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The librarian who changed lives in Indonesia

He built a library to encourage his community to read – changing lives and futures in the process. This is the story of Eko Cahyono.

He built a library to encourage his community to read – changing lives and futures in ...

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The librarian who changed lives in Indonesia

Indonesians fear rather than embrace Mutual Recognition Agreements which allow ...

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Why Indonesians have not taken advantage of ASEAN's work abroad opportunity

Snakes are cooked and served as meals, incorporated in traditional dances, and used for a ...

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In Indonesia, snakes are snacks but also pets, performers and masseuses

Refugee men are at the end of the queue when it comes to resettlement. In Indonesia, ...

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Wasted lives: The unbearable wait of refugees in Indonesia

(UPDATED) It will be a test of Indonesia’s religious intolerance, a battle of emotions ...

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Indonesia's capital Jakarta votes for next governor

In Indonesia, a transit country, many refugees wait years to start a new life. On the ...

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Faces of despair: Refugees wait years with no promise of resettlement

The couple was heard crying out for help, but their faint voices faded quickly. In the ...

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Aceh earthquake: A family crushed to death in their sleep, and how one son survived

Female genital mutilations is a widespread practice in the 4th most populous nation in ...

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Why the cutting of a woman's clitoris is so prevalent in Indonesia

The arrests were, according to analysts, a sign of the shrinking civic space not just in ...

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Why the treason arrests in Indonesia are worrisome

Did Jessica Wongso murder her friend Mirna Salihin by putting cyanide in her coffee? The ...

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Did this millennial poison her friend? What you need to know about Indonesia’s biggest murder trial