Is Jokowi’s Nusantara the Chinese Dream?
Concerns grow that Indonesia slips into China’s economic embrace
By: Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
Nusantara, the futuristic US$32 billion capital that President Joko Widodo seeks to build in East Kalimantan, 1,300 km from the current seething, traffic-choked megalopolis of Jakarta, may be the closest thing there is to a Chinese dream in Indonesia.
Jokowi, as the president is universally known, is pursuing…
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