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Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Indonesia’s most popular politician joins presidential race: Social media reactions

Indonesia’s most popular politician joins presidential race: Social media reactions

15.03.14 – 7:02 pm Featured, Politics
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Yesterday, Indonesia’s main opposition party, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), has nominated Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo --dubbed as Indonesia's Obama-- to lead its presidential ticket. Tim Graham of AIWA, collects some interesting tidbits, including from social media. The party even announced the much-anticipated official nomination on Twitter first. As Dave McRae notes, the party’s ...


See you in IGF 2013 in Bali!

See you in IGF 2013 in Bali!

02.10.13 – 12:13 pm Personal
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The 8th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Nusa Dua, Bali,  October 22 - 25.  The IGF is closely tied to the declaration of the Milennium Development Goals (MDG), Section 555/2, in 2000, and the agreement reached upon by the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), Section 060.1, in 2005. The event will ...


Indonesian President goes YouTube

Indonesian President goes YouTube

29.07.13 – 6:36 am Media, People
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Following joining Twitter and Facebook bandwagon, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has just started his YouTube debut. The tech savvy President will be using this channel to take questions from the public and deliver responses via recorded clips, The Jakarta Post reported. What do you think on the President's YouTube approach? Do you ...


Indonesia’s tech savvy President

Indonesia’s tech savvy President

06.07.13 – 9:31 am People, Tech
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Better late than never. Seems that’s a fitting phrase for Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – known as “SBY.” Almost at the end of his term, Mr. President just started using social media accounts. Last April, the President launched his official Twitter handle: @SBYudhoyono. Through this account, the President responded to a variety of things, from ...


Today in History: Indonesia government banned Tempo, DeTik, Editor

Today in History: Indonesia government banned Tempo, DeTik, Editor

21.06.13 – 1:00 am Media
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21 JUNE 1994 -- a historic date for the Indonesian press. Indonesia government cancelled the publishing and printing license (SIUPP) of two weekly magazines and one tabloid: TEMPO, EDITOR and DeTIK. The three media outlets were added to the list of victims during the New Order government’s media crackdown. There were more than 25 media licensed ...


Happy 42nd anniversary, Tempo!

Happy 42nd anniversary, Tempo!

06.03.13 – 1:17 pm Media
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Today, Tempo Media Group, is celebrating their 42nd anniversary. I joined Tempo as a junior editor for Tempo News Room (Tempo's internal 'news agency') in March 2002, assigned in Economy/Business Desk at that time. As part of the 'tour of duty' within the media group, I was assigned as as journalist and writer for Tempo magazine ...


Leave your memories with Harpoen

Leave your memories with Harpoen

07.02.13 – 3:19 pm Featured, Tech
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Make your unique content long-living and relevant in real world places --the actual place where something has or will happen. Anyone can discover your content; and searches can be saved. When near a match (that match saved search terms), your content will trigger a notification - yeah, it's visible to others nearby. "None of this is ...


Indonesia’s love affair with instant noodle

Indonesia’s love affair with instant noodle

23.03.12 – 7:29 pm Travel
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Did you know instant noodles is one of most popular foods in Indonesia? Most of them can be found at any inconvenience stores or even street vendors in the country. Yeah, every where. According to Hans Lienesch, an instant noodle reviewer through his popular culinary website called SeriousEats, three instant noodle brands from Indonesia are among ...


24 local Groupons in Indonesia [and counting]!

24 local Groupons in Indonesia [and counting]!

08.03.11 – 12:17 pm Business, Headline
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Groupon ("group coupon") is one of a few of game changers in this decade. This service is a deal-of-the-day website and has served 35 million registered users in more than 565 cities around the world. "Groupon brings buyers and sellers together in a fun and collaborative way that offers the consumer an unbeatable deal, and ...


Video: Indonesian social media movement!

Video: Indonesian social media movement!

08.03.11 – 10:48 am Education, Media, People
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IF YOU ARE A BIG FAN of social media and its implications in Indonesia, you must check out this documentary's trailer. The movie --which comes up with title “LINIMAS(S)A” in Bahasa Indonesia or “TIMELINER(S)” for English-- has 45 minutes duration, thanks to ICTWatch. This project supported by XL Axiata, Detikcom, Asosiasi Penyelenggara Jasa Internet Indonesia ...


Indonesia’s most followed media on Twitter

Indonesia’s most followed media on Twitter

05.11.10 – 9:09 am Featured, Media
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SINCE TWITTER TOOK OVER the media "role", the large media organizations see this as an opportunity to reach and engage their readers online. That idea is totally valid. When it comes to breaking news and exclusive news, everyone still relies on mainstream media. Public always wanted to get the confirmed informations and the in-depth stories from ...


Ushahidi: Let’s create ‘crowdmap’ for Mentawai and Merapi!

Ushahidi: Let’s create ‘crowdmap’ for Mentawai and Merapi!

29.10.10 – 3:48 pm Tech
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In the aftermath of disasters like the tsunami in West Sumatra and the eruption of Mount Merapi in Central Java, everyone can contribute and participate. They can play their own role. Whatever they can do to help the victims, survivors, rescuers and volunteers. Or you can even contribute as an online volunteer --share useful links and ...



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