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Jokowi faces tough task of managing voters' expectations

Rivals may obstruct his reform plan in new Parliament where he has minority support

Honeymoon over? Jokowi and his transition team now aim to contain unrealistic expectations or they risk disillusioning supporters after taking office on Oct 20.

[JAKARTA] Incoming Indonesian president Joko Widodo is trying to manage the expectations of his supporters and investors as an opposition-dominated Parliament likely to obstruct his ambitious reform programme convened on Wednesday.

Mr Joko, popularly known as Jokowi, the popular former...

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