President Yudhoyono Asks Indonesia to Support Komodo as New 7 World Wonder

The president of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has asked all Indonesians to support Komodo Island, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature.

The president made the appeal when he was officially inaugurating the new Lombok International Airport. According to The Jakarta Post, he asked the dignitaries present, and Indonesians in general, to vote for Komodo Island via SMS. Continue reading “President Yudhoyono Asks Indonesia to Support Komodo as New 7 World Wonder”

Why Indonesia’s Culturel Diversity Deserves a Compliment

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Indonesia is blessed with an abundance of natural resources, unique cultures, and traditional arts that have to be maintained and preserved.

In a country of more than 300 ethnic groups, each with their own languages and dialects, Indonesia cannot be compared with any other country for its rich cultural diversity. As an archipelago comprising more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia has 33 provinces with over 238 million people, and is the world’s fourth most populous country. Continue reading “Why Indonesia’s Culturel Diversity Deserves a Compliment”