The next China? Indonesia emerging as a new Asian powerhouse

Indonesia is experiencing a burst of unprecedented economic and political optimism. The world’s fourth most populous country, with some 250 million people, is emerging as a powerhouse of Southeast Asia, at the dawn of an awakening that many compare to pre-boom China three decades ago.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to the media with his cabinet members at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta. Associated Press

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