Mar 20, 2018 Last Updated 7:10 AM, Mar 17, 2018



Review: Goenawan's essays investigate the meaning of difference in many forms

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Generation 98

Djenar Maesa Ayu – one of Indonesia’s exciting new female authors

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Review: Toraja comes alive in this book through the detailed descriptions and interlinking of political, social, economic, and religious processes.

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Review: This book is an important and timely discussion of how nation, belonging, same-gender/same-sex identity and desire as well as geography all intersect in Indonesia

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Review: This book provides readers with an alternative history of Indonesia

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Review: A History of Modern Indonesia is written in eloquent prose and contains fascinating information on different eras of Indonesian history.

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Saving Lombok’s beaches 

Mar 09, 2018 - GARY FORSDIKE

Loading the day's waste from Gili Air for transport to a Lombok dump

Well-informed local organisations could save Lombok’s beaches from a largely local threat 

Diplomasi pendopo dan gamelan sekar laras

Feb 16, 2018 - DUNCAN GRAHAM

Crossing the finish line

Feb 13, 2018 - JOSH STENBERG 2

Wilson Tjandinegara (photo courtesy of Guoji Ribao)

Bilingual Chinese-Indonesian writer Wilson Tjandinegara built bridges within Indonesia’s literary culture

A showcase of harmony

Feb 13, 2018 - JOSH STENBERG

The Leyun Choir (樂韻合唱團) performs

Celebrating Indonesia’s birthday with the Mandarin choirs of Jakarta

Review: Ending the silence

Feb 07, 2018 - JOOST COTE

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