What is Indonesia known for?


on the Szabadság (Liberty) square is the fifth in the world and the first and only European peace gong which was given by Indonesia as a present and a symbol of world wide friendship to the town of Gödöllő. The gong, a symbol of fraternity, shows the flags of all the countries, the symbols of all the religions and the maps of the oceans of the Earth. It was created by the World Peace Committee as a memento for the bomb attack in Bali in 2002. The Gong was offered to Gödöllő in 2007 as an acknowledgement of advances in civilization, technology and economy as well as the peaceful social circumstances in Gödöllő. The Gong weighs 150 kg; it is a 2m diameter bronze circle relic, the work of Djuyoto Suntani, an Indonesian sculptor. The gong was inaugurated on 2 May 2007. The story of the gong is engraved in the small plaque in front and the park around it is populated with shrub species typically found in the Tropics. The gong remains in excellent condition, apart from the scratching out, prior to 2009, of the Israeli flag. Lojong lineage These oral tradition teachings are generally known as ''The Instructions for Training the Mind in the Mahayana Tradition'' (Tibetan (Tibetan language), Theg-chen-blo-sbyong-gi-gdampa-pa). According to the 1st Dalai Lama (Gendun Drup, 1st Dalai Lama) Atisha had received three lines of Lojong transmission, but there are conflicting accounts of from whom. It is agreed that he received teachings in Sumatra, Indonesia, from a master called ''Serlingpa'' (Wylie: gSer-gling-pa) by Tibetans. It is also agreed that he received teachings from a master named Dharmarakshita (Dharmarakshita (Sumatran)). However, sometimes Serlingpa is identified as Dharmamati of Suvarnadvipa, Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia

tough time

of Indonesian restaurants serve only ''halal'' (comply with Muslim restrictions) food. This means no pig, rat, toad or bats, among others. This includes Western fast food chains like McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut, Burger King, Wendy's, and others. The main exception is ethnic restaurants catering to Indonesia's non-Muslim minorities, especially those serving Batak, Manadonese (Minahasan), Balinese and Chinese cuisine, so enquire if unsure. Strict vegetarians and vegans will have a tough time

high emphasis

more generally for the neighborhood around the street. It lies north-south axis in the line between Yogyakarta Kraton (Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat) and Mount Merapi. This is in itself is significant to many of the local population, the north south orientation between the palace and the volcano being of importance. A more upmarket brand of Giordano casual attire with a high emphasis on its own "less is more" retail approach. The brand focuses on the idea that less is more

service term

refers to ''a town in hills nearby a sea and estuary''. thumbnail left Wartburg Castle from Germany SST 2007 (Image:WartburgSST.JPG) Started in 1968, Goshen College's Study Service Term (SST) is a unique program. Goshen was one of the pioneers of colleges in offering programs abroad, due in part to its Mennonite heritage of missions and foreign service, particularly Mennonite Central Committee. International education is a requirement for all students at Goshen College. Approximately 70-80 percent of students complete the requirement by participating in SST. Students are required to spend one semester abroad in a country or complete an intercultural experience in the US. They study the language and culture for six weeks at a foreign university, then do service for the remaining six weeks. Service may include working at a hospital, nursing home, kindergarten, or missionary service. Goshen College students currently may visit Cambodia, Nicaragua, China, Tanzania, Peru, Senegal, and Egypt. Previous SST spots include Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Germany, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Cuba, Haiti, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, Mali, and Ivory Coast. Over 7,000 students and 230 faculty members have journeyed to 23 different countries as part of SST. Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia

research collection

went on botanical expeditions Africa, Indonesia, New Guinea, South (South America) and Central America and Australia. Schlechter began his career of botanical fieldwork by leaving Europe in 1891 to journey to Africa and subsequently across Indonesia and Australia. Throughout his career he has focused on expanding his research collection of orchids. He

show influence

for taxi (taxicab). Based on the GLi, the Soluna S Limited with body kits was offered for a short time. Goode's works show influence from several sources, including bird song, Cape Breton fiddling, drone (Drone music), Indonesian gamelan music, and minimal music (minimalist music) (specifically music as a gradual process (Process music)). Often two or more of these elements are combined in a single composition. align center 100 ka – 80&

