JAKARTA — Indonesia's rocky road to economic recovery remains unpaved, riddled with political and social potholes, as well as the usual suspects in the business sector. Wounds from the country's meltdown that began in 1997 have not healed. The banking system is crippled by nearly US$500 billion in bad loans; unemployment is running more than 14%, and the automotive industry is operating at 33% of capacity, or less. Shock waves from the toppling of President Suharto in 1998 after 32 years ...

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