What to become of native Betawi culture?
The Jakarta Post
As Jakarta moves at a frenetic pace toward modernization, native Betawi culture plays an important role in providing a much-needed identity for the metropolitan.
An expert on local culture, Yasmine Zaky Shahab of the University of Indonesia, said that currently the native Betawi culture did not only belong to the natives of the city, but “immigrants” who had adopted it.
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