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Malaysia Boleh

Posted by patung on October 24, 2007

Malaysia boleh indeed. The various ways in which Malaysian and Indonesian relations are strained.

Hundreds of Indonesian guest workers are deported from Malaysia. An Indonesian karate coach is beaten senseless by police in Kuala Lumpur.

Yet another Malaysian insult to Indonesia, with the “theft” of the Rasa Sayange folk song.

Meanwhile, the Islamization of Malaysia goes on.

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Islamic Barbie Dolls

Posted by patung on October 23, 2007

“Muslim” barbie dolls are becoming popular as presents for young girls in Indonesia, is it just business or a deeper cultural shift?

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Anggun Cipta Sasmi

Posted by patung on May 29, 2006

http://www.indonesiamatters.com/400/anggun-c-sasmi/

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Dangdut

Posted by patung on April 29, 2006

http://www.indonesiamatters.com/297/human-trash-dangdut-singers/

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Traditional Forms of Dress

Posted by patung on April 23, 2006

Traditional Forms of Dress

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Transvestite Contest Arouses Muslimah Ire

Posted by patung on December 31, 2005

http://www.indonesiamatters.com/35/transvestite-contest-arouses-muslimah-ire/

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