Desy Setyowati – Civil society organisations will hold a People’s Summit on Alternative Development on October 8-10 in Sanur, Bali.
Poverty & Social Inequity
From an op-ed piece titled The Dangers of Data Illiteracy
Hanif Mustafa, Bandar Lampung – International Women’s Day (IWD) in the North Sumatra city of Bandar Lampung was commemorated in a number of different ways.
Denpasar – It is estimated that economic disruption will result in the loss of between 45-50 million jobs in Indonesia in the near future.
Ambon – Vice President M Jusuf Kalla has warned that inequality levels in Indonesia have become quite dangerous because of religious differences between the rich and the poor.
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...
President Widodo has said that poverty levels are rising on account of slow economic growth and food-price increases resulting in the gini coefficient, which reflects the gap between rich and the p
Yura Syahrul – According to the World Bank, inequality levels in Indonesia have steadily increased over the last 15 years.
Kid: Is there any ‘Dilkin’ (Justice for the poor) Dad?
Man: What there is... is ‘Misnurani’... a poverty of conscience!
Fiki Ariyanti, Jakarta – Forbes magazine has again released a list of the richest people in the world, including from Indonesia.