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Bureaucracy derails Jokowi's infrastructure plans

Nearly half the 10 projects to which he gave priority are languishing for lack of cooperation among ministries

Mr Widodo is racing to create sufficient jobs as he struggles to revive economic growth that has fallen to the lowest in 6 years.


INVESTORS hoping for President Joko Widodo to speed work on Indonesia's infrastructure projects have been disappointed, with a plan for a US$2 billion airport railway line in the capital spotlighting the delays and bureaucratic infighting involved.

Nearly half the 10...