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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Prejudice at the Polling Booth

Tim Mann*

When 121 million Indonesians went to the polls to vote in the country's first direct presidential elections in 2004, Wahyu Adi Nugroho was not among them. It was not apathy that kept him away. It was 15 kilograms of steel and rubber. Nugroho, 35, is from Pundong in Bantul, Yogyakarta. He used to use a wheelchair, and he could not vote because his local…



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AN Olympic tanker is sailing halfway around the world to deliver 950,000 barrels of oil to Java. After leaving West Africa, this 150,000-ton tanker will reach Cilacap in Central Java, on March 24.

"It is carrying crude oil from Sonangol.