Author Archives: Mata Pribadi

ISCI Hockey team in KL bar shock!!!

Details are only now emerging of an incident at the RSC 9-a side hockey tournament in Kuala Lumpur a couple of weekends ago, with the matter going unreported in the Malaysian press and a wall of silence being established until last … Continue reading

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Jakarta in Gaddafi shock!!!

The world’s media has been speculating for more than a month regarding the whereabouts of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi following the violent ejection of his despotic Libyan regime and its replacement by the democratically inclined National Transitional Council. Mata Pribadi therefore has enormous pride … Continue reading

Posted in Expat Foibles, October 2011, Politics | 4 Comments

A message from the Publisher

Dear Readers, First of all, and on behalf of the Owner and Publisher of Mata Pribadi, PT Kebohongan Pribadi Jaya Pratama Dalglish, I would, as President Commissioner, like to personally apologise to you all for the lack of a January … Continue reading

Posted in Expat Foibles, January 2012 | 4 Comments

Jakarta Expat Monopoly

Mata Pribadi is thrilled to bring you a unique Investment Opportunity which it would entirely carry itself if only the Google Royalty check was not so late arriving every month. Yes, this sort of opportunity is not going to be … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Corruption, December 2011, Expat Foibles | 19 Comments

A case for blind copies?

Those of you work in the American Embassy  in Kuningan, or perhaps have loved ones working there, will be relieved to learn of the seriousness with which the American Government takes your security. As many of you learned in a recent Xmas greetings … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011, Expat Foibles | 7 Comments

A cautionary tale

Dear All, As we approach the season of celebrations, a cautionary tale if I may. It has to do with drinking and driving at this time of year as I know that some of you, like me, have had unfortunate … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011, Expat Foibles, Roads and Traffic | 2 Comments

The Bar at the End of the Universe

In common with most of you we guess, your Food and Beverage correspondent gets an e-mail every week from the “Metro Sky Bar” in BSD, unashamedly extolling is own virtues in full glossy colour.  Given that BSD is clearly very … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011, Food and beverage | 2 Comments