May 27, 2018 Last Updated 11:04 AM, May 9, 2018

Society

For kicks

The history of football is a history of Indonesia itself

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Whose city?

The street traders who feed and transport Jakarta are also its most unwelcome citizens

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Planning Jakarta

Review: Abidin Kusno examines trends in architectural design and urban planning in Jakarta

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A Love of Language

Unable to pay for formal lessons, many poor Indonesians have mastered English through radio, TV and film. Like Rizza of Surabaya.

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Latest Articles

Review: History wars in the Netherlands

Apr 11, 2018 - JOOST COTE

Boys under the blade

Mar 09, 2018 - BROOKE NOLAN

Wawonii boys. Credit: Brooke Nolan

Entertainment, violence and inclusion all play a part in the circumcision practices of a remote corner of Southeast Sulawesi

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

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