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Foreign Correspondents in Indonesia

Monday, July 1st, 2013, by . 159 Comments

DC Guy on what foreign correspondents are not telling you about Indonesia, and employment prospects for westerners in Asia.

The Amazing Bull Race

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012, by . 5 Comments
Bull racing in Madura, East Java

‘The Amazing Race’ visits a different “running of the bulls” in Madura, East Java.

Online Shopping, Offline Payment

Saturday, May 26th, 2012, by . 8 Comments
Online Shopping Indonesia

Indonesians embrace online shopping, with some reservations.

Gaga No Go

Thursday, May 17th, 2012, by . 52 Comments
Lady Gaga Satan

Lady Gaga banned from Jakarta, unlike similar “controversial” performers.

Call Like An Egyptian

Monday, April 30th, 2012, by . 78 Comments
Walk Like An Egyptian

Are Egyptian mosques’ call to prayer a role model for Indonesia’s?

Rock star Ted Nugent disses Indonesia

Thursday, April 19th, 2012, by . 10 Comments
Ted Nugent loves America, not Obama

American rocker strongly criticises Barack Obama and his Indonesian background.

Foke You

Thursday, April 19th, 2012, by . 9 Comments
Fauzi Bowo says Foke You!

Jakarta Governor’s one-fingered salute sparks outrage.

Unhappy Families

Monday, April 9th, 2012, by . 7 Comments
Dr Amir Syamsuddin, Justice and Human Rights Minister

Mixed nationality families still waiting for the 2011 Immigration Law to be implemented, one year after it went through parliament.

‘Don’t Tell My Mother’ I’m in Indonesia

Thursday, April 5th, 2012, by . 3 Comments

An atypical travel show visits the country with the most islands, volcanoes, Muslims, orangutans… and the nicest coffee.

Indonesia, an “Untapped Opportunity”

Monday, March 26th, 2012, by . 13 Comments

Australia Indonesia Business Council logoHead of the Australia Indonesia Business Council tells it like it is about travel warnings, trade and cows.

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