The Refund of IDR 11 Billion by The Former Regent of Bantul

The puzzles about the refunds totaling IDR 11 billion into the coffers of Bantul Regency, finally answered. Refunds carried out by former Bantul Regent, Idham Samawi. The money transfer was done on Thursday, March 6, 2014 through the BPD Bantul Bank sent from Danamon Bank in Jakarta. It is delivered by Didik Warsito, head of Department of revenue and Asset Manager area of Bantul Regency. Didik Warsito explained, the returns evidenced by credit notes on behalf of Idham Samawi. He did not know for sure in which specified areas the…

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500 Pound Bomb Dropped on U.S. Soldiers By Mistake

A number of U.S. soldiers escaped from death after one of its planes dropped bombs weighing 227 kilos near their outpost in Afghanistan last year. A video recording containing a fatal military mistakes that appear on the internet. In the video it shows how the bombs were falling hit the ground just 15 meters from the soldiers, who had enlisted the help of air strikes while fighting with the Taliban in Paktika province. Events began when U.S. forces saw Taliban soldiers in the distance and enlisted the help of air…

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England Floods, Blame Indonesia

An article with this title prominently appeared on Bloomberg news online portal on February, 12, 2014. Titled: England Floods, Blame Indonesia, written by Marc Champion, a member of Bloomberg’s editorial View, all of a sudden trigger responses varied Indonesia netizens. Is it true that UK blamed Indonesia? Marc Champion in his article that set the record straight that this is just an error of interpretation of UK Meteorological Agency report (Met Office) which actually just reported the results of the analysis of meteorological occurrences of storms and floods that swept…

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Obama Asked To Protect Iran’s Opposition

Congress of the United States (US) decried President Barack Obama considered unable to protect Iran’s opposition groups are now taking refuge in Iraq. The request related to an attack on the opposition Iran shelters last week which led to five people killed. The refugees were from the opposition group of Mujahadin e Khalq (MEK), which has been fighting the Government of Iran since 1980 ‘s. Before MEK is in Saddam Hussein’s protection, but their existence is not accepted in Iraq after Shiite groups took control of the Government in that…

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Asteroids Lit Up The Skies Over Indonesia

A large Asteroid approaching Earth. According to scientists the asteroid-sized width of 45 meters will traverse the Earth on Friday, February 15, 2013. Named Asteroid DA14, the asteroid sized a half of a soccer field was reportedly visible in Indonesia, particularly in the area of Sumatra. The closest distance, territory west of Sumatra Indonesia reportedly saw the huge space rock. In Sumatra, the asteroid will be a 17.200 miles (27,680) from the Earth’s surface on Friday at 2: 24 p.m. EST (1924 GMT). This Asteroid was moving quickly. According to…

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Batavia Air Bankrupt, Discontinued Operations At 00:00 PM

The Commercial Court of Central Jakarta decided Metro Batavia Airlines Holding is declared bankrupt on Wednesday (1/30/2013). Batavia Air’s operations ceased operating today. Based on the decision of the Central Jakarta Commercial Court dated January 30, formally Batavia Air ceased operations, said Attorney Batavia Air, Raden Catur Wibowo on Wednesday (01/30/2013). Raden explain that the lawsuit began when Batavia Air renting Wide Body aircraft Airbus 330 flight to transport pilgrims. And for three years Batavia Air did not get the project of Haji. So there are arrears in payment then…

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Discussion The Draft Of Special Region Threatened Backward

Discussion of the draft regulations of the Special Region (Raperdais) possibility of having backward. The withdrawal of the draft regulations of the Special Region due to the need to improve the preparation of academic texts being legal drafting. Thus, transfers that were previously scheduled on February 11, 2013, asked the Governor of Special Region of Yogyakarta to suspended. Chief of Bappeda Special Region of Yogyakarta, Tavip Agus Rayanto, describing before preparation of legal drafting five specialty areas in advance asking for input from the Regents/Mayors included among the Council. The…

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The City Government Prepare IDR 3.7 Billion to SMEs

The City Government of Yogyakarta through the Department of Industry, Trade Cooperatives and Agriculture city of Yogyakarta have set up IDR 3.7 billion fund as a stimulant for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs/UMKM) and business group of industry, trade, and agricultural cooperatives. Head of Yogyakarta Department of Industry, Trade Cooperatives and Agriculture, Heru Men Warjaka, on Wednesday (01/23/2013) explains, when compared to the year 2012, the budget grant funds are used as a stimulant are impaired. These include, Regional Economic Development fund (PEW) allocated to 225 group. The group…

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Yogyakarta Tourism Attractions Declining

The Association of Travel Agencies (ASITA) Chapter The Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) felt there were symptoms of a decline of Yogyakarta tourism competitiveness in recent years. “The competitiveness of tourism of Yogyakarta have started declining in some time,” said the Secretary General of the ASITA Chapter Yogyakarta, Hendro Listiyanto in discussion “Prospects of Yogyakarta Tourism Competitiveness in 2013” in Yogyakarta on Monday (21/1/2013). He says, it has already started declining from the alleged interest of tourists, especially foreign tourists for a visit to Yogyakarta. The tourism industry is already…

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Universities In Yogyakarta Unfriendly For Disabilities

Universities in Yogyakarta have not provided equal opportunities to everyone. Proven policy in favor of disabilities still minimal to access higher education. “If counted, disabled people who access higher education less than one percent or zero point if so,” said Chairman of the Center for Studies and Disability Services UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Ro’fah at UIN Sunan Kalijaga campus on Friday (01/18/2013) in a series of events Holding Hands Movement (HHM), which will be held in Lembah Gadjah Mada University on Sunday (01/20/2013). Learning from this issue, the Chairman of HHM…

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