Ross questions the motives of subversive Islamic groups sensitivity over Papua.
The legends of Niwatakawaca, Rahwana, Cakil and Pasopati, and Indonesian defence.
Ramadan approaches, again, and Ross complains that religious leaders are intent on spoiling others’ fun and livelihoods.
Perseus on white girls not going for Asian guys, and differences between white women and Indonesian women.
Sinister motives behind renewed debate over the death penalty and convicts on death row.
TVRI is cheating the nation out of seeing Dewi Persik and Wong Telu.
Hans takes a pictorial look at differences between Indonesians in Jakarta and their western guests.
BIN chief Muchdi Purwopranjono’s arrest by Indonesian police over the murder of human rights activist Munir.
Syamsidik says Indonesia gets upset with Malaysia a lot, but the Malaysians don’t pay attention, like in the helipad issue.
Lairedion on the Euro 2008 football championship, and the Indonesian connection.
Pramoedya Ananta Toer is given the literary parody treatment by Timdog.
Rima says religion and religiosity are to blame for much of Indonesia’s troubles.
Sadanand Dhume’s My Friend the Fanatic – Travels with an Indonesian Islamist.
Frozen Assets – good citizens in suspended animation.
Stereotypes of Chinese in Indonesia, how Asians fare in Australia, and western men who like Asian women.
Tips for travelling on Jakarta’s buses, the Jakarta public transportation network.
Single, overseas educated Indonesian women are faced with prejudice back at home and poor choices on the men front.
The May 1998 riots in Jakarta and other Indonesian cities, mass rapes, anti-Chinese sentiment, and how the rioters came to be viewed.
On whether informal transportation jobs like ojeg driving can provide an adequate livelihood.
Indonesians are being denied much of the country’s greatest literature, for political reasons.