Hot News: Clinton Goes To The Toilet

In an apparently newsworthy item, the Jakarta Post, quoting, reports Hillary Clinton visiting USAID-sponsored toilets in Petojo, Central Jakarta. This visit comes right after her meeting with President SBY.It’s a bit sad that a high-powered diplomat from the US deems it very important to visit a toilet location in Jakarta in the short 2-day trip…

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Failed Musician, Reformed Gadget Freak and Eating Extraordinaire.

6 responses to “Hot News: Clinton Goes To The Toilet”

  1. Ari Tamat says :

    "Apparently" newsworthy? I think Clinton’s visit to the toilets was one of the most important parts of her visit. It’s a scandal that Indonesia has to rely on foreign aid to fund public toilets, while at the same time, developers are building swanky new shopping malls for the spoilt middle class.

  2. joebarry says :

    that was actually one of my points in the article, asking why the toilet was so important….and I do agree with you – Indonesia is even more liberal with business that it claims to be, even compared to the US. People with money only concentrate on making more money, not making life better.

  3. mbak maya says :

    It’s a nice blog. Salam kenal ya….

  4. joebarry says :

    @mbak maya thanks dan salam kenal juga…

  5. Oom Waway says :

    300 + million rupiah for toilets that smell and even look stinky, built by very cheap labor.. should it raise questions??

  6. joebarry says :

    @oom waway That’s why Plis Deh Jakarta exists, to start people asking questions πŸ˜€

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