THE AFTERMATH OF THE INFERNO

The Jakarta Post
TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS  I  ERWIN SUPANDI

16099563296_4dff62bf76_o The traditional trade center Pasar Klewer, Solo, inaugurated in 1971 and had over time gained prominence as both commercial and cultural place of the city, was razed by fire on 27 December, devastating most part of the 2-storey building. It was one of the first textile markets in Indonesia, and later developed into one of the biggest. Over 1500 kiosks were burnt overnight, causing hundreds of million dollars in losses and over 3000 unemployed. Continue reading THE AFTERMATH OF THE INFERNO