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Why is this great Southeast Asian hero not recognized in West Java?

by Kirana Soerono

Home to over 140 million people (nearly 60 percent of the Indonesian population), the Java island is the world’s most populated island. To put things into perspective, there are more people in Java than in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom combined.

A forbidden love story

Maritime Southeast Asia in the 14th century

Not all that it seemed to be
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Kirana Soerono

Kirana is a digital native with a passion for creative content strategy. She has over four years of PR and marketing experience spanning from a multinational corporation, an agile digital startup, to a creative agency. In her spare time, she binge-watches cat videos on the Internet—just like everybody else.

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Illustration / Anastasia Bisenty
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