Valentine's celebrations banned in Bukittinggi
Syofiardi Bachyul Jb
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM The Bukittinggi municipal administration has banned residents from celebrating Valentine's Day, on Thursday, on the grounds the occasion is not in line with Minangkabau traditions or Islam. "The Valentine's Day celebration is not our culture as it usually relates closely to immoral acts where, during the celebration, young couples tend to hug and even kiss each other. This is an immo...