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Indonesian First Daughter Shuns Special Treatment

The daughter of new Indonesian President Joko Widodo has turned a routine civil service exam into the subject of a national focus by turning down the special privileges normally afforded to the relatives of the country's elite. Kahiyang Ayu did nothing more Thursday than show up for the civil service exam in the city of Solo and take the test with more than 6,000 others. The move has caused a stir in Indonesia, where corruption and nepotism are chronic problems, and the children of...

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