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Ride-sharing apps – changing the face of Indonesian transport

Jakarta’s over-crowded and bustling streets come alive with sounds of street noise and t...

culture
Are Western tourists sightseeing or the attraction?

“Bule, Bule! Photo, photo!” is the phrase every western tourist in Jakarta, Indonesia ...

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Crowded Network: Exposing Jakarta’s Power Line Problem

Indonesia’s appetite for electricity is growing as rapidly as its economy, an economic p...

society
Pushing Depok’s Panic Button

Depok is a vibrant and bustling city, located just on the southern border of Jakarta, yet ...

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Finding beauty beneath the haze

“Turn right for good photos”.  Clearly an invitation not to be missed by three aspir...

culture
Practicing Diversity: Celebrating Easter in Indonesia

The national celebration of Easter in Indonesia is a symbol of the country’s commitment ...

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Exposing the dark side of Indonesia Tourism

Despite the supposed ban of horse-drawn carriages in 2010, according to the Jakarta Animal...

society
Road Safety in Indonesia is a work-in-progress

No lanes, no seat belts, no traffic lights and for drivers in Jakarta, no worries. With...

culture
Colourful fresh produce highlights vibrant local culture

The local markets in Depok are a maze of alleyways and muddied pathways. Rows of shack-lik...

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Religion Is Reflected in Architecture

Clean cut lines and geometric shapes envelope over 27,000 square feet of prime real estate...

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Learning English from tourists

  Learning a new language is hard, but Indonesian students are using a clever meth...

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Hidden in plain sight: finding remnants of violence

May 1998 was a dangerous time to be a Chinese Indonesian in the city of Jakarta.  The mur...