Tangled: Indonesia’s Twisted Tale of Religion

The Alis are making headlines this year.   After Marzuki Ali’s recent commotion on Indonesian housemaids, Suryadharma Ali, Indonesia’s very own Religious Affairs Minister, proved to the world that he is indeed an incompetent like what most people think. Among the plethora of questions in the stories of Indonesia’s religious freedom under the rule of … Continue reading

Marzuki Ali Vs. Indonesia Girls

Here comes another buzz straight from the House of Representatives.   Head of Indonesia’s House of Representatives, Marzuki Ali (cool name), lashes out against the exporting of Indonesian housemaids to foreign countries, calling the act “a bad move” and staining Indonesia’s reputation on an international stage. He further added that many of these workers sent … Continue reading

We have bigger problems than Peterporn

From a national pop sensation, to a porn superstar in just over a night; Not quite your conventional career transition. You see, most career changes involving Indonesian celebrities usually end up in the House of Representatives, or as your next mayor, or district heads. Ariel Peterpan, however, took a slightly different path. His private sex … Continue reading