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Asian Games pride, virginity testing shame

Jakarta | Wed, September 5, 2018 | 01:52 pm
Asian Games pride, virginity testing shame Indonesia's delegation parades during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games at the Gelora Bung Karno main stadium in Jakarta on August 18, 2018. (AFP/ Jewel Samad)

PREMIUM Wow, like most Indonesians, I was bursting with pride over the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra!  

What’s not to be euphorically proud of? It wasn’t just the 31 gold medals, or coming fourth after China, Japan and South Korea. It was also the magical, mesmerizing, fun-fantasia extravaganza of the opening and closing ceremonies, the super-cool Jame...

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