The Indonesians

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Bad memories

My name is Vidi. I am from Indonesia. When I was little I lived in Germany for three years. We came here when I was eight, because my father got a scholarship to do his PhD in Germany. My parents sent me directly to a German school. I could not...
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Greeting people on the street

In Indonesia you get to know people very quickly. You also greet people on the street or in public transportation. In the beginning I was always very sad in Germany because when somebody walked by on the street I greeted them, but they never replied or simply gave me this...
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We can make it work

Where do you see yourself in ten years? My partner and I would like to start our own multimedia company in Indonesia. It is a very competitive field there, but we are sure to make it work because of our experience and network in Germany.  
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Not really a big culture shock

My name is Zia, I am a student in Bremen, and I originally come from Indonesia. I learned German at school and had a couple of German friends when I was an exchange student in the US. I have always wanted to come to Germany, so when I finished high...
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The worst German experience

What do you like the most about Germany? I like the nature. There’s less traffic, there are less people. Clean air! It’s very clean compared to Jakarta. Tell us a German experience? Good or bad? Whichever you prefer… Ok, the worst experience I had was on my first week in Germany. We...