Mayor Ridwan Kamil rides through Bandung city. Photo: AFP

This man cleaned up a ‘City of Pigs’. But for Indonesian voters, he needs to be pious, too

The gubernatorial race in West Java is indicative of a new normal in the Muslim-majority country – for politicians, even stellar track records of reform are no longer enough, as mayor of Bandung Ridwan Kamil is finding out

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Mayor Ridwan Kamil rides through Bandung city. Photo: AFP
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