Go to Indonesia Forg...

Indonesia wants tourists to forget Thailand and travel to Bali The Bali chapter of the Indonesian Tourist Industry Association (GIPI) sees the situation in Thailand as an opportunity for Bali to boost the number of foreign tourists, especially because Thailand’s coastal tourist destinations,...

Sangeang Meletus

Gunung Sangeang Meletus, 133 Warga Terjebak di Sangeang Pulo-Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) Sebanyak 133 warga yang tinggal di Sangeang Pulo, Kecamatan Wera, Kabupaten Bima, Nusa Tenggara Barat, masih terjebak dan belum diketahui nasibnya hingga pukul 18.00 Wita. Jumat, 30 Mei 2014. Gunung di pulau...

Sustainable City Des...

Dubai Municipality has announced that its plans to build a smart sustainable city called Desert Rose has been approved by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. According to officials, the Desert Rose project will include “diversified and simple sustainable housing...

Irresponsible tourism threatens the endangered orangutan’s survival Apr30

Irresponsible touris...

Mina might be a cantankerous beast, but she’s a sucker for bananas. When the bananas stop, however, watch out. Amid lush jungle greenery, Mina squats on the ground, facing a man who indulges her banana obsession. Her baby plays in a tree nearby. The man calls to a group of tourists, who...

Kanonisasi Paus Yohanes Paulus II dan Yohanes XXIII Apr27

Kanonisasi Paus Yoha...

Hari 4 Paus di Lapangan Santo Petrus Vatikan VATIKAN, KOMPAS.com – Paus Fransiskus, Minggu (27/4/2014), menyatakan Paus Yohanes Paulus II dan Paus Yohanes XXIII sebagai orang suci bagi Gereja Katolik. Penetapan tersebut dihadiri ratusan ribu peziarah dan delegasi asing. Misa dipimpin...

Kurangi Kantong Plastik Apr25

Kurangi Kantong Plas...

Uni Eropa Kurangi Penggunaan Kantong Plastik 80 Persen Sampai Tahun 2017 Parlemen Eropa meloloskan peraturan pada hari Rabu yang bertujuan untuk memangkas penggunaan kantong plastik sekali pakai sampai 50 persen pada tahun 2017 dan 80 persen dua tahun setelah itu. Peraturan tersebut memberikan...

Dua Bayi Gorila Lahir di Kebun Binatang Bronx Apr24

Dua Bayi Gorila Lahi...

Mereka adalah gorila pertama yang lahir di kebun binatang Bronx, Wildlife Conservation Society sejak 2006. Seekor gorila bernama Julia melahirkan pada 10 Maret. Seekor gorila lainnya bernama Tutti melahirkan pada 17 April. Kedua bayi gorila yang baru lahir tersebut beratnya sekitar 2 kilogram....

Indonesia Will Host 2019 Asian Games Apr21

Indonesia Will Host ...

Indonesia says it would be “proud” to host the 2019 Asian Games following Vietnam’s announcement it would withdraw from holding the event. Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) members have confirmed to reporters that Indonesia is now the leading candidate, but said more negotiations...

Fears Rise Over MERS Outbreak Apr20

Fears Rise Over MERS...

Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus Saudi health officials are stepping up efforts to fight the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, after a recent spike in cases. Saudi Arabia confirmed more than 50 cases of the virus in the past week, at least seven of...

World’s Tallest Building Apr18

World’s Tallest Buil...

World’s Tallest Building Set for Construction in Saudi Arabia. It needs 80,000 tons of steel Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), a consulting organization in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, has been commissioned to carry out the quality control...

Surgery to Save Orang Utan Apr17

Surgery to Save Oran...

It’s “Harry and the Hendersons” meets “ER.” A hulking orangutan lies patiently on an Indonesian clinic’s operating table as a staffer gets to work removing metal pellets — fired by a poacher — from the poor primate’s backside. The 14-year-old male was rescued Tuesday in...

Mensesneg Uji Coba Pesawat Presiden Apr15

Mensesneg Uji Coba P...

Menteri Sekretaris Negara (Mensesneg), Sudi Silalahi, bersama Tentera Nasional Indonesia (TNI) Angkatan Udara dijadwalkan melakukan penerbangan perdana pesawat Kepresidenan RI jenis Boeing 737-800 Business Jet 2 Green ke Aceh, Rabu 16 April 2014. Rombongan akan disambut langsung oleh...

Hats off to Indonesi...

On the 9th, Indonesians go to the polls to elect 560 members of the House of Representatives (as well as 132 to the Regional Representatives Council, which has also to approve matters of regional interest) from among 6,680 candidates. This is a major event in the world’s third largest...

Dragon Boat Festival Apr06

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival is called Duanwu Jie in Mandarin. It is not only a festival but a sport and commeoration of a national holiday, falling on the 5th day of the 5th month of the Lunar Calendar (this year 6 April 2014). The origin of the festival is controvertial as no one knows the true...

Bianglala tertinggi di dunia Apr03

Bianglala tertinggi ...

Las Vegas Resmikan Bianglala Tertinggi di Dunia Sebagai kota yang menarik jutaan wisatawan dari seluruh dunia, Las Vegas kembali menawarkan atraksi terbaru bagi wisatawan ari seluruh dunia, lewat pengoperasian wahana bianglala tertinggi di dunia.   “Orang-orang selalu suka melihat...

Malala Yousafzai Apr02

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Dapat Penghargaan dari Universitas Harvard Malala Yousafzai, aktivis pendidikan perempuan, berada di Universitas Harvard hari Jumat (27/9) untuk menerima Penghargaan Kemanusiaan J. Gomes 2013. Presiden Universitas Harvard, Drew Gilpin Faust mengatakan senang untuk menyambut Malala...

