Aug 22, 2018 Last Updated 4:06 AM, Aug 20, 2018

Society

Insecurity for NGOs

Western security agendas have shifted donor priorities, forcing NGOs to rethink their own agendas

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War of words

Journalists covering the conflict in Aceh were embedded in a fierce propaganda war

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Blood or money?

Ethnicity now plays a role in local politics in South Sumatra but money still rules

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Trial by fire

Taking the law into your own hands is now commonplace in urban areas in Indonesia

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A day in Flores

Teaching kids is about the little things

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