Stories About ‘The Island of Java’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘The Island of Java’.

Chinese Muslims

Friday, October 17th, 2008, by . 75 Comments

Cheng HooA minority within a minority, organization and numbers of Chinese Muslims in Java and North Sumatra.


Monarchy-Sultanate Form of Government

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008, by . 47 Comments

Ross defends the monarchical principle and the Sultan of Yogyakarta's authority.


Popular Myths & Madura

Friday, October 3rd, 2008, by . 39 Comments

Timdog on popular stereotypes about Madura and the Madurese, and the rumoured sexual prowess of the women.


Miserable People

Thursday, September 11th, 2008, by . 93 Comments

UnhappyWhether westerners and expats in Indonesia are viewed as miserable and unfriendly people.


Proper Etiquette for Ramadan

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008, by . 37 Comments

Ramadan etiquette for unbelievers, by Purba Negoro.


Green & Energy Solutions

Friday, September 5th, 2008, by . 9 Comments

CallumCallum on slash and burn farming, energy subsidies, ways to tackle the issues of high food and fuel prices.


Muslim Schools

Saturday, August 30th, 2008, by . 30 Comments

Syamsir SiregarIslamic boarding schools are under increasing pressure from radical elements, says Syamsir Siregar.


Learning Javanese Words & Phrases

Thursday, August 28th, 2008, by . 49 Comments

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


Old Traditions & Customs

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008, by . 57 Comments

Ross worries that the next target of Islamic fanatics will be old Javanese figures and traditions.


Ryan of Jombang

Friday, August 1st, 2008, by . 25 Comments

RyanHomosexual serial killer Ryan of Jombang, eleven victims and counting.


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.


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.


Sexy Dancing

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008, by . 15 Comments

A troupe of "dirty dancing" girls has the otherwise sleepy town of Pekalongan hot and bothered.


Bibit–Rustriningsih

Monday, June 23rd, 2008, by . 3 Comments

Bibit–Rustriningsih's win in Central Java continues PDI-P domination, with the PKS a distant third.


Literary Parody

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008, by . 28 Comments

Timdog gives Pramoedya Ananta Toer the literary parody treatment.


My Friend the Fanatic

Friday, June 13th, 2008, by . 143 Comments

Sadanand Dhume's My Friend the Fanatic - Travels with an Indonesian Islamist.


FPI, Komando Laskar Islam & Munarman

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008, by . 55 Comments

FPI Arrests of dozens of Front Pembela Islam and Komando Laskar Islam members in Jakarta, and forced closures of FPI branches in central and eastern Java.


PKS & Tifatul Sembiring

Monday, May 26th, 2008, by . 4 Comments

PKS
The Justice Party's ideology, recent electoral wins, and chances of success for 2009 general and presidential elections.


Purwakarta Church Burned Down

Monday, May 26th, 2008, by . 102 Comments

Church burning A church is burned down in Purwakarta, West Java by local people feeling slighted at the lack of response to their protests over its construction.


Group & Mass Weddings

Monday, May 19th, 2008, by . 18 Comments

Marrying off old and poor people and those living in sin, it's mass wedding ceremony season.


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