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Jakarta governor Joko Widodo marks first 100 days

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is marking his first 100 days in office on Wednesday.

Known as "Jakarta's Obama", he was elected with huge support from the urban poor and middle classes, who believed he could bring real change to the Indonesia's beleaguered capital.

He has already had to face his first big test - floods which inundated Jakarta and paralysed the city.

Karishma Vaswani reports.

  • 23 Jan 2013
  • From the section Asia
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