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Arief Budiman: Defying the Chinese stereotype

  • Dewi Anggraeni


Melbourne, Australia | Wed, February 6 2008 | 02:16 pm

PREMIUM A pertinent stereotypical image of the ethnic Chinese throughout Southeast Asia is that they are bent on making money and interested in little else. In reality, there have been many whose interests lie in anything but making money, apart from that necessary for living, naturally. One example is Arief Budiman; the intellectual, academic, social and political analyst and once political activi...