Topics » Health   July 19, 2011

Indonesia Rising: A Country's Evolution


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A play area for children inside a large shopping mall is a popular spot for families in Cianjur. Indonesia's booming economy, fueled by rising commodity prices and foreign investment, is helping to raise the standard of living for millions. In 2009, 50 million Indonesians were considered "middle class".