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Managing village water

Managing village water

Two communities on the slopes of West Java’s Mount Ciremai try to take control of their water needs, in the face of stiff competition

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Empty seas and hard times

Empty seas and hard times

A community in western Bali hopes that government regulation and a shift to eco-tourism will save it from the decline of its traditional fishing industry

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  • Imagining a nation divided
    Philip East - 29 Apr
    I am currently in Manado, which I understand was formerly a majority Christian city. There are now many mosques and other religious structures. I think ...
     
  • Imagining a nation divided
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    Thanks for a very interesting article highlighting the salient fact that there is often more to such incidents as portrayed in the media. Just a quick ...
     
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    Very interesting to read this background and your hypothesis. Obviously, the factors you raised need to be included when trying to make sense of the ...
     
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    This article/book is admirable. Nothing will change the past. But truth about and reconciliation with the past will go a long way towards relieving the ...

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