Indonesia

Indonesia

View From A Batak Backyard

It's sometimes easy to forget that the Batak houses of Indonesia's North Sumatra are not there only for the tourists' viewing pleasure — people actually live in them. All you need to do is take a ...

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Tip Of The Balinese Hat

Conical hats are not limited to China. In Indonesia, where they are called caping, they protect workers from the sun — and make colorful souvenirs in the stalls of Bali's ...

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Indonesia "Deradicalization": Turning Terrorists Into Business Owners

JAKARTA — While Western countries grapple with the question of what to do with militants returning after fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Indonesia has launched a ...

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Islamic School Break

These veiled girls enjoying recess greeted us as we passed by their Islamic boarding school in the capital of the world's biggest Muslim ...

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Headbangers In Hijabs: Meet Muslim Teen Girl Metal Band

In Indonesia, the heavy metal band Voice of Baceprot is turning and banging heads. But critics sa...

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Female Motorcycle Taxi Drivers Crank Up Business In Jakarta

Ride hailing apps are revving up motorcycle taxi use in Indonesia's congested capital, and a ...

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Selling With A Smile

Of the many vendors at the numerous markets I've visited through the years, the women selling herbs in Jakarta were probably the ones with the biggest smiles. See more slides from My ...

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Plastic Trees

The sap harvested from these Pará rubber trees on the Indonesian island of Java coagulates in the yellow collection cups, and voilà, here's your rubber latex. Or as we say in France, caoutchouc ...