Image of Asia: Indonesian leader travels to son's graduation by economy-class seat

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi", left, and his wife Iriana, right, congratulate his son Kaesang Pangarep, center, after attending the graduation ceremony for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme of his son, at the Anglo Chinese School (International), in Singapore, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Jokowi flew to Singapore to attend the graduation of his youngest son, Kaesang Pangarep. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)


Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi", center, and his wife Iriana, center left, helps a student graduate take a selfie with a smartphone after attending a graduation ceremony for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme of his son Kaesang Pangarep, top right, at the Anglo Chinese School (International), in Singapore, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Jokowi flew to Singapore to attend the graduation of his youngest son Kaesang Pangarep. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)


In this photo by Wong Maye-E, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi," and his wife Iriana congratulate their son Kaesang Pangarep, who received an international baccalaureate diploma at the Anglo Chinese School (International) in Singapore. The president attended Friday's ceremony after flying in economy class on a commercial flight from Jakarta. At the school, he also posed with VIPs and took selfies with other graduates. Cabinet Secretary Andi Widjojanto said Widodo chose not to take the presidential plane because it was a personal trip.

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