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· November, 2006

Stories about Indonesia from November, 2006

Indonesia: Expensive Wheels

Indcoup wonders how Indonesian armed forces is able to afford expensive vehicles for its staff while it has no money for more important purchases.

Bush and Indonesia Islam

If you watched CNN or BBC before and during Bush's visit to Indonesia, you would see a sea of protersters in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta with slogan of anti-Bush and to...

China: Put the E back in APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum came to a harmonious enough end this Sunday with all twenty-one member nations agreeing to renew calls for North Korea to put an end...

Indonesia: Welcoming Al Jazeera International

Unspun in Indonesia is welcoming the new English language satellite news channel. “It is heartening to read about Al Jazeera International, the global version of the Arab satellite news channel....

Indonesia: Islam in Indonesia

The Swanker introduces an ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) TV series on Islam in Indonesia. The blogger links to the transcripts of the program and asks “anyone with even a passing...

Indonesia: Running Out of Topics to Talk with Mr. Bush

The bloggers at Indonesia Anonymus are contemplating the topics the Indonesians want to discuss with American President George Bush and they seem to be running short of ideas.

Indonesia: Bombing in Jakarta

Indinesia Matters reports that a bomb exploded in a fast food restaurant in Jakarta this morning. “The low-explosive bomb went off at the Kramat Jati Indah plaza branch of the...

Indonesia: Departure Tax Reform

Indcoup is happy that the Indonesian travelers exiting out of the port of Batam no longer have to pay a departure tax. “The tax is equally absurd from an economic...

Celebrating Eid ul-Fitr the Blogger Way

Some Indonesian bloggers still talk about Eid ul-Fitr, or something to do with it, days after it passed for various reasons. Agus Setiawan at Blogonesia, for example, discusses the recent...

Indonesia: Indonesia Expert Cultural Anthropologist Dead

Indcoup has the news on the passing of Clifford Geertz, an expert on Java island in Indonesia. “Geertz is most well-known for his study of, in particular, Javanese religion, economic...

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