Holiday Reading List

Dec 25th, 2009, by timdog, 69 comments

Suggestions to while away the lazy holiday days engrossed in tomes of literature, a holiday reading list.

Jakarta Taxis

Dec 8th, 2009, by Ross, 24 comments

Advice on travelling about Jakarta by taxi, Bluebird, Express, Trans Taxi, the good, the bad, and the ugly.

SBY & Bibit-Chandra Case

Nov 20th, 2009, by Ross, 14 comments

Where president Yudhoyono’s attention is focused, Bibit Chandra KPK corruption case vs electricity crisis in Jakarta.

Save Dangdut! (TM)

Nov 9th, 2009, by Achmad Sudarsono, 12 comments

An impassioned plea for dangdut and an ode to its earthy charms.

KDI TPI & Dangdut Mania

Nov 2nd, 2009, by Ross, 30 comments

Whither dangdut mania? The financial woes of television station TPI puts dangdut music under threat.

Funeral Rites & Etiquette

Oct 1st, 2009, by Ross, 18 comments

The furore over allowing the burial of killed extremists in Solo.

Clouds & Silver Linings

Sep 19th, 2009, by Ross, 21 comments

Stoning for adultery in Aceh and Tommy Suharto’s political comeback, by Ross, two clouds with silver linings.

Free Speech & Begging

Sep 7th, 2009, by Arie Brand, 39 comments

Jakarta’s anti-begging law in the light of constitutional free speech.

Fatalism & Will of God

Sep 2nd, 2009, by Ross, 147 comments

Ross wonders whether Indonesian students have it right about climate change, their fatalistic view that it is the will of God.

Short Stories

Aug 31st, 2009, by Ross, 81 comments

A short story competition on the theme of Islamization and cultural change in modern day Indonesia.

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