Hari Peduli Autisme Sedunia Apr02

Hari Peduli Autisme ...

Sejak tahun 2008, Perserikatan Bangsa Bangsa telah menetapkan adanya World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) atau Hari Peduli Autisme Sedunia pada setiap tangal 2 April. Ini menunjukkan betapa persoalan autisme demikian penting dan membutuhkan perhatian dari semua pihak dan dari seluruh...

Badak Sumatera Mati di Kebun Binatang Ohio Apr01

Badak Sumatera Mati ...

Kematian badak Sumatera betina satu-satunya di Kebun Binatang Cincinnati, Ohio di Amerika Serikat, memberi pukulan pada program pengembangbiakan yang bertujuan menyelamatkan salah satu spesies paling terancam keberadaannya di dunia. Badak bernama Suci itu adalah salah satu dari hanya 10 badak...

Humans Affecting Climate Mar30

Humans Affecting Cli...

A U.N. panel said humans are interfering with the Earth’s climate, and that the effects touch every continent and the planet’s oceans. In a new report released Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change highlighted the risks of a warming planet and said that in many...

Chengdu is probably the city I would choose Mar25

Chengdu is probably ...

“I don’t know if this is politically correct, but I told my kids that Chengdu is probably the city I would choose to live in if I lived in China,” she said. Obamarama has left the building, but the first lady of the United States did give Chengdu a new claim to fame when she...

Rare Violins Inspire Awe Mar23

Rare Violins Inspire...

When many of us think of precious objects, the largest gems or the most famous paintings may come to mind. But certain rare violins inspire the same awe – and command the same astronomical prices – as these other treasures. The “Vieuxtemps” violin played by American virtuoso...

Thailand dalam Kebingungan Setelah Pemilu Dibatalkan Mar20

Thailand dalam Kebin...

Mahkamah Konstitusi Thailand, Jumat (21/3) membatalkan pemilihan umum bulan lalu, membuat negara itu berada dalam kebingungan politik tanpa pemerintahan penuh, dan semakin menghancurkan kekuasaan seorang perdana menteri yang menghadapi penggulingan karena skema subsidi beras yang...

Pangkalan TNI AU Adi Soemarmo Dipenuhi Deretan Pesawat Tempur Mar20

Pangkalan TNI AU Adi...

Deretan pesawat tempur terpajang di salah satu sudut Pangkalan udara TNI AU Adi Soemarmo Solo, Jumat siang (21/3). Pesawat tersebut berwarna kuning biru tampak mecolok diantara pesawat tempur lainnya yang berwarna abu-abu. Komandan Pangkalan Udara (Danlanud) TNI AU Adi Soemarmo, Kolonel...

4,5 Juta TKI Terancam Tak Bisa Ikut Pemilu Mar19

4,5 Juta TKI Teranca...

Migrant Care menyatakan 4,5 juta tenaga kerja Indonesia yang berada di sejumlah negara terancam tidak dapat menggunakan hak pilihnya pada pemilu 2014 karena belum terdaftar sebagai pemilih. Direktur Eksekutif Migrant Care Anis Hidayah hari Rabu (19/3) mengatakan saat ini terdapat 6,5 juta...

Vatican Library Will Digitize Archives, Put Them Online Mar19

Vatican Library Will...

The Vatican library began a project on Thursday to digitize thousands of historical manuscripts, dating from the origins of the Church to the 20th century, and make them available online. Working with the Japanese technology group NTT Data, the library intends to scan and digitally archive...

Kedutaan AS di Jakarta: AS Tak Pernah Persulit Pemberian Visa Mar18

Kedutaan AS di Jakar...

Bertempat di Pusat Kebudayaan @America di Jakarta, Selasa, 18 Maret 2014, Kedutaan Besar Amerika Serikat menyelenggarakan acara pemutaran video tata cara perolehan Visa. Acara tersebut dihadiri sekitar 200 undangan dari kalangan pelajar, profesional, biro perjalanan hingga pengusaha, acara...

Dua Pertiga Lebih Tiket Piala Dunia di Brazil Telah Terjual Mar17

Dua Pertiga Lebih Ti...

Tiket untuk semua pertandingan timnas Brasil telah habis terjual dalam waktu kira-kira satu jam, juga semua pertandingan babak perempatfinal dan hampir semua pertandingan babak kedua bagi turnamen yang akan berlangsung dari tanggal 12 Juni – 13 Juli. Hanya kira-kira 20 pertandingan dari...

Although Peace Proves Elusive, Young Israelis, Palestinians Find Harmony Mar16

Although Peace Prove...

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tries to bring Israeli and Palestinian leaders together on a framework peace agreement, a group of young Israelis and Palestinians is already working in harmony. They are the musicians of Heartbeat, a social movement using the power of music to transform...

Indonesia Starts Election Campaign Mar16

Indonesia Starts Ele...

Indonesia’s raucous election season kicks off on Sunday with the promise of a fresh style of leadership in the world’s third largest democracy, whose economic promise has been sapped by rampant graft, confusing policy and weak rule. An uncertain election outlook abruptly changed on...

Warga Krimea pilih bergabung dengan Rusia Mar15

Warga Krimea pilih b...

Sekitar 93 persen suara telah mendukung Krimea bergabung dengan Rusia dan melepaskan diri dari Ukraina dalam sebuah referendum digelar kemarin. Hasil pemungutan suara kemarin itu memang sudah perkirakan, meskipun penyelenggara utama mengatakan angka itu masih terlalu dini dan hasil awal akan...