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David, formerly known as Patung, is the webmaster and main author of the site. He can be reached through the About page.

Political Campaign Posters & Slogans

Saturday, July 26th, 2008, by . 7 Comments

Results for the East Java election and photos of some campaign banners, posters and slogans for each team.

Reasons for Divorce

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008, by . 50 Comments

DivorceToo many elections might be pushing up the divorce rate, with women leading the way.

Modern Day Javanese Girls

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008, by . 8 Comments

Modern day Javanese girls showing off their bras and underwear willy nilly, and the position of Javanese culture today.

Digital Divide

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008, by . 33 Comments

Indonesia still lags well behind its neighbours in proportion of people with internet access.

Political Acronym List

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008, by . 22 Comments

Spoilt for choice in the 2009 elections, almost three dozen political parties to choose from, most with their own acronym.

Power Blackouts

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008, by . 12 Comments

PLNPlanned electricity blackouts in some areas of Jakarta in July. Don't panic!


Monday, July 7th, 2008, by . 5 Comments

MandiThe importance of mandi, celebrity women theorise on the meaning of bathing, with Lux soap.

Islamic Olympic Games

Monday, July 7th, 2008, by . 34 Comments

Hosting the Islamic Games in Serang is Banten Governor Ratu Atut Chosiyah's new obsession.

Mega 2009

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008, by . 21 Comments

Who would be the best running mate for Megawati in the 2009 election.

Pocong Horror

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008, by . 32 Comments

The horror of pocong films, the Indonesian movie industry's obsession with ghosts.

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