‘You can come from nowhere and become somebody here’ (Jakarta, Indonesia)
October 25, 2015
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“It’s a frenetic capital city where tea and golf are key to getting ahead — and where your neighbour might own a pet tiger.
Behind the chaotic bumper-to-bumper traffic, glass-walled skyscrapers and narrow streets of closely packed houses, Jakarta provides a fascinating introduction to Indonesia’s diversity.
The country’s capital is both a city of great wealth, where the well-to-do employ drivers and domestic staff, wear European designer clothing and might keep a tiger as a pet, but also of extreme poverty.”
Read more @ http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20151020-is-this-asias-next-land-of-fortune
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