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Political parties lack commitment to public services

  • The Jakarta Post


| Fri, March 27 2009 | 01:43 pm

PREMIUM Despite regional autonomy having been rolled out in Indonesia a decade ago, most political parties contesting the 2009 elections have remained almost silent about improving public services at local level during their campaign rallies. Instead of explaining to their wealth-hungry constituents their strategies to alleviate poverty and improve the local economy, most parties have taken the oppor...