Archive | October, 2010

Five Centuries of Indonesian Textiles

New Book Traces The History of Indonesian Textiles by Deidre Woollard Mary Hunt Kahlenberg is a women with a passion for textiles. She formerly served as Curator of Textiles and Costumes at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. and is one of the top authorities on the [...]

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A Role Model for Myanmar

Our country is probably in a transition, but in ASEAN, we are expected to influence Myanmar (originally known as Burma) to improve its human right records. History has shown that Indonesia can survive from dictatorship and have been developing faster than other countries which were in the same condition. therefore, many countries believe that Indonesia [...]

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Posted in Politics & Law1 Comment

Garuda Indonesia Sets The Standard!

It is really a fantastic turnaround for our national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, to have been ranked by an independent research center as the best carrier in terms of service quality in Southeast Asia, beating even one of the world’s best and largest carriers, Singapore Airlines. Not only has its performance achieved an all-time historical [...]

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Posted in EcoBiz4 Comments

World’s Most Beautiful And Preserved Lake

Representatives of 157 countries which have lakes will visit Paniai Lake in Papua Province which they consider to be the world’s most beautiful and preserved lake, a local official said. The interest to visit Paniai Lake was expressed during the 12th World Lake Conference in India last November 2007, Paniai District Head Naftali Yogi, who [...]

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How Lindsay Grace Preserve Indonesian Culture

Do you know Lindsay Grace? She is a Dutch who was crowned as Miss Universe Netherlands 2004, and Netherlands representative in Miss Universe 2004.  What so special about her, is that she is actually an Indonesian. Lindsay Grace is born from a European-Indonesian parentage, with her mother and grandmother born in Bogor, and a grandfather [...]

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Astonishing Performances by Indonesian Children

If Indonesian footballers are always considered weak and not good enough to compare with other countries, then this achievement could change that perception. in Danone Nations Cup (DNC) 2010 held in Pretoria, South Africa, from september 29 to oktober 3rd,  our football team had proved that Indonesia is back in the game. Danone Nations Cup [...]

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Indonesia’s Achivements In 2010 Science Olympics

Indonesia, like other countries do, regularly participates in International Olympiads every year. What makes us proud is the fact that the teams always bring back medals home. It happens every year. This year is no exception, many of our students achieved medals and prizes. I’m now gonna give you the lists of the achievements Indonesia [...]

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Posted in Education1 Comment

eBay’s New Partner:

A good news came from a local site, The world’s largest online market, eBay, has agreed to team up with this local shopping portal to help Indonesian retailers get easier access to global buyers. This agreement could increase the number of successful Indonesian retailer in trading world. If you are a retailer and trying [...]

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Tidewater and the Drydocks World

Tidewater Inc.  announced today that it has entered into a contract with Drydocks World for the construction of four 265-foot deepwater platform supply vessels at its shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The delivery of these high-performance, high-capacity, 3,200 metric ton deadweight platform supply vessels is estimated to begin in April 2012 and conclude in late 2012. The [...]

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Indonesian Who Holds Rubik’s World Record

Most of young people in Indonesia must be familiar with this stuff : Rubik’s Cube. The Rubik’s Cube is a 3-D mechanical puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of Architecture Erno Rubik. this world best selling toy is Originally called the “Magic Cube”. In a classic Rubik’s Cube, each of the six [...]

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