Indonesian Assault Rifle Now Goes Global

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Indonesian-made rifle The SS-1 (short for Indonesian Senapan Serbu 1, “Assault Rifle 1″) is the standard assault rifle of the Indonesian armed forces. It is based on the FNC rifle but modified in order to meet ergonomic and tropical environment needs. The SS-1 is manufactured by PT Pindad, Bandung, Indonesia. The assault rifles of the SS1 [...]

Indonesia’s Quiet Revolution Bodes Well For Indonesia-Australia

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By Tom Colebath, Economics Editor, The Age Daily, Australia Our next door neighbour is booming politically and economically. THIS year, most of the world’s economic growth will take place in China. Much of the rest will be in India. But the third biggest source of global growth will be right next door: Indonesia. It has just held free [...]

Best Of The Best From Martha Tilaar

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Indonesian company, Martha Tilaar, has won the ASEAN Business Award as Best of the Best in Innovative Industry in big company category. The announcement was made in Bangkok, Thailand, during ASEAN Business Award ceremony. The Indonesia health-cosmetic company Martha Tilaar specialized in producing health/beauty/aesthetic products using traditional herbs, is winning the award despite the heavy competitor [...]

Indonesia Is Quicker Than Thought

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China’s government has turned around its economy far faster than most thought possible, to 7.9% in the second quarter. Even if the surge moderates in coming quarters, many analysts say China will very nearly meet its target of an 8% expansion for all of 2009. In the first quarter, gross domestic product grew 6.1% [...]

824 Villages Connected

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This is made possible by Telkomsel; 824 out of 1.695 villages in West Sumatra are now connected in a communication and information network. The project is part of a government program, Universal Service Obligation (USO). The whole project itself plans to cover 24.051 villages in Sumatra, Java, Bali, Nusa Tenggara, and Borneo. One thing that will [...]