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DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
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View point: I’m coming home, to the ones I love

  • Julia Suryakusuma

Jakarta | Wed, January 23 2013 | 11:01 am

Is there a single Jakartan who hasn’t been complaining about the unending rain that has plagued us for weeks? Our city is besieged by floods that have left more than 18,000 people homeless. Over a quarter of a million have been affected in other ways, many trapped for hours in the traffic or even in their offices.

Hadi, my cousin, who works in an office building near the Hotel Indonesia t...

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