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  Indonesia - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Indonesia borders Malaysia on the island of Borneo (Kalimantan in Bahasa Indonesia), Papua New Guinea on the island of New Guinea and East Timor on the island of Timor.
Indonesia is also rich in volcanoes, the most famous being the now disappeared Krakatau (Krakatoa), which was located between the islands of Sumatra and Java.
Indonesia's major trading partners are Japan, the United States and the surrounding nations of Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.
open-encyclopedia.com /Indonesia   (1516 words)

 Indonesia - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Indonesia became a Dutch colony in 1816, and from 1824 onwards a series of agreements between Britain and the Netherlands gave the latter ‘rights’ to the entire archipelago, while Britain was assured of its ‘rights’ in the area that now constitutes Malaysia and Singapore.
In 1975 Indonesia annexed the former Portuguese colony of East Timor.
Suharto appointed a new cabinet in March 1998, which was dominated by a combination of economic nationalists and cronies, including his daughter as welfare minister, and his golfing partner as trade and industry minister.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Indonesia   (6323 words)

 Politics of Indonesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indonesia is a republic based on the 1945 constitution providing for a limited separation of executive, legislative, and judicial power.
In part, this reflects a desire to prevent the presidential excesses of the past and, in part, to restrain Wahid, who is seen as at times dangerously unpredictable.
Through his appointed cabinet, the president retains the authority to conduct the administration of the government, but some observers believe the balance of power has shifted too far in the direction of the legislature.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Indonesia   (706 words)

 Cabinet of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Politics of the United Kingdom, the Cabinet is a formal body comprised of government officials chosen by the Prime Minister.
In formal constitutional terms, the Cabinet is a committee of the Privy Council; all Cabinet members are Privy Councillors and therefore use the style "The Right Honourable".
Cabinet collective responsibility means that members of the cabinet make decisions collectively, and are therefore responsible for the consequences of these decisions collectively.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cabinet_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1821 words)

 Encyclopedia: United Indonesia Cabinet
United Indonesia Cabinet (Kabinet Indonesia Bersatu) is a presidential cabinet led by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
The day-to-day role of cabinet members is to serve as the head of one segment of the national bureaucracy, as the head civil servant to which all other employees in that department report.
The notion of the modern cabinet is credited to the reign of George I and George II; both of whom made use of such a system, as they weren't native speakers of the language in which they governed and thus needed a council of advisors to assist them.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/United-Indonesia-Cabinet   (538 words)

 globalinfo.org - Oct 21, INDONESIA (#33010)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The cabinet presented clear signs of political compromises, failed to live up to most analysts' expectations and gave rise to the first real criticism of the new leader.
Though Indonesia has partially recovered from the 1997-98 Asian economic crises, the largest Muslim nation in the world has 40 million people considered unemployed or under-employed and is plagued by endemic corruption that seeps into every layer of society.
The United Indonesia Cabinet, as the Yudhoyono's government is called, consists of three coordinating ministers, 19 ministers, 10 state ministers, the minister/state secretary, cabinet secretary, chairperson of the national Development Planning Board and attorney general.
www.globalinfo.org /eng/reader.asp?ArticleId=33010   (1023 words)

 Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia for Canada
In his inaugural speech, Susilo reminded the ministers, members of the United Indonesia Cabinet, that they had signed a political contract to be loyal, honest, hard-working, give priority to state and national interests over parties' interests and to be free from corruption and misconduct.
The inauguration of the Cabinet began at 10.00 a.m.
The United Indonesia Cabinet consists of three coordinating ministers, 19 ministers, 10 state ministers, minister/state secretary, Cabinet secretary, chairperson of national Development Planning Board and Attorney General.
www.indonesia-ottawa.org /information/details.php?type=news&id=163   (199 words)

 :: Embassy of Indonesia Washington, D.C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The highly successful Indonesia Infrastructure Summit in mid-January was its most visible success, and there have been many other less publicized events that have contributed to growing confidence that the Indonesian business climate will continue to improve.
Finally, AMCHAM Indonesia sincerely appreciates the government’s commitment to work with the private sector and the government’s recognition that the private sector is an essential and positive part of economic growth.
Indonesia’s recently completed five-year plan, its most comprehensive five-year plan in nearly a decade, says the country will need over US$150 billion in long term infrastructure investment over the next five to ten years to make Indonesia a more competitive, prosperous member of the global economy.
www.embassyofindonesia.org /beritaUTama/05/Februari/24%20-%20Ancham%20PR.htm   (728 words)

