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Unearthing Indonesia’s Diversity

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Incorporating 17,000 tropical islands, Indonesia is one of the world’s richest areas of biodiversity. Over half of this biodiversity remains unrecorded with only 20 of the more than 400 regencies in the country recording species. It is estimated that as many as 300,000 animal species are inhabit its many ecosystems. This equates to 17% of worldwide fauna [...]

Indonesia in Global Radar

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Indonesia named one of top ten global investment targets Indonesia has been identified as one of the top markets for global investors, according to new research published by UK Trade & Investment. The ‘Great Expectations: Doing business in emerging markets’ report offers new insights from international investors about which markets they see as being the global [...]

Shining In NYC

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Few Indonesian-born fashion designers have achieved what Farah Angsana has on the international stage. Farah has successfully established her self-named brand in Switzerland and in the fashion capitals of Paris, Milan and New York. Her buyers include luxury department stores like Neimann Marcus and soon, Bergdorf Goodman. Along with 90 of the world’s best established and [...]

Indonesian Universities Finally Reach the Big League

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Two Indonesian universities have finally broken into the top 100 of the best universities in the world in certain subjects. The University of Indonesia is ranked 95th in the Social Sciences category of the 2010 QS World University Rankings, one of the leading lists of schools. Yogyakarta’s Gadjah Mada University (UGM) is the next best Indonesian school [...]