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· May, 2006

Stories about Indonesia from May, 2006

Indonesia: IM Conference Room for Quake Relief

DSC01549 Originally uploaded by Yulianta Ramelan. The World Wide Help Group is maintaining a live IM conference at all times for Java quake relief efforts using Yahoo Messenger so that...

Indonesia: Quake Proof Housing

SarapanEkonomi wants the Indonesia government to make people aware of the importance of building earthquake proof houses. The blogger also asks the government to encourage people in quake-prone area to...

Indonesia: Java Quake Help Wiki Needs Online Volunteers

In response to the Java Quake of 27th May, 2006, the World Wide Help Group have set up the Java Quake Help Wiki and since it was set up, in...

How to Help Indonesia Earthquake Victims

Members of International community who are very concerned with the Indonesia earthquake where the death toll exceeds 5,000 and many more thousands injured now can visit Merlyna Lim's blog where...

Indonesia: Earthquake Relief

The World Wide Help team has set up Java Quake Help Wiki. The team is looking for online volunteers to help them with content and translation on the wiki as...

Indonesia: Earthquake Relief

Merlyna (via Enda Quicklinks) has compiled a list of charities that are accepting donations. “I have done a small research and found out that these charities are established and trusted...

Indonesia: Seismographs and Scholarships

Amidst the flow of corporate donations in Indonesia after the quake, Yosef is looking for a donation of a different kind “Company A to rebuild the school, company B to...

Indonesia: Bali Photos

Venitha at Singapore Adventures travels to the Indonesian island of Bali and posts some pictures from there.

Indonesia Earthquake

Special Indonesia Earthquake Blog

The helps and donations which come from around the globe on the 6.2 richter scale earthquake in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia have been heartening. Indonesians outside Yogyakarta also watch the...

Indonesia: Earthquake in Java

Fatih Sayud has a post on the earthquake in Indonesia. The 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Java island just after dawn and caused the death of around 3000 people.

Indonesia: Using Religion for Violence

Unspun explains why it is both heartening and depressing at the same time to see Indonesia's major Muslim organisation asking the president to crack down on thugs who use religion...

Indonesia: Weakening Currency

Yosef Ardi at Indonesia Today discusses the reasons for the fall of Indonesian Rupaiah.

Indonesia: Jakarta Biennale 2006

Juliana has pictures from the Opening of Jakarta Biennale 2006.

Indonesia: President Lets Off Former Leader

Indi at indirani,net writes why he will not vote for Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono again. Many Indonesians are disappointed that the president dropped corruption charged against ailing former leader...

Indonesia: Bali Weddings

Many foreign couples go to Bali to get married attracted by the traditional Hindu wedding ceremony. Indcoup warns that such a marriage may not be legal in the west. “You...

Indonesia: Mount Merapi Eruption

Enda Nausation links to a blog run by an Indonesian journalist who is monitoring the volcanic eruption of Mount Merapi.

Indonesia: Unravelling Journalist's Murder

Paras Indonesia blog has a story on International press groups asking Indonesian authorities to find the culprits involved in the murder of a journalist. The journalist was investigating corruption allegations...

Indonesia: Magic powers

Gunung Merapi, a volcano in Indonesia finally started spewing out dangerous gas clouds. Ktemoc writes about some nearby residents who are refusing to leave citing their magical powers that would...

Indonesia: Economics Blogger

Indonesian blogger A. Fatih Syuhud profiles another Indonesian blogger Martin Manurung. “We need many more bloggers like him who has concern on Indonesia's development in socio-cultural as well as in...

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