Surakarta

Type: City
Name: Surakarta
Country: Indonesia
Latitude: -7.57
Longitude: 110.82
population: 555,368
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Asia's giant democracies head to the polls

IndiaThe democratic spirit in India and Indonesia is flourishing - but coalition governance struggles to address challenges India and Indonesia perhaps have more in common with each other than any other two countries. These similarities are largely invisible ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Asia’s Big Democracies Head to the Polls

The post by Pallavi Aiyar , YaleGlobal appeared first on The Epoch Times .JAKARTA—Although rarely hyphenated in the manner of India-China, India and Indonesia perhaps have more in common with each other than any other two countries. These similarities ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Radya Pustaka Museum reopens with better look, security system

Johnny Adams, a Canadian tourist, photographs valuable artifacts at Radya Pustaka Museum in Surakarta, Central Java, on Tuesday. The museum was reopened Tuesday after an eight-month long renovation. (JP/Kusumasari Ayuningtyas) Headlines News One of Indonesia's ... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cultural heritage

, 7:19 PM : A visitor looks at a collection of Wayang (puppets) at Radya Pustaka Museum in Surakarta, Central Java, on Tuesday. The oldest museum in Indonesia is open again after six months of restoration. (Antara)Read also:Selected comments will be published ... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Surakarta, Indonesia
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t cheat

, 2:12 AM : A student tries to answer a question with an oversized pencil on a giant mock-up of a national examination answer sheet, as part of a campaign for fair examinations in Surakarta, Central Java, on Sunday. The student and his friends appealed ... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 13 2014]
Entities: Surakarta
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

A pleasant trip to Surakarta's royal palace

JAKARTA - Anyone who has visited two famous palaces in Central Jakarta – the Kraton Yogyakarta and the Kraton Kasunanan Surakarta - may share my perspective.The Kraton Surakarta does not appear as well maintained as its neighbor in Yogyakarta due to little ... [Published Relax.com.sg - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Foreign tourist arrivals in RI increases

The number of international tourists arriving in Indonesia in January and February this year reached 1,455,745, up by 12.61 percent from 1,292,743 in the same period last year.“The trend is quite good, and it is hoped that it will rise further in the ... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Minister Suryo Rejects the Surakarta Palace Proposal

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta  - The Youth and Sports Minister, Roy Suryo, mentioned that the Constitutional Court's decision on rejecting the special status of Surakarta Palace was due to its position during independence time. "Surakarta Palace was the eldest amongst ... [Published Tempo.co - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Guess what?: Rossa gets new title from Surakarta palace

, 1:18 PMJAKARTA: Singer Sri Rossa Roslaina Handiyani has received another royal title, Kanjeng Mas Ayu, from the Kasunanan Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace of Central Java.Rossa, who comes from Sumedang, West Java, was previously named Kanjeng Mas Ayu Tumenggung ... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: Surakarta, Jakarta
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Govt to Help Resolve Surakarta Royal Dispute

King of Keraton Surakarta SISKS Paku Buwono XIII greet the resident when religious gatherings with Baluwarti at Dalem Purwodiningratan, Keraton Solo, Thursday (29/8). Tempo/Andry PrasetyoTEMPO.CO , Jakarta - The government jumped in to help resolve the ... [Published Tempo.co - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

MK rejects Surakarta’s special status request

The Constitutional Court (MK) rejected a petition on Thursday filed by two members of Surakarta’s royal family, which demanded the reinstatement of the city’s special status as it sought to separate itself from Central Java.The court concluded that the ... [Published Jakarta Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Surakarta sets to reduce more waste

The Jakarta Post, Surakarta, Central Java | Archipelago | Mon, March 24 2014, 6:12 AMThe Surakarta administration in Central Java has pledged to reduce waste, following its failure to win the 2013 Adipura Award, an award for cleanliness and environmental ... [Published Jakarta Post - Mar 23 2014]

Quotes

"The background color of black is the symbol of eternity" said Pujianto
"Jokowi is seen as a figure of hope and an alternative" said Wimar Witoelar, the former spokesman of former late President Abdurrahman Wahid, as reported by  TIME
"I'm too lazy to line up and vote but I'll decide on the day itself" said Karin, a 28-year-old who voted for Yudhoyono in the last two elections. "But I do want Jokowi to be president."
Dr Dipokusumo, from the faculty of social and political international relations at Slamet Riyadi Surakarta University, said: "The spiritual advisors are seen as the elderly who are respected in the community, or they have their network. In this case, it relates to the structure of the Indonesian community which is close to the clan system."

