Balinese Punk Rock Rockin’ The Yanks!

→  June 25, 2009 0

By Luki, a GNFI contributor in Phnom Penh City, Cambodia Indonesian musicians? Hoooahm… Always talk about love with boring lyrics and pussy singing style. What can we about them then? Well, if you are one of those who have that kind of perception, please listen to this: Superman Is Dead (SID), a brilliant punk rock [...]

Indonesia’s Debt Performance

→  May 27, 2009 0

Written by Febri Ardianto, an aviation student, GNFI contributor in Surabaya Lately we’ve been disturbed by the news of how big Indonesia’s debt is. The numbers actually are really shocking. It is 1,667 trillion Rupiahs (around 163 billion US Dollars with the latest currency exchange rate). Many people put the blame on our government. Let’s try [...]

World’s Best New Hotels 2009

→  April 22, 2009 1

Indonesia, has long been known to be the host for best hotel on planet earth. Once I watched a television program in the UK that mentioned Amankilla hotel in Bali was included in 10th world’s best hotel. Forbes Traveler has picked 50 new best hotels worldwide, with this stunning result: - France is home to four of [...]

Yes, We Are Confident!

→  April 22, 2009 1

When a country receives more international flights, it will only means 4 things : 1. It symbolizes the growth of economy in that country 2. It gains more international confidence toward that country 3. It means the tourism industry is growing 4. It also means that the countrymen travel overseas more. I’ve been posting many times regarding many international airlines [...]

Crisis-proof Nation

→  April 21, 2009 0

Not only only have I been asked by readers, as well as friends, on how Indonesia’s position is in this global economic turmoil. I answered to that question swiftly, “I do not know, dudes!” But, those highly-educated economists in Asian Development Bank (ADB) know it well. I got this from their website. It describes Asian [...]

Let’s ‘Invade’ Australia

→  April 21, 2009 0

Few months ago, Lion Air informed us that they’d take over (or join – can’t remember) one Brisbane-based airline, SkyWorld Air, to start serving Australian routes. Only yesterday, I found in one New Zealand-based website, that it is confirmed that Indonesian giant, PT Rajawali Corp would acquire Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast Hotel. Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast [...]

Regatta Hotel, Jakarta’s Most Unique Building

→  April 13, 2009 0

Regatta Hotel, Jakarta. Taking on a nautical theme, the developers say the 10 smaller towers represent sailing boats whilst the larger building is the Lighthouse. It’s the Lighthouse that steals the show for us, possibly the most incredible looking structure we’ve seen for a long time. If it ends up looking anything close to this picture, [...]

Welcome To The New Good News From Indonesia Blog!

→  April 13, 2009 0

We are now coming with this new face in hopes to satisfy our readers all around the world. We hope this new design is more comfortable and refreshing. While we’re still working on a lot of parts of this blog, please continue enjoying the good news from Indonesia. Also, please leave us your comment about this [...]

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