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2013-07-22 23:00:29

CMT’s Oleochemicals Outlook 2013 to be held on 22-23 August in Jakarta will assess, analyze and reflect on the fast changing scenario in the region, in particular, Indonesia, while addressing key determinants of growth, end use market, pace of innovation, and technology access in oleochemical trade. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Global oleochemical markets are being led by surging demands for renewable based products, favorable government initiatives, and shifting consumer preferences for...

2013-07-19 08:20:01

Jakarta, Indonesia, July 19, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesia and South Korea have agreed to develop e-government on a mutually beneficial and non-interference basis.Indonesian Communication and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring and South Korean Security and Public Administration Minister Yoo Jeong Bok signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on e-government cooperation in the presence of Vice President Boediono here earlier this month, the Chief of the Information Center and Public...

2013-07-16 23:17:13

FlipOver.org is a multiplatform crowdfunding and crowdsourcing solution that empowers social entrepreneurs to catalyze change within connected communities. The company has signed a strategic agreement with Karang Taruna, Indonesia’s largest volunteer neighborhood youth organization and recently launched the world’s first social GPS network, to help identify social welfare issues around the globe. Bilbao, Spain (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Mobilize your solidarity, FlipOver.org today...

2013-07-08 14:53:30

Small and large-scale farmers in Riau province, Sumatra, have been blamed for the recent choking smoke smothering Singapore and parts of Malaysia. But scientists in Indonesia have added a third category of 'mid-level entrepreneurs'. These entrepreneurs buy unregulated access to land for oil palm and clear it by burning, seemingly unrestrained by government. Scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre, who have been studying land conversion in Sumatra, say they have identified this third...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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