Sep 25, 2020 Last Updated 8:00 AM, Sep 25, 2020

Kalimantan

Women rising

Women in East Kalimantan join male-dominated ‘ormas’ to empower themselves and their community
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Praying across borders

Praying across borders

Doctrinal borders that divide traditionalist and modernist Muslims in Banjarmasin are breaking down, but slowly

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Passports optional

Passports optional
Indonesian migrant workers without visas - or sometimes even passports - rely on the help of middlemen to get past immigration checkpoints into East Malaysia
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Corrupting politics

Corrupting politics

Corruption continues to shape the political landscape in Kutai Kartanegara, Indonesia’s richest district

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