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An Acehnese woman is publicly whipped with a cane as punishment, in Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia
The hypocrisy behind Indonesia’s war on sex

The Islamist push for a ban on extramarital sex runs counter to the nation’s more liberal sexual practices

The Islamist push for a ban on extramarital sex runs counter to the nation’s more liberal sexual practices…

“THIS IS MY COUNTRY” by Ingetje Tadros
In pictures: Cambodia’s iconic Angkor Photo Festival returns

A mainstay of Cambodia’s cultural calendar, the Angkor Photo Festival returns to Siem Reap this month to provide an insight into cultures around the world

A mainstay of Cambodia’s cultural calendar, the Angkor Photo Festival returns to Siem Reap this month to provide an insight into cultures around the w…

The pool at Samaya Ubud
Jet set: the Samaya Ubud

With sumptuous views and a close connection with local villagers, the Samaya Ubud offers luxury with a little soul in Bali’s cultural heart

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Inmates sleep in the open at Quezon City Jail in Manila, Philippines. President Duterte’s relentless war on drugs has strained the nation’s already beleaguered prison system.
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