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New Year bustle in Jakarta’s Chinatown

  • Andreas D. Arditya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, February 3 2013 | 10:30 am
New Year bustle in Jakarta’s Chinatown

PREMIUM Chinese New Year lanterns hang outside a shop on Jl. Kemenangan Tiga in Glodok, West Jakarta.The zigzagging alleyways, festively colored by ornaments in shades of bright red with generous dashes of gold, were crowded with people making their last purchases ahead of the Chinese New Year.

West Jakarta’s hot and humid weather is intensified in the narrow alleys, but it did not stop people fr...