In the US, Chinese Indonesian Refugees Found a New Home and New Problems
In Philadelphia, home to the second largest Indonesian American population in the US, those who escaped the riots in May 1998 are living through a period of rising anti-immigration rhetoric.
Indonesia's Jet-Black Chickens Are the Dark Side of Poultry
The ayam cemani, a prized breed of Indonesian chicken, is the result of a genetic mutation that produces a completely black bird, from beak to bone. Because of their color and supposed magical properties, they can fetch up to $4,000 each.
Jakarta Could Be Getting Its First Ethnically Chinese Governor
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is possibly the first ethnic Chinese politician to become governor of Jakarta, a city that just 16 years ago was hit by several days of horrific anti-Chinese riots.
Indonesia's Sin City Skirts Shutdown Plans
We were standing at the entrance to Dolly, Southeast Asia's largest red-light district. It's a sprawling complex of colorfully named brothels in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, and this was supposed to be its last night of business