Surakarta

Type: City
Name: Surakarta
Country: Indonesia
Latitude: -7.57
Longitude: 110.82
population: 555,368
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

Jokowi feels the love in hometown

President-electJoko "Jokowi" Widodo thanked his supporters in Surakarta, CentralJava, on Wednesday for voting for the Jokowi-Jusuf Kalla ticket in this year'spresidential election."Iunderstand that the people of Surakarta and the areas surrounding it ... [Published Jakarta Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

From Surakarta village to Merdeka Palace

In the presidential election held last July 9, a former furniture maker from Surakarta in Central Java, Joko Widodo, was declared the winner over retired general Prabowo Subianto. Prabowo was once married to Siti Hediati Suharto, daughter of the late ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fond memories

, 5:27 PMPresident-elect and Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo plays a guitar while talking to a seller during a visit to the Notoharjo flea market in Surakarta, Central Java, on Saturday. The market was one of Jokowi’s early success stories in managing ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Police to secure Jokowi's home during Surakarta stay

, 2:34 PMThe Surakarta Police have deployed 300personnel to secure president-elect and Jakarta Governor Joko"Jokowi" Widodo's house in Surakarta, Central Java, while he is in town."We will enforce maximum security anddeploy 300 officers. When Jokowi returns ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Governor of Jakarta Elected President of Indonesia

After a tight, contentious race, Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was elected Indonesia's seventh president with 53.15 percent of 130 million estimated votes. "This victory is a victory for all the people of Indonesia," Widodo, a former furniture ... [Published Gawker - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sultan accused of impregnating teenager

Sultan Pakubuwono XIII of Surakarta has been reported to the police for the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old senior high school student in Surakarta, Central Java. The girl is now four months pregnant.Asri Purwanti, the lawyer for the girl, said ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

PMI taking donations for baby with rare disease

The Surakarta chapter of the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), in cooperation with Surakarta’s city-owned Moewardi hospital, has taken the initiative to support one-year-old Calista Ramadani, who was diagnosed with Alagille syndrome.PMI will open a bank account ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Church obeys ban on giving Muslim’s ‘iftar’

Pedicab driver, Nasrun, 50, still remembers the good old days when he and his fellow pedicab drivers bought cheap meals from the Manahan Javanese Christian Church (GKJ) in Surakarta, Central Java.Nasrun said he had worked in front of the church for decades ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

A sacred tradition during Ramadhan

Inspired:: A girl santri (student) reads from the Koran by candlelight as part of a tradition known as semaan or tadarus.Apart from sholat tarawih, or nonobligatory evening prayers during the fasting month, Muslims observe the tradition of semaan or tadarus, ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Indonesia elections: Where did Widodo's 30-point lead go?

Surakarta, Indonesia — With stunning speed, the presidential race expected to be a shoo-in for the popular Jakarta Mayor Joko Widodo has turned into anything but.Polls, which just a few months ago had Mr. Widodo up by as much as 30 points, now indicate ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Old style

, 4:12 AM : A keeper of the Great Surakarta Mosque monitors the istiwak, a sun-operated clock, in Surakarta, Central Java, on Tuesday. The ancient clock is still used in several mosques because it is believed to show the exact time for prayers. (Anta ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 01 2014]
Entities: Surakarta
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Let's play by the rules

, 7:18 PMLet's play by the rules: Activists wearing masks of the presidential candidates and their running mates take part in the sack race during a rally in Surakarta on Monday. The activists called on both tickets to be fair during the presidential ... [Published Jakarta Post - Jun 30 2014]
Entities: Surakarta

Quotes

...A cynic might read this history and think back on the popular American phrase - "fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." If Prabowo and his team continued to believe Jokowi's assurances, they have nobody to blame but themselves...
Mr Subianto told reporters on Sunday that if the Election Commission did not investigate possible voting fraud, that was a "crime" that "very much calls into question the legitimacy of the whole process"
..."In accordance with the law," General Amar said, "every Indonesian citizen has the ri..."

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Jokowi feels the love in hometown [Published Jakarta Post - 1 hour ago]
The Betrayal at the Heart of Prabowo's Challenge [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Indonesian Church welcomes Jokowi’s election ‘w... [Published CBCP News - Jul 28 2014]
From Surakarta village to Merdeka Palace [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
Letter to Indonesian President on Environment [Published Epoch Times - Jul 27 2014]
Fond memories [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 26 2014]
Police to secure Jokowi's home during Surakarta... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 26 2014]
Street money changers proliferate [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 26 2014]
Comment: Democracy and dreams don’t always mix [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 26 2014]
A dynasty in antiques [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 24 2014]
Governor back to work after victory [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 24 2014]
'Victory is for all Indonesia' [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 23 2014]
Sultan accused of impregnating teenager [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 23 2014]
President-elect Jokowi calls for reconciliation [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 23 2014]
KPU confirms victory for Jokowi-Kalla [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 23 2014]
Governor of Jakarta Elected President of Indonesia [Published Gawker - Jul 23 2014]
INDONESIA More than a thousand Indonesian suppo... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
Hello Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, President of Indonesia [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 22 2014]
Archipelago Opens Aston Hotel in Solo, Central ... [Published Asia Travel Tips - Jul 22 2014]
PMI taking donations for baby with rare disease [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 22 2014]
Aston brand to grace Solo, Central Java [Published Travel Daily Media - Jul 21 2014]
Jet Fuel Consumption Surges ahead Eid [Published Tempo.co - Jul 21 2014]
Indonesia in final stages of vote count, riskin... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 21 2014]
Is ASEAN Economic Community a top Jokowi priori... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 20 2014]
Indonesia tragedy as 12 die on MH17 [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 19 2014]
Indonesians take to the Internet to monitor vot... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 19 2014]
Hard choices in Indonesian election [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Jul 18 2014]
Australian businesses confident about Indonesia... [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 17 2014]
Train Crossings in Yogyakarta, Central Java Rem... [Published Tempo.co - Jul 16 2014]
Four million to return to hometowns for holiday [Published Jakarta Post - Jul 16 2014]
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What’s At Stake In Indonesia’s Upcoming Preside... [Published Think Progress - Jul 08 2014]
Will Freeman is an intern with Think Progress An Indonesian man shows his inked finger after casting his ballot at a polling station during April’s parliamentary election CREDIT: AP Photo/Masyudi S. Firmansyah As the world’s most populous Muslim ...
The Indonesian Election [Published Gwynne Dyer - Jul 06 2014]
Only a very bad novelist would dare to write a scenario as simplistic as the current presidential election in Indonesia. A young, attractive, squeaky-clean man of the people running against a rich old general trailing war crimes accusations behind him: ...
Indonesia elections: Where did Widodo's 30-poin... [Published Allvoices Indonesia - Jul 03 2014]
Despite a commanding early lead, Joko Widodo now just edges his opponent, a former military general, a week before Indonesians vote for their second directly-elected president. July 3, 2014 Surakarta, Indonesia With stunning speed, the presidential race ...
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 ...
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