Former tiger killer now helps to convince other hunters to retrain, but Indonesia’s fight to protect wildlife remains a struggle as demand for skin and other animal parts persists.
Palembang is believed to be the modern centre of the Malay Buddhist empire in the 7th to the 12th century. Relics ranging from Chinese coins to bronze status to ceramics have been found in the Musi River that bisects the city.
In South Sumatra, more than 700,000 hectares of land are occupied by illegal mining operations run by community collectives of local residents.
The curious case of the dead businessman, an infamous styrofoam board and a never materialising offer of aid to a community hit by Covid-19 has gripped the nation.