I will be celebrating my country's Independence Day this Sunday
August 14, 2008 5:16pm CST
dear all my friends here... i just want to share my joy with you... this sunday (17th of August) i will be celebrating my country's 63th Independence Day... many things had happened in the 63 years since we claimed our freedom from the Japanese and many things still left to be done... we are still struggling a lot as a developing 3rd country... but i believe that we will become better and improve one day... the government is really working hard to improve the quality of every aspects of the country... and i am very very proud to be an Indonesian... so please do share with me when is your country's independence day and how old is your country now... thanks for sharing and responding... take care and have a nice day...
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18 Aug 08
hi! wow, so we are from the same nation. LOL. Happy Independence Day, my friend! are you in Indonesia nowadays or in Australia? I always wonder how Indonesian people celebrate the Independence Day abroad. the feeling should be different when we have been far away from our homeland. don't you think so? the proud feeling will also be stronger, I guess. :)
15 Aug 08
Your country is quite young compared to mine... my country is already 110 years old... and we are still struggling... the more than 300 years of Spanish colonization... 3 years of Japanese occupancy... and years of American colonialism... still has an effect to my country's politics, society, and mentality... i do not know when we will be able to be really free... but like you... i love my country... and i am hoping only for the best...
15 Aug 08
Hi lingli_78! Our ancestors claimed our freedom from the Spaniards on June 12, 1898. Our country, the Philippines is 110 years free however, we were invaded by the Japanese in the 2nd world war but regain our freedom back. Just like your country, we are also struggling a lot as a developing 3rd world country and hopefully that one day, we will all have that quality of life that we all are aspiring for. Take care always..God Bless!