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· September, 2005

Stories about Indonesia from September, 2005

Indonesian Blogs: Oil, protests, and bird flu

Fuel hike, demonstrations and heavy traffic jams: The government is planning to raise fuel prices on this Saturday, 1st October to address the budget deficit, and already Indonesia has seen...

Indonesia: Fuel price increases

Bali Blog braces for squalls in Indonesia following the announcement of fuel price hikes, which have historically been a flashpoint for popular unrest.

Indonesia: Film director-turned-blogger

Via Jakartass, and described by blogger-directory-compiler A. Faith Syuhud as “a young talented-ambitious-energetic film director”, Joko Anwar presents a multi-faceted blog, Lost in Punch-Drunk Adaptation of a Spotless Love.

Images from Indonesia: Finding the Fish

“Finding the Fish” by Budi Sukmana Fishermen (and fisherwomen) sort through the catch on the beach in west Java.

From the Indonesian Blogosphere

Two tonnes of durian: At the start of last week, September 5th, more than 100 people died after an Indonesian Boeing own by a small airlines, Mandala Airlines failed to...

Indonesia: Tsunami slideshow

Tony Demark has built a slideshow which allows you to toggle between Before and After shots of the tsunami as it hit Banda Aceh and Sri Lanka's Kalutara Beach....

Sri Lanka: Lessons from Indonesia

Sri Lanka: Lessons from Indonesia

Indonesia: 500 days of blogging

Jakartass celebrates his 500th day of blogging.

Indonesia: Munir Trial

Jakartass calls on Indonesia to take more seriously the investigation and trial of human-rights activist Munir's murderer.

Indonesia: Haze law suit

Indonesia Environment Forum (Walhi), a leading Indonesian NGO, is set to file a class action lawsuit against 10 companies in connection with the August forest fires and choking haze in...

Indonesia: Katrina Hurricane

Indonesian blogger A. Fatih Syuhud appeals for alms for Americans affected by Katrina Hurricane. Singapore blogger Yuhui wonders if life will return toNew Orleans to the same level of its...

Indonesia: Swapping lives

Dewi, a 23-year old from Jogjakarta from Central Java, will swap life with Violet, a 19-year old from Sydney for 10 weeks. Violet explored issues ranging from sexuality to the...

Malaysia: Gagging airwaves & cyberspace

Malaysia is gaining harsh perception over its governance of the airwaves and cyberspace. Indonesia-based blogger Indcoup links to a story on Malaysia's newly launched crackdown on porn stored on mobile...

Indonesia: “Dollarization”

American economist, Steven Hanke of Johns Hopkins University, has a harsh prescription to cure Indonesia's economic woes: “The only way Indonesia can stabilize the currency is to take all discretion...

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