Stories About ‘The Island of Java’

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

Prostitution Emergency

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007, by . 38 Comments

A State of Emergency needs to be declared in Bandung, because of prostitution.


Pantheism & Siti Jenar

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007, by . 24 Comments

Pantheism survives on Java in confused form, although it sometimes needs police protection.


Javanese Terrorists

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007, by . 53 Comments

The Javanese are more likely to become terrorists than other ethnic groups.


Dark Rooms

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007, by . 7 Comments

Heresy in Banten usually occurs in dark rooms.


Bekasi Churches

Monday, June 18th, 2007, by . 11 Comments

Illegal churches in Bekasi are urged to get their paperwork in order.


Dying Languages

Sunday, June 17th, 2007, by . 14 Comments

From Tanatoraja to Javanese, the dying languages of Indonesia.


Bekasi Communism

Friday, June 15th, 2007, by . 17 Comments

The re-emergence of communism in Bekasi.


Hardline Islam

Thursday, June 14th, 2007, by . 10 Comments

Competing views about the current strength of hardline Islam in the country.


Pasuruan Incident

Thursday, June 7th, 2007, by . 12 Comments

Business and foreign interests in the Pasuruan shootings.


Long Skirts

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007, by . 22 Comments

Dress rules for the overweight students of Tangerang.


Sunday School

Monday, June 4th, 2007, by . 27 Comments

A Sunday school/church in Bandung was raided, the pastor's wife beaten and images of Jesus smashed.


Catholic Churches in Madura

Monday, May 28th, 2007, by . 15 Comments

The Catholic minority in Madura.


Village Field Trip

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007, by . 10 Comments

President Yudhoyono visits a village and is not happy with what he sees.


Handphone 3gp Sex

Sunday, May 20th, 2007, by . 15 Comments

A 3gp sex movie in Madura has clerics calling for tighter laws against pornography.


Rough Justice

Friday, May 18th, 2007, by . 36 Comments

Beating and shaming young lovers.


The Journey of Prophet Muhammad

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007, by . 19 Comments

Cirebon is rocked by a Muhammad photo scandal.


Islam Beliefs

Wednesday, May 9th, 2007, by . 21 Comments

The followers of "True Islam" are urged to return to true Islam.


Holy Books Mix Up

Monday, May 7th, 2007, by . 12 Comments

Insertion of pages of the Bible into copies of the Quran.


Illegitimate Children

Saturday, May 5th, 2007, by . 19 Comments

There are no more "haram" children in Surabaya.


Kissing Women

Friday, May 4th, 2007, by . 12 Comments

Kissing women tourists in Bali is not allowed for Islamist politicians.


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