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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...

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Musings on Chinese Food

by Myra Sidharta Why would I, a person well known among my friends as a lousy cook, want to write about Chinese food? First, because in spite of my clumsiness in the...

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Monkey Business in Jakarta

by Matthew Isaac Cohen “Sarimin goes… to the market!” shouts the showman. “Da-da-dum, da-da-dum, da-da-dum” beats the drum. And the monkey goes through its...

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Oil paintings by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Quoc Trung

By Craig Thomas Ms. Duong Thu Hang of Hanoi Studio Gallery has been working with young Vietnamese visual artists to help them develop their practice and careers for over...

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Q & A with writer Laksmi Pamuntjak

At the end of 2012, Pamuntjak's first novel, Amba, was the runner-up of Tempo Magazine's 2012 Best Book of the Year award. The novel is a modern take on the story of...

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Feel Free to UNZIP

Informasi sederhana seputar proses kerja desain grafis dan bisa untuk pegangan mahasiswa jurusan Desain Grafis atau Komunikasi Visual. Awal kehidupan seorang desainer...

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10th edition of CinemAsia Film Festival Amsterdam

10th edition of CinemAsia Film Festival, 7-12th of March at Kriterion and Rialto Amsterdam. CinemAsia is the gateway to Asian cinema in The Netherlands. Our diverse...

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Looking for Bali

For this book Michael Dean Morgan has attempted to photograph some of the rhythms of everyday Balinese life. If you look closely you’ll discover a familiar human story...

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Mata Jiwa – Into the Eye of Life

by Amalia Firman The people of Nusantara have a treasury of traditions for survival. One of these cultural treasures that has been widely admired and studied is the...