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Margie Mason, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist

Margie Mason was part of a small team of female investigative journalists for the Associated Press who worked tirelessly on a story about the fishing industry in...

John H McGlynn - The Lontar Foundation

John H. McGlynn – The Lontar Foundation

For much of the world, Indonesia is an exotic country next to Bali, and Java is where coffee comes from. It's viewed as a land of smiles, of gamelan, spices, volcanoes,...

Rama sending his signet ring to Shinta

Balinese Literature: A Moveable Feast

In understanding Balinese literature, we must start with a religion and mythology founded in India over 3,500 years ago. The Ramayana and Mahabharata epics have played a...

Pemulung's children by Melanie Wood

Jakarta’s Real People

I don’t know about others, but for me one of the joys of living in Indonesia is its people. Not the unthinking drivers who don’t know basic road etiquette or the...