Photo: Nick Botter, Bikes
Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia.
Jakarta’s leafy oasis – In a hot city plagued with infrastructure problems, Suropati park in Jakarta provides an oasis for musicians, yogis and many others.
Jakarta’s malls: where the poor are invisible – In Jakarta, traffic cripples the roads, and child beggars and bag snatchers own the streets. But Indonesia’s oligarchs have a solution—massive malls with private security that have become the middle class public space of choice in the absence of civic order. Waleed Aly toured one of the biggest.