Vendors at Ubud, Bali market, Sept 2005. Wikimedia Commons

The Jakarta Post-Oct 22

We can rest assured by the pledges made by the two presidential candidates and their camps that they will not politicize religion, race, ethnicity and inter-group rivalries in their campaign for the April 17, 2019 presidential and legislative elections.   Since identity politics will no longer be an issue, we assume that economic issues, notably those directly related to the interests of the common people, will be the center of the campaigning circuit.

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