Indonesia’s incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia election: Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto pull final punches as campaigning draws to a close

  • Widodo touted his infrastructure achievements and took a swipe at Prabowo’s questionable human rights record
  • Sandiaga Uno attacked Widodo for his handling of the economy and promised cheaper prices of electricity and staple goods
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Indonesia’s incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo. Photo: Reuters
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Indonesian vice-president candidate Sandiaga Uno. Photo: EPA-EFE

Review of infrastructure investments in Indonesia not scapegoating China, Jokowi’s opponent says

  • Vice-presidential candidate Sandiaga Uno says he and Prabowo Subianto will do better than Jokowi to ensure infrastructure is a ‘means to an end’ to boost job-creating industries like manufacturing
  • The duo will also tighten up ‘loose ends’ in the US$6 billion China-backed railway project linking Jakarta to Bandung, he said
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Indonesian vice-president candidate Sandiaga Uno. Photo: EPA-EFE
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