Stories About ‘Banyuwangi’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Banyuwangi’.

‘The Clan’, by Willem Walraven, Part II

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011, by . 10 Comments

The second part of a translation of a story entitled “The Clan” in which pre-war Dutch journalist Willem Walraven tells about his Sundanese wife Itih, and her family. Read the first part – A Pre-War “Mixed” Marriage.


A Pre-War “Mixed” Marriage

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011, by . 19 Comments
Willem Walraven & Family in Indonesia

I have translated part of a story entitled “The Clan” in which Willem Walraven tells us about his Indonesian in-laws. In the part I have translated we are told how he met his Sundanese wife Itih.


A Shadow Falls

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, by . 31 Comments

A Shadow FallsMystics and Islamists battle it out in a Javanese village, Andrew Beatty’s “A Shadow Falls”.


Tickets to Ride – Train Travel in Indonesia

Friday, March 13th, 2009, by . 25 Comments

Chris recommends inter-city trains for tourists, and maybe locals too.


I Gede Winasa

Friday, May 16th, 2008, by . 18 Comments

I Gede Winasa Confusion reigns as to whether Bali gubernatorial candidate I Gede Winasa is Muslim or Hindu, or both.


Khofifah Indar Parawansa

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008, by . 22 Comments

On whether women, in this case Khofifah Indar Parawansa, are suitable for regional leadership positions.


Mainstream

Monday, October 29th, 2007, by . 7 Comments

Muhammadiyah and Nahdlatul Ulama duke it out in Banyuwangi.


Religious Bullying in Elections

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006, by . No Comments

An official from a body that seeks to educate the public on elections says many local and regional elections are marred by candidates use of religious symbols and language.


Pogroms in East Java 1965-66

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006, by . 7 Comments

The nature of the 1965-66 pogroms in Indonesia as they occurred in East Java province.


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