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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo may face multiple rivals in re-election bid

JAKARTA • It's the annual "quiet time" in Jakarta after the exodus of millions from the capital to their hometowns across Indonesia to celebrate the end of Ramadan tonight.

Most companies, ministries, government agencies, and other non-essential public services will be closed for business until next Wednesday.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 14, 2018, with the headline 'Jokowi may face multiple rivals in re-election bid'. Print Edition | Subscribe