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

Apr 5th, 2012, by Guest Writer, 3 comments

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

Leaky Roof

Feb 15th, 2012, by Guest Writer, 31 comments

Leaky Roof

Whether we should have high hopes or low expectations in Indonesian housing standards.

New Year Party Animals & Wowsers

Jan 1st, 2012, by Guest Writer, 5 comments

Jakarta Fireworks NYE

What the rich and famous are doing in Indonesia this New Year’s, and what are they not doing in Aceh.

Barack Obama vs Paris Hilton in Bali

Nov 21st, 2011, by Guest Writer, 25 comments


Whose visit contributed more to economic/social conditions in Bali – Barack Obama or Paris Hilton? You decide.

Gender Jihad

Nov 18th, 2011, by Patung, 10 comments

An intelligent young woman on the discourse and interplays of how things are constituted and gendered.

Indonesia’s Religious Violence

Nov 2nd, 2011, by Patung, 52 comments

Andreas Harsono on whether Muslim journalists cover up or distort stories of religious violence.

The Retreat IV: Conclusion

Sep 27th, 2011, by Arie Brand, 55 comments

‘The Retreat’ by J. Eijkelboom, Part IV, the Conclusion, continued from Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

Film ‘Position Among the Stars’

Sep 23rd, 2011, by Patung, 18 comments

Scenes from slum life in Jakarta as a poor family does battle with globalisation.

Clean & Green Cities

Sep 21st, 2011, by Patung, 21 comments

City of culture, Yogyakarta, takes home the coveted Green Region awards for 2011.

Norway Shootings

Jul 25th, 2011, by Patung, 216 comments

Indonesian non reactions to the killing spree by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway.

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