Julia Suryakusuma

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Indonesia: Yet another Hereditary democracy

There is something that we didn’t earlier discussed on page of the Modern Diplomacy. Do you remember the prime time television series Dynasty that aired...

Russia-Indonesia: 70 years of friendship

“Jauh di mata, dekat di hati .” This is how Lyudmila Georgievna Vorobieva, Russian ambassador to Indonesia, characterized the relationship between the two countries. In fact, in the...

Give me religion that does not polarise society

A few years ago in Aceh, a poster was put up by the Islamic Sharia Department in Banda Aceh of the communications and information agency office,...

Indonesia abandoning its Capital ?

I have almost always lived in capital cities. I was born in New Delhi, resided in London, Prague (before Czechoslovakia split in 1993), Budapest, Rome, Bonn (long...

Ahok biopic: The making of a man, the unmaking of a nation

After comedies, ghost horror films are the genre most liked by Indonesians, with 44 percent saying they enjoy them. Apparently they produce a thrill,...

Paris and Pittsburgh, pesticides in Indonesia: When none is best

D onald Trump famously said, “I was elected to represent the people of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” when he announced the withdrawal by the...

Saudi king’s “Clash of Civilizations”, convergence with Indonesia’s hypocrisy and opportunism

When my older sister who lives in Germany came to Indonesia recently, we gave her the royal treatment. Well, she’s family after all, and...

Hungry of Hungary – One (senti)mental journey

Some days ago, I achieved historical continuity between Hungary and Indonesia — well, at least in connection to my father and me. How so?...

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The Story of the Nature Restoration Law

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