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VP pick reflects power struggle in Jokowi coalition

  • Sita W. Dewi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, August 11 2018 | 12:40 am

PREMIUM After months of speculation, weeks full of red herrings and last-minute changes on all sides, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo was the first to reveal his cards, announcing his coalition’s final decision to endorse the nation’s top cleric, Ma’ruf Amin, as his vice-presidential candidate, a day before the candidate registration deadline.

Later, before midnight, Jokowi’s challenger,...