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. The students at SMA are prepared to continue their study to university while students of SMK are prepared to be ready to work after finishing their school without going to university college. SMA is simply the university-preparatory school while SMK is the vocational school. Students attending SMA will be divided into 3 group of studies in their 11th grade, i.e. Science, Social studies, and Linguistic. Based on the national constitution, Indonesian citizens do not have to attend high school as the citizens only require nine years of education. This is also reflected by the number of high schools in Indonesia, with just slightly below 9,000 schools. High school statistics between 2004-2005 http: statistik thn04-05 SMA_0405.htm thumb left A public high school in Jakarta (File:SMUN 54 Jakarta.jpg) In Indonesia, there are two types of senior high school. First is generally known as by the abbreviation "SMA" (''Sekolah Menengah Atas'') and second is SMK (''Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan''). SMA differs from SMK in their studies. The students at SMA are prepared to continue their study to university while students of SMK are prepared to be ready to work after finishing their school without going to university college. SMA is simply the university-preparatory school while SMK is the vocational school. Students attending SMA will be divided into 3 group of studies in their 11th grade, i.e. Science, Social studies, and Linguistic. Based on the national constitution, Indonesian citizens do not have to attend high school as the citizens only require nine years of education. This is also reflected by the number of high schools in Indonesia, with just slightly below 9,000 schools. High school statistics between 2004-2005 http: statistik thn04-05 SMA_0405.htm Modern and Contemporary Hungarian achademics support the postulate that in the Middle Ages the Kingdom of Hungary existed as a '''Patrimonialistic Kingdom''' (in Hungarian Language: ''Patrimoniális királyság'') where the King was the supreme owner of the Kingdom's lands. Indonesia, before and during the Suharto administration, is often cited as being patrimonial in its political-economy. Schwarz, Adam. 2004. ''A Nation in Waiting.'' Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Bakker, J. I. (Hans). 1988. ''Patrimonialism, Involution, and the Agrarian Question in Java: A Weberian Analysis of Class Relations and Servile Labour.'' State and Society. London, UK: Unwin Hyman. Critical interpretation The novel is in two main parts, firstly Jim's lapse aboard the ''Patna'' and his consequent fall, and secondly an adventure story about Jim's rise and the tale's denouement in the fictional country of Patusan, presumed a part of the Indonesian archipelago. The main themes surround young Jim's potential ("...he was one of us", says Marlow (Charles Marlow), the narrator) thus sharpening the drama and tragedy of his fall, his subsequent struggle to redeem himself, and Conrad's further hints that personal character flaws will almost certainly emerge given an appropriate catalyst. Conrad, speaking through his character Stein, called Jim a romantic (Romanticism) figure, and indeed ''Lord Jim'' is arguably Conrad's most romantic novel. Ian Watt, ''Conrad in the Nineteenth Century'', p.346 The Himalaya, which runs across India's northern tier, is the boundary between two of the Earth's great ecozones — the Palearctic, which covers most of temperate-to-arctic Eurasia, and Indomalaya, which covers most of the Indian subcontinent and extends into Indochina, Sundaland (Malaysia and western Indonesia) and the Philippines. The '''Waigeo seaperch''' (''Psammoperca waigiensis'') is a species of marine (seawater) fish in family (family (biology)) Latidae of order (order (biology)) Perciformes. The only species of genus '''''Psammoperca''''', it is native to tropical coastal waters from the Bay of Bengal south through Indonesia to northern Australia and north through the Philippines and the South China Sea to Japan. The species is named for Waigeo, an island in Indonesia; the common name is also spelled Waigeiu or Weigeu seaperch. It is also known as the sand bass, sand perch, or glasseye perch. The generic (genus) name ''Psammoperca'' derives from the Greek (Greek language) ''ψάμμος'' (sand) and ''πέρκη'' (perch). '''Cirebon''' (formerly referred to as '''Cheribon''' in English) is a port city on the north coast of the Indonesian island of Java (Java island). It is located in the province of West Java near the provincial border with Central Java, approximately 297 km east of Jakarta, at Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia

