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· July, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from July, 2009

Jakarta blasts: Twitter vs mainstream media

On the day of the Jakarta bombings, Ong Hock Chuan notes that Indonesian twitterers were criticizing local TV stations for presenting premature conclusions about the blasts.

Indonesia: Bombing victims

The Indonesian police released the names of those who died in the JW Marriott Hotel Bombing in Jakarta.

Indonesia: Online Nationalism

Last Friday's dual blasts marked the end of six years of a peaceful Indonesia. As the nation condemns the terror attacks, young Indonesians are showing the spirit of nationalism online....

Australia: Jakarta bombings bring personal reactions

With three Australians among the nine deaths, responses to the terrorist bombings in Indonesia on Friday 17 July were not confined to the political blogs. Specialist social network sites in...

Bombings kill nine in Indonesia

Recently re-elected Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said that the blasts were initiated by those who wish to see a post presidential election chaos, while Vice President Jusuf Kalla blamed...

Indonesia: Bomb Explosions at Kuningan, Jakarta

Two explosions hit the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta around 7:40 AM local time. Local social media users broke the story to the world, especially those...

Indonesia: Presidential election results

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia wins the first round of the presidential elections based on quick count results.

Indonesia: Twittering the Presidential Election

Indonesia is preparing for its presidential election today. GV author Marisa Duma tackles the role of Twitter in engaging the Indonesian online community in political and election campaigns.

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