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· August, 2007

Stories about Indonesia from August, 2007

Indonesia: Kidnapping Children for Ransom

Nobody in Indonesia feels sure as to what motivates the criminals to abduct a child to serve their purpose. One thing is clear this trend is growing and it grows...

South East Asia: Ghost Month

The Travellers Tale blog explains the origins of the Chinese Ghost Month feast.

Indonesia: Beauty

Fatih Sayud in Indonesia writes how his perception of beauty has changed as he has grown older. The blogger asks readers for their criteria of how they would define a...

Indonesia: Teen Virginity Tests

Indonesia Matters reports on a unsuccessful plan by a local government to give virginity tests to teenagers after several sex videos that had high school students in them started surfacing.

Thailand: Tallest Peak in South East Asia

BISEAN publishes pictures and heights of the top ten highest mountain peaks in order to dispel the myth created by travel agents that Mount Kinabalu in Sabah is the tallest...

Indonesia: Miss Universe Go Back

Japundit links to a news story where visiting Japanese Miss Universe Riyo Mori was given a cold reception by protesters in West Java, Indonesia. The protesters are a part of...

Indonesia: Protitution Emergency

Indonesia Matters blogs about an umbrella Islamic organization, the Bandung Sin Watch, that is concerned about the scale of prostitution in the Indonesian city of Bandung.

Indonesia: No to Foreign Talent

Unspun blogs about Indonesian Vice President Yusuf Kalla's call to stop employing foreign consultants and employees in the government sector.

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