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Japan-Indonesia relations: A 50 year journey

  • <b>Jusuf Wanandi</b>

Jakarta | Mon, March 24 2008 | 01:09 am

PREMIUM Historically, Japan-Indonesia relations were never as dramatic as Japan's relations with China or Korea. Of course, we also went through a difficult period in World War II when the then Dutch East Indies was occupied by the Japanese Army for three-and-a-half years. We were in a war, and war is always miserable. We experienced atrocities in some parts of Indonesia, such as in West Kalimanta...