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Agung Harsya · May, 2012

A writer and an Indonesian. A moderate guy who's interested in culture, movie, and football. Live in Jakarta.

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Latest posts by Agung Harsya from May, 2012

Indonesia: Soldier Loses His Temper in the Street

Early this month, a two-minute video clip of an armed soldier angrily confronting a civilian in Indonesia circulated on YouTube and became a trending topic on Twitter. Netizens continue to...

Indonesia: Geography Lesson For Justin Bieber

While explaining the creative process for one of his new tracks, singer Justin Bieber said that it was recorded in some “random country”. The random country is Indonesia and it...

Indonesia: Should Mosques Lower Prayer Volume?

Mosques in Indonesia use loudspeakers to broadcast “adzan” five times a day reminding people to pray. Recently, the country's Vice President urged mosques to lower the prayer call volume in...

Indonesia: The Curious Case of the Governor's Middle Finger

The Jakarta Governor sparked controversy when he gave a middle finger salute in a youth event. He later claimed that he doesn't know the meaning of the gesture. Netizens share...

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