PRI's The World - Geo Quiz Podcast 670HUBBIES WORK, WIVES GET PAID We're heading for the province of Gorontalo. It lies just above the equator in Indonesia. A hot issue there involves government salaries. The governor has decided that the paychecks of male civil servants should go directly to their wives. We'll get details later, but first, Gorontalo lies on one of the great islands of Indonesia. Can you name it? Here's a couple of clues. From the air, the island looks a bit like an octopus on its side, with several long peninsulas extending into the sea, like tentacles. To help get you located, due north is the Philippines. Go west and you'll hit Borneo. So what's the name of this odd-shaped Indonesian island?