Down and Out in Bandung’s Dollar City

Part two of a two-part series examining pollution on the Citarum River. This story was supported by Earth Journalism Network (EJN)

If you come to Majalaya District, just 30 kilometres southeast of Bandung—the fourth-largest city in Indonesia—it is easy to tell why the district earned its glorious nickname “Dollar City” back in the 1960s during the textile boom. 

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