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Agung Harsya

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

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1 August 2012

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Indonesia: Young Athlete Late for Olympic Debut

Indonesia's debut in the 2012 London Olympics became controversial after the youngest member of the contingent arrived late for the shooting competition. The 16 year-old athlete explained the ordeal on...

20 July 2012

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Indonesia: “Jokowi vs Foke” in Jakarta Governor Election Run-Off

It's going to be a “Jokowi vs Foke” showdown in the Jakarta, Indonesia governor election run-off in September. Jokowi is a mayor of Solo City in Central Java while Foke...

12 May 2012

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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...

6 May 2012

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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...

2 May 2012

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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...

1 May 2012

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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...

17 April 2012

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Indonesia: Popular Minister Starts His Twitter Account

Dahlan Iskan, the popular State Enterprises Minister of Indonesia, has caused another hype in the virtual world after starting his Twitter account. In the past week, some netizens were able...

12 April 2012

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Indonesia: Jakarta Governor Race Heats Up

Indonesian netizens discuss the local elections in Jakarta and many are expressing their views about the reelection bid of the incumbent governor.

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