Indonesia

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largest brand

introduced the TVS Scooty, which is India's second largest brand in the scooterette segment. Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


life skills

, the Dominican Republic, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Russia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan and China. QLN also produces books, video and audiotapes, CDs and computer products about academic and life skills which are available around the world. During ''Détente'', competition continued, especially in the Middle East and southern and eastern Africa. The two nations continued to compete with each other for influence in the resource-rich Third World. There was also increasing criticism of U.S. support for the Suharto regime in Indonesia, Augusto Pinochet's regime in Chile, and Mobuto Sese Seko's regime in Zaire. '''Haji Agus Salim Stadium''' is a multi-use stadium in Padang (Padang, Indonesia), Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of Semen Padang F.C.. The stadium holds 28,000 people http: stadion-nusantara.blogspot.com 2008 10 stadion-haji-agus-salim.html . * Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


production natural

-grow-6-8-next-year-update1-.html bloomberg.com and Malaysia, together account for around 72% of all natural rubber production. Natural rubber is not cultivated widely in its native continent of South America due to the existence of South American leaf blight, and other natural predators of the rubber tree. thumb left Frog meat less than one minute old in a market in Haikou (File:Frog meat 01.jpg) City, Hainan Province, China (People's Republic of China) Frogs are raised commercially for several purposes. Frogs are used as a food source; frog legs are a delicacy in China, France, Indonesia, the Philippines, the north of Greece and in many parts of the American South, especially Louisiana. Dead frogs are sometimes used for dissections in high school and university anatomy classes, often after being injected with coloured plastics to enhance the contrast between the organs (organ (anatomy)). This practice has declined in recent years with the increasing concerns about animal welfare. Many wild banana species (Musa (genus)#Selected species) as well as cultivars exist in extraordinary diversity in New Guinea, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, and the Philippines. Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


good featured

) Make It Good '', featured a sound closer to traditional rock music, but was to be their last studio project. The 3rd album have a lot of success then on 8 October 2002, Paul Marazzi left the group citing personal reasons, PopDirt.com and a1 subsequently decided to split. BBC Newsround In 2001, the band began


extensive business

had extensive business interests and land holdings in East Timor, immediately set about derailing the ballot. Drugs and cash were used to recruit members for armed civilian militias to operate under the control of the Indonesian military. Their purpose would be to attack pro-independence supporters and later the United Nations in East Timor – the UN would later conduct the independence ballot. The '''Football Association of Indonesia''', commonly called '''PSSI''' (Bahasa Indonesia: ''Persatuan Sepak Bola Seluruh Indonesia''; sometimes translated as '''All-Indonesian Football Association''') is the governing body of football in Indonesia. It was founded on April 19, 1930, fifteen years before Indonesian independence. History of PSSI PSSI joined the Asian Football Confederation in 1954 and FIFA in 1952. Early history PSSI was established by Soeratin Sosrosoegondo, who graduated from Harvard and returned to Indonesia in 1928. He became the first Indonesian to work at his company, a Dutch enterprise in Yogyakarta. He later resigned from the company and became more active in the revolutionary (Indonesian independence movement) movement. In PSSI's earlier years,football (Association football) was used to resist the Dutch (Netherlands) control of the colonies by gathering all the footballers. Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


news books

In November 1991, after the massacres at Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz massacre) (near Dili, East Timor), Kelly had supported Indonesian President Suharto and declared him to be a moderate with no alternative to his rule.


