Ghost of Suharto Seen in Growth of Indonesia’s Remote Cities

Ghost of Suharto Seen in Growth of Indonesia’s Remote Cities

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Traffic runs on a highway in Pekanbaru. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono plans to build 30 new industrial zones across the 17,000-island archipelago and to spend $125 billion on infrastructure by 2025, including $12 billion on 20,000 kilometers of roads, enough to go halfway round the world.