Thursday, May 28, 2009

Indonesia's no good any more.

"There is a very wealthy class here and it is growing, but so is the gap between rich and poor.

"While the top 2% are swanning around the brand name stores, more than half the country's workforce earn hardly enough to feed themselves...

"Ani looked at me as if I were mad when I mentioned the new democracy.

"'Indonesia's no good anymore,' she said emphatically." - Falling down Indonesia's social ladder

JAKARTA, 21 July 2008 (IRIN) – Thirteen toddlers are fighting for their lives in Ba’a hospital ... All of them are suffering from malnutrition.

“They are very weak – only skin and bones and swollen stomachs,” Dr Rina Sudjiawati told IRIN...

Dozens of Indonesian children under five died of malnutrition in the first six months of 2008, according to the health authorities, although no accurate figure can be determined.

The World Food Programme (WFP) estimates 13 million children in Indonesia suffer from malnutrition. In some Indonesian districts about 50 percent of infants and young children are underweight.

“Some parts of this country have even worse data than sub-Saharan Africa,” said Anne Vincent, head of the UN Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF’s) health and nutrition section in Indonesia.

Vincent is “appalled” by eating habits in Indonesia. “Sometimes they give their children only rice with water. Kids don’t grow on that.” (Jakarta (children's day, financial reform, sex work, and ...)

Indonesia's president is General (retired) Yudhoyono, a friend of the Pentagon.


Saturday, May 02, 2009


Photo of teen model Manohara (right) from

"In brief, the girl is just 17. Reputedly she was the girlfriend of a Bakrie scion when, in December 2006, she, along with her sister Daisy, was invited to dinner by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Abdul Razak. This was where she met her future husband, who reputedly raped her a year later.

"Presumably he took her virginity because they married in August last year. And he is seemingly a right shit because she fled back to Indonesia a couple of months later alleging domestic abuse - he slashed her breasts with a razor and treated her "as a statue" to be brought out at royal functions."-

Police Investigate Alleged Kidnapping By Kelantan Prince

Manohara's Mom Says One Smiley Photo Is Not Enough

Who is Manohara Odelia Pinot, Indonesian Model