Indonesia at the Crossroads (Sigh) Agai…

In one direction beckons people like Sri Mulyani Indrawati, the country's finance minister. Clean, capable, she's the anti-politician Indonesians love and who foreign investors can't stop talking about. Barely a month passes without Mulyani winning some sort of global gong; this month she's Euromoney Magazine's Finance Minister of the Year - for the second time. At 46, Mulyani symbolises the Indonesia that is possible, one that works properly, a competent resourceful Indonesia that wants to prosper away from the chronic corruption and cronyism that pollutes from the country’s grubby past.

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