The challenge of reducing Indonesia’s “pockets of poverty”

Reducing poverty in Indonesia by helping up to 80 million people who live on under US$2 a day remains the key challenge for Indonesian authorities, a UN aid expert said last week.

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Welcome for Myanmar decision to shelter sea migrants

Myanmar’s decision to take in more than 200 boat migrants has been welcomed by the UN refugee agency which on Friday called for further action to rescue more than 3,500 people still stranded at sea.

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