May 28, 2017 Last Updated 4:12 AM, May 24, 2017

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Review: Man Tiger strikes!

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Longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize Eka Kurniawan’s novel signals the birth of a sophisticated crime noir genre in Indonesian literature

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Old and poor

May 23, 2017 - SAFRINA THRISTIAWATI

An old woman walks down the street.

Indonesia’s welfare schemes are failing to support older citizens

Review: Hope and despair in Aceh

May 15, 2017 - KAREN KARTOMI THOMAS

Mahdi Abdullah speaks to guests at Transmemorabilia. (Australia Plus)

Contemporary Indonesian painter Mahdi Abdullah exhibits Acehnese culture in Melbourne 

Essay: Hope in the darkness

May 06, 2017 - ANGELA RICHARDSON

Kalsoom Jaffari has dedicated her life in Indonesia to helping other refugees

A Hazara fleeing persecution has dedicated her life in Indonesia to helping her fellow refugees in Bogor

A lottery love affair

Apr 25, 2017 - THIJS SCHUT

Discussing the lottery at the end of the day. (Thijs Schut)

On the island of Flores, a Singaporean lottery based on the Chinese zodiac is a popular pastime

Online dating apps blocked

Apr 18, 2017 - DINA LISTIORINI AND SHARYN GRAHAM DAVIES

Screenshot: A young man looks over the Grindr app interface. (Brondongmanis Channel via Youtube)

A government crackdown on dating apps is depriving LGBT Indonesians of a crucial resource

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