Politics of Indonesia

Chief of Indonesia's Golkar Party and tycoon Aburizal Bakrie (centre) meets voters in Jakarta. Photo: AFP

Tycoon poses as everyman to win election head start

Once Indonesia's richest man, Aburizal Bakrie is keen to show his common touch as he eyes presidential polls in 2014, but a row with the powerful Rothschild family could derail his bid.