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4th of July is about American Dreams By: Imam Shamsi Ali PALONTARAQ.ID – 4th of July is celebrated proudly by Americans. It is a celebration of this nation’s independence. Millions of US dollars are spent for that fancy celebration. This year was even more because Donald Trump added to its regular celebration with a military parade. The question is, why is...

Imam Shamsi Ali. (foto: ist/palontaraq) همسه للأحباب ‎قال حبر اﻷمة وترجمان القرآن ‎عبدالله بن عباس رضي الله عنهما ‎أربعة لا أقدر على مكافأتهم ‎١- رجل بدأني بالسلام ‎٢- ورجل وسع لي في المجلس ‎٣- ورجل أغبرت قدماه يمشي في حاجتي ‎٤-...

Fasting Oleh: M. Farid Wajdi, S.H.i Introduction This writing is intended to help islamic students speak in English about Fasting. Especially, for my students, santriwati of Islamic Boarding School of IMMIM in Pangkep, who got the assignment to fill in the book of practice (amaliah) of ramadhan, and learn more about the rules and orders of Islam in the month of Ramadan. About...

The Buginese (photo source: KITLV/*) By:  Etta Adil THE BUGIS are ethnic groups – the most of the three main language groups and ethnicities of South Sulawesi, in the southwest Sulawesi province, the third largest island in Indonesia. Thus the author quoted from the book, “Gender pluralism: southeast Asia since early modern times.” (Michael G. Peletz,...

Bissu Show. (foto: mfaridwm/palontaraq) By: M. Farid W Makkulau BEFORE attempting to understand the mysteries of the ‘Bissu Dewatae’ Community, one must have some understanding of who and what they are. Their sphere of influence deals with the spiritual but outside the teachings of Islam. They are preservers of the ‘Old ways’ practiced by the people prior to the...

Colourful Village, Jodipan in Malang City. (foto: mfaridwm/palontaraq) Reporter:  Etta Adil, a traveler Jodipan Tourism Village is the first tourist village in Malang in the form of a series of houses on the banks of the Brantas River. Jodipan village displays walls with various colors that are attractive and not monotonous. This village is located in Jodipan on the banks...

Joko Widodo Reporter:  Etta Adil Jakarta – Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies, M. Tri Andika,  stated that there were differences of opinion between the cabinet in the past two years. President Jokowi was considered as not credibility in managing the state budget which resulted in an increase in state debt during his administration. “There...

Sustainable Development Goals. (SDGs) Reporter:  Muhammad Farid Wajdi JAKARTA – The high effort to realize 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has made the Ministry of National Development Planning (PPN) / National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) together with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have to collaborate with academics in the National...

SDGs Poster By:  Dra Nurhudayah The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires wider public participation. Without community participation, the SDGs agenda will be the same fate as the millennium development agenda (MDGs). Among the failures of the MDGs were reducing the number of maternal mortality during childbirth, suppressing the number of...

Pintu masuk Pintu gerbang Fort Rotterdam. (foto: mfaridwm/palontaraq) By:  M. Farid W Makkulau MAKASSAR – Ever visited Makassar City, South Sulawesi? Makassar City is a leading city in Eastern Indonesia. It’s history can still be traced through the remaining historical heritage, proof that this area was once one of the biggest trade centers in the Middle...