Indonesia

“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


Motorcycles in Indonesia

2.4 million: The number of motorcycle units Yamaha Motor Co expects to sell in Indonesia this year. Japan’s second-largest motorcycle maker sold 42% of its total motorcycles in Indonesia during the first half of 2012 and is relying on Southeast Asia’s largest economy and other emerging markets to drive growth. While demand has slowed worldwide,