Market Pulse : The Importance of Adapting
If we look back, we canít help notice how technological change has often altered the direction of past events. And if we delve deeper, it turns out the ability to adapt by understanding and responding to technological change becomes critical, if we donít want to be left behind or be consumed by it.
Last year, we saw physical clashes on the streets of Jakarta, between drivers of conventional taxi…
Playing With the Fire of Conservatism
The most recent study by the State Islamic University (UIN) in Jakarta yielded surprising -- and worrying -- results: over 80 percent of the respondents rejected the idea of a non-Muslim leader and the establishment of other houses of worship in their areas.
UIN's Islamic and Social Studies Center (PPIM) conducted the study on 500 schoolteachers of (the Muslim) religion in five provinces at the end of last year. Some respondents also rejected the idea of educators of other faiths teaching in a public school.