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The Year of Sheltering Dangerously By Ben Fong-Torres

Posted by Ben Fong-Torres - on Wednesday, 31 March 2021

The Year of Sheltering Dangerously By Ben Fong-Torres
The Year of Sheltering Dangerously By Ben Fong-Torres   Well, hasn’t THIS been a fun 365? As we approached the anniversary of the shelter-in-place orders for the San Francisco Bay Area, on March 16, I thought of some of the changes we’ve been through.  In February, our calendar was packed with restaurant dinners and a large, loud gathering at Harbor Villa, saluting our friend, the civil rights attorney Dale Minami. And there was my 24th time as co-anchor of the...

Muktamar 2011 comes to Las Vegas December 23-27

Posted by AC Team on Thursday, 22 December 2011.

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Muktamar, the largest Indonesian - Malaysian Islamic Seminar in North America is being held in Las Vegas this year from December 23 - 27. 

The 2011 Muktamar seminar theme is "Leveraging Our Ability to Best Serve Humanity." Click here to view a preview video of Muktamar 2011 shot and edited by Pungkas "Pongky" Nataatmaja and Leon Taufani of and produced by the Indonesian Islamic Community of Las Vegas, Nevada. 

A special thank you to Pungkas "Pongky" Nataatmaja for permission to offer this informative and beautifully shot and edited video to AsianConnections' viewers.
Pongky is a senior web designer and developer, and multimedia engineer. Since 1999, he has designed and built database-driven websites, e-commerce websites, and led overall project management including technology, branding and strategies from start to finish for numerous clients. Among projects, Pongky was senior web developer for the movie review site, and worked at DesignReactor, Inc. as an interactive game programmer and front end designer.