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· June, 2011

Stories about Indonesia from June, 2011

Indonesia's 24 world records

Truly Indonesia lists 24 world records held by Indonesia. For example, it has 3 of the 6 largest island in the world and it is currently the largest Muslim country...

Indonesia: Prostitution in a cemetery

EngageMedia uploads a video by Ucu Agustin who features the lives of women workers living near Mount Bolo in East Java, Indonesia. Many of them are also working as sex...

Two earthquakes hit Sumatra

Two earthquakes hit Sumatra Island in Malaysia Tuesday morning. Tremors were also felt in Indonesia. Use the hashtags #earthquake, #tremors, and #sumatra to monitor news reports.

Indonesia: Public holidays

Indonesia Matters lists the official public holidays in Indonesia

Indonesia: Youth and e-commerce

DS Research uploads a May 2011 study on how the youth in Indonesia use e-commerce.

Indonesia: Transparency in the education budget

Indonesian blogger nrg07 suggests that transparency in the education budget is more urgent than demanding compliance to the constitutional requirement of allotting 20 percent of the national budget to the...

Indonesia: English speeches are illegal

nrg07 mentions an Indonesian law which requires top government officials to use the Bahasa Indonesia language when making speeches. Recently, a constitutional expert said that the Prime Minister's English speeches...

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