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May 30, 1998 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With traffic at the Port of Tanjung Priok slowing to a crawl, 31-year-old Hadi doesn't figure that his life will improve any time soon. Since the start of the year, his trucker's salary has been cut in half while the cost of fuel and food has soared by nearly 40%. Tajuddin Umar's employer has promised to find him another job after the video game parlor where he worked was looted and burned in the riots that erupted here two weeks ago.
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May 30, 1998 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With traffic at the Port of Tanjung Priok slowing to a crawl, 31-year-old Hadi doesn't figure that his life will improve any time soon. Since the start of the year, his trucker's salary has been cut in half while the cost of fuel and food has soared by nearly 40%. Tajuddin Umar's employer has promised to find him another job after the video game parlor where he worked was looted and burned in the riots that erupted here two weeks ago.
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January 23, 1999 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A controversial World Bank report concludes that Asia's financial meltdown exacted far less suffering on Indonesia than forecast, a finding that bodes well for the global economy but could jeopardize efforts to funnel relief to the millions who were casualties of the dramatic downturn. The report, which will be released Monday, suggests that the impact of the Asian crisis may not be as severe as feared.
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