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White House Garden Tour

Posted on May 9 2012 by The White House / IM

For forty years, the White House has opened its doors and welcomed visitors from across the country to tour the White House grounds and gardens. This year, we invited our photo enthusiast followers on Google+ to join us for the first ever White House Google+ Photowalk. Bo makes a surprise appearance at the first White House Photowalk during Spring […]

Paskah Oikumene Masyarakat Indonesia

Posted on May 9 2012 by Partogi Samosir / IM

“Spread love and stop hatred! Itulah yang dilakukan oleh Panitia Paskah. Pemimpin agama berperan penting membina keharmonisan antar umat beragama melalui tutur kata yang tidak provokatif, yang tidak mengobarkan permusuhan,” demikian sambutan Duta Besar Dr. Dino Patti Djalal pada perayaan Paskah Oikumene Masyarakat Indonesia (POMI) di KBRI Washington D.C., Sabtu, 14 April 2012. Lebih lanjut […]

Congress Of Indonesian Diaspora

Posted on May 9 2012 by KJRI-LA / IM

WHY CID : Today, there are approximately more than 150,000 Indonesian as well as Americans of Indonesian descent living in the United States. They live, study or work in different parts of the US. They come from different ethnicities, religions, level of economy and level of education. They come with different ideas, different skills and potentials. […]

Raksasa Farmasi AS Pasarkan Obat Palsu

Posted on May 9 2012 by Denny Armandhanu / V V

Bisnis obat palsu semakin menggiurkan karena untungnya yang luar biasa besar. Salah satu perusahaan farmasi raksasa AS dengan keuntungan puluhan miliar dolar diganjar denda oleh pengadilan tinggi negara tersebut. Pasalnya, perusahaan ini diketahui memasarkan obat dengan label palsu demi mendapatkan untung berlimpah. Siapa sangka ini bukanlah kali pertama perusahaan farmasi AS melakukan kenakalan serupa. Sebelumnya, […]

New terrorist plot to attack plane foiled ( video)

Posted on May 8 2012 by Pam Benson, CNN

U.S. and other intelligence agencies recently broke up a plot to bomb an airliner and have seized an explosive device that is similar to ones previously used by al Qaeda, officials said Monday. The plot was discovered before it threatened any Americans, and no airliners were at risk, one U.S. counterrrorism said. A nonmetallic explosive […]

Celebrating Earth Day!

Posted on May 7 2012 by The White House / IM

On April 22nd, more than 1 billion people in 192 countries participated in the 42nd Earth Day. The President celebrated by designating a new National Monument at Fort Ord, a former military base in California. By protecting Ford Ord, President Obama has ensured that the area’s vast canyons and grasslands will provide enjoyment and recreation […]

Spirit Air to charge up to $100 for carry-on bags ( video)

Posted on May 4 2012 by Aaron Smith / CNN

NEW YORK  — Spirit Airlines will raise its fee for carry-on bags to up to $100, becoming the first U.S. airline to charge so much for a service that most other airlines offer for free. Spirit said on its website that the new fees apply to carry-on bags registered at the gate and will become […]

Perencana Bom New York Dinyatakan Bersalah

Posted on May 3 2012 by BBC Indonesia

Seorang warga AS kelahiran Bosnia dinyatakan bersalah dan terancam hukuman seumur hidup dalam kasus rencana serangan bom di New York. Adis Medunjanin dan dua mantan teman sekolahnya berencana meledakkan kereta bawah tanah New York pada tahun 2009 sebelum perayaan serangan teror 9/11. Mereka dilatih oleh Al Qaeda di Pakistan sebelum menyetujui untuk ikut dalam rencana […]

Obama lands in Afghanistan in surprise visit

Posted on May 2 2012 by CNN / IM

President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday, the first anniversary of the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden in neighboring Pakistan. On his third trip to Afghanistan since taking office, Obama met with President Hamid Karzai and will make a televised address at 7:30 p.m. ET. Tuesday’s visit comes at […]

One Year Ago: The Death of Osama Bin Laden ( video)

Posted on May 1 2012 by The White House / IM

On this day last year, President Barack Obama made a historic announcement to the American people: Justice has been done.       This post was submitted by The White House / IM.

Dinas Rahasia Amerika Perketat Standar Perilaku Anggotanya

Posted on May 1 2012 by VOA / IM

Dinas Rahasia Amerika telah merilis pedoman perilaku baru bagi para agen lembaga itu setelah terjadi skandal di Kolombia dan tuduhan bahwa para agen juga berperilaku nakal di negara-negara lain. Standar baru yang dirilis hari Jumat itu menetapkan bahwa para agen yang bertugas dalam perjalanan internasional tidak boleh mengizinkan orang asing masuk ke kamar hotel mereka, […]

Tim Robot UGM Rebut 2 Emas dan 1 Perak di AS

Posted on May 1 2012 by Gandang Sajarwo | Latief / Kps

Tim Robot Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) meraih 2 medali emas dan 1 medali perak pada ajang Robogames 2012 di San Mateo, California, Amerika Serikat, yang berlangsung pada 20-22 April 2012. Kompetisi robot tingkat internasional itu diikuti 238 tim, 682 robot, dan 1.039 insinyur dari 16 negara di dunia seperti Argentina, Denmark, India, Jepang, Korea, dan […]

Diskusi WOMI dengan Yohanes Surya

Posted on April 30 2012 by IM

“Tidak ada anak bodoh! Yang ada hanyalah anak yang tidak mendapat kesempatan belajar dari guru yang berintegritas, dan yang mengajar dengan metode yang benar,”kata Prof. Yohanes Surya PhD kepada para tokoh masyarakat seperti Pdt. Tonny Tanos, John Simorangkir, Geisje Maringka, Pdt. Daltur Rendakasiang, Gaby Hasnan, Michael Leleury, Agus Wong, Pdt. Semuel Karinda, Meltrine Aritonang, James […]

President Obama’s humor goes to the ‘dogs’ during annual dinner

Posted on April 30 2012 by CNN / IM

The humor at the 98th annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner went to the dogs. President Barack Obama poked fun Saturday at everything, from the Secret Service scandal to the lavish spending by the Government Services Administration, to the upcoming general election. However, it was a spoof about Mitt Romney and his dog Seamus that […]

Paskah Bersama Gereja-gereja Indonesia di California Selatan

Posted on April 28 2012 by Danny Wurangian / IM

“Seyogianya perayaan Paskah yang penuh sukacita harus diawali dengan slogan: Ia, Yesus telah bangkit. Kita percaya oleh sebab hidup baru umat diawali oleh pembebasan dari belenggu dosa dan kuasa kegelapan, yang semuanya itu dinyatakan dalam satu statement: Kristus mati, Kristus sudah bangkit, Kristus akan datang lagi. Fakta dan realitanya adalah: Yoh.14:19, 16:22 –>bahwa Yesus hidup […]

Why half of us don’t pay income tax ( video)

Posted on April 27 2012 by Jeanne Sahadi / CNN

It’s a provocative fact about the tax code: Nearly half of U.S. households end up owing no federal income tax. But it’s not surprising given the addiction to tax breaks by both Democrats and Republicans, and the fact that the U.S. tax code is set up to be progressive. There’s nothing nefarious going on here,” William Gale, […]

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