Sep 25, 2018 Last Updated 3:08 AM, Sep 19, 2018

Society

Trials of a mother

For women giving birth in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and other rural and remote parts of Indonesia, adequate facilities and trained health workers are not easily reached

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New aromas

'Fragrant literature' is giving way to a diversity of literary voices and identities

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Underemployed ambitions

Struggling in their transition from education to work, educated young people in rural Flores are often both dependent on and critical of local social support networks

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Kontras

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Obituary: The Danarto I knew

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