Two bomb blasts rocked the central business district of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing eight people and injuring dozens more. Jim Della-Giacoma, South East Asia Project Director in Jakarta for the International Crisis Group, joins The Takeaway with more.
With shrinking budgets and expanding populations, cities across the globe are desperate for cheap mass transit. From Johannesburg to Jakarta to Cleveland, city governments are choosing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)? a bus system that acts like a train.
As she continues her inaugural trip across Asia, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be in Indonesia today. As the Obama administration makes a push to strengthen relations with Southeast Asia, what will Clinton be hearing from her Indonesian hosts?
Four years ago, a deadly tsunami struck Indonesia, killing more than 200,000 people. Hardest hit was the province of Aceh. Reporter Jocelyn Ford revisits the area and updates us on what life is like today, especially for one survivor.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is located on the north coast of New Guinea. Jayapura is the capital of the Indonesian province of Papua. Anchor Marco Werman hears from journalist Danna Harman, who recently returned from a trek deep into Papua's rainforests.
Indonesians are struggling to pay for basic food items and although the government is trying to control prices, the effort is not easing the pain for Indonesia's poor, as Rebecca Henschke reports from Jakarta.
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