Both candidates in Indonesia's upcoming presidential election, Mr Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Mr Prabowo Subianto, seek the support of ethnic Chinese Indonesians.
Yet, in a telling sign of the sensitive state of race relations, both fight shy of openly courting them, as reflected in their formal Lunar New Year greetings on Twitter.
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