Month: September 2017

Taking religious harmony as his rallying call Purwakarta regent Dedi Mulyadi (left) with a local resident. Eager to put Indonesia back on track as a pluralist nation, he has won the support of its two largest parties in his run for governor.

Sep 18, 2017 Jokowi ally eyes West Java governor’s seat to champion diversity in Indonesia Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja Indonesia Correspondent In Purwakarta (West Java) He is a close ally of President Joko Widodo and known for promoting religious tolerance. Mr Dedi Mulyadi, 46, is also credited with helping to turn Purwakarta, a […]

Fear and loathing

Source Dawn LAHORE: Shagufta’s tuition class is busy studying, the only sound being that of the whirring fan above and the steady hum of the students reading in a low voice. Two of the children are recent school dropouts — brothers Sahil and Sajid — and till they find another […]