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PERAYAAN NATAL OIKUMENE DI KBRI WASHINGTON DC

Posted on December 22 2011 by Butce / IM

Pak Dino membuka sambutannya dengan pernyataan yang mengejutkan namun sangat meneduhkan “For me Christmas is my most favorite time in the year. Indonesia tidak bisa disebut indonesia lagi kalau tidak ada kristennya.. “. Keliatannya kata -kata ini sangat sederhana tapi ditengah tengah santernya isu di tanah air mengenai penutupan dan pembakaran gereja. Bahkan mulai beredarnya […]

Indonesia Media Appreciation Dinner

Posted on December 21 2011 by Stacey Irawan / IM

Glendora, December 17, 2011. Indonesia Media held its annual appreciation dinner on Saturday Indonesia Media’s Event Hall in Glendora to give thanks to all its staff, writers, and various contributors who have given so much time and effort to Indonesia Media. Among all of Indonesia Media’s supporters, the Honorable Indonesian Consul General Hadi Martono, former […]

Seven most commented iReports in 2011

Posted on December 21 2011 by CNN/ IM
protesters on K street

Politics, race and religion are touchy subjects, but they can also inspire fascinating conversations. CNN iReporters had a lot to say in 2011 — from debates on atheism, gay marriage and interracial relationships to an unlikely Confederate flag controversy in South Carolina. They also took time to comfort a young boy whose father was killed […]

Organisasi Bantuan AS: Pemberian Sumbangan bagi Kaum Miskin, Pendekatan yang Salah

Posted on December 19 2011 by Monaliza Noormohammadi / V V

Pimpinan salah satu kelompok bantuan di Amerika mengatakan memberi sumbangan bagi orang miskin adalah pendekatan yang salah. Leila Janah adalah pendiri dan pimpinan eksekutif Samasource, organisasi non-pemerintah yang menggunakan internet dan pekerjaan digital yang banyak tersedia untuk mempekerjakan orang yang hidup miskin di seluruh dunia. Ia mengatakan, “Orang ingin mempunyai penghasilan sendiri dan membuat keputusan sendiri […]

How The Army Made A Sandwich That Stays Fresh For Two Years

Posted on December 17 2011 by ELIZA BARCLAY / NPR

For the U.S. military around the world, the enemy can be hard to pinpoint and even harder to defeat. But back at home, the Army has a tiny and vexing foe in its sights: the bacteria that cause food to rot. In this bacterial battle, though, it’s clearer who’s winning, and the evidence is a […]

“A Final March Toward Home”

Posted on December 16 2011 by The White House / IM

With America’s war in Iraq coming to an end, the President welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki to the White House and invited him to a wreath laying ceremony, then spoke to troops at Fort Bragg on ending the war responsibly and standing by those who fought for it. After nearly nine years of sacrifice, the tide of […]

California’s Stressed Out Schools — Survey of 30 Largest Districts

Posted on December 16 2011 by NAM / IM

The cascading effects of California’s deepening budget crisis and sickly economy are forcing public schools to cope with multiple stresses which could threaten how well students do in school. Until now, most attention has focused on student test scores as a way to gauge the health of a school. Even as federal and state governments […]

President Obama Announces the End of Combat Operations in Iraq ( video)

Posted on December 15 2011 by The White House / IM

On August 31, 2010, President Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office to announce the end of combat operations in Iraq. Now, after nearly nine years of sacrifice, the final troops stationed in Iraq will cross the border out of the country in the coming days–marking the end of the war and fulfilling the promise President Obama […]

Sengketa Berakhir, Pekerja Freeport Terima Kenaikan Gaji 37 Persen

Posted on December 15 2011 by VOA / IM

Para pekerja tambang Freeport di Papua mengakhiri pemogokan tiga bulan yang mengganggu produksi tambang terbesar kedua di dunia itu. Para pekerja penduduk asli Papua yang dibayar terendah dibandingkan pekerja lain di tambang Freeport manapun di dunia akan mendapat kenaikan gaji yang signifikan, tetapi lebih kecil dari tuntutan mereka semula. Para pekerja anggota serikat buruh di […]

Time names protesters ‘Person of the Year’

Posted on December 15 2011 by Aljazeera / IM

Magazine honours all the protesters, inspired by the Arab Spring, who took to the streets in 2011 to demand change. From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street movement, “The Protester” has been named Time magazine’s 2011 “Person of the Year”. The annual distinction is given to the person or thing that Time believes has most influenced culture and the news during the past […]

Parkir Ekstrim di New York (video)

Posted on December 15 2011 by Aries Setiawan / V V

Lahan parkir yang minim memaksa para pengendara bertingkah nekat, bahkan merugikan pengendara lain. Seperti dilansir Motorauthority, seorang pengendara mobil di New York, Amerika Serikat, nekat memaksakan mobilnya masuk di lahan parkir paralel yang sempit. Padahal, panjang lahan parkir yang ada sama dengan panjang mobilnya. Aksi pria ini terekam jelas di kamera CCTV. Barangkali dia mengira, […]

Asal-usul Celana Jeans

Posted on December 14 2011 by KB / IM

Celana Jeans menjadi trend orang modern saat ini, tetapi tahukah anda bahwa celana jeans dulunya adalah celana yang hanya dipakai oleh para pekerja tambang di Amerika Serikat? Di mana celana ini dahulunya menunjukkan status pemakainya, sehingga disebut pernah mendapat julukan “celana kelas pekerja. Ialah seorang yang bernama Levi Strauss yang memulai cerita ini, seorang pemuda […]

President Obama Welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ( video)

Posted on December 13 2011 by The White House / IM

President Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday to discuss the end of the Iraq war and the steps necessary to realize a new phase in the relationship between the two countries. Since the President has taken office, nearly 150,000 U.S. servicemembers have left Iraq, and hundreds of bases have been closed. […]

Terowongan Rahasia Para Mafia Narkoba

Posted on December 13 2011 by Viva

 Rahasia Para Mafia Narkoba Banyak jalan menuju Roma, mungkin peribahasa itulah yang menjadi ilham para pengedar Narkoba dalam menjalankan aksinya. Jika dengan menggunakan jalan biasa mereka akan berhadapan dengan Polisi Perbatasan dan imigrasi serta razia rutin, maka mereka mencari akal dengan menggunakan terowongan bawah tanah sebagai jalan rahasia mereka dalam menyelundupkan Narkotika dari Meksiko ke […]

‘Mother Robin’ wins CNN Hero of the Year ( video)

Posted on December 12 2011 by Kyle Almond, CNN

Robin Lim, an American woman who has helped thousands of poor Indonesian women have a healthy pregnancy and birth, was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year on Sunday night. Through her Yayasan Bumi Sehat health clinics, “Mother Robin,” or “Ibu Robin” as she is called by the locals, offers free prenatal care, birthing services and medical aid […]

Hollywood Jihad? Gunman Calmly Shooting Drivers, Pedestrians, Shouting Allahu Akbar (video)

Posted on December 12 2011 by YouTube

Hollywood shootout: Gunman calmly targeted drivers, pedestrians Photo: Detective Nicole Kittle of the LAPD Force Investigation Division looks as a person lies dead on Vine just south of Sunset in Hollywood. Credit: Gary Freidman / Los Angeles Times A gunman pointed his weapon at more than a dozen people Friday as he randomly opened fire on […]

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