Jul 02, 2016 Last Updated 2:44 AM, Jun 22, 2016

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Samarinda’s deadly mining pits

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A dispensable threat

Jun 13, 2016 - Benjamin Hegarty and Ferdiansyah Thajib

Information and Communication Ministry ordered instant messaging applications including LINE, to remove emoticons depicting same-sex intimacy

LGBT rights and recognition have been under attack in the Indonesian media, for various reasons

Transboundary haze 

Jun 07, 2016 - Helena Varkkey

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A regional problem with a regional cause  

Review: Palm oil and patronage

Jun 06, 2016 - Patrick Anderson

An investigation into the transboundary haze and the palm plantations in Indonesia

Review: Kartini’s complete legacy

May 30, 2016 - Pam Allen

Bringing Kartini’s entire anthology of writings together for the first time reveals the depths of her pioneering influence

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Readers said:

  • A dispensable threat
    Charlotte - 18 Jun
    Thank you for this article, which is very informative and gratefully distancing himself from the actual hysteria!
  • Wooden radios, bamboo bicycles and human cocoons
    Lutfianna - 08 Jun
    I happened to meet Mr. Singgih, stayed at Omah Yudhi, and even had a chance to visit Magno headquarter. Truly inspiring! Not only they offer eco-friendly ...
  • Review: Kartini’s complete legacy
    Ari - 02 Jun
    Hopefully this collection will prompt a refresh of the Kartini Museum in Jepara, Central Java. When I visited in 2014 it was a rather unwhelming ...
  • Review: Kartini’s complete legacy
    Dineke Stam - 01 Jun
    Thank you Pam Allen for this review and Joost Coté for the important work to bring the Complete Writings of Kartini together. Her letters are really ...

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