Category Archives: Sport

Shameful Everest Sherpas in finals disgrace!

Despite a tough day at the links, your correspondent summoned up the energy to get to the Blok and cover the activities there last evening. First up was a trip to MyDump where the final of the FAB Pool League was … Continue reading

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The Friday Roundup #1

It’s been a busy week for us here in the Big Durian and our brave team of reporters and editorial staff are now looking forward to the weekend and relaxing on the many fine golf courses that the city and its … Continue reading

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Masonic Rituals and proselytizing shock

Jakarta’s large expatriate community was in a state of shock late last evening as news trickled back into bars, restaurants and sleazy discos across the city of the arrest of 25 expatriates, all members of the famous Jakarta Hash House … Continue reading

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The results are in!!!!

The results of the readers golf course survey are now in and, it would be true to say, contain some surprises, not least amongst them being Fatmatwati finding itself in a respectable equal 8th place while Matoa and Pondok Cabe, … Continue reading

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The ball is not yet in the tin cup

Storm clouds were gathering today across the golf courses of South Jakarta as discontent widened over the performance of the President. The most common criticisms are that he is “out of touch” with those he represents, hasn’t made a decision … Continue reading

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Non-golfers can move along

The discovery that there are a significant number of golfers in our demographic encourages us to check out what courses our golfers like the best. The criterion for “best” is your own and may very well  be more related to … Continue reading

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Korean golfer sensation!!

The results are now in from our poll on what you like least about Jakarta and there are clear lessons in them about the issues that we need to address upfront and often. These “sensing” exercises will continue to the … Continue reading

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