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Indonesia’s gift
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Within 24 hours after an earthquake and a tsunami struck the island of Sulawesi last Friday, dozens of countries offered assistance to Indonesia. Not until three days later did President Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, decide to accept international aid. Perhaps he was persuaded after a visit to the tsunami-hit city of Palu and saw the anger of residents over the government’s slow response to the vast devastation from waves as high as 20 feet. read more


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