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Retno L.P. Marsudi: Going Dutch

  • Willy Wilson

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, January 11 2012 | 09:47 am
Retno L.P. Marsudi: Going Dutch

PREMIUM Courtesy of Retno L.P. MarsudiThe scent of shredded pandanus leaves was in the air and the soothing sounds of gamelan were playing on her desktop. That rainy Monday afternoon, Retno L.P. Marsudi sat down in her cozy office on the second floor of the Foreign Affairs Ministry building on Jl. Pejambon in Central Jakarta.

ā€œIā€™m a real Javanese woman ā€” hence the pandanus fragrance and the ...