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· March, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from March, 2009

Indonesia: “Mini-Tsunami” hits village as dam collapses

Last Friday the Situ Gintung dike collapsed in Indonesia which killed almost a hundred people and injured 190 others. At least 300 houses were destroyed and 1,600 residents were displaced....

Indonesia: Sharia Finance

As the financial system crumbles in the developed world, some analysts in Indonesia are proposing to replace it with the Sharia Finance system.

Indonesia: Deadly dam burst

A dam burst outside of Jakarta Friday dawn which killed more than 50 people. Twitter user Indrika Kurnia writes: praying for my friend's father who was carried away by the...

Indonesia: Vegetable Seller's Motorcycle

How does a vegetable seller's motorcycle looks like? R. Sa di from Indonesia posts a picture of this type of motorcycle.

Indonesia: Traditional Javanese artists

The Aroengbinang posts pictures of old traditional Javanese artists based in Jakarta.

Indonesia: Protest against Buddha Bar

Some Indonesian Buddhists are not happy over a bar in Jakarta which is known as the Buddha Bar. They believe the name of the pub insults Buddhism.

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