Jokowi Uses Election Win to Tackle Indonesia Growth Risks

May 21, 2019 - Fortune

Jokowi, as the president is known, won the April 17 presidential race with 55.5% of votes, official results released on Tuesday showed. His margin of victory over his opponent Prabowo Subianto almost doubled from 2014, while parties in his coalition are set for a majority in the lower house of parliament. Prabowo hasn't conceded yet and his supporters are planning protests, prompting authorities to lock down parts of the capital.

The president must now deliver on a reform agenda that i...