Indonesia Inspired Africa

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As a country several times colonized by other nations, Indonesia has been able to carve out history as a nation that succeeded in rising from the long occupation. History has proven that from the Asian-African Conference held in 1955 in Bandung, Indonesia has become a pillar of inspiration and has a big impact for the [...]

Indonesia, Thailand’s Most Serious Competitor

→  February 22, 2010 1

I found one interesting writing on the net, written by our fella Thai, and of course the writing should be seen from Thai perspective. In fact, I do believe that in Southeast Asia, Indonesia’s peers are not India, China, and nor Philippines (many said that Philippines is veering from track, and now lagging behind even [...]

India And Indonesia – An Analysis Of Our Foreign Policy

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India’s rise in profile in the ASEAN region is because of the acceptance of her stature by major ASEAN countries such as Indonesia. Over the years the two countries have engaged in cooperative initiatives on bilateral and multilateral issues. A STRONG functional democracy and a sustained economy even in the light of the recent global recession [...]

The Rise of THE TEN

→  February 12, 2010 2

The economic crisis of 2008-09 appears to be over, but along the way it has transformed the shape and dynamics of the global economy. This unexpected and dramatic development has not been due to the vigour of the Chinese economy or the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) economies as a whole, but the emergence of a [...]

Indonesia on the World Stage

→  February 2, 2010 2

The Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa’s trip to London for talks on Afghanistan and the increasing activity of Indonesian state-backed construction companies in the Middle East both reflect the new policy of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono that Indonesia must go global and take a lead in the Muslim world. The Indonesian delegation in London held bilateral [...]

Indonesian Educator As UNESCO Administrative Group Member

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Indonesian educator, Professor Dr. Arief Rachman, was elected as a member of the Administrative Group on International Education Council of the UN Agency for Education and Cultural Affairs (IBE-UNESCO) for a term of two years. The election took place at the 59th Session of the IBE-UNESCO, held in Geneva, Switzerland, 27-29 January 2010. According to the [...]

Part 2 of 2: Indonesia And The World 2010

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Marty M. Natalegawa | The Jakarta Post | Opinion Indonesia’s preoccupation with various global challenges in 2010 will not be at the expense of its commitment to contribute to peace, stability and prosperity of its own region – Southeast Asia. Almost mirroring Indonesia’s democratic transformation over the past decade, the period since 2003 when Indonesia last held the Chairmanship [...]

Part 1 of 2: Indonesia And The World 2010

→  January 27, 2010 2

The Jakarta Post | Marty M. Natalegawa | Opinion By any measure, the first decade of the 21st century has been a momentous one for Indonesia. The decade witnessed the transformation of Indonesia into what has been hailed as the third largest democracy in the world. As a result, some one quarter billion of humanity now enjoys [...]

RI At A Crossroads: Which Way To Go In The Asian Century

→  January 6, 2010 1

RI at a crossroads: Which way to go in the Asian century Veeramalla Anjaiah, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta World After passing through an extraordinary year, 2009, as well as the first decade of the 21st century, Indonesia finds itself at a crossroads just ahead of both the new year and the century’s second decade. Throughout 2009, there has [...]

More Cultural Heritage Sites Are Targeted

→  December 27, 2009 3

…as the World cultural Heritage that is. Three areas in Bali are targeted for designation as “Cultural Heritage Areas” by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2010.The three areas singled out for the recognition on the island are: the rice terraces of Jatiluwih near Tabanan; the Pakerisan river valley in Gianyar; and [...]



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