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Are Widodo and Golkar headed for a pre-poll split?

If President Joko Widodo had selected Golkar chairman and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto as his running mate, it would have done a lot to cement the 55-year-old leader’s standing with the party ahead of next April’s legislative and presidential elections. Instead, the president’s surprise choice of conservative Muslim cleric Ma’ruf Amin, 75, and a slew […]

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