Irawan Soejono was fighting alongside his comrades against Nazi Germany in the Netherlands. He was shot dead while smuggling a stencil printing machine. His name was later immortalized as a street name in Amsterdam.
Raden Adipati Ario Soejono became a minister in the cabinet of Queen Wilhelmina, while his children fought against the Nazi occupation in the Netherlands. All voiced for the independence of Indonesia.
The national hero was executed in the middle of a muddy night. He firmly held his faith in freedom up until his last breath.
Sukarno's love story with a Filipina actress became the talk of the town, even inspiring a novel by an illustrious Filipino writer.
The desire for Palestine's full independence is reflected in its educational curriculum.
Regardless of the challenging situation at that time, Indonesia issued its own currency, which had to face competition with Japanese and NICA money.
Herbal remedies are the oldest medicine that date back thousands of years. Constantly challenged by its modern counterpart, this natural treatment is now making a comeback as a favorable alternative.
Two major wars raged on Lombok, Indonesia in 1839 and 1894. Two shrewd adventurers from Europe were behind it.
Van der Tuuk devoted his life to studying the languages of Nusantara. He compiled dictionaries of Batak, Lampung, and Kawi-Bali.
Five Australian journalists were killed while on assignment in East Timor. The Indonesian and Australian governments appeared to cover it up for the sake of maintaining good relations between the two countries.