It’s not just dogs that are proving popular in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters

How Indonesia (finally) fell in love with man’s best friend

As incomes rise and pet ownership becomes more common, Indonesians are re-evaluating their relationship with animals

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It’s not just dogs that are proving popular in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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Jeffrey Hutton

Jeffrey Hutton

Jeff is based in Jakarta where he specializes in political, economic and human rights issues. He got his start in the late 1990s in Tokyo where he was a subeditor at the English edition of the Mainichi Shimbun. He went on to join Bloomberg News in Tokyo and then the Australian Financial Review in Sydney. Recently he started satupelangi.org, a website devoted to LGBT issues in Indonesia.