Merauke (Indonesia)

Type: City
Name: Merauke (Indonesia)
Country: Indonesia
Latitude: -8.5
Longitude: 140.399994
population: 49,079
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesian Church welcomes Jokowi’s election ‘with joy and hope’

–”The Catholic Church and most of civil society welcomed” Joko Widodo’s election as Indonesian president “with joy and hope,” said Mgr Ignatius Suharyo, archbishop of Jakarta and president of the Indonesian Bishops’ Conference.The prelate spoke to  AsiaNews ... [Published CBCP News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Oppo CEO: I See Unhealthy Practices in Indonesia's Phone Market

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta  - Entering the Indonesian market on April 17 of last year, smart phone manufacturer PT Indonesia Oppo Electronics is quite happy about the domestic market's response. Consumers have been welcoming the Chinese manufacturer's product, ... [Published Tempo.co - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hello Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, President of Indonesia

Sometimes sure things turn out not to be so sure. Just ask Joko Widodo, who is better known to his fellow Indonesians as “Jokowi.” At the start of 2014 he was expected to win Indonesia’s presidential election in a landslide. Polls showed him with a thirty ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

RRI in hot seat for conducting quick count

A recent plan by lawmakers to summon state-run broadcaster Radio Republic Indonesia (RRI), following its quick-count result that indicated victory for Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in the presidential election, has sparked public concerns over its future.Excluding ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Narrow Finish as Indonesia Presidential Candidates Stand Their Ground

A man shows his ink-stained finger after voting in Cakung, East Jakarta, on Wednesday. (JG Photo/Yudhi Sukma)Jakarta. The largely peaceful presidential election on Wednesday was capped by a declarations of victory from Joko Widodo and a refusal to concede ... [Published Jakarta Globe - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Joko Declares Victory in Indonesia’s Presidential Election

Presidential candidate Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana pose for pictures after casting their vote in Jakarta on July 9, 2014. Joko has declared himself the winner of the election. (Reuters Photo)Jakarta . Joko Widodo declared himself the winner of Indonesia’s ... [Published Jakarta Globe - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Five kids to train in Manchester

Five children from Indonesia have been selected to participate in a week of training at the Manchester United soccer school in England, a buka puasa (breaking the fast) gathering on Monday revealed.The five — Richard Ferdinant of Tangerang, Asep Setiawan ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation

Indonesia is vast, stretching more than 5,000 kilometers from top to toe and home to almost quarter of a billion people. And yet for much of its recent history it has had an international media profile far smaller than its status as the world's fourth ... [Published Caixin Online - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sorong port construction further delayed

State-owned port operator PT Pelindo II, also known as the Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC), said that construction of the long-awaited Sorong seaport in West Papua would be further delayed due to land acquisition problems.Sorong has been designated as ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesia: Conflict in Indonesia's Papua Region

Source: IRINCountry: Indonesia GOHONG, 28 March 2014 (IRIN) - The clearing of forests inhabited by indigenous people in Indonesia's Papua* Region by agribusinesses is fuelling conflict in the southern Merauke Regency, say campaigners. “Indigenous peoples ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

PNG investigates reports fishermen drowned after boat sunk by navy

Indonesia's official news agency reports the PNG military stopped a boat carrying 10 fishermen last week, burnt the vessel and forced the men to swim for shore at Merauke. Five men reportedly reached the coast but the other five are... ... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Feb 11 2014]

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Indonesian Church welcomes Jokowi’s election ‘w... [Published CBCP News - Jul 28 2014]
Oppo CEO: I See Unhealthy Practices in Indonesi... [Published Tempo.co - Jul 28 2014]
Hello Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, President of Indonesia [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 22 2014]
RRI in hot seat for conducting quick count [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 16 2014]
Narrow Finish as Indonesia Presidential Candida... [Published Jakarta Globe - Jul 10 2014]
Joko Declares Victory in Indonesia’s Presidenti... [Published Jakarta Globe - Jul 09 2014]
Five kids to train in Manchester [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 09 2014]
Indonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation [Published Caixin Online - Jul 04 2014]
Sorong port construction further delayed [Published Jakarta Post - Jun 25 2014]
Indonesia: Conflict in Indonesia's Papua Region [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 28 2014]
PNG investigates reports fishermen drowned afte... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Feb 11 2014]
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Indonesia: Conflict in Indonesia's Papua Region [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 28 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Indonesia GOHONG, 28 March 2014 (IRIN) - The clearing of forests inhabited by indigenous people in Indonesia's Papua* Region by agribusinesses is fuelling conflict in the southern Merauke Regency, say campaigners. “Indigenous peoples ...
PNG investigates reports fishermen drowned afte... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Feb 11 2014]
Indonesia's official news agency reports the PNG military stopped a boat carrying 10 fishermen last week, burnt the vessel and forced the men to swim for shore at Merauke. Five men reportedly reached the coast but the other five are... ...
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