Meet the ethnic Chinese candidates who could sway the Indonesian election

After Christian “Chris” John retired from professional boxing, he has devoted himself to helping Indonesia’s youth and promoting sports as his way to demonstrate his love for his country.Last year, the 39-year-old Chinese Indonesian, a former World Boxing Association featherweight champion, joined the National Democrat Party (NasDem) – headed by Indonesian media mogul Surya Paloh – and is now one of its parliamentary candidates running in Central Java province.He hopes to be elected as one of…