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2014-09-15 08:35:44

Powering world class innovation; 18 projects selected from over 300 applicants JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo and Indosat today announced the successful launch of the second cycle of homegrown startup accelerator Ideabox, continuing their work to power Indonesia's startup ecosystem. In under a year, Ideabox which is backed by Ooredoo, Indosat and Mountain Partners has taken great strides to establish itself as the leading startup accelerator in...

2014-09-09 20:21:24

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Activated Carbon Market, Freedoniahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/848817/World-Activated-Carbon-Market-Freedonia.html World demand to rise nearly 4% annually through 2018Demand for roofing products worldwide is projected to grow nearly four percent per year through 2018 to over 12 billion square meters, a significant improvement from the lethargic performance of the 2008-2013...

2014-09-09 08:25:49

The world little remembers the murder of more than 1 million Indonesians in 1965, but in Indonesia the massacre is honored as a patriotic act NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The opening scene of The Act of Killing raises the first of many startling questions: What on earth does a line of beautiful female dancers, emerging from a huge fish sculpture beside a picturesque lake--in a scene that looks like it belongs in a Fellini movie--have to do with the massacre of...

2014-09-06 08:20:17

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is optimistic on growth in Indonesia's crude palm oil market due to the consumption in the emerging markets such as China and India in spite of the recent downturn in prices which will be short lived. Mr. Chris de Lavigne, Global Vice President, Consulting, Frost & Sullivan said that the average consumption of vegetable oils at 19 kg/ capita in China and 14 kg/ capita in India remains well below that of the West that...

2014-09-05 23:05:23

In Indonesia's mobile health adoption foray, Dokter Gratis, an appprovided by Singapore based Health2i Pte Ltd has taken lead by enabling around half a million downloads collectively on mobile platforms like Blackberry, Android and others. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 http://www.health2i.com Over the past couple of years, a silent movement has been in progress in Indonesia. At least a handful of entrants are trying to woo the mobile phone users to make best use of their apps for...

2014-09-05 04:20:56

PARIS, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain and Central Glass Co., Ltd. have just signed an agreement to create a joint venture in Indonesia that will specialize in automotive glass. Each group will have a 50-percent stake in the new company. A plant will be built east of Jakarta to meet the Indonesian automotive market's rapid growth. The new facility is scheduled to come on stream in 2016 and will have an annual production capacity of 500,000 windshields....

2014-09-04 16:20:52

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057583/Global-Three-Wheeler-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Three-wheeler industry can be categorized into two segments- passenger carriers and load carriers. The segments can further be categorized according to weight of the vehicle, payload capacity (0.35T / 0.50T / 0.75T /...

2014-08-29 04:20:49

- Mobile games sales in China soared more than four-fold to US$18.3million in 1H2014 from US$4.0 million in 1H2013 SINGAPORE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within six months of its repositioning, MNC Media Investment Ltd (ASX: MIH) ("MNCMI" or "the Group"), a provider of media and entertainment content and services in key strategic markets in Asia, has seen its sales soar to US$27.0 million in 1H2014. Hary Tanosoedibjo, Chairman and CEO of the Group said: "The Group's...

2014-08-25 08:31:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexmo, a leading cloud communication API company, today announced a strategic partnership with Telkomsel, the market leader in Indonesia's telecommunication industry, to provide cloud-based, two-way communications in the Indonesian market. Under the partnership, Nexmo will provide enterprises and app developers in Indonesia and Southeast Asia access to Telkomsel via its advanced SMS outbound text messaging solutions. In working with...

2014-08-16 08:20:18

MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Manchester United first team players wear name of their mascot on back of their shirt upon entering pitch -- Just before start of match, players present the shirts as memento to mascots -- Mascots are from seven countries: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, South Africa, South Korea and United States Chevrolet today added to the anticipation of Manchester United's Premier League season-opener by...


Latest Indonesia Reference Libraries

Timor Pony
2014-05-27 11:55:48

The Timor is a breed of pony developed on Timor Island, Indonesia. Its origin is most likely from Indian breeds imported to the island. A close relative to the Timor is the Flores Pony developed on the nearby Flores Island. The local people used both breeds as working cattle ponies, for riding, driving and light farming. Many ponies have been exported to Australia to be bred and enhance the Australian Pony. The Timor is a strong breed, it is agile, quiet and has a willing disposition....

Sandalwood Pony
2014-05-22 11:13:41

The Sandalwood Pony is one of eight breeds of pony that is native to Indonesia. The Sandalwood inhabits the Sumba and Sumbawa Islands and is closely related to the other breeds of Indonesia. The Batak Pony, Gayoe, Deli Pony, Java Pony, Sumba and Sumbawa Pony and the Timor Pony are the other breeds of the islands. Its name comes from the Sandalwood tree, a major export of the country. It is a fine breed of pony due to the Arabian bloodline. The pony has extraordinary endurance and can be...

Batak Pony
2014-04-10 11:16:16

The Batak Pony is a breed of pony that originated in Central Sumatra, Indonesia. It is thought to have a bloodline from the Mongolian Horse and the Arabian. This breed is being continually bred with  Arabian bloodline to improve its quality. Indonesians breed the Batak selectively and often use them to improve the quality of nearby island horses. The Batak along with seven other breeds are native to Indonesia. The Batak were used as sacrifices to the Gods long ago, but now they are mostly...

Mount Kerinci
2014-04-08 13:32:05

Mount Kerinci, known by many other names including Gunung Kerinci, Berapi Kurinci, and Peak of Indrapura, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It reaches an elevation of 12,484 feet, making it the tallest volcano in Indonesia, and is located within Kerinci Seblat National Park. This volcano features fifteen lakes, the largest of which are Kerinci Lake and Gunung Tujuh Lake. The summit holds a deep crater that is sometimes slightly filled by a...

Sulawesi Bear Cuscus, Ailurops ursinus
2013-08-21 14:19:04

The Sulawesi bear cuscus (Ailurops ursinus), also known as the Sulawesi bear phalanger, is marsupial that is classified within the Phalangeridae family. It can be found in Sulawesi, Indonesia, and neighboring islands. It prefers a habitat within tropical or subtropical arid or moist forests, at elevations of up to 1,968 feet above sea level. The Sulawesi bear cuscus is an arboreal animal, preferring to reside in the trees, and can typically be found in pairs. It is active during the day and...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'