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Policeman outside Ahmadiyya cleric Suparman's house after the attacks, By: Antara

Attack on Ahmadiyya, How Unity in Diversity takes a Fall

By: Ibnu Nadzir & Emma kwee On the sixth of February, the slogan of Indonesia Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity) took a fall. The Black Monday, that’s how...

Sampoerna museum in Surabaya, Ogi Fran

Indonesia’s New Year’s Resolution? Light another cigarette!

By: Emma Kwee Second hand smoking comes second nature in Indonesia. Where in most other countries people at the bus stop will start frowning and coughing when you light...

SBY, president of the Republic of Indonesia

By: Ed Caffin Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, also known as “SBY”, is the president of the Republic of Indonesia. In the first ever direct president elections, in 2004,...

obama speech Jakarta 9 November 2010

Welcome back, Obama!

By: Dalih Sembiring and Emma Kwee Obama cancelled his trip to Indonesia in March to help push the health care reform bill through Congress. He cancelled it again in...

Doing Business in Indonesia – Pros & Cons, Some Useful Tips

By: Nuss_Boy Doing business, the Indonesian way, how does it work? And, does it work? Here some tips by a man got stuck in (traffic), won some & lost most of it but...

Brides For Sale: Contract marriage between Taiwanese men & Singkawang women

By: Bodrek Arsana Fifteen-year-old Su Phin dreamed of what many young women her age dream of: love, marriage, children, excitement, adventure. She dreamed of a way...

Ghost Real Estate

By: Bodrek Arsana If you follow the Ayung river—which divides the region of Kedewatan (Gianyar) and Bongkasa (Badung) in the foothills of central Bali—you will...

Who Wouldn’t Want to Be a Millionaire? Multi-Level Marketing in Bali

By: Bodrek Arsana 40-year-old Dewa Made Oka, known to his friends as Genjing, is a famous figure in the village of Tampaksiring, Bali, twenty kilometers to the north...

Another Example of Neocolonialism? By: Wisnu Leonardus

Neo-colonialism: The long arm of imperialism

By: Ed Caffin The end of World War II sparked a process of decolonisation throughout the World. The days of imperialism would soon be over. More than half a century...