Waste of talent

21st April 2000 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Waste of talent: children sort used paper at a junkyard in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. Many youngsters have been forced to give up school and help their parents earn money since the country was plunge into economic crisis in 1997. Despite this, the Internation Monetary Fund, meeting this week in Washington, insists that Indonesia is making encouraging progress towards economic reform. Photograph by REUTERS.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today