17 April 2012 It has been over three months since I left my flat in New Haven, but it felt like only yesterday. I could see that last few days very vividly in my mind: half-empty boxes around me, my two large suitcases flowing to the brim, and a big tug in my chest. [...]
The sense of danger must not disappear: The way is certainly both short and steep, However gradual it looks from here; Look if you like, but you will have to leap. Tough-minded men get mushy in their sleep And break the by-laws any fool can keep; It is not the convention but the fear That [...]
Gita Wirjawan is the Chairman of BKPM, Indonesia’s Investment Board. He is in charge of raising Indonesia’s invesment rates to levels that would accellerate social and economic development and let Indonesia realize its potential as a rising power in Southeast Asia.
Indonesia’s remarkable Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati led Indonesia’s response to the global financial crisis in 2008/9 and ensured that Indonesia weathered the crisis well, with growth reduced to the 4-5% range but without the economic disruption that occurred in other countries or in Indonesia during the crisis of the 90s.