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Stories about Bahasa
14 November 2016
The rally, organized by the conservative Islamic Defenders Front, turned violent, and many have since compared the unrest to riots that rocked Jakarta, the country’s capital, in 1998.
9 October 2016
"The cyber law is used as an effective tool to spread fear against voices who want to unmask injustices in this country."
11 September 2016
14 August 2016
"This kind of exhibition is expected to be able to grow and keep the love and pride of nationalism in the minds of Indonesian people, especially the youth."
13 May 2016
"We're all saddened by the tragic loss of Yuyun. Perpetrators must be arrested and receive maximum punishment. Women and children must be protected from violence."
15 January 2016
30 December 2015
"Indonesia’s public was able to witness, in fascinating and nauseating detail, the mechanics of rent seeking at the highest level."
16 December 2015
Indonesians celebrate the life of Professor Benedict Anderson, author of the book "Imagined Communities" and an expert on Southeast Asia at Cornell University. Anderson died last week.
16 November 2015
The Indonesian government is accused of orchestrating an anti-communist purge that killed at least half a million people. What kind of reconciliation is possible today?
15 November 2015
More than 100,000 people visited South Sulawesi to celebrate the "Lovely Toraja" festival. Toraja is an indigenous tribe in Indonesia with an estimated population of 1.1 million.
20 September 2015
Uber is challenging the taxi business concept all around the world. Portuguese taxi drivers are reacting very seriously: with protests. The same is happening in Indonesia.
13 September 2015
Smoke from forest fires in Indonesia has led to hazy skies in Malaysia and Singapore as well. Social media users reacted with concerns about health and jokes about "Haze Runner."
11 September 2015
September marks 11 years since Munir Said Thalib, a human rights activist who exposed government abuses during the last years of President Suharto, was killed by suspected military agents.
9 September 2015
The surprise appearance of Indonesia's House speaker and his deputy at Donald Trump's campaign rally in New York angered many Indonesian netizens.
11 July 2015
"If the government wants Indonesian football teams to win more international games, then it should follow what other countries are doing."
12 June 2015
Following a controversial statement by a spokesperson from Indonesia's Navy, various groups united to form "Solidaritas4Jopi," refuting speculation that Peranginangin's killer could have acted in self-defense.
6 May 2015
Debates continue about the death penalty law, the ‘war on drugs’, and the possibility that some of the convicts could be victims of injustice.
10 February 2015
Indonesian President Joko Widodo denied clemency appeals and stated that the country is dealing with a drug emergency problem.