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Indonesia should choose its investment partners more wisely

Fallout from Jakarta-Bandung rail project may damage ties with Japan and China

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Construction site of the high-speed railway that will connect Jakarta to Bandung during the groundbreaking ceremony in Cikalong Wetan in January 2016.   © AP

Dr. Asmiati Malik is an assistant professor at Universitas Bakrie Indonesia.

Japan has made no secret of its disappointment at losing a bid to a Chinese contractor to build the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail link.

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