Asia’s Top 8 Women 2009

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As the world celebrates its 100th International Women’s Day, CNN takes a look at the key women who are shaping Asia’s political and economic landscape! Zhang Yin, China In the 1990s Zhang Yin decided to form a company to ship American scrap paper back to China to turn into cardboard boxes for export. It was a stroke [...]

10 Things To Experience In Indonesia Before You Die

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There are some rare things you might only find in Indonesia. You’ve gotta witness ‘em before you die. They are: 1. Cuddle a fuzzy orange Orang Utan Indonesia is home to the largest remaining habitat of Orang Utans in the world (in Sumatra & Borneo). 2. Witness the Green Turtle migrate from eastern Indonesia all the way to Australia 3. [...]

World Class Honors In Chile

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Wayan Wicaya Of Bulgari Bali Resort Wins Global Chef Title Arriving back in Bali on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, after the long series of flights from Chile, I Wayan Wicaya received an enthusiastic welcome due a returning hero from friends, family and colleagues at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport. Too precious to be entrusted to his [...]

Who Circumnavigated The Earth First?

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At school we were taught that the first man to circumnavigate the earth was Ferdinand Magellan (Fernao Magallhaes in Portuguese, Fernando de Magallanes in Spanish) in 1521. Being killed in Mactan, the Philippines on April 27, 1521, Ferdinand Magellan did not complete the “circumnavigation of the earth”. His farthest previous journey to the eastern part [...]

Tale Of Two Malays

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By Karim Raslan From the viewpoint of race, Indonesia is a liberating, even intoxicating place, especially for Malaysians like me who’ve been conditioned to view people in cultural and religious “silos” — Malay, Chinese and Indian. The Indonesian approach to race is infinitely more fluid. Distinctions are relatively unimportant. These contrasting ways of perceiving the world lie [...]

Pictures Of “Most Remarkable Places On Earth” Displayed

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For those of us who couldn’t make it to the British capital, Conservation International shared some of the images from the exhibit, shown here. The places they represent are indeed remarkable. On the Look Out: The peacock mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus), pictured above, is believed to have the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom. Each [...]

Old Trafford’s Indonesian Young Player

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Hanif Sjahbandi, that’s his name who played at Manchester United Football Club. He’s 13 years old. And also played in U-13 national team. May he be the Indonesia best player in the future. Rise and shine, kid. Here’s some photos of him when he was trained at MU’s famous Old Trafford:

Asia’s Best City, Where Is It?

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Ubud which is one of the cultural center in Bali was awarded as The Best City In Asia by the Conde Nast Traveller USA magazine. This award is given based on the assessment of 25,008 readers (selected respondents) from the magazine Conde Nast Traveler USA. Ubud was chosen as the best city in Asia with a [...]

More Stunning Facts About Indonesia

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1. Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago consisting of 17,504 islands (including the 9634 islands that still have not named and another 6000 islands that still uninhabited). Indonesia have 3 of the 6 largest island in the world, namely: Borneo (the third largest island in the world with an area of 539.460 km2), Sumatra (473,606 [...]

Indonesian Again

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Do you know The Temper Trap ?? Here i would to inform you all. That a name of band from Australia. The Temper Trap is an indie rock band which formed in 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. The band consists of Dougy Mandagi (vocals, guitar), Lorenzo Sillitto (guitar, keyboards), Jonathon Aherne (bass) and Toby Dundas (drums). The [...]

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