Wong Se Kong, since renamed Surya Widianto Wong, sits on his mother’s lap in this family photo from 1961. Photo: Stanley Widianto

The day my Chinese dad was declared a ‘bona fide’ Indonesian and given a new name

Stanley Widianto is too young to recall the last time Indonesians turned on their Chinese neighbours, but seeing Jakarta’s Chinese Indonesian governor jailed by a court this year was a jolting reminder of the official prejudice his own father had to overcome

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Wong Se Kong, since renamed Surya Widianto Wong, sits on his mother’s lap in this family photo from 1961. Photo: Stanley Widianto
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