A wage increase in Jakarta this week doesn't go far enough in settling labor disputes that are roiling the country's manufacturing sector, says Associate Fellow Michael Buehler.
The ice cream mooncake has turned tradition on its head. Does it still carry symoblic meaning for the mid-autumn festival? Like so many objects before it, the mooncake is writing its own biography.
A man pulls a cart of new, green gas bottles which are used for home cooking in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 27, 2012. (Uncle Capung /Flickr)
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