Indonesia's President Joko Widodo speaks to China's President Xi Jinping during a photo session at the G20 summit in Osaka last June. Photo: Reuters Indonesia's President Joko Widodo speaks to China's President Xi Jinping during a photo session at the G20 summit in Osaka last June. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo speaks to China's President Xi Jinping during a photo session at the G20 summit in Osaka last June. Photo: Reuters
Johannes Nugroho
Opinion

Opinion

Johannes Nugroho

Why Hong Kong’s autonomy from Beijing matters to Indonesia

  • Sympathy, wariness and ethnic pride collide in the country of 270 million, where most Chinese Indonesians tend to be pro-Beijing
  • The notion of secession is anathema to Jakarta, given its own domestic issues but also because ‘one country, two systems’ benefits it economically

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo speaks to China's President Xi Jinping during a photo session at the G20 summit in Osaka last June. Photo: Reuters Indonesia's President Joko Widodo speaks to China's President Xi Jinping during a photo session at the G20 summit in Osaka last June. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo speaks to China's President Xi Jinping during a photo session at the G20 summit in Osaka last June. Photo: Reuters
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