The undercurrent of animosity between Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo and
Solo Mayor Joko Widodo surfaced on Friday night when the incumbent
lashed out several times at his challenger in the first debate between
the two ahead of next Thursday’s gubernatorial runoff vote.
debate, aired live on JakTV and TVRI, was held on the same day as the
start of the official campaigning period and started out with each
candidate and their running mate expounding on their programs on a
variety of issues.
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