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How Powerful Is Indonesia?

Within the past decade, Indonesia has become Southeast Asia's largest economy. So just how influential is Indonesia on the world stage?

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Indonesia's President Says He Will Open Country to More Foreign Investment (time.com) "Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced plans to open his country's economy to foreign investment, the latest step in his initiative to liberalize the island nation."

The country of the future (economist.com)
"Nineteen years ago the Asian financial crisis left Indonesia in dire straits."

Indonesia's new mega-rich spend it big as inequality grows (bbc.com)
"The masters of ceremonies at this charity gala in a flashy suburban Jakarta mall are in top form tonight, entertaining hundreds of orphaned children."