10 must-reads for today

President Joko Widodo meeting supporters during a visit to an upcoming train station.
President Joko Widodo meeting supporters during a visit to an upcoming train station.PHOTO: INDONESIAN PRESIDENTIAL PALACE/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

1 Tight race for president

Survey results released yesterday show that rivals of Indonesian President Joko Widodo are gaining significant ground on the incumbent, with polling day for the presidential election less than a month away.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Subscribe