From youth voters to short-lived fears of golput, here are 5 takeaways from the Indonesian election
Incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, 57, appears on course to win a second term despite having a mixed track record. While official results will not be announced soon, his rival Prabowo Subianto, a former special forces general, has indicated he will contest the outcome. Here are some takeaways from Wednesday’s general elections in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.1. TWO-TERM PRESIDENTIf his victory is confirmed, Jokowi will join former general Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (2004-2014) as a two…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, From youth voters to short-lived fears of golput, here are 5 takeaways from the Indonesian election, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Wednesday, 17 April
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