Indonesian leader Sukarno with China’s Mao Zedong in 1956. File photo

The Chinese who fled Sukarno’s Indonesia to build a new Bali under Mao

  • A presidential decree 60 years ago sparked an exodus of Chinese from the newly independent country
  • Tens of thousands were shipped to Mao-era China, where despite hardships they felt finally at home
Topic |   Chinese overseas
Indonesian leader Sukarno with China’s Mao Zedong in 1956. File photo
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