NEWS

September 29th, 2014

On the day of the Jewish New Year, the president of Indonesia, the country with the world’s largest Muslim population, visited Washington, DC and spoke out for religious tolerance. No, he didn’t blow a shofar, but rather he presided over a ceremony to bless a very ...

 
September 29th, 2014

Epic narrative. Exquisite music. Spirited humor. And puppets. The performing-art form wayang golek has it all, says Kathy Foley, a scholar and master puppeteer who is deeply versed in this brand of theater, traditional to the Sundanese culture of West Java, Indonesia.

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September 24th, 2014

Jakarta – Dalam kunjungannya ke Amerika Serikat, Presiden SBY akan meresmikan masjid yang diperuntukkan bagi warga Indonesia di Washington DC dan sekitarnya. Bagaimana asal usul masjid tersebut? Ternyata bangunan tersebut semula adalah gereja yang dialih rupa menjadi mas ...

 
September 23rd, 2014

It was not too long ago when US Secretary of State John Kerry, in a speech in Honolulu, Hawaii, described Indonesia as holding “the promise of a democratic future”.

With the recent success of peaceful and fair democratic elections, there is no doubt that Indonesia h ...