Subversive Groups & Patriotism

Aug 14th, 2008, by Ross, 14 comments

Ross questions the motives of subversive Islamic groups sensitivity over Papua.

Niwatakawaca, Rahwana, Cakil & Pasopati

Aug 9th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 23 comments

The legends of Niwatakawaca, Rahwana, Cakil and Pasopati, and Indonesian defence.

Spiritual Discipline & Fasting

Aug 7th, 2008, by Ross, 30 comments

Ramadan approaches, again, and Ross complains that religious leaders are intent on spoiling others’ fun and livelihoods.

How to Catch Ms Bule

Aug 4th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 86 comments

Perseus on white girls not going for Asian guys, and differences between white women and Indonesian women.

Death Row Inmates & Debate

Jul 25th, 2008, by Ross, 60 comments

Sinister motives behind renewed debate over the death penalty and convicts on death row.

Dewi Perssik & Wong Telu

Jul 15th, 2008, by Ross, 7 comments

TVRI is cheating the nation out of seeing Dewi Persik and Wong Telu.

Indonesians vs. Jakarta Expats

Jul 14th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 104 comments

Hans takes a pictorial look at differences between Indonesians in Jakarta and their western guests.

Munir & Muchdi PR

Jun 20th, 2008, by Ross, 56 comments

BIN chief Muchdi Purwopranjono’s arrest by Indonesian police over the murder of human rights activist Munir.

Malaysia – RI Relations

Jun 20th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 16 comments

Syamsidik says Indonesia gets upset with Malaysia a lot, but the Malaysians don’t pay attention, like in the helipad issue.

Euro Cup 2008

Jun 18th, 2008, by Lairedion, 37 comments

Lairedion on the Euro 2008 football championship, and the Indonesian connection.

Literary Parody

Jun 17th, 2008, by timdog, 28 comments

Pramoedya Ananta Toer is given the literary parody treatment by Timdog.

Religion & Religiosity

Jun 16th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 302 comments

Rima says religion and religiosity are to blame for much of Indonesia’s troubles.

My Friend the Fanatic

Jun 13th, 2008, by Patung, 143 comments

Sadanand Dhume’s My Friend the Fanatic – Travels with an Indonesian Islamist.

Good & Bad Citizens

Jun 10th, 2008, by Ross, 30 comments

Frozen Assets – good citizens in suspended animation.

Chinese & Asian Stereotype

Jun 6th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 134 comments

Stereotypes of Chinese in Indonesia, how Asians fare in Australia, and western men who like Asian women.

Jakarta Public Transport

Jun 2nd, 2008, by Ross, 11 comments

Tips for travelling on Jakarta’s buses, the Jakarta public transportation network.

Single Indonesian Women

May 19th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 145 comments

Single, overseas educated Indonesian women are faced with prejudice back at home and poor choices on the men front.

May 1998 Jakarta Riots

May 16th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 137 comments

The May 1998 riots in Jakarta and other Indonesian cities, mass rapes, anti-Chinese sentiment, and how the rioters came to be viewed.

Informal Transportation – Ojeg

May 12th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 16 comments

On whether informal transportation jobs like ojeg driving can provide an adequate livelihood.

Classic Literature Reading Lists

May 5th, 2008, by Guest Writer, 14 comments

Indonesians are being denied much of the country’s greatest literature, for political reasons.

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