Also published in »2009«

The Rise Of Indonesian Strategic Industries

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By Cyrillus Harinowo Hadiwerdoyo (Thank you!) A few weeks ago, Indonesia’s minister of defense officiated the launching of the new Landing Platform Dock (LPD) built by PT PAL for the Indonesian Navy. It marked a new beginning for PT PAL, the largest Indonesian shipyard located in Surabaya, East Java, after having been successful in developing various [...]

Lion Air Got New Aircrafts… Again!

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When Lion Air got its 1st Boeing 737-900ER, I managed to secure tickets to Makassar and Ambon. I probably was one of the first flyer of this excellent airplane. It felt different than its peer like Airbus A320. It is faster, comfier, and smoother (outside noise was reduced to minimum). Lion Air has received another [...]

More Cultural Heritage Sites Are Targeted

→  December 27, 2009 3

…as the World cultural Heritage that is. Three areas in Bali are targeted for designation as “Cultural Heritage Areas” by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2010.The three areas singled out for the recognition on the island are: the rice terraces of Jatiluwih near Tabanan; the Pakerisan river valley in Gianyar; and [...]

Avatar Vs Bubat War

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I watched Avatar movie last night. Gosh….it was one of the best movies i’ve ever watched. Our imagination was beautifully unleashed, our eyes were softly pampered, with magnificent scene-by-scene motion. I was stuck at my seat, and realized that i hadnt even moved a bit for 2.5 hours. Bravo, James Cameron. These last month, Indonesia [...]