Category Archives: Jakarta

Indonesia: Death Row and Drug World

Indonesia will soon make another international headline as the Attorney General Office has been preparing the execution of drug convicts after executing 14 drug convicts last year. Despite the fact AGO has not published the names and the dates,  Beritasatu … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Broken Heart

I am proud of being Indonesian. I even often get easily annoyed whenever foreigners make a bitter criticism about Indonesia or look down on us. However, seeing what happened in Indonesia recently, I feel that this country seems getting backward … Continue reading

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Indonesia: About LGBT

You know what make me upset about LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) debate these days in Indonesia? Well, let me tell you. Last night, a good friend of mine sent me a message telling me how concerned (s)he is … Continue reading

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Jakarta: A Father, A Janitor and A Scavenger 

When I returned to Jakarta from Canada, I just realized how polluted Jakarta’s air is. This condition has made me thinking twice about my morning routine of doing street running on daily basis. However, instead of discontinue my morning routine, I … Continue reading

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Notes: Women’s Voices

When I published “Bule Hunter: Money, Sex and Love”  in September 2014, I received a stream of criticism in the net from many people. I would have understood that they criticized my book after they read it but they have … Continue reading

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Notes: Sustainable Business Practice in Indonesia

During Soeharto administration, the Indonesian government had little or no interest in sustainable business practice because it was just gonna benefit the ordinary people and it would not benefit the elites. Meanwhile, the elites did not care about the condition … Continue reading

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Notes: Jogging on Jakarta’s Road

In these past few months, I have been enjoying my new morning routine, which is an early morning jogging on the road.  What? An early morning jogging on the road in Jakarta? Really?! Yes! I do an early morning jogging … Continue reading

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