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Joko Widodo (front) presents members of his cabinet at the presidential palace in Jakarta (photo: dpa)

Jokowi brings a new look to Indonesian government

Joko Widodo has already brought a new dimension to government in Jakarta. His cabinet members were vetted by the anti-corruption and money-laundering authorities and many are technocrats rather than politicians. But despite his popularity as a ‘man of the people’, his ruling coalition has only 37 per cent of the seats in the new parliament. Much of his energy may b...
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