 Asia Times - News and analysis from throughout Southeast Asia
Yet if Indonesia's trade position is to improve, Yudhoyono will need to get a handle on graft, unlike his predecessor, Megawati, who was widely criticized for her poor record in combating one of the country's major problems.
On Monday, Indonesia's senior Economic Ministry disclosed that the government had failed to achieve almost a third of the reforms targeted in the white paper for completion by the end of September.
IMF officials continue to make regular visits to Indonesia to check the progress of reforms until the government settles its outstanding debt, estimated to be some $9.7 billion, to the fund by 2010.
atimes.com /atimes/Southeast_Asia/FJ23Ae02.html   (1715 words)

 USINDO - About Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Indonesia is an archipelago of 17,508 islands (6,000 inhabited) straddling the Equator.
Indonesia, a vast polyglot nation, faces economic development problems stemming from recent acts of terrorism, unequal resource distribution among regions, endemic corruption, the lack of reliable legal recourse in contract disputes, weaknesses in the banking system, and a generally poor climate for foreign investment.
Indonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia, with a population and land mass more than equal to all the other states combined.
www.usindo.org /ai.htm   (2103 words)

 Joint NGO Statement on the United Indonesia Cabinet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The Cabinet of the Government of SBY is too many for Indonesia at present when it should actually focus on some of the strategic issues so that the available resources can be optimized to directly tackle several root problems.
Some of the posts in the Cabinet are not based on real needs, some of the posts were invented to merely absorb the people who brought SBY to the number position in the Republic of Indonesia and conform to the request of several parties.
The Cabinet that was inaugurated does not really reflect professionalism, integrity, acceptance, and capability as promised by Susilo Bambang Yudoyono in his campaigns.
www.infid.be /statement_united_indonesia.htm   (319 words)

Indonesia made progress in some areas of its transition from a long-entrenched authoritarian regime to a more pluralistic, representative democracy; however, the country also encountered significant setbacks in areas of democratic governance.
In November the Cabinet decided to further postpone implementation of the law to permit additional discussion and possible amendments.
Some individuals and some units occasionally sided with their coreligionists, but their actions appeared to be random and contrary to orders.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/eap/707.htm   (18358 words)

Indonesia grew at a rate of 7% between 1985 and 1995, and reduced its poverty rate from 60% to 11% between 1970 and 1996.
Indonesia is rich in natural resources, with oil, gas, and textile being its main export commodities.
Indonesia has recently undergone significant changes in its political and structural reforms.
www.us-asean.org /indonesia.asp   (2164 words)

 Indonesia cabinet.htm in Business Recorder on August 04, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
JAKARTA: Indonesia's new president, whose delay over naming a cabinet is starting to make markets nervous, on Friday pledged to announce her government next week.
Kesowo said Megawati wanted to ensure the political parties that united to topple Abdurrahman Wahid 10 days ago and thrust her into the presidency were consulted over a cabinet that must rise to the challenge of dragging Indonesia out of crisis.
Officials and politicians have given a variety of views on when the cabinet would be announced but Megawati has maintained her customary silence.
www.paksearch.com /br2001/Aug/4/Indonesia%20cabinet.htm   (383 words)

 Encyclopedia article on Indonesia [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
In 2004, the largest one-day election in the world and Indonesia's first direct Presidential election was held and was won by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Template:2004Earthquake The western coastal areas of Indonesia, particularly Aceh province on Sumatra, were devastated by the resulting tsunami.
Indonesia's 18,108 islands, of which about 6,000 are inhabited, are scattered around the equator, giving the country a tropical climate (and making Indonesia the largest archipelago in the world).
encyclozine.com /Indonesia   (1713 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Indonesia
In contrast, Indonesia's rupiah hit a three-week peak at about 9,980 per dollar, dealers said, with sentiment upbeat after news on Friday that Indonesia's president was trying to get respected former finance minister Boediono to join his team as part of a shake-up of economic ministers...
Jakarta, Indonesia -- A masked man thought to be one of Asia's most-wanted terrorists appeared in a video seized from his hide-out, threatening attacks against U.S. allies in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, police said Thursday.
Indonesia Bangkit groups a number of economists that are critical of the government.
politics.surfwax.com /files/Indonesia_Election.html   (5322 words)

 Welcome to Indonesia Infrastructure Summit Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Indonesia is engaged in major structural reforms for Public-Private Partnership, particularly on infrastructure development in the country.
Such economic reforms have given rise to new regulatory requirements and regulatory reform in the provision of infrastructure facilities and services.
This objective is part of the 100 days agenda of The United Indonesia Cabinet.
www.iisummit2005.com /projects.html   (126 words)

But political analyst Wimar Witoelar says the good news is that the cabinet is united and the ministers will work with the President.
Conspicuous by her absence at the announcement of the cabinet line-up was Vice President Megawati Sukarnoputri.
When asked by reporters why she was not there, President Wahid joked that she had "gone home to take a shower." But officials from the PDI-P say that the vice president is disappointed with the lack of representation of her party among the newly-appointed officials.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/news/2000/08/war-000824-indo.htm   (566 words)

