How the Dutch Language Influenced Bali

1947, two years after Indonesia declared its independence. A Dutch soldier hands out clothes to the inhabitants of an Indonesian island because of a textile shortage.

This year is a historic one when it comes to the Netherlands facing its aggressive history with Indonesia.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands formally apologized for his country’s colonial rule of Indonesia during his first state visit to the country in the seven years he’s been on the Dutch throne.