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Asia's giant democracies head to the polls [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 18 2014]
Asia’s Big Democracies Head to the Polls [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
Asia’s Big Democracies Head to the Polls [Published Yale Global Online - Apr 17 2014]
Radya Pustaka Museum reopens with better look, ... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Apr 16 2014]
Cultural heritage [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 15 2014]
Malang Exhibits Royal Batik from Various Regions [Published Tempo.co - Apr 13 2014]
Don’t cheat [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 13 2014]
A pleasant trip to Surakarta's royal palace [Published Relax.com.sg - Apr 10 2014]
Puan Maharani Beats Keraton Official Votes [Published Tempo.co - Apr 10 2014]
Indonesia elections: Infusing democracy [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 10 2014]
Indonesian Elections According to Foreign Media [Published Tempo.co - Apr 10 2014]
‘Don’t look down’: Braving the bridge to get to... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 09 2014]
The Rhythm of Keroncong with Waldjinah [Published Whiteboard Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Indonesia votes as new candidate draws Obama co... [Published CNN - Apr 09 2014]
Indonesia Bucks Asia's Strongman Trend [Published Bloomberg - Apr 09 2014]
Indonesia candidates turn to shamans for electi... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 08 2014]
Suharto's ghost stalks Indonesian election [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 08 2014]
Trans Java toll road project gets cash injection [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 08 2014]
Strong support in Solo for hometown hero Jokowi [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 08 2014]
Army ready to support police, KPU in ensuring s... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 06 2014]
Will humility be enough of an edge? [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 06 2014]
Jokowi pledges to deal with Papua problems with... [Published Antara News - Apr 05 2014]
25 firms exhibit at garment technology fair in ... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Apr 05 2014]
Sritex gets Moody’s rating for first time [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 05 2014]
Ungaran – Bawen toll road opened for public use [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 05 2014]
Parties fight over support in Central Java [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 05 2014]
Number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in Indonesia... [Published TravelText - Apr 04 2014]
The bull rampant [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 04 2014]
Campaign period ends on high [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 04 2014]
Indonesia's elections star a string of 'common ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
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Radya Pustaka Museum reopens with better look, ... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Apr 16 2014]
Johnny Adams, a Canadian tourist, photographs valuable artifacts at Radya Pustaka Museum in Surakarta, Central Java, on Tuesday. The museum was reopened Tuesday after an eight-month long renovation. (JP/Kusumasari Ayuningtyas) Headlines News One of Indonesia's ...
Indonesia: Mount Kelud’s alert status downgraded [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 21 2014]
Source: Jakarta PostCountry: Indonesia As of Thursday, the alert status of Mount Kelud in East Java, which erupted Thursday night last week, has been downgraded from the highest level, Awas (Danger), to Siaga (Alert), as the volcanic activity has gradually ...
Indonesia: Mt. Kelud evacuees say no to relocation [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 20 2014]
Source: Jakarta PostCountry: Indonesia Indra Harsaputra and Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Malang, East Java/Bandung |Headlines|Wed, February 19 2014, 8:09 AM Despite being residents of a disaster-prone area, evacuees from Thursday’s Mount Kelud eruption ...
Indonesia: Kelud causes billions in losses [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 20 2014]
Source: Jakarta PostCountry: Indonesia Wahyoe Boediwardhana and Indra Harsaputra, The Jakarta Post, Surabaya/Jakarta |Headlines|Mon, February 17 2014, 8:52 AM Last Thursday’s eruption of Mount Kelud in Kediri, East Java, has inflicted tremendous financial ...
Indonesia: Authorities warned of worsening disa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 30 2014]
Source: Jakarta PostCountry: Indonesia Arya Dipa and Kusumasari Ayuningtyas, The Jakarta Post, Bandung/Surakarta, Central Java |Archipelago|Thu, January 30 2014, 8:40 AM Authorities in a number of disaster-prone regions have been warned about the potential ...
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