Category: Indonesia

Jakarta’s Chinatown Twenty Years after 1998

Via Twitter, Christina Tjhin shared a remarkable video of a dragon dance in Glodok, an area long known as Jakarta’s Chinatown. Lion dance & Dragon dance performances by Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) at Jakarta's China Town (Petak Sembilan, Glodok) during the end of Chinese New Year's Festival #CapGomehGlodok2018 ❤️🇮🇩 Video courtesy of @ezkisuyanto pic.twitter.com/xM7fBqgm6e […]

How Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining Works

Many people are interested in small-scale artisanal gold mining (ASGM) because it is one of the most environmentally destructive economic activities out there. It is also an occupation pursued by tens of not hundreds of thousands of Indonesians who—rightly or wrongly—perceive it to be one viable way to earn a living. And ASGM also happens […]