teaching activities

armed with the long-barrelled Cockerill (Cockerill Mechanical Industries) Mk3 M-A1 90mm gun designed for the export market. Foss & Sarson, p.37 In 2007 John Hondorp was invited twice to perform and teach at Jazz festivals in Indonesia. His teaching activities were at UNJ (Universitas Negeri Jakarta), DAYA Music Institute and Universitas Pelita Harapan. In the classical written and oral literature of many Asian cultures the lotus is present in figurative form, representing elegance, beauty, perfection, purity and grace, being often used in poems and songs as an allegory for ideal feminine attributes. In Sanskrit the word lotus (''padma'' पद्म) has many synonyms. Since the lotus thrives in water, ''ja'' (denoting birth) is added to synonyms of water to derive some synonyms for the lotus, like ''ambuja'' (ambu water + ja born of), ''neeraj'' (neera water + ja born of), ''pankaj'', ''pankaja'', ''kamal'', ''kamala'', ''kunala'', ''aravind'', ''arvind'', ''nalin'',''nalini'' and ''saroja'' Indian baby names Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


team+portrait

socks when they faced Persebaya 1927. Team portrait vs Persebaya 1927, 24 Aug 2011 :Former Dutch (the Netherlands) colony West Papua, annexed by force by the culturally and religiously different Indonesia in 1961. Instead of a gradual road to decolonisation in 1970 the nation has now been occupied


sports team sports

activities, gymnastics, individual dual sports, team sports, rhythms, and dance. Students are encouraged to continue to explore those activities in which they have a primary interest by effectively managing their community resources. right thumb 220px Indonesian high school students are playing traditional game "Benteng" (Image:SMATrinitasORBenteng.JPG) In Indonesia, students ranging from Kindergarten to High School have PE integrated with their curriculum. Kindergarten until Grade 3 of Elementary (Elementary school) students have gymnastics, starting from Grade 4 of Elementary School, students will be introduced into traditional martial arts Pencak Silat and some team games such as badminton, tennis, soccer, futsal, rounders, basketball, etc. Starting from Junior High School, Both gender are separated during PE class. PE find its place in extracurricular forms, where students can specialize themself in one kind of sports they choose. Sport Festival can be held during vacuum period, usually after examination. At this time students can compete each other by bringing own class' flag. Some universities such as ITB (Bandung Institute of Technology ) include PE in curriculum for freshmen Name The spelling "Sukarno" is frequently used in English as it is based on the newer official spelling in Indonesia since 1947 but the older spelling '''Soekarno''', based on Dutch orthography, is still frequently used, mainly because he signed his name in the old spelling. Official Indonesian presidential decrees from the period 1947–1968, however, printed his name using the 1947 spelling. The Soekarno–Hatta International Airport which serves near Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia for example, still uses the older spelling. These mostly epiphytic (epiphyte), but sometimes lithophytic (lithophyte) or terrestrial (terrestrial plant) orchids are distributed in India, Himalaya, SE Asia, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, southern China and northern Australia. According to this model of classification, Australoid peoples ranged throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Guinea, Melanesia, and India. In the mid-twentieth century an argument emerged that Australoids were linked to proto-Caucasoids. *Simon FitzSimon (fl. 1323) – Irish (Irish people) author of a ''itenerum'' through Egypt and the Holy Land. *Zheng He (1371–1433) – Chinese admiral who made seven voyages to Arabia, East Africa, India, Indonesia and Thailand. thumb right 300px Wallace's line delineates Australian and Southeast Asian fauna. The probable extent of land at the time of the last glacial maximum (Image:Map of Sunda and Sahul.png), when the sea level was more than 110 m lower than today, is shown in grey. The deep water of the Lombok Strait between Bali and Lombok formed a water barrier even when lower sea levels linked the now-separated islands and landmasses on either side. The '''Wallace Line''' (or '''Wallace's Line''') is an imaginary line drawn in 1859 separating the ecozones (Terrestrial ecozone) of Asia and Wallacea, a transitional zone between Asia and Australia. West of the line are found organisms related to Asiatic species; to the east, a mixture of species of Asian and Australian origin is present. The line is named after Alfred Russel Wallace, who noticed this clear division during his travels through the East Indies in the 19th century. The line runs through Indonesia, between Borneo and Sulawesi (Celebes), and through the Lombok Strait between Bali and Lombok. Antonio Pigafetta had also recorded the biological contrasts between the Philippines and the Maluku Islands (Spice Islands) (on opposite sides of the line) in 1521 during the continuation of the voyage of Ferdinand Magellan, after Magellan had been killed on Mactan. The highest mountain in the Australian mainland (Australia) is Mount Kosciuszko, Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


