In Indonesia, Ramadan goes hi-tech

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From consumption to charity, tech startups have come to play a key role in Ramadan traditions in Indonesia

The month of Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, dedicated to fasting, prayer and charity. Indonesia, with more than an 80% Muslim population, has its unique traditions and events to celebrate the festive month, which ends with Eid al-Fitr.Local tech companies, with their services and products forming a fundamental part of Indonesian lifestyle by now, have also facilitated and joined in the traditions and quirks of the Indonesian Ramadan. Fasting and feastingPhoto by Zurijeta/ShutterstockRamadan may be a month of fasting, but it’s also a month of extravagant iftar (break...
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