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Gotong Royong Sejati Orang Maybrat

by Anu Beta Tubat Orang Maybrat sejak masa leluhur mereka abad-abad yang silam harus berjuang keras untuk dapat bertahan hidup di alam pegunungan karst yang kurang...

Book reviews in Dutch

  BOOK REVIEWS New books in Dutch Pas verschenen     Lonely Planet 80 Duurzame reizen. Inspirerende routes waarvoor je niet hoeft te vliegen Kosmos...

Book review: Hide among bamboo

Birgit Treipl Hide among bamboo. My father’s childhood in the Dutch East Indies HarperCollins Holland, Euro 20, – Language: Dutch Definitely not a book for...

Life, Death, and Love on Bali

by Bika Pidada When I thought of writing this story, I wanted to write an angry piece. It would be a story about tradition, the inequality of genders within the...

Taiwan a home for people of all faiths

by Oscar Chung As a world leader in promoting religious freedom, Taiwan is providing a home for people of all faiths. Normally a place of quiet reflection, Tian-An...

Vietnamese art

Craig Thomas Gallery is looking forward to resuming their program of solo exhibitions for the year at the earliest possible time.  First up will be young artist Nguyen...

Population of Older Adults Increasing in Asia

Women’s life expectancy at birth is highest in Hong Kong (88) and lowest in Central African Republic (55). As the experience with the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us,...

Innovative farming practices in Battambang Province in North-Western Cambodia

It’s become common practice for NGOs and environmental development agencies to use ‘influencers’ for the roll out of environmentally sustainable farming practices,...

Hannie Schaft. The girl with the red hair

Jannetje Johanna (Jo) Schaft (16 September 1920 – 17 April 1945) was a Dutch communist resistance fighter during World War II. She became known as  (in Dutch Het...

Four Paws Orangutan Forest School prepares for emergencies

The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to wipe out the last populations of non-human apes, experts have warned. Already at the brink of extinction, for the...

KOPI – Indonesian Coffee Craft and Culture

by Andi Haswidi The consumption of coffee, or kopi in Indonesian, is so deep-rooted in the local culture that not even war could interfere. To most Indonesians,...