Personal view on the world issues by Timothy Tatendang
American politics has changed drastically for the last five years especially during Donald Trump presidency…

For the last four years, I spend half of my time for trying to understand what is happened on America’s democracy and the radical change in U.S. politics. This trend called as “populism” has spread across the America and then, the whole world. I began not recognize the United States…

G20 Rome Summit and COP26 meeting was expected to had a significant result to address…

On October 30–31, 2021, twenty world leaders who represent the major economies power were gathering in Rome, Italy on G20 summit to discuss a range of issues from vaccination program to the climate change which become the main issue that will be continued aftermath the summit in Glasgow, Scotland, United…

The Comey Rule. Directed by: Billy Ray. Starring: Jeff Daniels, Brendan Gleeson, Holly Hunter, Michael…

For the last three weeks, I was watching this miniseries called The Comey Rule which tells an account of FBI Director James Comey who was investigating the Russian interference in 2016 U.S. presidential election and its connection with 46th President of the United States, Donald Trump and the White House…

For the last five years, the unity and neutrality of ASEAN comes into question with…

Last month in late August, I was attending the Zoom informal meeting in Foreign Policy Talks group and we were having a discussion with many issues ranging from U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the future of Afghanistan under Taliban rule, COVID-19 update issue and latest issues in Southeast Asia region…

Guthrie Dawn Raid was considered as one of the big momentum in Malaysia history because…

It’s unusual for me to publish a new blog on the weekday and not in the weekend because today is a special occasion to commemorate this event. For the last three weeks, I was watching videos from YouTube on Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim video blogs (vlogs) such as their…

In 1980s, city pop was emerged in Japan and it was faded during recessions in 1990s. Then, city pop music was revived again in 2010s and still to be listen until today. Source: Vintage Everyday.

There is an office worker who walks in the Shibuya after long hours of work. He left his car in the office and just want to get some fresh air. He was feeling really tired. Not because of the weather, but due to amount of works in his office. Meetings…

Anwar Ibrahim become the central figure of the opposition in Malaysian politics for the last…

Three weeks ago, I was having a conversation with one of my friends in Malaysia through Instagram. I was giving a comment to her Instagram story regarding the turbulent current political situation in Malaysian government. And then, I mentioned a name of the politician which I reminded about Malaysia and…

1964 Summer Olympics logo (left) and 2020 Summer Olympics (right). Photo source: theolympians.co

I was remember in early August during the 2020 Summer Olympics, the Indonesia badminton team in women doubles, Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu was winning the gold medal which marked as the return of Indonesia badminton reign on Olympics Games. Every Indonesians — including myself — from Sabang until Merauke…

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