Day: May 20, 2013

15 Years After the Fall of Suharto, a Mixed Picture of Indonesia’s Minorities

Time: Mari Pangestu is a symbol of a new Indonesia. The economist turned technocrat, who now serves as Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism and creative economy, was born into a country rife with anti-Chinese sentiment. Under the strongman Suharto, Chinese-Indonesians like her were effectively banned from publicly celebrating their holidays and discouraged from […]

Ansarullah UK holding Regional Conference on May 26

Source: Press Release Majlis Ansarullah Hertfordshire UK Branch, the auxiliary wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK, is holding their Regional Ijtema 2013, On Sunday 26th May 2013 at Chells Pavilion Chells Way Gressley Road Stevenage, Hertfordshire UK. Members will be coming from Cambridge, Luton, Milton Keynes, Stevenage and Watford areas. It is expected that […]

It’s the End of the World……….

Source: The daily Beast: It might seem improbable that ancient stories could teach us about modern problems like global warming. But contemporary schemes to arrest global warming by geoengineering the earth’s atmosphere often contain echoes of classical myth. First there’s Phaëton, who drives the sun’s chariot across the sky for one day, loses […]