Stories About ‘The Island of Java’

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

Fertility Rates in Indonesia

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007, by . 5 Comments

The decline of fertility rates and the problems this may cause.


Red Light Districts

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007, by . 3 Comments

The Blitar government plans to close down its three red light districts.


Sidoarjo Mudflow

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007, by . 45 Comments

The mud in Sidoarjo is still flowing while some say nature is to blame.


Habib Umar

Friday, February 16th, 2007, by . 21 Comments

A visiting cleric from Yemen worries about the state of the Indonesian Muslim clerisy, and Abu Bakar Bashir.


Student Sex Videos

Thursday, February 15th, 2007, by . 54 Comments

The provincial backwaters of Java are awash with homemade student sex videos.


Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007, by . 62 Comments

Not everyone is in love with Valentine's Day.


Headscarf Ban

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007, by . 30 Comments

A hospital in Bandung that banned nurses from wearing headscarves is confronted by a radical Muslim group.


Bethel Church, Bandung

Monday, February 12th, 2007, by . 79 Comments

A Christian group in Bandung is forced to stop services.


Capital City

Saturday, February 10th, 2007, by . 16 Comments

Moving the capital city of Indonesia away from Jakarta.


One Child Policy

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007, by . 82 Comments

Couples on Java should have only one child, says the vice president.


Ahmadiyah & Human Rights

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007, by . 19 Comments

The Human Rights Commission delivers a report on the persecution of the Ahmadiyah sect in recent years.


Pamekasan Protest

Monday, January 22nd, 2007, by . 12 Comments

Artists in Pamekasan, Madura protest a law against the staging of theatrical and other entertainment shows.


Sundanese Dictionary

Monday, January 22nd, 2007, by . 11 Comments

A new Sundanese dictionary has been compiled.


Al Zaytun

Monday, January 22nd, 2007, by . 31 Comments

The Al-Zaytun Islamic school has fallen under suspicion of links to Negara Islam Indonesia (NII).


Sharia Wimps

Friday, January 19th, 2007, by . 14 Comments

Regional branches of the Ulema Council are urged not to be limp-wristed about encouraging local sharia laws.


Bird Flu

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007, by . 59 Comments

About half the regions of Indonesia have endemic bird flu.


Wonogiri Hunt

Saturday, December 30th, 2006, by . 7 Comments

Surakarta police are focusing on the Wonogiri area in the search for terrorist cells.


Pamekasan Polygamy

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006, by . 9 Comments

Clerics in Pamekasan, Madura, want the mayor to allow public servants to be polygamous.


Ustad Dipo

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

Azhari Dipo Kusumo, or Ustad Dipo, is a free man after serving time for terrorism convictions.


Sundanese Culture

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006, by . 10 Comments

Sundanese cultural groups are vanishing.


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