Get rich quick

Kompas – October 29, 2016
Get rich quick

Kid: Where's the result of two years work? We're still poor!

Man: Patience... you want to get rich in an instant? Hurry off and see a mystic who can multiply banknotes...

Amid the arrest of a cult leader who attracted hundreds of followers due to his supposed mystical ability to multiply banknotes, the starkness of Indonesia's wealth inequality was quantified in the latest study by multinational financial services company Credit Suisse which found that 49.3% of the nation's wealth is owned by the top 1% in 2016.