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‘Odong-odong’ survives by taking children to parks

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, November 10 2012 | 08:49 am
‘Odong-odong’ survives by taking children to parks

PREMIUM A man drives an odong-odong amusement ride on Jl. Angkasa in Central Jakarta. The kids pay for Rp. 1,000 (10 US cents) a ride. (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)Green, green, everywhere, but no parks to play in.

The office buildings, mansions and golf courses of the capital offer plenty of shady gardens and green expanses to those who can access them.

Children like 3-year-old Muhammad Hafiz, ho...