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Jokowi plays down presidential aspirations

  • Ina Parlina, Margareth S. Aritonang and Sita W. Dewi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, February 8 2013 | 09:25 am

PREMIUM In the wake of corruption cases implicating several leaders from the top political parties and the absence of fresh candidates, Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s name is being bounced about by the public as an alternative candidate for next year’s presidential election.

Various media reports, and at least three polls, show that Jokowi — the Indonesian Democratic Party of Str...