02 Jan '17, 12pm

Donald Trump's Indonesian business partner 'eyeing presidency'

JAKARTA (AFP) - An Indonesian business partner of US President-elect Donald Trump has revealed he may follow the example of the brash billionaire and run for president, a report said on Monday (Jan 2). Mr Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building two Trump Organization projects, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation he was considering becoming a candidate in Indonesia's 2019 presidential elections for the sake of the country. "If there is no one I can believe who can fix the problems of the country, I may try to run for president," said the media mogul and property developer, who has his own political party. "We need a leader with integrity who can bring a solution for the country," the 51-year-old billionaire added. If Mr Tanoesoedibjo were to be successful, it could mean there are two world leaders who have been business partners, raising fresh concerns about potential ...

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