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(From The Jakarta Post)
Byline: Damar Harsanto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta
It is hard to believe that the swampy area with a huge fish pond right in the center is actually supposed to be the Rp 60 billion (US$7 million) Pulo Gebang intercity bus terminal in East Jakarta.
It was supposed to become operational in 2001, but construction has been slower than molasses.
The only sign of that construction work is some upturned soil on one side of the pond and the 2-meter high wall encircling the 10.9-hectare compound, around a kilometer from the East Jakarta municipality office.
"The last construction work was done five months ago," …