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Indonesia: Land of Contrasts

Traffic Jams

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Traffic Jams

Traffic is endemic in Jakarta. Business executives deal with the delays by working on their laptops and making phone calls in their cars while being transported by local drivers, according to Bill Rising, an American expatriate now working in Indonesia.

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