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Monday, October 09, 2017

Woodpeckers

At 15 minutes past midnight on November 10, 1989, a republic fell-a wall fell. History swiftly blew the German Democratic Republic, or ‘East Germany’, away. Cheered along by thousands of people.

And soon after the cheers, one could hear a clanging sound. It was the people of East Berlin who were busy with axes, hammers, and anything they could find to smash the wall that had encircled the…

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Monday, January 08, 2018

Java Holds the Key

HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.