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Rawa Bening: A gem of a market

  • Catriona Richards


Jakarta | Mon, September 6 2010 | 09:25 am

PREMIUM From the outside, the Jakarta Gems Center looks like any other mall in East Jakarta.

Standing opposite the Jatinegara train station in bold primary colors, the three-storey air-conditioned complex with underground parking appears to be just another unremarkable addition to Jakarta’s mall-obsessed shopping culture. What the center has to offer is another story altogether.

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