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Trouble ahead for Widodo as Indonesian economy skids

Palace officials know the economy is slowing but feel they are being let down by a cabinet heavy on politicians and short on experienced technocrats.


WHEN Indonesian President Joko Widodo summoned his economy ministers to the palace this week to discuss growth slumping to its lowest level since 2009, they weren't the only ones to show up.

Dozens of senior figures from Mr Widodo's political party arrived to make their