Indonesia

King of the swingers

Nestled in its natural habitat of Borneo, the male proboscis monkey is the undoubted stud of the primate world. After using its huge nose to woo a female following, it then spends its days trying to keep them faithful


Forbes’ top 12 Southeast Asian Power Businesswomen 2012

  Wendy Yap Position: President Director and CEO Company: PT Nippon Indosari Corpindo Net sales (2012): +$123m Country: Indonesia Yap has led Indonesia's most profitable baking company since 1998. Her father, Piet Yap, one of the founders of the country's biggest flour miller, Bogasari Flour Mills, co-founded Nippon Indosari in 1995, and the company now [...]


“The pot-bellied police run too slow… Once they reach their ideal body weight, they are free to walk out of the programme”

Wahyu Widada, police chief of Tangerang, a city near Jakarta, explains why nearly 130 officers will be required to undertake compulsory physical exercise for a total of four-and-a-half hours over three days each week. The implementation of the fitness programme comes after overweight police officers proved to be too unfit to catch fleeing criminals. Their