Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Reuters

Jakarta’s ethnic Chinese leader is gone, is it Widodo next?

Victory in Jakarta gives the president’s rivals a new lease of life, but

they need to drain some of the poison they have injected into politics

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Reuters
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Jeffrey Hutton

Jeffrey Hutton

Jeff is based in Jakarta where he specializes in political, economic and human rights issues. He got his start in the late 1990s in Tokyo where he was a subeditor at the English edition of the Mainichi Shimbun. He went on to join Bloomberg News in Tokyo and then the Australian Financial Review in Sydney. Recently he started satupelangi.org, a website devoted to LGBT issues in Indonesia.