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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...

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Latitudes announcement

The board of Latitudes Media Foundation has announced that their website Latitudes.nu (with over 1,000 articles on Indonesia and SEA) will not be updated for the time...

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Thailand Biennale

By eatsandretreats.com One of the most interesting and unusual contemporary art projects is the Thailand Biennale, organised by the Office of Contemporary Art and...

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Bangkok Biennial

By eatsandretreats.com Bangkok Biennial is an alternative and underground art festival motivated to challenge the more commercially run exhibitions. The focus is on...

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Bangkok underground cinema

By eatsandtreats.com For movie fans, the Bangkok Underground Film Festival runs every year with films screened in various venues around Bangkok. The aim is to give space...

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Trip to the highest peak of Bali, Mount Agung

by Jacob Laukaitis (This trip was done a while ago and filmed long before Mount Agung woke up) To the highest peak of Bali (video) I’m  a digital nomad – a...

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One of Indonesia’s hottest rising stars

Eko Nugroho (b. 1977, Yogyakarta) is one of Indonesia’s hottest rising stars. Working across media, form and presentation, Eko’s work often forces an...

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10 Cricket Grounds To Visit In Asia & Australia

Cricket Grounds To Visit In Asia & Australia Sports can offer tremendous incentive for tourism. That’s not to say there aren’t plenty of other good reasons to...

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Is Jakarta like New Delhi? No Safety for Women in Jakarta’s Public Transport

Plenty of women work and take public transport in Jakarta. Statistically, much of violence towards women happen in the domestic sphere, but apparently many cases also...

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Beyond decent work

A new book examines Indonesian labour struggles through the lens of international political economy theory By Antje Missbach Indonesian wages continue to be among the...