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· September, 2006

Stories about Indonesia from September, 2006

Indonesia: New Political Parties

Indonesia Matters lists newly registerd political parties in Indonesia. The blogger also taks about how the explosion in the number of parties is causing parties to come up with similar...

Indonesia: Execution in Sulawesi

Indonesia Matters updates a post about the execution of three men found guilty of inciting violence during the rioting in Central Sulawesi in 2000. Fabianus Tibo, Marianus Riwu and Dominggus...

Indonesia: Policewoman Chang

Indonesia Matters introduces Yolla Bernanda. Yolla, whose chinese name is Chang Mei Xiang, is probably the first ethnic Chinese policewoman in Indonesia.

Five years on from 9/11, the world remembers

The mainstream media in many countries have been preoccupied with events in the United States to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon...

Indonesia: Funny English

Merek, a blogger who is himself a non-native English speaker, is amused by Indonesian billboards.

Another Indonesian Minister Blog and a Mourning Week

As I wrote here, Indonesian Housing Minister Yusuf Asy'ari becomes the second Minister to start blogging after Minister of Defense Juwono Sudarsono went blogging a few months back. His blog...

Indonesian Blogger Confronts US Media View on Indonesian Muslims

Here is a stark example on how people from different cultures see the same thing differently. And how bias and pre-occupied notion on certain issue and on certain people or...

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