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As Jakarta sinks and the Indonesian government prepares to move, what does the future hold for the city’s poor?

Efforts to shore up defences against rising waters include building sea walls and wells, clearing the waterways and greening urban areas. Yet its northern slums continue to be inundated.

Efforts to shore up defences against rising waters include building sea walls and wells, clearing the waterways and greening urban areas. Yet its northern slums continue to be inundated.

As Jakarta sinks and the Indonesian government prepares to move, what does the future hold for the city’s poor?
16 Apr 2020 - 4:01PM
Island-hopping in the Stockholm archipelago – Nordic cuisine, glamping and bracing dips in the Baltic Sea

About an hour from Sweden’s capital city lies a network of islands – some blissfully tranquil, offering an easy escape from the urban environment.

About an hour from Sweden’s capital city lies a network of islands – some blissfully tranquil, offering an easy escape from the urban environment.

Island-hopping in the Stockholm archipelago – Nordic cuisine, glamping and bracing dips in the Baltic Sea
24 Mar 2020 - 9:47AM
Sauna culture in Finland: stripping off with strangers and becoming fast friends

For Finns, a sauna is a routine ritual to be enjoyed with friends old and new. Public saunas abound, but on Helsinki Sauna Day, locals invite you into their personal sweaty spaces.

For Finns, a sauna is a routine ritual to be enjoyed with friends old and new. Public saunas abound, but on Helsinki Sauna Day, locals invite you into their personal sweaty spaces.

Sauna culture in Finland: stripping off with strangers and becoming fast friends
19 Jun 2019 - 9:05PM
Mozambique’s Bazaruto archipelago: a five-island haven of pristine nature, both above and below the surface
  • Relatively unscathed by climate breakdown, these remote idylls are a diver’s paradise
  • Marvel at the perfect ‘pansies’ that lent their name to an island - just don’t take one home
  • Relatively unscathed by climate breakdown, these remote idylls are a diver’s paradise
  • Marvel at the perfect ‘pansies’ that lent their name to an island - just don’t take one home
Mozambique’s Bazaruto archipelago: a five-island haven of pristine nature, both above and below the surface
11 Feb 2019 - 4:30PM
The robots are coming to South Korea, but do the benefits of AI outweigh the dystopian dangers?

South Korea is pioneering new AI applications, with robots on trial at Incheon airport, but will these flights of futuristic fancy provide valuable public services or pose a dystopian threat to society?

South Korea is pioneering new AI applications, with robots on trial at Incheon airport, but will these flights of futuristic fancy provide valuable public services or pose a dystopian threat to society?

The robots are coming to South Korea, but do the benefits of AI  outweigh the dystopian dangers?
18 Oct 2018 - 10:41AM
North Korea’s ravaged forests and the South Koreans ready to replant them

The Korean peninsula was left denuded by decades of colonial rule, war and hardship, but today forest cover in South Korea is double the global average, and it aims to export its green expertise across the 38th Parallel.

The Korean peninsula was left denuded by decades of colonial rule, war and hardship, but today forest cover in South Korea is double the global average, and it aims to export its green expertise across the 38th Parallel.

North Korea’s ravaged forests and the South Koreans ready to replant them
12 Sep 2018 - 10:09AM