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Bittersweet life in Jakarta

  • Faiza Mardzoeki

Yogyakarta | Sat, November 5 2016 | 09:44 am

PREMIUM I was heading to Terminal 3 at the Soekarno-Hatta airport about to head “back to the village” of Ngepas, Sleman, 15 kilometers north of the center of Yogyakarta, after 25 years in Jakarta. I arrived in Jakarta from my home near Purwokerto in August 1990, and this morning a mix of thoughts filled my mind.

Politics in Jakarta is heated at the moment. The election campaign for the governo...