Indonesia's new president stresses self-reliance, maritime ambitions

President Joko Widodo waves back from a horse-drawn carriage as crowds line Jakarta's main thoroughfare for the inauguration parade.

SADACHIKA WATANABE, Nikkei staff writer

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's newly sworn-in president on Monday vowed to achieve political, economic and cultural self-reliance and rallied compatriots to "redeem our glory as a maritime country." "We will maintain a free and active" foreign policy as the world's most populous Muslim country, its thir...