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Making fun of Covid

by Sita van Bemmelen In precarious times, such as we all experience during this Covid epidemic, people tend to become morose, stressed out, or even utterly depressed. It...

Book Reviews in Dutch 03

Reggie Baay Het lied van de goden AtlasContact, Euro 22,99 ISBN 9789025470548   Reggie Baay (1955) schrijft romans en non-fictie. Hij is nauw betrokken bij de...

‘The Moluccans. A forgotten story’ Review

Coen Verbraak De Molukkers. Een vergeten geschiedenis Alfabet Uitgevers, ISBN 9789021240005, E 22,50 This is the book that goes with the television series by the...

Covid in Hindu Bali. Report by Sita van Bemmelen

Covid in Hindu Bali. The issue of social distancing by Sita van Bemmelen I am not going to tell you how badly the epidemic has hit Bali. That is self-evident, Bali being...

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  Would you like to contribute a blog post or article to Latitudes.nu? Our conditions are as simple as short! Articles have at least 500 words, but are no longer...

Hidden Flowers

Hidden Flowers 2 A solo exhibition of water color and pigment on silk paintings by Saigon-based artist Nguyen Thi Chau Giang.  Now  at CTG’s Tran Nhat Duat gallery...

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,...

Great Grandma’s Tales

by Anis Kurniasih SURI illustrates myths, stories, and even taboos passed down through Javanese generations usually as a method to teach about ethics, manners, and...

Witnessing Affandi

“Truth is often disputed but never defeated.” Suhardjono, or Djon, Affandi’s assistant, who was present at the creation of every Affandi painting from...

Kecap Mani. A National Condiment

by Bondan Winarno A blend of soy sauce and palm sugar, kecap manis is as common a sight on Indonesian dining tables as rice, and is used in such signature Indonesia...