A young Chinese man puts a candle on a big banner in Jakarta during a ceremony in memory of victims of the 1998 riots. Photo: AFP

The Chinese Indonesians with long memories and escape plans in case racial violence flares again – despite signs of tensions easing

With Chinese former Jakarta governor in jail for insulting Islam, and less than 20 years after Asian economic crisis sparked deadly anti-Chinese riots, some families are taking no chances, with escape routes from country at the ready

Topic |   Chinese overseas

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A young Chinese man puts a candle on a big banner in Jakarta during a ceremony in memory of victims of the 1998 riots. Photo: AFP
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