Pak Teguh has been working on the banks of the Musi River since 1970 when he was only 18 years old. Photo: Karim Raslan

As Sumatra speeds into a modern economy, a boatman struggles to tread water

Development has poured into the Palembang area as Indonesia readies itself for the 2018 Asia Games, but some are being left behind along the Musi River

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Pak Teguh has been working on the banks of the Musi River since 1970 when he was only 18 years old. Photo: Karim Raslan
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