Miss World Beauty Pageant in Indonesia Will Go On Despite Protests

BY ON 07 Sep 2013

The 63rd Miss World beauty pageant will indeed be held in Indonesia despite strong protests coming from several Muslim groups who oppose the beauty contest on the grounds that it

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The Memoirs and Memorials of Jaques de Coutre: Security, Trade and Soceity in 16th and 17th century Southeast Asia

The Memoirs and Memorials of Jacques de Coutre: Security, Trade and Society in 16th and 17th century Southeast Asia

A swashbuckling young flemish man, seeking his fortune in Southeast Asia is a tale worth reading.  His adventures are replete with intrigue and lies, narrow escapes from death, his ships


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Singapore: not a police state but better policing in the wake of the COI on the Little India Riot?

It can hardly be said that Singapore is a police state in the wake of the Little India riot on December 8, 2013, and in the light of the Committee

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