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Chinese Indonesian

No place like home

Causeway Bay's connections to Indonesia go back much further than today's weekend crowds of (mostly Javanese) migrant workers in Victoria Park might suggest. Indonesian Chinese have had a significant impact on this district since the late 1940s.

Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am

Indonesian drug mules' journey ends in HK jail

Anti-Chinese riots following the downfall of late Indonesian strongman Suharto 10 years ago were the catalyst to a tale of woe that ended yesterday with the sentencing of a 58-year-old man to 14 years in prison for drug smuggling.

2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Citizenship law breaks down barriers for ethnic Chinese

A new citizenship bill passed by parliament has raised the hopes of Chinese-Indonesians that decades of institutionalised discrimination will end.

At the core of the law is Article 2, which recognises as Indonesian anyone who is born to Indonesian parents and has never changed citizenship.

17 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Indonesian migrant workers meet to remember earthquake victims

Updated at 5.21pm: Some 100 Indonesian migrant workers gathered at Victoria Park on Sunday to pray and listen to relatives of victims of the recent devastating earthquake in central Java.

Organisers said the meeting had been held in order to raise money and offer support to migrant workers, local radio reported on Monday.

5 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Thankful, despite losing 20 relatives to Java quake

Speaking to her brother in Java the day after the earthquake struck killing more than 6,200 people, Indonesian maid Nining Winarsih at first felt relief. Although every building in Bantul, the district south of Yogyakarta where her family lived, was gone along with all their possessions, her teenage son had walked away from the disaster.

4 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fears remain

Wellington: About 1,500 Chinese Indonesians who fled riots in their country nearly two years ago are fighting to stay in New Zealand, claiming they will be persecuted if they return, the New Zealand Herald said.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am