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· November, 2005

Stories about Indonesia from November, 2005

Indonesia: The Value of Education

Jakartass takes issue with Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla's defensive reaction to a poem read at a teacher's celebration bemoaning the low status of teachers. “I know your salary is low,...

From Indonesian Blogsphere

A Fatih Syuhud blogging from India, has a series commentary posts about Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Republic of Indonesia visit to India.

Indonesia: Dress for Success

Indonesia Anonymus runs an experiment involving the security guards along Jalan Sudirman, the main street of Jakarta's business district. They send the same man to see whether he is treated...

Indonesia, Peru: National ID

Yosef Ardi welcomes Indonesia's decision to implement a single ID number, which leads him to think about Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto's theories in The Mystery of Capital. Says Ardi:...

Indonesia: Local Apprentice

adinoto's blog watches the pilot episode of The Apprentice Indonesia, with local businessman Peter Gontha in the Trump position. Says adinoto (Indonesian): “Sorry folks no offense I would rather watching...

Indonesia: Year of Eradicating Corruption

On Indonesia Today by Yosef Ardi, an evaluation of how successful the Indonesian government has so far been in stamping out graft in 2005, which it had dubbed the “Year...

Indonesia: Water Woes

Jakartass discusses Jakarta's water problems — from subsidence, flooding, the lack of tap water for two-thirds of the population to the possibility of a severe water crisis in three years.

Indonesia: Dr. Azhari Captured and more about conflict in Poso

This week, on Wednesday, Indonesian law enforcement assisted by Australian intelligence finally succeeded in making sure that Dr Azhari Husin, Malaysian bomb expert associated with Jemaah Islamiyah, that was behind...

Images From Indonesia: Hi, It Stop Working!

“Hi, It Stop Working” by Budi Sukmana A tuk-tuk driver in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, pushes his stalled vehicle and its passengers to safety during a sudden downpour. Note: We...

Indonesia: Bridge Blogging

Dom Elson at The Lucretius Plan observes how, after a bridge on a key road in Flores, Indonesia is washed out by flash floods, locals still manage to devise ways...

Indonesia: Reactions to Beheadings

Macam-Macam does a quick roundup of blog reactions to last week's beheadings of three Christian schoolgirls in Poso on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

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