Special report: The missing BRIC in Indonesia’s wall
Janeman Latul and Neil Chatterjee
The Jakarta Post
The Dutch were the last to build a railway in Indonesia and that was before World War II. Their soldiers marched people off their land at gunpoint. The question of compensation did not arise.
Now, it’s the Chinese that are coming to build a new railway in Indonesia. China Railway Group has been awarded a US$4.8 billion contract to build and maintain the new line in southern Sumatra, which...