The Empire of the archipelago belonged and belongs to the capitalistic world. Indonesians will remember the Asian financial crises ’97. It took the country a decade to bounce back.
This time ,Finance Minister Agus Martowardojo says, RI will weather the storm. What’s happening right now 12000 km North West of Jakarta reminds of 15 [...]
This article asserts president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono paid tribute to democracy last week. He was quoted saying “democratic success has to be built, earned and improvised every step of the way.”
Referring to the findings of Marcus Mietzner, who is an Australian University scholar, the article continues by stating that during SBY’s [...]
It’s almost too good to be accidental.
Last Friday was the World’s Anti-Corruption Day. And that very day they got her ! Nunun was nabbed and arrested at long last.
Nunun Nurbaeti is suspected of having bribed legislators in order to have another notorious lady who has been convicted in the meantime, Miranda Goeltom, [...]
This week my grandson Kris comes home to us. Actually I should say he leaves home; because he lives in Jakarta and will visit us in Zeist, Netherlands. Naturally I hope he will enjoy it as much as we will. Anyway, we will try to hide the gloomy economic mood here, which is so [...]
“If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.” (Dorothy|Parker)
Aburizal Bakrie is warming up for the ’14 presidential elections.
He is the third generation patriarch of a dynasty. That family is headed by a man worth $ 2.1 billion ( which was [...]