Tim Pembela Muslim

Nov 4th, 2008, by Ross, 4 comments

Ross lambasts the legal profession for its tolerance of the Tim Pembela Muslim (TPM), the Muslim Lawyers’ Team.

Justice & Injustice

Nov 3rd, 2008, by Ross, 12 comments

Ross bemoans the fact that FPI leader Habib Rizieq was only jailed for 18 months.

Timor Leste Relations

Oct 29th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 57 comments

Purba Negoro sees broad sunlit uplands for East Timor-Indonesia relations, and current Australian nefariousness.

Bali Culture

Oct 23rd, 2008, by Guest Writer, 43 comments

Questions about Balinese culture and the people of Bali.

Monarchy-Sultanate Form of Government

Oct 14th, 2008, by Ross, 47 comments

Defending the monarchical principle in government and the Sultanate of Yogyakarta’s special status.

Popular Myths & Madura

Oct 3rd, 2008, by timdog, 39 comments

Timdog on the history, culture, and popular urban myths and stereotypes about Madura and the Madurese.

Idul Fitri Celebrations

Oct 1st, 2008, by Ross, 15 comments

Confusion over Eid Al Fitr celebrations and what date they should be held on.

Perceptions of Current Threats

Sep 23rd, 2008, by Guest Writer, 26 comments

Morgan survey on Indonesian perceptions and anxieties concerning National Unity.

Wahidin Halim, Tangerang

Sep 17th, 2008, by Ross, 10 comments

Ross on sharia lite in Tangerang and Mayor Wahidin Halim’s re-election bid.

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Sep 11th, 2008, by Achmad Sudarsono, 95 comments

Achmad appreciates Australian popular culture, in this case the songs of Kevin Bloody Wilson.

Dutch War Crimes

Sep 9th, 2008, by Lairedion, 826 comments

The Dutch state being sued over war crimes at Rawagede, West Java.

Proper Etiquette for Ramadan

Sep 9th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 37 comments

A short explanation and some proper etiquette for expats during Ramadan period.

Presidential Debates

Sep 2nd, 2008, by Guest Writer, 40 comments

A call for a series of public presidential debates.

Expat Charitable Work

Sep 1st, 2008, by Guest Writer, 9 comments

Purba Negoro on how expats in Indonesia can lend a hand by helping and contributing to charitable organizations.

Islam vs Liberal Democracy

Aug 29th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 57 comments

Perseus on Francis Fukuyama and whether Islamism will derail Indonesia’s new liberal democracy.

Learning Javanese Words & Phrases

Aug 28th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 50 comments

Purba Negoro on the future of Javanese language, and learning some easy words and phrases.

Care for Elderly Jobs, Japan

Aug 25th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 12 comments

Indonesian elderly care nurses for Japan, and the Japanese contribution to Indonesian development.

Old Traditions & Customs

Aug 19th, 2008, by Ross, 57 comments

The next target of Islamic fanatics will be old Javanese customs and traditions.

Independence Day

Aug 18th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 60 comments

Purba Negoro celebrates Indonesia’s national independence day.

Maid Abuse

Aug 16th, 2008, by Patung, 71 comments

Discussion on abuse of Indonesian maids in Singapore and Malaysia.

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