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Jokowi may announce Cabinet reshuffle this week

December 21, 2020 5:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to announce as early as this week a much-anticipated Cabinet reshuffle to replace underperforming ministers, including two ministers recently arrested for corruption, and maybe Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto.

Indonesian President Joko may reshuffle Cabinet as early as next week: Sources

December 19, 2020 4:45 PM

He is expected to replace underperforming ministers, including Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto and two ministers recently arrested for corruption.

Thai Finance Minister Predee Daochai submits resignation: Govt sources

September 01, 2020 5:28 PM

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand's recently appointed Finance Minister Predee Daochai has submitted his resignation, but the prime minister has not yet accepted it, two government sources said on Tuesday (Sept 1).

Modi's cabinet of old hands and heavyweight newcomers must perform

May 31, 2019 9:36 PM

NEW DELHI - Bouyed by a thumping win at the recent general election, India's prime minister Narendra Modi has a chosen a new cabinet comprising of experienced hands and heavyweight newcomers leading analysts to conclude that his focus will be on performance.

India's new home minister Amit Shah: Modi's enforcer emerges from behind throne

May 31, 2019 6:18 PM

NEW DELHI (AFP) - As the battle-hardened drill sergeant for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr Amit Shah has long been considered India's second most-powerful person, and his appointment on Friday (May 31) as home minister elevates his position to leader-in-waiting.

India gets first woman finance minister in years to spur economy

May 31, 2019 5:14 PM

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - Nirmala Sitharaman was appointed India's first woman finance minister in almost five decades to steer the economy through a rocky patch of weak growth and mounting global risks.

Prabowo says he has picked 'the best' for his Cabinet

April 13, 2019 5:00 AM

Indonesian presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto yesterday told a rally that he has picked the "best and the brightest" for his Cabinet if he wins next Wednesday's election.

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