CEO, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia: Warih Andang Tjahjono Why the fuss over a national car?
Warih Andang Tjahjono officially became CEO of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMI) early this month. With 95 percent of its shares held by the Japanbased Toyota Motor Corporation and five percent by Astra International, TMMI churns out 536,000 cars every year, of which 169,000 are exported. The models range from the Kijang Innova to the Vios and the Fortuner.
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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.