LATEST NATURAL DISASTERS IN INDONESIA


FEATURE-Indonesia’s rusting infrastructure stymies growth
January 14, 2008, 1:30 am
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Indonesia’s rust-bucket ferries are a symbol of the decrepit infrastructure which has plagued Southeast Asia’s biggest economy and prevented it from matching China’s meteoric growth rate.

Delivering a truckload of goods across one of the biggest of the 17,000 islands in Indonesia’s archipelago can take a week, when a journey of the same distance might take a day in Europe or the United States….

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/SP325050.htm


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