Surakarta

Type: City
Name: Surakarta
Country: Indonesia
Latitude: -7.57
Longitude: 110.82
population: 555,368
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Jokowi criticized for awarding 16 out of 34 seats to political party members

President-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s decision to award 16 seats in his Cabinet to political party members has drawn criticism, with some saying that Jokowi has failed to form the politically impartial Cabinet he promised.Senior political analyst from ... [Published Jakarta Post - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rise of common folk in Brazil, India, Indonesia

New and popular politicians in the developing world's largest democracies come from humble origins. This trend reflects an 'equality of conditions,' or free societies that come to see dignity in each individual. Presidential candidate Marina Silva of ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Lighting falls, hits musician

Strong winds caused lighting to fall and hit a musician on the last day of Solo International Performing Arts (SIPA) festival at Vastenburg Fort, Surakarta, Central Java, on Saturday.The musician, Aventina Kurniawati of the Harmonia Orchestra of Surakarta, ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Isis-Linked Turks Seized By Elite Indonesian Police Unit

Men were being ferried from airport to area which is hotbed of Islamist activismTwo of the four suspected Turkish Isis militants arrested by Indonesian police shortly after their arrival at in Indonesia.(Getty, Bima Sakti)Indonesian police arrested four ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands wowed by local, international artists

Around 3,000 people filled the Vastenburg Fortress in downtown Surakarta, Central Java, on Thursday evening to watch the opening night performance of the Solo International Performing Arts (SIPA) 2015 festival.The festival, which this year is entitled ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Jokowi praises cancellation of Mercedes-Benz purchase

, 4:44 PMPresident-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has praised the government’s decision to cancel the purchase of Mercedes-Benz sedans for members of the next Cabinet, citing unnecessary spending.“It is a good move. It means we can start saving state budget ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Resignation letter has been sent, Jokowi says

Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo revealed on Wednesday that he had written his resignation letter and submitted it to the Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD).“I sent [my resignation letter] to the DPRD last week,” the president-elect said at City ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesia’s 7th president

7:52 pmby THELMA DUMPIT-MURILLOHis first foray into politics was in 2005 when he ran for office as mayor of the City of Surakarta. Many doubted he would win considering his modest background as a property and furniture businessman and an upbringing in ... [Published Manila Times - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Roy Suryo Proposes Internet Etiquette Law

TEMPO.CO , Surakarta - Youth and Sport Minister Roy Suryo, encouraged future House of Representatives (DPR) members to establish an Internet Etiquette Law to prevent people from doing inappropriate actions in the virtual world."Technology has become more ... [Published Tempo.co - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Solo Bamboo Biennale on until Sept. 28

Dozens of bamboo installations will be exhibited for a month at the Solo Bamboo Biennale until Sept. 28 at the Vastenburg Fortress in Surakarta, a city widely known by its nickname, Solo. The biannual event's participants include renowned bamboo artists ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Surakarta a target of international drug circulation says BNN head

Head of the Central Java chapter of the National Narcotics Agency (BNN), Sr. Comr. Soetarmono, says Surakarta, Central Java -- also called Solo -- is vulnerable to international drug rings.“[Solo] is at the highest vulnerability level. This town has become ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: Surakarta, Drugs, Java (IT)
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Drinking Herbs in Surakarta

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta  - Surakarta National Pharmacy Academy held ‘Jamu Solo Festival’ in Manahan Stadium, Surakarta. Agil Novianto, the coordinator of the event, said that there were mass Jamu (traditional herbal drink) drinking and jamu booths opened by ... [Published Tempo.co - Sep 02 2014]
Entities: Surakarta, Jakarta, pharmacy

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"It's the whole establishment, and they are not used to anything else," he said. "The nature of political change would be very sweeping, and there is a fear that their countries as they know them would not survive."
"Technology has become more advanced. Internet users are increasing. It needs to be regulated to prevent misuse [of internet]" said Roy on Monday, September 8, 2014
"The automotive company wants  Pak  Jokowi to follow up with its plan to expand into the mining sector in Indonesia" Jakarta administration international relations head Heru Budi Hartono said as quoted by kontan.co...
"Thank God the public, particularly the private sector, have positively responded to the call. This means that awareness of the need to care about culture preserves has really been instilled in the people of Surabaya" he said

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Jokowi criticized for awarding 16 out of 34 sea... [Published Jakarta Post - 12 hours ago]
Central Java residents to speak Javanese once a... [Published Jakarta Post - 19 hours ago]
Rise of common folk in Brazil, India, Indonesia [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
Lighting falls, hits musician [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 15 2014]
Isis-Linked Turks Seized By Elite Indonesian Po... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 14 2014]
View Point: Mental Revolution: New ministers in... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 14 2014]
An artful escape with Festival Salihara [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 14 2014]
Thousands wowed by local, international artists [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 13 2014]
Special gate scrapped after airport raid [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 12 2014]
Jokowi praises cancellation of Mercedes-Benz pu... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 11 2014]
Kings, sultans want govt recognition [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 11 2014]
Indonesia’s 7th president [Published Manila Times - Sep 10 2014]
Resignation letter has been sent, Jokowi says [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 10 2014]
Ahok prepares resignation for Gerindra [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 10 2014]
Adaro Energy Tbk PT : In Southeast Asia, Indone... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 09 2014]
Roy Suryo Proposes Internet Etiquette Law [Published Tempo.co - Sep 09 2014]
Solo Bamboo Biennale on until Sept. 28 [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Sep 09 2014]
Indonesia’s New President [Published Peoples Democracy.in - Sep 08 2014]
Mitsubishi Corp discusses mining investment wit... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 08 2014]
Jokowi defends direct elections [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 07 2014]
Surabaya receives award for maintaining culture... [Published Antara News - Sep 06 2014]
‘Change’ in Indonesia: critical reflections on ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 06 2014]
Festival brings batik to center stage [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 05 2014]
Water Operators Partnerships Program: WOPs Work... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
Komnas HAM wants Jokowi to act on rising intole... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 04 2014]
Surakarta a target of international drug circul... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 04 2014]
RI to host regional interior design event [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 02 2014]
Indonesian haj pilgrims begin to depart for Sau... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 02 2014]
Drinking Herbs in Surakarta [Published Tempo.co - Sep 02 2014]
ISIS in Southeast Asia - WSJ [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 02 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 ...
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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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