Indonesia’s presidential candidates Joko Widodo (left) and Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA

Indonesia election: 50,000 votes for Joko Widodo and ally found in diplomatic bags in Malaysia

  • Discovery of marked ballots ahead of overseas voting on Sunday casts a shadow over next week’s general election
  • A complaint was lodged by a campaign team member of the opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto, says elections committee
Topic |   Asia elections

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Indonesia’s presidential candidates Joko Widodo (left) and Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA
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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo takes pictures with supporters during a campaign rally, on March 24. Photo: Reuters

The appeal of Joko Widodo – Indonesian president, rock-loving everyman and giver of bicycles

As the nation prepares to elect its next leader, the slum-born furniture manufacturer, who has changed the face of politics in the world’s third-largest democracy and given away a lot of bicycles in the process, is hoping for a second term

Topic |   Indonesia

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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo takes pictures with supporters during a campaign rally, on March 24. Photo: Reuters
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