Daily Archives: October 2, 2013

Incredible India, Malaysia, Truly Asia and Incapacitated Indonesia

In April 2005, after flying from Hong Kong, the first thing that I noticed on my inaugural visit to Jakarta, Indonesia was the plume of of kretek, or clove-cigarette, smoke idling right outside of the arrivals hall of Soekarno-Hatta Airport.  … Continue reading

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