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· October, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from October, 2009

27 October 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

At the Indonesian Blogger Festival

We visited the Indonesian blogger festival or PestaBlogger 2009. This is the third time the annual event is being held. The event saw bloggers from all over the vast island...

21 October 2009

Indonesia: The President's second term

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia took his oath marking his second term as head of state of the world's most populous Muslim country. Bloggers, twitterers, and plurkers share their...

18 October 2009

Australia: Suffer the children

Prime Minster John Howard used border security as one of his catch cries in the 2001 Australian election with telling results. This week his successor Kevin Rudd became embroiled in...

7 October 2009

Indonesia, East Timor: Border Dispute Heats Up

On 4 October 2009 the Timorese online media TimorOhin [Tet.] [TimorToday], reported that an old border dispute between Indonesia and East Timor has flared up once again in the Oecusse...

3 October 2009

Indonesia: Thousands still trapped under rubble

More than 3,000 people are still trapped under rubble days after a 7.6-magnitude quake struck Indonesia. Indonesian bloggers are reacting to the latest earthquake disaster which killed at least 1,000...

2 October 2009

Asia and Oceania: Videos of Natural Disaster Aftermath

Citizen uploaded videos of the flooding, earthquakes and tsunamis that in less than a week, have struck several different countries in Oceania, East and Southeast Asia.

Indonesia: Post quake death toll worsens

The earthquake death toll in Indonesia surged past 1,000 while thousands more are feared dead or missing. Indonesian microbloggers are using the internet to help in the relief and rescue...

1 October 2009

Cova Lima, East Timor: Political conflict can lead to consitutional crisis

The isolated district of Cova Lima, Timor-Leste has produced two major stories last month. While one is headline news in the English and Tetun speaking press, the other has received...