia to join Obama's TPP

Oct 27, 2015 - 8:10 AM

Indonesia is an open economy and with a population of 250 million we are the largest economy in Southeast Asia Indonesia intends to join the TPP

US TRIP. Joko Widodo meets with the Indonesian community in the USA. Photo from Jokowi's FB account

The wRap Indonesia: Jokowi meets Obama, deadly South Asia quake

Oct 27, 2015 - 7:57 AM

Other stories include warships arriving to help haze victims and updates on Asia stocks

US VISIT. Indonesian president Joko Widodo arrives in the United States. Photo from Widodo's Facebook

Jokowi cuts US trip short to attend to haze crisis

Oct 26, 2015 - 11:20 PM

The Palace confirmed that President Joko Widodo is canceling the San Francisco leg of his trip due to the complaints from the public on the impact of the haze on their health

US VISIT. Indonesian president Joko Widodo arrives in the United States. Photo from Widodo's Facebook

Jokowi in US: Obama to host White House welcome

Oct 26, 2015 - 8:41 AM

Furniture salesman turned president Joko Widodo makes his maiden visit to Washington exactly a year after taking office

US VISIT. Indonesian president Joko Widodo arrives in the United States. Photo from Widodo's Facebook

Jokowi's trip to US aims to change Indonesia's corrupt image

Oct 20, 2015 - 5:09 PM

They are hoping the visit sends the message that the restrictive and unfriendly regulatory environment is changing in Indonesia

TRIP TO US. President Joko Widodo will try to change the opinion on Indonesia during his US trip. Photo by AFP

Obama, pope unite for action on migrants, climate

Sep 24, 2015 - 2:30 AM

Seven out of 10 Americans have a favorable impression of Francis according to a recent Washington Post ABC poll

Statistical tie, Xi’s US visit, Gilas vs Palestine | 6PM wRap

Sep 23, 2015 - 6:16 PM

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Climate protest, emojis and packed subways for pope's US visit

Sep 21, 2015 - 11:49 PM

The following are briefs about the pope s tour which will also include stops in New York and Philadelphia

Pope Francis (L) waves as he arrives, accompanied by Cuba's President Raul Castro, at the airport in Havana, Cuba, September 19, 2015. Photo by Tony Gentle/EPA

PH, Japan to discuss 'transfer of military assets'

May 26, 2015 - 7:02 AM

President Benigno Aquino III will be in Japan from June 2 5 for a state visit as the two countries face maritime and territorial disputes with China

ALLIES: Philippines and Japan strengthen cooperation on security issues

Aquino in Boston: The dog-handler is now president

Sep 22, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Read the full text of President Aquino s speech before the Filipino community in Boston where he and his family lived in exile

US to help build PH Coast Watch

Jun 09, 2012 - 3:09 AM

UPDATED US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces aid for Philippine maritime security during a luncheon for President Benigno Aquino III

Obama backs Philippines on sea freedom

Jun 09, 2012 - 2:00 AM

UPDATED The US President pledges support for PH efforts to upgrade its military and build a minimum credible defense posture

Obama urged to confront PNoy on killings

Jun 07, 2012 - 8:22 PM

Human Rights Watch urges US President Barack Obama to press President Aquino on extrajudicial killings