The incumbent Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama still has not yet decided on whether he will enter the 2017 gubernatorial race as an independent or as a candidate backed by a coalition of political parties. Given that the deadline for the application of independent candidates is drawing near, Ahok should know what to do by the end of the month at the very latest. Why is he taking his time? What kind of political kung fu could he be using? To subscribe please click here