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Jakarta’s Sick Lack Palliative Care, One NGO Offers Relief

Palliative care is practically unheard of in Indonesia. Those living with chronic and terminal illness have very little access to pain management and support that could help......

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Inside Indonesia’s Only Province With Sharia Law

BANDA ACEH — The room is packed with men seating in front of their third cup of coffee, chatting and smoking kreteks, the local cigarettes that taste of cloves. The light-hearted......

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Southeastern Smile

There's something striking about Southeast Asian countries: More than any of the countless other places where I've pulled out my camera, people like this ...

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Signs Of A Serious Startup Boom In Indonesia

JAKARTA — A deal between Indonesia's leading lender and an Uber-like moto-taxi application is the latest in a string of partnerhips that are making......

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LGBT In Indonesia Targeted By Islamists And Government

After the Indonesian defense minister compared LGBT people to a nuclear threat, Islamists targeted a gay community that used to be widely tolerated.

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At The Mercy Of Mercury, Indonesian Miners Risk It All

Small-scale miners on the island of Lombok and elsewhere in Indonesia are playing a dangerous game by using mercury, a toxic heavy metal, to extract gold.