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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kartini’s Successors

Dian Sastrowardoyo's expression took a dramatic turn in just four minutes. At first, during "A Stage for Kartini Women" event at Bank Indonesia Museum, last week, she started her monologue with a smile.

With a hint of a Javanese accent, Dian recounted Kartini's excitement in anticipating a trip to Europe to see her pen friends, Mrs. AbendanonMandri and Stella Zeehandelaar, and activists Ccile de Jong and Hilda van Suylenburg.…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.