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2013-09-02 23:04:55

The former Managing Consultant of a global firm and the Chief People Officer of a public listed company come together on this unique project. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Black Card Books announces that Nidthia Chelvam and Lai Khuan Choo will come together on this unique project which has taken 3 years, and over 100 CEO and business leader interviews to put together. The project, dubbed Indonesia Roadmap aims to spell out in no uncertain terms the realities CEOs must know to...

New Shark Species Uses Fins To Walk On Ocean Floor
2013-09-02 10:34:52

[ Watch the Video: New Walking Shark Species Identified ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from Conservation International have discovered a new species of shark living in the waters of Indonesia. Unlike other sharks, however, this species has an unusual way of getting around; it walks. This ambulating aquatic creature uses its fins to gently glide across the sea floor on its belly as it searches for food and a place to rest. The newly discovered...

2013-08-30 12:47:54

Participants also call on host-country Indonesia to adopt a new law to safeguard 50 million indigenous peoples regularly robbed of valuable lands With governments, loggers, miners and palm oil producers poaching their lands with impunity, indigenous leaders from 17 countries gathered on a remote island in Sumatra this week to launch a global fight for their rights that will take advantage of powerful mapping tools combined with indigenous knowledge to mark traditional boundaries. "It's...

2013-08-12 23:24:05

Travelers can now book bus tickets to cities in East Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia from BusOnlineTicket.com. Destinations include bus to Kota Kinabalu, Pontianak, Kuching and Miri. Kuching, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 BusOnlineTicket.com is ever expanding their premier travel experiences throughout the Malaysian peninsula and the Borneo Island. They have now partnered with the most dependable bus companies in Kuching, Malaysia to offer travel from the Kuching bus terminal to East...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'