Sabtu, 25 April 2009

World Soon To Watch Ocean Conference in Manado by Fardah

    Jakarta, April 25, 2009 (ANTARA) -  Manado, a pleasant city with a population of over 417,000,  will be in the international spotlight  during the upcoming World Ocean Conference(WOC) and Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Summit to be held May 11-15, 2009.    
      About 2,900 participants from 121 countries are expected to take part in the WOC, the CTI Summit, and associated events. They will stay among other things in  18 star-rated hotels and 24 non-star hotels.

Jumat, 03 April 2009

INDONESIA'S 2009 POLLS, A GAMBLE FOR CANDIDATES, VOTERS ALIKE by Fardah

     Jakarta, April 3, 2009 (ANTARA) - Indonesia will have its second direct legislative  election on April 9 and presidential election on July 8 this year, after its first successful direct polls in 2004.
     The 2004 general elections ran peacefully and smoothly, making the country and its 225 million population to be the world's third largest democracy in the world, after the United States and India.