 Roundup: Megawati Keeps Indonesia United, Vows to Fight Corruption
But she insisted that all negotiations and talks for the settlement of the conflicts in the future must be framed within the context of the unitary Republic of Indonesia.
KKN has helped turn Indonesia into one of the world's most corrupt countries, reaching staggering levels under former president Soeharto who was forced from office in 1998.
Indonesia's donors are pressing hard to root out the corruption which pervades a bloated and underpaid bureaucracy and has long been the norm for anything from winning a major contract to settling a minor traffic offense.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200108/16/eng20010816_77494.html   (809 words)

 Send to a Friend - IPS Inter Press Service
INDONESIA: The Presidential Party is Over as Reality Bites Fabio Scarpello JAKARTA, Oct 21 (IPS) - Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn in as the sixth president of Indonesia Wednesday but the celebratory mood ended later that night when he disclosed his cabinet, defined by some analysts as a classic example of political horse-trading.
The cabinet presented clear signs of political compromises, failed to live to most analysts' expectations and gave rise to the first real criticisms of the new leader.
In the last few years, the country has also become a hotbed for international terrorism and a target of attacks, including the infamous bombing attack on the resort island of Bali that claimed 202 lives.
www.ipsnews.net /sendnews.asp?idnews=25964   (1019 words)

 CNN.com - Indonesia's cabinet: Hitting a balance - August 9, 2001
She said in choosing her cabinet that she consulted with her Vice President Hamzah Haz, who heads the Muslim United Development Party or PPP.
The result is the Gotong Royong Cabinet or the Cabinet of Working Together -- a reference to an old Indonesian custom when neighborhoods worked together to achieve a common goal.
The cabinet has been expanded to 30 ministers: three top coordinating ministers, 17 ministers and 10 state ministers without ministries.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/08/09/indonesia.cabinet   (653 words)

 Berita - Getting rid of corruption in Indonesia: The future   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Indonesia is notorious as the most corrupt state in Asia.
Perhaps, this evaluation should be made an inherent part of a performance appraisal of the United Indonesia Cabinet.
While observing that corruption is an extraordinary crime, extraordinary measures must be taken to determine the future of the agenda for corruption eradication.
www.antikorupsi.org /eng/mod.php?mod=publisher&op=viewarticle&artid=345   (1413 words)

Indonesia's business sector is, however, likely to react positively to the list, which includes experienced bureaucrats and professionals in crucial economic roles.
Heading the finance ministry is Yusuf Anwar, an executive of the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia, while the economy minister was named as Abu Rizal Bakri, a businessman and chairman of Indonesia's chamber of commerce.
Andung Nitimiharja, a leading figure on Indonesia's Investment Management Board, which determines which areas of the country's business sector which are open to foreign interests, was given the industry portfolio.
www.channelnewsasia.com /stories/afp_asiapacific/view/112671/1/.html   (692 words)

 Indonesian President's Honeymoon Is Over - by Fabio Scarpello
JAKARTA - Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn as the sixth president of Indonesia Wednesday, but the celebratory mood ended later that night when he disclosed his cabinet, defined by some analysts as a classic example of political horse-trading.
Though Indonesia has partially recovered from the 1997-98 Asian economic crises, the largest Muslim nation in the world has 40 million people considered unemployed or underemployed and is plagued by endemic corruption that seeps into every layer of society.
However, no one had a bad word for Saleh, who was the only judge to deliver a dissenting opinion when Akbar Tandjung, Golkar party chairman, was acquitted of corruption – after he appealed against his case in 2002.
www.antiwar.com /ips/scarpello.php?articleid=3833   (1040 words)

 Indonesia Today by Yosef Ardi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Today, newspapers quoted Bank Indonesia deputy governor Siti C. Fadjrijah saying the single presence policy is actually intended to be implemented on private banks, which are considered to be too numerous.
His appointment as cabinet member and Gus Dur’s approval to keep Saefullah Yusuf (leader of rival PKB led by Choirul Anam) in the cabinet has paved the way for a reconciliation of both factions.
The decision was made after a limited cabinet meeting led by SBY and attended by VP Kalla with some ministers.
yosef-ardi.blogspot.com   (6738 words)

 The World Today - SBY Cabinet well received by Indonesia observers
HAMISH ROBERTSON: Indonesia's new Cabinet has been named by the nation's sixth President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was sworn in at a ceremony at the State Palace in Jakarta last night.
The line-up for his United Indonesia Cabinet has been reasonably well received by observers here in Australia, who say that SBY — as he's now become known — has selected his team with the deft hand of an experienced diplomat.
ALISON CALDWELL: Early this morning, the Indonesian President unveiled his new cabinet line-up, and according to observers, for the most part the early signs are good.
www.abc.net.au /worldtoday/content/2004/s1224977.htm   (881 words)

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