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Yasirly : The Sewing Machine Man

Yasirly works away on his sewing machine as the trains go thundering past his little workshop in Kebaron Baru, oblivious to the noise they make, a mere 10 metres from...

3 Runners at KDM

Run for Fun, Run for the Kids

Running to some frees the mind and to others is a painful chore best avoided. Running on a treadmill indoors however, can take the pleasure away from even the most...

How to Know If a Scam Is a Scam Before You Are Scammed

As I sat in my Jogja hostel after another long day of slaving away in front of empty Word documents I began to think of what it would be like to be a multi-millionaire...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Green is not just another colour, these days everyone’s talking green; not US Dollar-green but green as a synonym for the environment. Property developers are selling...

A Beer for a Stray

I had the pleasure of drinking myself to a better conscience as animal lovers gathered together on Sunday 2nd of September to drink for a cause! A Beer for a Stray is a...

Saiful : The Bird Seller

  At 40 years of age Saiful knows a lot about the value of birds. He has been selling a variety of the furry creatures for the past ten years since he took over the...

Sheep Two, Sheen Zero

I had been in my local pub watching the now legendary 1979 Silverstone 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix and I was on my way home on my Honda CB250 doing my very best...

Bule Yogya

8 months ago, after my controversial column about Bali, I received some very nice emails from you guys. Thanks a lot. Some others were pleasant too, like, “Laurent,...

Dian: The Plastic Bottle Collector

Dian’s story is one of survival. I visited her one morning in her temporary dwelling in Kampung Bandan near Kota, living between two sets of train tracks. Dian...

Sheep Two, Sheen Zero

I had been in my local pub watching the now legendary 1979 Silverstone 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix and I was on my way home on my Honda CB250 doing my very best...

A Ghost In The Backyard

It used to be a house in Menteng but had been converted to an office. In many instances, the old houses had been torn down and replaced by multi-story utility buildings....

Indonesian Citizenship Concerns for Children from Mixed Marriages

The topic of mixed marriages in Indonesia is riddled with a considerable number of legal liabilities, regulations, and concerns. As a result, you need to be aware of...

Indonesian Citizenship Concerns for Children from Mixed Marriages

The topic of mixed marriages in Indonesia is riddled with a considerable number of legal liabilities, regulations, and concerns. As a result, you need to be aware of...

Rosidin : The Mobile Broom Shop

Rosidin is a very happy man. He has a cheerful nature and takes great delight in walking the streets of Kelontong, near Chinatown selling a huge variety of colourful...

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