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Rp 172 trillion fund for Indonesian development

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Jakarta   /   Mon, September 11, 2017   /  12:32 pm
Rp 172 trillion fund for Indonesian development Beggars in Indonesian capital city Jakarta. (Shutterstock.com/Daxiao Productions)

I saw my remains being buried. My loved ones were leaving me alone in the cemetery. Then I suddenly felt I was in such a beautiful garden. Was it heaven or paradise? It was here that I met a conglomerate boss, who was familiar to me through his philanthropic activities. But his face displayed sadness. I approached him to ask why he was so depressed. The magnate related his struggle to boost the advancement of the motherland through the end of his life. However, he said that his various efforts had not been enough to help the government accelerate Indonesia’s progress and its quest to boost people’s welfare. The businessman underlined several problems facing the country, including in education. The school drop-out rate and the number of students failing to follow the nine-year compulsory study program remain high, while the quality of human resources from vocational s...

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