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The inner sanctus of trade, stopping unfair practices

Saturday, 17 May 2003 Leave a comment

The Jakarta Post, Saturday 17 May 2003, OPINION & EDITORIAL

by Yanuar Nugroho

Business nowadays is no different than what it was before, except that it is now so widespread and is such a powerful force. And what lies at the heart of business? Trade.

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Menyoal Kekuasaan Modal

Friday, 16 May 2003 Leave a comment

TEROPONG – Mingguan Hidup, Mei 2003

oleh Yanuar Nugroho

Pernahkah di suatu hari yang cerah Anda mengenakan kacamata hitam? Apa yang nampak? Bagaimana dunia terlihat oleh Anda? Semuanya mungkin tampak ‘teduh’, ‘kelabu’, walaupun sebenarnya matahari bersinar dengan teriknya membakar kulit. Itulah kekuatan kacamata hitam. Dan sekali orang merasa nyaman dengan itu, ia enggan menanggalkannya.

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Rethinking development – pain or gain? (Part 2 of 2)

Friday, 9 May 2003 Leave a comment

The Jakarta Post, Friday, May 09, 2003 – OPINION & EDITORIAL

by Yanuar Nugroho,

A second lesson is that development must be sustainable and environmentally sound. If economic development destroys the earth’s natural resource base in the process, it is self-defeating. But, this is what is happening.

The soil is being depleted, with nearly two million hectares of land worldwide eroded and some areas facing sharp losses in productivity. One-fifth of all tropical forests have been cleared, reaching a total loss of nearly 200 million hectares between 1980 and 1995.

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Rethinking development – pain or gain? (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, 8 May 2003 1 comment

The Jakarta Post, Thursday, May 08, 2003 – OPINION & EDITORIAL

by Yanuar Nugroho,

Over the past 30 years, 2 billion people were added to the world’s population, mostly in developing countries registering substantial gains in human welfare that accompanied their growth. There was a halving of the infant mortality rate in low and middle income countries, from 11 percent of live births to 6 percent, as well as a drop in illiteracy among adults from 47 to 25 percent, and for women in particular, from 57 to 32 percent.

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