Livestock trade hits Jakarta streets ahead of Idul Adha

The livestock trade is a good seasonal business ahead of the Islamic Day of Sacrifice, but health officials warn of the risk of infected meat.

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta

October 27, 2012
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Photo Essay

A mother washes her daughter's hair with rice straw ashes in Pabuaran, Central Java, one day before Ramadan. It is a tradition said to cleanse heart and mind. [Andhika Bhakti/Khabar]

Ramadan: a time of reflection and togetherness

The month of fasting brings families and communities together for many special activities expressing tolerance, forbearance, creativity, charity and faith.