It has been a whirlwind few days since Indonesia pulled off its first simultaneous presidential and legislative elections. The Straits Times looks at how the historic April 17 polls turned out and what comes next.


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  • Male residents being rounded up for verification after police officers conducted a large-scale anti-drug raid in a slum community in Manila in July 2017. One resident was killed in the raid, according to police. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency age
More than 5,000 have died so far in President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on the narcotics trade - nearly all suspects killed in raids or by motorcycle-riding hitmen - yet illegal drugs continue to flood the Philippines.

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