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RSS Online Articles from the Asia Division of BBC News

  • HSBC ends private banking in India November 27, 2015
    HSBC closes its private banking arm in India, where the increasing number of wealthy individuals has led to intense competition for their business.
  • Row over Adam Lambert Singapore concert November 27, 2015
    A growing controversy over a Singapore concert starring gay singer Adam Lambert has highlighted the widening cultural divide in the strait-laced city-state, says the BBC's Tessa Wong.
  • India secure series win over SA November 27, 2015
    Ravichandran Ashwin takes 7-66 as India beat South Africa by 124 runs to win the third Test for an unassailable 2-0 series lead.


International Research Centers and Departments (Part 2)

Legal Studies Opportunities in Asian and Southeast Asian Studies Compiled By: Stephanie Razo (Directed Individual Study, Fall 2015) For individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the legal field or are simply [Read More]

Travel & Living Abroad

White Beetle

During your travels in Southeast Asia, you might come across a white beetle. Here is some interesting background information: Beetles’ whiteness understood By Maria Dasi Espuig, Science reporter 16 August 2014 [Read More]

Study Abroad Websites

Here are some website links to get you started on your search for study abroad programs.  Additional suggestions are most welcome in the comments box below: East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools: http://www.earcos.org [Read More]

Social Life in Jakarta & Beyond

What is there to do in Jakarta and elsewhere? Where can I go to be entertained, get fit, or make new friends? Read the following tips for answers to these questions, and please feel free to make corrections or add suggestions in the [Read More]


Bahasa Indonesia – The National Language of Indonesia

Here are resources related to the history and contemporary uses of Bahasa Indonesia. If you have additional recommendations or corrections, please let us know in the comments section below. Thank you / terima kasih! Links from around the Web [Read More]

YouTube Video Highlights

On the importance of shoes

Here are some quick background notes for this YouTube highlight: Title – “A Unique Approach to Rehab in Indonesia: Junkie Shoes” Location – Bogor, Indonesia YouTube Description – Published on Dec 7, 2012 “We [Read More]

Indonesian Idol

Indonesian Idol is a televised singing competition. It is part of the Idol franchise started by Simon Fuller in the United Kingdom. Since its beginning in 2004, Indonesian Idol has been one of the most popular programs in the country. Indonesian [Read More]

Pencak Silat

Pencak silat is a form of martial arts from/in Indonesia.  More information can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pencak_Silat . The following video from YouTube was uploaded in 2007 and shows the Indonesian national pencak silat demoteam at [Read More]

Indonesian Proverbs (Wikiquote)

- Embarrassed to ask will result in getting lost.
- Meaning: Asking questions is the only way to learn.

- No matter how sharp a knife is, a tongue is sharper.
- Meaning: Be careful of what you say.

- Heaven is on the bottom of mother's foot.
- Meaning: A person who loves/cares about their mother is doing the best deed.
* This is also a reference to the saying of Prophet Mohammad of the same meaning.

- Whoever sows the wind reaps the storm.
- Meaning: Your actions all have consequences.