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Candidates' picks for running mates surprise many in Indonesia

Jokowi's choice an apparent bid to satisfy coalition parties; Prabowo eyes youth vote

And then there were two.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Gerindra Party chief Prabowo Subianto will once again face off for the presidency next year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2018, with the headline 'Candidates' picks for running mates surprise many in Indonesia'. Print Edition | Subscribe