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· February, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from February, 2009

Indonesia: Tsunami museum

A Tsunami Museum opened in Aceh, Indonesia last Monday to commemorate the 230,000 people who died in the 2004 Asian tsunami. But some have criticized the project since they want...

Indonesia: Clinton visit a “diplomatic success”

U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Cameron Hume blogged about Secretary Clinton's visit to Jakarta. He says the visit was a diplomatic success.

Indonesia: Weird Durian fruit

Good News from Indonesia posts a picture of a weird durian fruit from the wild rain forest of Borneo.

Clinton visits Indonesia

Aside from meeting the leaders of Indonesia, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton found the time to visit a slum community in Jakarta. She also appeared in a teen-oriented...

Indonesia: 300 buildings destroyed during quake

Over 300 buildings were destroyed after a 7.4-magnitude quake rocked Indonesia last Thursday.

Indonesia: Divorce and polygamy

I feel guilty writing about divorce and polygamy on Valentine’s Day. But these two unmentionable topics are also realities of love and relationships. In Indonesia, more women are divorcing their...

Indonesia: Many are still using Firefox 2

Through Twitter, Enda reports that Indonesia has the highest percentage of Firefox 2 users.

Indonesia: Earthquake report through Twitter

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia and some parts of the Philippines. Twitter broke the news ahead of mainstream media. Jyamasaki tweets: “I continue to be impressed how twitter is...

“Obama” gets a tummy ache while visiting Manila

A Philippine TV ad features the lookalikes of Philippine President Gloria Arroyo and United States President Barack Obama. The star of the ad, Indonesia's Ilham Anas, is now a celebrity...

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