Oleh Ahmad Arif – The global financial crisis, which began far away in the United States, appears to have also become a bugbear for workers in Indonesia.
Economy & Investment
Jakarta – The number of workers that have already been dismissed appears to be extraordinarily large. At least, this is the version being given by employers.
Jakarta – The threat of a wave of dismissals as a consequence of the global crisis is beginning to be concretely felt by the manufacturing sector.
Woman: ...Global financial crisis, local crisis, high prices...
Man: ...No problem... Our economic foundations are solid you know...
Badge reads: Vote for me.
Black hose reads: Infrastructure
White hose reads: Bureaucracy
Writing on pot plant: Investment
- Wall Street
Jakarta – The national banking industry appears to be controlled by foreign interests.
Joniansyah, Tangerang – The increase in the price of fuel in late May has resulted in the collapse of thousands of small- and medium-scale enterprises (SME) in Tangerang regency.
Joniansyah, Tangerang – More than 18 thousand employees from various companies in the Jakarta satellite city of Tangerang are now unemployed.