BEING A MINORITY MUSLIM
By; Rofiq Iqbal
I first came to Japan in October 2000 to start my master’s degree in Environmental and Resources Engineering. The first impression of Japanese life was just exactly the same as what I have heard before from Indonesia: high-tech, hard-work, punctual, and exact. I then learnt, however, that it was just the capability of human being to adapt to their environment. Living in Indonesia, you don’t really have to depend on technology too much, electricity, air conditioner, or heater. You can just lay down anywhere you like to sleep. It only can happen in Sapporo, the place where I am staying now, for a very short period during summer. No more than 3-4 months. READ MORE….