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· August, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from August, 2009

25 August 2009

Indonesia: Soeharto's son aims to be president?

Hutomo Mandala Putra, the youngest son of former Indonesian President Soeharto, returns to the political arena with a bang. He seeks chairmanship of his father's political party Golkar. Indonesian bloggers...

24 August 2009

Global: Ramadan Mubarak

With the advent of Ramadan around the globe this weekend, Muslim and non-Muslim bloggers everywhere are wishing each other Ramadan mubarak (or "blessed Ramadan").

21 August 2009

East Timor: Celebrating Global Solidarity for Freedom

Ten years after the referendum, global voices are again spreading the word for East Timor, but this time celebrating the strong international solidarity that back then culminated in the country's...

16 August 2009

Terrorism crackdown in Indonesia

Last week media reported a shootout between the police and the group of Indonesia's most wanted terrorist, Noordin Mohammed Top. Indonesian netizens react to this issue.

13 August 2009

Southeast Asia: Twitter reactions on Suu Kyi guilty verdict

Myanmar opposition leader and global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. Suu Kyi’s conviction was...

5 August 2009

IndieGoGo: fundraising for independent film-makers

IndieGoGo is a fundraising and promotion platform for independent movie makers where they can network, showcase their work and raise funds for their projects.

4 August 2009

Southeast Asia: Internet and Nationalism

The Internet is increasingly being used by many Southeast Asians for various nationalist campaigns. This trend is positive in so far as it expands and improves the political participation of...