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The contribution of India's higher education system in the academic and intellectual growth of Indonesia was highlighted at the first-ever gathering of alumni of Indian universities and academicians, that included senior government officials, and prominent representatives of Balinese art and culture here.
During the event held Monday by the Consulate General of India in Bali, in collaboration with the Institut Hindu Dharma...Read Full Story
Muslims pushing back on Western sex, booze and rock 'n roll culture From Eric Dondero: The days of the wild partying Aussies, Brits and other Westerners with all their wallets full of cash ready to spend at Bali bars, may be numbered. With the rise in influence of the Islamist parties, now with solid majorities in parliament, the tourism industry may fall prey to the demands of Sharia. The Canberratimes.com.au reports, "Fears for bali over partys push to ban alcohol": Indonesia will consider...Read Full Story
DENPASAR (AFP) - A British woman was arrested for allegedly smuggling cocaine on the Indonesian island of Bali, an official said Monday, and may face the death penalty under stiff drug laws.Customs officers arrested the woman, identified as Lindsay June Sandiford, 56, May 19 with nearly five kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine after his arrival at Denpasar Airport on a Thai Airways flight from Bangkok."We have arrested the suspect after we found 4.791 grams of cocaine in his suitcase. She has...Read Full Story
INDONESIA – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has said that Bali must decrease its dependence on foreign markets.
The center has a production capacity of 675,000 tons of shrimp per year and is expected to fulfill the demand for shrimp fry, especially white leg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei), thus reducing the need to import and increasing local production.
Maritime Affairs and Fishery Minister Fadel Muhammad told the Jakarta Post that the country’s efforts to step up shrimp production was...Read Full Story
Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi blamed "unbridled greed" Monday for the global financial meltdown as business people from across the Islamic world gathered to discuss the crisis.Badawi called for a new financial system to replace the Wall Street model as he spoke at the opening of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Jakarta alongside Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono."We have inherited a system where people can trade what they do not own and the resulting...Read Full Story
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