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Once-drab Indonesian slum rejuvenated into ‘Rainbow Village’

1 year, 4 months ago
SEMARANG, INDONESIA: A slum area on Indonesia's Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called "Kampung…

Bangladesh slum kids work over 60 hours a week to make clothes

1 year, 10 months ago
DHAKA: One third of children living in the slums of Bangladesh's capital spend more than 60 hours a week making clothes for the garment sector, well beyond the legal working limit, a London-based thinktank has said.  The Overseas…