Indonesian author showers cash from plane / PHOTO

An Indonesian author tossed 100 million rupiah ($10,740) from a plane on Sunday to promote his new book, prompting a scramble for cash among poor residents below.

Indonesian author showers cash from plane / PHOTO

Tung Desem Waringin showered the cash from the plane over Serang, 75 km (45 miles) west of the capital Jakarta. Around 500 people scooped up the money, organizers said.


Money and seminar tickets amounting to 100 million rupiah ($10,700) ...


Millions of Indonesians live on less than 2 dollars a day.


People scramble to retrieve money and seminar tickets, amounting ...


Waringin promoted his first book, a bestseller, in 2005 by riding a horse along Jakarta's main streets dressed as one of the country's most celebrated war heroes. His second book is on marketing.


People struggle to grab money dropped from an airplane at a ...


He carried out his latest stunt after being denied permission to shower cash over Jakarta.


People scramble to retrieve money and seminar tickets, amounting ...



Reuters

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