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Colorful masks: A new trend in Jakarta

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 17 2010 | 10:36 am

Colorful fabric masks covering the mouths and noses of people in public places are seen more and more often as a new fashion has swept the city.

Regardless of the inconvenience, the trend is a simple measure taken by many people to protect themselves from air pollution on the city’s streets, public buses and trains.

“Air pollution in Jakarta is getting worse and I don’t want t...