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Lifestyle: Indonesians have poor reading habits

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Sat, January 7 2017   /  01:22 am

Here are the four shortened versions of the articles published at Lifestyle channel on www.thejakartapost.com. If you are keen to read the full articles or want to look for more interesting lifestyle pieces, complete with photos and videos, swing by to the Lifestyle channel on our website. For a quick access, download QR scanner application in your smartphone and scan the codes display next to the articles.The case of reading and preserving Indonesian literature

In March 2016, a study conducted by Central Connecticut State University (CCTU) entitled “Most Literate Nation of the World” placed Indonesia as the 60th most literate nation out of 61 nations on the list, above only Botswana, and below fellow ASEAN member Thailand. A survey by UNESCO in 2012 records that only one out of 1,000 people in Indonesia have an interest in reading. It might sound meagre enough, but ...