Angklung is an Indonesian musical instrument consisting of two to four bamboo tubes suspended in a bamboo frame, bound with rattan cords. The tubes are carefully whittled and cut by a master craftsperson to produce certain notes when the bamboo frame is shaken or tapped. Each Angklung produces a single note or chord, so several players must collaborate in order to play melodies.
Porter's Theory of Competitive Advantage
Competitive advantage occurs when an organization acquires or develops an attribute or combination of attributes that allows it to outperform its competitors. These attributes can include access to natural resources, such as high grade ores or inexpensive power, or access to highly trained and skilled personnel human resources. New technologies such as robotics and information technology can provide competitive advantage, whether as a part of the product itself, as an advantage to the making of the product, or as a competitive aid in the business process (for example, better identification and understanding of customers).
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Competitive Advantage (Indonesia's Islands)
Competitive Adavantage (The Ring of Fire)
The Ring of Fire is an area where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. In a 40,000 km (25,000 mi) horseshoe shape, it is associated with a nearly continuous series of oceanic trenches, volcanic arcs, and volcanic belts and/or plate movements.It has 452 volcanoes and is home to over 75% of the world's active and dormant volcanoes. It is sometimes called the circum-Pacific belt or the circum-Pacific seismic belt.
Competitive Advantage (Ethnic Groups In Indonesia)
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|IDN-NSW akan mensosialisasikan setiap kegiatan dalam bentuk video yang diberi tajuk: "Saya bertanya, Anda menjawab".|
|Setiap masyarakat Indonesia ataupun yang berhubungan dengan Indonesia ingin di interview dengan IDN NSW, kami siap kapan saja untuk "ngobrol" dengan anda. Saya bertanya, Anda menjawab.|
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Pembentukan IDN Australia (IDN-AU) & Forum Diaspora Indonesia di Australia
SYDNEY, 6 Juli 2013
Forum ini diselenggarakan bersama-sama oleh seluruh IDN Chapters di Australia dengan dukungan dari Perwakilan RI di Australia.
Pada tanggal 6-8 Juli 2012, Kongres pertama Diaspora Indonesia (CID1) diadakan di Los Angeles, USA. Penyelenggara menyetujui bahwa motivasi utama dibalik inisiatif yang mengagumkan ini adalah untuk membuka jalan bagi komunitas Diaspora Indonesia untuk menghubungkan (connecting the dots) dan menyatukan diri menjadi sebuah komunitas besar dan menciptakan kekuatan yang nyata untuk mencapai Indonesia yang lebih baik.
Strange things began to happen when Indonesian refugees came to Australia during World War II
A poor man's smart daughter: Raeni (center) steps down from her father's becak (pedicab) to participate in her graduation ceremony while Semarang State University (Unnes) rector Fathur Rokhman (left) welcomes her to the Unnes auditorium in Semarang, Central Java, on Tuesday. Raeni, daughter of Mugiyono (right) , a becak driver, emerged as Unnes' best student with distinction. (JP/Suherdjoko)
Mugiyono, a becak (pedicab) driver in the Central Java city of Semarang, burst into tears when his youngest daughter, Raeni, 21, graduated with an undergraduate degree in accounting from the Semarang State University, earning a performance index of 3.96.
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VIVAnews - Diaspora Indonesia sepakat untuk membentuk kelompok kerja (pokja) untuk membahas isu imigrasi dan kewarganegaraan. Pokja ini nantinya akan terdiri dari unsur pemerintah, parlemen, diaspora, dan akademisi.
Pernyataan itu merupakan salah satu hasil kesepakatan gugus kerja usai Kongres II Diaspora selama tiga hari dan disampaikan perwakilan Diaspora Belanda, Daliana Suryawinata, saat penutupan kongres Selasa malam, 20 Agustus 2013, di Jakarta Convention Center (JCC).
Selain membentuk pokja, para diaspora juga sepakat akan menyusun naskah akademik mengenai dwi kewarganegaraan yang hasilnya akan disampaikan kepada pemangku kebijakan.
Jakarta (Antara) - Perwakilan Jaringan Diaspora Indonesia dari Belanda Daliana Suryawinata mengatakan diaspora Indonesia serempak untuk beraksi di kedua belas bidang yang dibahas dalam Kongres.
"Ke-12 bidang tersebut antara lain energi, ketenagakerjaan, imigrasi dan kewarganegaraan, pendidikan, iptek, kota yang enak didiami, ekonomi hijau, kesehatan, bisnis dan investasi, kuliner, kedirgantaraan serta kepemudaan," ujarnya saat penutupan Kongres Diaspora Indonesia ke-2 di Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta, Selasa.
Menurut dia, di bidang energi, yaitu membentuk Jaringan Profesional Energi Diaspora Indonesia sebagai "platform" kolaborasi bersama seluruh "stakeholder" untuk saling berbagi informasi, solusi dan "best practice" bagi para diaspora yang memiliki kepakaran di bidang energi: minyak, gas, batubara, panas bumi serta energi baru dan terbarukan.
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FORMER British Prime Minister Tony Blair has approved of a deal Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has struck to help Pakistan access energy and eradicate slavery.
Mr Forrest is the chairman of Fortescue Metals and the Founder of the Walk Free Foundation, which is dedicated to ending modern slavery.
The partnership will see Mr Forrest help Pakistan undertake a feasibility study to convert its lignite coal to diesel. In return they will commit to work with Mr Forrest's Foundation.
Mr Blair ran into Prime Minister Tony Abbott this morning at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Mr Blair said Mr Forrest was setting "a good Australian philanthropic example". Mr Abbott agreed, declaring him an "absolute human dynamo".
Mr Forrest announced the deal in Davos yesterday.
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View Point: The Indonesian diaspora: Itching to pitch in for RI
Julia Suryakusuma, Jakarta | Opinion | Wed, August 28 2013, 9:07 AM
While still in my mother's womb, I was already a member of the Indonesian diaspora. My parents' diplomatic postings meant a life moving between foreign countries, even while my mother was pregnant. And although I never heard the word "diaspora" when I was a kid, it was the only sort of life I knew until I reached my teens.
So, when I sat in the assembly hall of the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on Aug. 19 for the opening ceremony of the second Congress of Indonesian Diaspora (CID), I felt a strong connection to the other delegates. There were almost 4,000 from 55 Indonesian Diaspora Network (IDN) branches in 26 countries, and the energy in the hall was amazing: positive, dynamic, full of enthusiasm, pride and love — especially when the national anthem "Indonesia Raya" was sung.
For Dinda Vasile of the Perth suburb of Wilson the sky is literally the limit. The 21-year-old Royal Australian Air Force Flying Officer is an aeronautical engineer, once the domain of men, and works on fighter jets and other military aircraft.
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Iwan Sunito, who founded the company with Paul Sathio, told The Australian that the timing of a listing would depend on market conditions, but more importantly, how fast the company could build up an investment portfolio.
The co-founder of Mixi, Japan's largest social networking site with 80% market share and 30 million users, is an Indonesian. So is the global head of IT network design at Disney. So is the director of supply chain at Panda Express, the largest Chinese food chain in the US with 1,500 stores and $1.5 billion in revenue. The South African ambassador to the US is of Indonesian descent – an ancestor, from Sulawesi, was sent as a slave to Cape Town 300 years ago and refused to change her Indonesian name.
The overseas diaspora – Indonesians citizens living and working abroad, those who have become foreign citizens or those people of Indonesian descent – are a talented group of Indonesians who have been an unrecognized and unconnected community. Until now.