Archive | October, 2010

Flood From The Sky

Indonesia tourism industry is arguably growing. This year, number of foreign tourists visiting the archipelago nation will surpass 7 million, beating forecast of 6.7 million. Numerous airlines (some of them might be something new to you) are adding Indonesia into their new routes, in addition to already flooded aviation market. Recently, we just got information [...]

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Posted in Transportation2 Comments

Guinness World Records In Hand

GNFI once posted an article about a young boy who listed his name in the Guinness world record because of his  ability to memorize 76 rows of numbers in only 60 minutes. the name of the smart Indonesian young boy is Brian Dominic (whose age was only 12 years old), he broke the record last [...]

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Indonesia’s Stand At Frankfurt Book Fair

Frankfurt Book Fair is the biggest book fair in the world, held from 6 to 10 of october, attended by 7.539 participants from 111 countries. Indonesia also participated in the fair, had a stand that exhibit 200 Indonesian books. Two of 1400 publishers in Indonesia got an opportunity to send their books to be exhibited. [...]

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Interesting Facts About Indonesia

A famous mass media in England, Telegraph, recently published an article about some quite interesting facts in Indonesia . The article was written by Molly Oldfield and John Mitchinson, and posted on October 15, 2010. According to this article, there are 6 interesting facts about Indonesia that we should admire. Most of which are facts [...]

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Posted in General4 Comments

Batik In The Movie

Batik is part of Indonesian culture that we should appreciate. It is now listed by the United Nations as the world heritage, making us even more proud of it. Speaking of which, there are a lot of Batik patterns in Indonesia. Batik Pekalongan is one of them. Well, I’m not giving you facts that you [...]

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Agnes Monica To Host Red Carpet American Music Awards 2010

This talented young woman has been an idol for many people in Indonesia. As a successful singer, actress, designer and the youngest judge of the latest season of Indonesian Idol, she became a role model for women across the country. Agnes Monica is one of many Indonesian musicians that have been internationally popular. In 2006, [...]

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Posted in International8 Comments

Indonesia Is Not A Tiger, It’s A Giant!

Late next month, President Barack Obama will return to Indonesia for the first time in more than two decades. It will be a homecoming of sorts for the president, who lived in Jakarta for several years as a kid. Foreign investors aren’t waiting for the presidential visit. They have been pouring into Jakarta stocks and [...]

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Progo River Bridge, 1 Of Only 2 Of Its Kind In The World

Indonesia is host to various (even countless) uniqueness, sites or things you can visit and admire. A railway bridge spanning over Progo river, in Kutoarjo, Yogyakarta is one among many. What so unique about the bridge which is originally called Bijlaard Bent is that this bridge doesn’t have pillar in the center. There are only [...]

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Posted in Science & Technology2 Comments

Indonesian Fight Clubs

A number of cultures in Indonesia have practiced war rituals passed down from generation to generation. The blood spilt onto the soil was seen as natural fertilisers and casualties were considered as offerings for the power that be. Fadil Aziz recounts watching four sacred wars in eastern Indonesia.   Erich Fromm, the influential researcher in [...]

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The NEXT WAVE of Indonesians

When a tiny country like Brunei Darussalam or Luxemburg got wealthier, the impact wasnt felt by farmers in Vietnam or a carpenter in Russia. But when a big country like Indonesia with huge a population got richer, the impact can be seen across the globe. Indonesia, is on the very way to reach Gross Domestic Product (GDP) percapita of US$ [...]

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Posted in EcoBiz2 Comments

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