Asia Sentinel’s Top 10 Stories for 2014…

1. Joko Widodo Elected as Indonesia’s President Jokowi’s meteoric rise to the head of Indonesia’s government is an indication that the citizens of Southeast Asia’s biggest democracy were tired of corruption and drift. Since his inauguration in July, he has lived up to his reputation, recasting foreign policy and trying to keep as many crooks as possible out of his cabinet despite the wishes of party head Megawati Sukarnoputri.

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