power program

, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela The IAEA has established programs to help developing countries in planning to build systematically the capability to manage a nuclear power program, including the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Group, Nuclear Power Infrastructure, the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Group (INIG), International Atomic Energy Agency. which has carried out Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review missions in Indonesia, Jordan, Thailand and Vietnam. http: www.trendingtech.info technology iaea-ready-to-help-build-nuclear-power-plant-indonesia The IAEA reports that roughly 60 countries are considering how to include nuclear power in their energy plans. IAEA Highlights in 2010, A Retrospective View of Year's Major Events. In the year 1346 Ibn Battuta travelled on to Sumatra Indonesia where he notes in his travel log, that the ruler of Samudera Pasai was a Muslim, who performs his religious duties in his utmost zeal. The madh'hab he observed was Imam Shafi'i with the similar customs he had seen in coastal India especially among the Mappila Muslim (who were also the followers of Imam Shafi'i). Spread_of_Islam_in_Indonesia#cite_note-RAW-2 Ibn Battuta then sailed to Malacca, Vietnam, the Philippines and finally Quanzhou in Fujian Province, China. Indelible ink ''Indelible'' means "un-removable". Some types of indelible ink have a very short shelf life because of the quickly evaporating solvents used. India, Mexico, Indonesia and other developing countries have used indelible ink in the form of electoral stain to prevent electoral fraud. The Election Commission in India has used indelible ink for many elections. Indonesia used it in their last election in Aceh. In Mali, the ink is applied to the fingernail. Indelible ink itself is not infallible as it can be used to commit electoral fraud by marking opponent party members before they have chances to cast their votes. There are also reports of 'indelible' ink washing off voters' fingers. Afghanistan election: 'indelible' ink washes off voters' fingers Historically, there were also mixed systems: *According to Islamic inheritance jurisprudence, sons inherit twice as much as daughters. The complete laws governing inheritance in Islam are complicated and take into account many kinship relations, but in principle males inherit twice as much as females with some exceptions. However, the Indonesian Minangkabau (Minangkabau people) people (from western Sumatra), despite being Muslim, employ only complete matrilineal succession with property and land passing down from mother to daughter. *Among ancient Israelites, the inheritance is patrilineal. It comes from the father, who bequeaths only to his male descendants (daughters don't inherit). The eldest son received twice as much as the other sons. The father gives his name to his children; for example: the sons of Israel are called Israelites, because the land belonged to the father, and every one of his twelve sons gave his name to his descendants. Example: the sons of Judah are called Yehudi (which is translated into Latin as Judaeus and into English as Jew.) Process of expansion The ability of Qing China to project power into Central Asia came about because of two changes, one social and one technological. The social change was that under the Qing dynasty, from 1642, China came under the control of the Manchu (Manchu people)s who organised their military forces around cavalry which was more suited for power projection than traditional Chinese infantry. The technological change was advances in the cannon and artillery which negated the military advantage that the people of the Steppe had with their cavalry (although cannons and firearms were used in China centuries beforehand to combat similar threats, see Technology of Song Dynasty). Zunghar Khanate (Зүүн гарын хаант улс) was the last great independent nomadic power on the steppe in Central Asia. The Dzungars were deliberately exterminated in a brutal campaign of ethnic genocide. It has been estimated that more than a million people were slaughtered, and it took generations for it to recover. Tyler (2003), p. 55 The Manchu ruling family (Aisin Gioro) was a supporter of Tibetan Buddhism and so many of the ruling groups were linked by religion. China most of the time had little ambitions to conquer or establish colonies. Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia

Indonesia

'''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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