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 [...]

Flying Higher Than Most

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Defying global business trends is not easy. It requires courage, planning and execution. Most of all it requires a belief in free markets and liberalization. That several Indonesian airlines are bucking global trends, posting profits while the global aviation industry is sweating blood, is proof that the country’s decision to open up the aviation industry some [...]

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 [...]

Indonesia In Place Among BRIC Emerging Nations

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By Berni Moestafa Indonesia, Asia’s second-best performing stock market last year, may be ready to join the so- called BRIC group of major emerging nations, according to Templeton Asset Management Ltd. “Indonesia’s political and economic outlook has improved tremendously in recent years,” Templeton portfolio manager Dennis Lim wrote in a note yesterday on Chairman Mark Mobius’s blog. [...]

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 [...]

Asia’s Supertall Building Will Be In…?

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World’s tallest building is currenly hosted by Dubai of UAE, the Burj Khalifa. No one denied that the design is very grand and beautiful. Its height passes over Taipei 101 in Taipei, and Jian Mao Building in Shanghai. Many still argue whether the building as high as Burj Khalifa is really needed. Well, whatever..2 thumbs [...]

The Cougars Are Here

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Do you know the real meaning of Cougar? It means “Older woman looking for a younger man”. The EC 275-Cougar, a cool heli pictured above. PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) and Eurocopter Directors celebrated today in Bandung the beginning of Airframe assembly for EC725/EC225 Helicopters, the latest version of the “Super Puma” family. This milestone highlights the [...]

Immigration At 36,000 Feet Above Sea Level

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As part of its effort to implement ongoing service improvements, especially to facilitate more simple visa arrangements for tourists traveling to Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia – flag carrier of Indonesia – will introduce a new service “Immigration on Board”. The trial of the service was carried out on Garuda Indonesia GA-881 flight which flying from Tokyo – [...]

World’s First Underground Dams In Indonesia

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Hearing the word “Gunungkidul” then what comes to mind is the area of barren mountain. Each dry season, this area would be attacked by a long drought. Residents were forced to walk several miles to get clean water. But soon the image and the condition will slowly vanish. The system’s first underground dam in the world [...]

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 [...]