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Jokowi builds reform momentum after sluggish start

Two years into the job, he has managed to assert his authority over Indonesia's political establishment
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 05:50
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Challenges remain for the Indonesian leader, seen here with wife Iriana: He must implement an ambitious infrastructure programme, reduce corruption and hit a 7 per cent growth target by 2019.

Singapore

AFTER a shaky start, Indonesia's leader Joko Widodo has put South-east Asia's largest economy - and his presidency - back on track.

Two years into the job, Jokowi, as he is better known, has managed to assert his authority over Indonesia's political establishment, cut