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Taiwan a home for people of all faiths

by Oscar Chung As a world leader in promoting religious freedom, Taiwan is providing a home for people of all faiths. Normally a place of quiet reflection, Tian-An...

Idul Fitri 2011

Happy Idul Fitri Mohon maaf lahir dan batin. May these joyous days bring happiness for you and your family.

By: Jack Lato & Emma Kwee Idul Fitri is the most important day on the Islamic calendar. Cleansed and a few pounds lighter, millions of Indonesians return home...

Bali’s Galungan food 16 September – 26 September

By: Mila Shwaiko I was born on the day before Galungan, the most important religious festival in the Balinese calendar, which marks the ten-day period when deified...

Dressed for Idul Fitri, By: Syazana Nur

Ramadhan & Idul Fitri

By: Syazana Nur Ramadhan is not only a community binding ritual, it is also a personal journey. In this article Syazana from Malaysia shares her childhood memories...

Agustini Lebaran

“What will you do during Lebaran?”

By: Rani Yunus Ramadhan ends tomorrow and the upcoming Idul Fitri end-of-fasting month  — in Indonesia known as Lebaran, will last two days. The whole nation begins...

Re: Christianity in Indonesia – 2

Indonesia has become steadily more Islamic since Suharto's second term, notwithstanding the pseudo-secular Megawati (who actually aligned the PDI-P with the PPP and...

Re: Christianity in Indonesia – 1

A 12th Century Christian Egyptian record of churches suggest that a church was established in Barus, on the west coast of North Sumatra, a trading post known to have...

Baros, on the west coast of Sumatra

Christianity in Indonesia

By: Antony Sutton No-one can be quite sure when Christianity first reached the Indonesian archipelago. The earliest hint comes from a kind of handbook for early...

A Green Hajj?

By: Kafil Yamin 300.000 Indonesian Muslims, along with around 3 million pilgrims, return from Mecca annually and leave behind 100 million plastic bottles. Unless...

Rambo 2, SBY, Idul Adha

Idul Adha & the Inevitable End of Rambo 2

By: Jacobus E. Lato In the last two years, Idul Adha in Indonesia has meant the end for Rambo. Last year Rambo 1 was killed and today Rambo 2 was bitterly slain. It...