But we keep making the wrong headlines in the world press.
The murder of 36-year old Mautik Hani, from Surabaya, has placed us once again in the bad light. All of us. Only some of us abuse our maids, torture them, and kill them. But as a nation, all of us don't deserve to have maids in our homes.
Read the AFP story headlined Malaysian man faces death penalty for Indonesian maid murder here.