international writing

; He has also received recognition outside Indonesia as well. This has included fellowships to study kabuki in Japan, a residency at the University of Iowa's International Writing Program, and a Fullbright Scholarship to teach Indonesian theatre at universities in the United States. His writing has been translated into Japanese (Japanese language), Arabic and Thai (Thai language) as well as English (English language). Descendants settled throughout the Netherlands and Indonesia, and created a dynasty of Dutch aristocracy, eventually making the family fortune through industry, establishing the famous Jansen en Tilanus underwear factory near Almelo in the 19th century. * In Italy, a court sentences Laura Proietti, a member of the Red Brigades, to life in prison for involvement in the murder of Massimo D'Antona in 1999. A second member, Cinzia Banelli, receives 20 years (BBC) (Newsday) * Protests break out in Indonesia over fuel price increases (Reuters) (Channel News Asia) * In Lebanon, opposition leaders call for the protest to continue even when the government has resigned. New protests demand that all Syrian troops leave the country (Reuters) (BBC) * The People's Republic of China issues a report condemning the human rights record of the United States, three days after the United States issued a report condemning China's human rights record. (BBC) (People's Daily) * In Indonesia, Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir is found guilty of conspiracy for his involvement in the 2002 Bali bombing, but was found not guilty of all charges surrounding the 2003 bombing of the Marriott (Marriott International) hotel in Jakarta. He received a two and a half year jail sentence. (BBC)(Jakarta Post) (Reuters) * In China, a 03 content_2643274.htm (Xinhua) (Reuters) (BBC) * German (Germany) financial company Deutsche Börse AG withdraws its takeover of the London Stock Exchange (MarketWatch) (Bloomberg) (BBC) * Malaysia and Indonesia agree to talks about the border dispute in Borneo over oil resources. Indonesia has deployed military units to the area (Channel News Asia) (Reuters) (Jakarta Post) * Representatives of European Union meet with those of Turkey, a prospective new member. They also criticize Turkish police for violent handling of a demonstration (Demonstration (people)) that marked the International Women's Day in Istanbul. Turkish officials promise to investigate the case (Bloomberg) (IHT) Other states refer to the current religious practices within their territories as the test for legal acceptability: for example, the ''Marriage Law 1974'' (no. 1 74) in Indonesia does not prohibit polygamy for those religions that allow it (i.e. Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism), but permits it with the consent of the existing wife or wives if: *there is proof of sufficient financial capacity to maintain all spouses and children; Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia

long record

law as well as the historical long record of tolerance since the Ummayde caliph days. Christmas and Easter days are official holidays for both the Catholic or Orthodox calendar. *'''Svenborgia''': a country only rich people know about. Appears in the 30 Rock episode 'SeinfeldVision.' *'''Sunda''': in Eric Ambler's State of Siege, is similar to Indonesia

location great

; ref The British naturalist, Alfred Wallace, described a dividing line between the distribution of Indonesia's Asian and Australasian species. Known as the Wallace Line, it runs roughly north–south along the edge of the Sunda Shelf, between Kalimantan and Sulawesi


'''Indonesia''' ( ), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising thousands of islands (List of islands of Indonesia). "The Naming Procedures of Indonesia's Islands", ''Tenth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names'', New York, 31 July – 9 August 2012, United Nations Economic and Social Council It encompasses 34 provinces (Provinces of Indonesia). Two provinces were Special Administrative Regions (one (Special Region of Yogyakarta) for being governed by pre-colonial monarchy and another one (Aceh) for using the Sharia Law), with an estimated population of over 252 million people, making it the world's fourth most populous (List of countries by population) country. Indonesia's republican form of government comprises an elected legislature and president. The nation's capital city is Jakarta. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Malaysia. Other neighboring countries include Singapore, the Philippines, Australia (Australia–Indonesia border), Palau, and the Indian territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Indonesia is a founding member of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and a member of the G-20 major economies. The Indonesian economy (Economy of Indonesia) is the world's 17th (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) largest by nominal GDP.

The Indonesian archipelago has been an important trade region since at least the 7th century, when Srivijaya and then later Majapahit traded with China and India. Local rulers gradually absorbed foreign cultural, religious and political models from the early centuries CE (Common Era), and Hindu (Hinduism in Southeast Asia) and Buddhist (Buddhism) kingdoms flourished. Indonesian history (History of Indonesia) has been influenced by foreign powers drawn to its natural resources. Muslim traders brought the now-dominant Islam (Islam in Southeast Asia), while European powers brought Christianity and fought one another to monopolize trade in the Spice Islands of Maluku (Maluku Islands) during the Age of Discovery. Following three and a half centuries of Dutch colonialism (Dutch East Indies), Indonesia secured its independence (Indonesian National Revolution) after World War II. Indonesia's history has since been turbulent, with challenges posed by natural disasters, mass slaughter (Indonesian killings of 1965–66), corruption (Corruption in Indonesia), separatism, a democratization process (Post-Suharto era), and periods of rapid economic change.

Indonesia consists of hundreds of distinct native ethnic (Ethnic groups in Indonesia) and linguistic groups (Languages of Indonesia). The largest – and politically dominant – ethnic group are the Javanese (Javanese people). A shared identity has developed, defined by a national language, ethnic diversity, religious pluralism within a majority Muslim population, and a history of colonialism and rebellion against it. Indonesia's national motto, ''"Bhinneka Tunggal Ika"'' ("Unity in Diversity" ''literally,'' "many, yet one"), articulates the diversity that shapes the country. Despite its large population and densely populated regions, Indonesia has vast areas of wilderness that support the world's second highest level of biodiversity. The country has abundant natural resources, yet poverty remains widespread.

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