Per Austrade, in 2013, Indonesia has 240M people and $1.2T GDP, biggest ASEAN of $3.5T with 6.0-6.5% growth per annum. It has many infrastructure projects such as road, rail, pipelines, power plants, water plants and ports.
In Bendigo, Dwight Walker learnt Indonesian at Golden Square High School in the 1970s, rare in Australia back then. Salamat Datang!
In 2011, Indonesia has a large proportion of Blackberry mobile phones! I worked with an Indonesian Blackberry developer who was very savvy with Location Based Services and online mobile ecommerce.
My older brother worked at a power station at Surabaya in 2000+ and later coal shipping in Kalimantan. His wife had a household bric a brac importing business from Indonesia to Australia. In about 2006, I built their first online trading Website.
West Papua has natives who are being persecuted by Indonesian military to take their land for multinational companies who lease the land to make money. This is very unjust and must be stopped.
Created 26 Jan 2013 7:43
Updated 14 Mar 2016 22:56