Daily Archives: November 9, 2019

Reviving the legacy of Sabeni, the Betawi fighter

They shot him at close range. Bang bang! However, surprisingly, nothing happened to him, and he was alive

Sabeni can solely be identified through a black-and-white portrait painting, bearing Sabeni bin Channam 1860-1945, though it …

Meet “Si Pitung”: Betawi’s revered bandit, loathed by the rich

The grave of champion Pitung was guarded. Those keeping watch on Pitung’s grave through the night were forbidden to leave until their reliefs had arrived for the night guard. Had told the story that Pitung …

Entong Gendut and fight for farmers’ cause in early 1900s

As Indonesians get into the spirit of celebrating the country’s heroes on November 10, they have again begun reminiscing about their late freedom fighters. Military generals, figures in journalism, religious leaders, educators, noblemen, activists, and …

Entong Gendut and fight for farmers’ cause in early 1900s

As Indonesians get into the spirit of celebrating the country’s heroes on November 10, they have again begun reminiscing about their late freedom fighters. Military generals, figures in journalism, religious leaders, educators, noblemen, activists, and …