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A crucial election year for India, Indonesia

With globalisation under attack and the rise of illiberal democracy, the 2019 polls in two of the largest democracies in the world merit global attention.

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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has faced challenges such as dealing with corruption and slowing economic growth.

STRADDLING the Indo-Pacific, India and Indonesia, two of Asia's largest and noisiest democracies with a combined population of over 1.6 billion hold crucial elections in 2019. Their outcome will determine if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo (or Jokowi as he is popularly...

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