Sabtu, 29 September 2012

INDONESIA TO REVIVE OLD WISDOM TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM By Fardah

Jumat, 28 September 2012

STOP ABUSING FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND DROP DOUBLE STANDARDS By Fardah

       Yudhoyono, speaking on the first day of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly`s General Debate in New York, on September 25, called for the establishment of an international framework to tackle religious defamation.

Selasa, 25 September 2012

TURKISH, INDONESIAN PARLIAMENTS COMMITTED TO CLOSER BILATERAL TIES by Fardah

      Jakarta, Sept 25, 2012 (ANTARA) - Bilateral relations between Turkey and Indonesia have been strengthened following the visits of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to Turkey in June 2010 and Turkish President Abdullah Gul to Jakarta in early April 2011.
       The two leaders` visits were historic for both nations because Yudhoyono`s visit was the first by an Indonesian President to Turkey in the last 25 years, while Gul`s visit was the first by a Turkish President to Jakarta in the last 16 years.

Sabtu, 22 September 2012

AIPA HELPS STRENGTHEN ASEAN INTEGRATION by Fardah

        Jakarta, Sept 22, 2012 (ANTARA) - Having a conference on the beautiful island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara Province must be inspiring and refreshing for ASEAN legislators taking part in the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA).
       Bearing the theme of "Strengthening the Parliamentary Roles Towards ASEAN Community 2015", the 33rd General Assembly of AIPA was held September 16-22, 2012 and attended by delegations from the ten ASEAN member nations - Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar.

Kamis, 20 September 2012

TURKEY KEEN TO PARTICIPATE IN ASEAN MEETINGS

      Jakarta, Sept 20, 2012 (ANTARA) - Turkey wants to take part in the various meetings of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as an observer, according to a Turkish legislator.
       "Turkey has applied to be present at ASEAN meetings because the organisation promotes regional stability and peace, which fits our philosophy. Turkey has always wanted to have good relations with other countries, including our neighbouring nations," Turkish parliamentary delegation head Volkan Bozkir told ANTARA here on Wednesday.

Rabu, 19 September 2012

TURKI HARAPKAN DUKUNGAN UNTUK BERPARTISPASI DI ASEAN

Selasa, 18 September 2012

INSULT AGAINST RELIGION NOT PART OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION by Fardah

       Jakarta, Sept 18, 2012 (ANTARA) - The production of anti-Islam film `Innocence of Muslims" by a small group of US citizens has hurt religious tolerance.
      The short film has triggered a storm of protests by Muslims in at least 20 countries, causing several people to be injured. Lives have also been lost, including that of Chris Stevens, the US ambassador to Libya, as part of the protests.

Sabtu, 15 September 2012

"SAIL INDONESIA 2012", MOMENTUM TO PROMOTE MOROTAI AS ECONOMIC HUB by Fardah

     Jakarta, Sept 15, 2012 (ANTARA) - In the evening of September 15, at least 2012 lobsters were grilled and served to participants and guests of Sail Morotai or Sail Indonesia 2012 in Morotai Island District, North Maluku Province.
      By organizing the gala dinner, North Maluku wanted to show off its maritime and fishery potential to foreign and national guests.

Rabu, 12 September 2012

Govt preparing blueprint for improved de-radicalisation programmes by Fardah

     Jakarta, Sept 12, 2012 (ANTARA News) - On Tuesday, thousands of US citizens commemorated the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center in New York in 2001.
     On October 12 this year, a number of Indonesians and Australians will commemorate the victims of the first Bali bombing that occurred on the same date 10 years ago in Kuta, a town popular with tourists on the Indonesian island of Bali.

Selasa, 11 September 2012

INDONESIA TO FOCUS ON SUBSTANCES, LOGISTICS FOR APEC SUMMIT 2013 by Fardah

     Jakarta, Sept 11, 2012 (ANTARA) - The Russian government handed over the APEC (Asia and Pacific Economic Cooperation) chairmanship to Indonesia at the end of the APEC CEO Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, on September 8, which was attended by more than 700 CEOs of the Asia-Pacific Region`s largest companies.
      President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, as the next chairman of the APEC forum summit, was present at the APEC summit in Russia.

Sabtu, 08 September 2012

Palestine's cause is also Indonesia`s cause by Fardah

     Jakarta, Sept 8, 2012  (ANTARA News) - As a staunch supporter of Palestine, Indonesia has often expressed its commitment to helping prepare the establishment of Palestine`s state by providing capacity building programs for Palestinians.
     In July 2008, Indonesia hosted a New Asian African Strategic Partnership (NAASP) Ministerial Conference on Capacity Building for Palestine. Participants of the meeting agreed to provide training programs for 10,000 Palestinians within a five-year period, from 2008 to 2013.

Kamis, 06 September 2012

SAIL MOROTAI EXPECTED TO BOOST N MALUKU'S TOURISM AND FISHERIES By Fardah

     Jakarta, Sept 6, 2012 (ANTARA) - The final preparations are under way for Sail Indonesia 2012, or Sail Morotai, which will be held in Indonesia`s northernmost island of Morotai from September 12-15.
       Approximately 5,000 guests, including foreign sailors, are expected to attend the international maritime event. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to inaugurate the Sail Morotai peak event at Daruba beach, Morotai island, on September 15.