Air Force One

Kompas – February 18, 2012
Air Force One

Air Force One: Republic of Brokers

In a nod to the plane used by the US president, the government will spend $US138 million on a presidential jet to be called “Indonesian Air Force One”. The state railway company meanwhile, whose $90 million annual budget is barely enough to maintain existing networks, announced it will install concrete balls to rake over the top of trains in Jakarta in the latest attempt to deter roof riders, a common practiced during peak hours when limited train services are crammed beyond capacity with poor working-class commuters.