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· July, 2006

Stories about Indonesia from July, 2006

Indonesia: Chinese Valentine's Day

Indonesian blogger Christine Susanna Tjhin, currently a student in China, talks about the traditional Chinese Valentine's Day. This year, the day falls on 31 July.

Indonesia: New English Daily

Unspun reviews the newest English language daily in Indonesian market. The paper is produced by a business group called Jababeka. “If the Jababeka group wants to run its own newsletter...

Indoensia: Expat Life and Indonesian Thoughts

The blogger at Sarapan Ekonomi talks about expats discussing life in Indonesia. The blogger does not agree with some of the views the expats have but at the end of...

Indonesia: One Day without TV

Can we live a day without TV? Many Indonesian bloggers almost simultaneously posted a piece about a day without television to commemorate National Children Day on July 23. Many of...

Indonesia: Merapi Fan

Asri talks about her love for Mount Merapi. Merapi located in Central Java, Indonesia is one of the most active volcano on the planet. The bloggers shares night time pictures...

Indonesia: Tsunami Alarm

The blogger at Indonesia's Economy Blog does not agree with the Science and Technology minister . The minister claims that giving warning tsunami warnings on radio is a bad idea....

Israel condemnation and the Cause of War and Conflicts

Many Indonesian bloggers respond to the current brutal and terror act against civilians in Palestine and Lebanon with disgust and condemnation. Indra Pramanawho is very concerned about the current escalation...

Indonesia: Tsunami Updates

Angelo Embuldeniya at worldwidehelp blog is monitoring the latest Indonesian tsunami news. “According to sources on the ground, a local tsunami measuring 2m in height hit a West Java resort...

Indonesia: Tsunami

Crisismesh blog is reporting on the Tsunami in Indonesia caused by an eartquake in Indian Ocean. The blogger at WideImaginations feels the quake in Jakarta.

Indonesia: Remembering Mumbai

Avi in Indonesia remembers his trip to Mumbai and calls the city “the most resilient city” he has ever been to.

Indonesia: In defence of Zidane

Oskar Syahbana calls French footballer Zidane a perfect role model.

Indonesia: Indonesian Jimi Hendrix

The blogger at When in Doubt, Blame the Traffic introduces the Indonesian Jimi Hendrix. “A lifelong disciple of Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gugun's setlist consists primarily of note for...

Indonesia: Foreign Correspondents in Asia

Unspun in Jakarta is talking about large US papers cutting back on foreign bureau. The blogger wonders if this would mean more opportunities for local freelancers. Unspun also posts the...

Indonesia Double Take to Israel and Looking at the Future

Politics, sport, business towards Israel Ahmad Qisai at Politics and Society highlights the ever growing tension between Israel and Palestine and Indonesian government decision to boycot the playoff of the...

Indonesia: Back to 1945 Constitution

Martin Manurang disagrees with Indonesian elites who want to go back to the original 1945 constitution. “The reality and challenges for Indonesia in 2006 are not the same as they...

Indonesia: Indonesian Proverbs

Jenny's Journies blog introduces couple of popular Indonesian proverbs and links to a page where the reader can get a longer list.

Indonesia: Defence Minister's Blog

Unspun is glad that the Indonesia's defence minister's blog is attracting global attention. The blogger links to couple of international blogs that are talking about the minister's blog. “At any...

Indonesia: Corruption and Children

Indonesia Anonymus might have answer to why corruption is so hard to root out.

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