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Betawi big boys rule Jakarta underworld

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, August 28 2009 | 01:21 pm
Betawi big boys rule Jakarta underworld

Ushered to the top primarily by the authorities, Jakarta’s native ethnic Betawi are now basking in a revival era as the conquerors of Jakarta’s lucrative underworld business, after decades of merely enjoying the leftovers. The Jakarta Post’s Rendi A. Witular and Andra Wisnu investigate the changing landscape of the capital’s seedy underbelly, which by nature is the meticulous creation of p...