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Can the Great Garuda stop Jakarta floods?

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For months now, fisherman Sudana has been worried about his future.

"My catch has declined by around half," said Mr Sudana, 51, compared with a decade ago where a trip could yield 500,000 rupiah (S$47) in fish and other seafood.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 11, 2018, with the headline 'Can the Great Garuda stop Jakarta floods?'. Print Edition | Subscribe