Jakarta Taxis

Dec 8th, 2009, by Ross, 24 comments

Advice on travelling about Jakarta by taxi, Bluebird, Express, Trans Taxi, the good, the bad, and the ugly.

SBY & Bibit-Chandra Case

Nov 20th, 2009, by Ross, 14 comments

Where president Yudhoyono’s attention is focused, Bibit Chandra KPK corruption case vs electricity crisis in Jakarta.

KDI TPI & Dangdut Mania

Nov 2nd, 2009, by Ross, 30 comments

Whither dangdut mania? The financial woes of television station TPI puts dangdut music under threat.

Funeral Rites & Etiquette

Oct 1st, 2009, by Ross, 18 comments

The furore over allowing the burial of killed extremists in Solo.

Clouds & Silver Linings

Sep 19th, 2009, by Ross, 21 comments

Stoning for adultery in Aceh and Tommy Suharto’s political comeback, by Ross, two clouds with silver linings.

Free Speech & Begging

Sep 7th, 2009, by Arie Brand, 39 comments

Jakarta’s anti-begging law in the light of constitutional free speech.

Fatalism & Will of God

Sep 2nd, 2009, by Ross, 147 comments

Ross wonders whether Indonesian students have it right about climate change, their fatalistic view that it is the will of God.

Short Stories

Aug 31st, 2009, by Ross, 81 comments

A short story competition on the theme of Islamization and cultural change in modern day Indonesia.

Tangerang, City of Shame!

Aug 17th, 2009, by Ross, 69 comments

Ross finds shameful bigotry in the fair city of Tangerang.

Lombok Shame Continues

Aug 10th, 2009, by Ross, 14 comments

Ross rails against continued ill treatment of Ahmadiyah people in Lombok.

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