Let’s be honest about Indonesia's 'nationalism'
Indonesian lecturer at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou
The song “Tian Mi Mi” was playing in the background as a friend and I tried to decide on our lunch menu. My mainland-Chinese friend said according to her father, this famous song used to be banned in China because it was about romance, instead of the nationalism that the new government was trying to instill in the population at the time.
Curious, I sought more info...
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