Radio Development In Indonesia

Dutch East Indies era Bataviasche Radio Vereniging (BRV) in Jakarta (Batavia) is the first radio broadcast in Indonesia (Dutch East Indies), established on June 16, 1925. Followed by other radio stations such as Radio Omroep Nederlandsch Indische Mij (NIROM) in Jakarta, Bandung and Medan. Radio Omroep Nederlandsch Indische Mij (NIROM) in Jakarta In Surakarta, there…

Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa

Introduction Tirtayasa (1631–1695), Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, was the sultan of Banten (on West Java) during the kingdom’s golden age. Ageng built a fleet on European models Trade within the Indonesian archipelago, and, with help from the English, Danes, and Chinese, were able to trade with Persia, India, Siam, Vietnam, China, the Philippines, and Japan in the Javanese tradition of long-distance traders. This trade gave considerable wealth to Banten In…

Indonesian Studies Web Resources

Prehistoric Indonesia Geology of Indonesia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prehistoric_Indonesia http://www.livescience.com/8823-indonesia-explosive-geology-explained.html http://www.hsf.humanitus.org/about/geology-of-indonesia/ Java Man – 1,000,000 BP https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Man http://www.britannica.com/topic/Java-man http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Java_Man Flores Man – 94,000 – 12,000 BP https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_floresiensis http://humanorigins.si.edu/research/asian-research/hobbits http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ten-years-flores-hobbit-human-evolution-fossil-puzzle-180953108/ Buni culture https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buni_culture https://books.google.co.id/books?id=6kDm5d3cMIYC&pg=PA237&lpg=PA237&dq=buni+culture&source=bl&ots=QlA2fjQvEP&sig=XcoGJwBBOxaoD14P2moE2P98d1s&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjlz-rG99zKAhVEB44KHeZ4BKQQ6AEIPTAI#v=onepage&q=buni%20culture&f=false Early kingdoms Kutai – 300s https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kutai http://kesultanan.kutaikartanegara.com/index.php?menu=History&lang=english http://seeaboutindonesia.blogspot.co.id/2010/03/kutai-martadipura.html Tarumanagara – 358–669 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarumanagara http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/indonesia/history-taruma.htm http://hubpages.com/education/Tarumanegara-Kingdom Kalingga – 500s–600s https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalingga_Kingdom http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/indonesia/history-kalingga.htm http://www.javaisbeautiful.com/attractions/kalingga-ho-ling-kingdom-central-java-indonesia.html Melayu – 600s https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melayu_Kingdom https://fellindonesia.wordpress.com/2013/01/02/melayu-kingdom/ http://everything.explained.today/Melayu_Kingdom/ Srivijaya – 600s–1200s https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srivijaya http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/indonesia/history-srivijaya.htm http://seeaboutindonesia.blogspot.co.id/2010/03/srivijaya.html Sunda – 669–1579…

The First Human Migration to Indonesia

Introduction Earlier analyses of modern human mitochondrial DNA, which is maternally inherited, had suggested that a single wave of humans took a southern coastal route from Africa to Asia around 65,000 years ago. In 2011 evidence was uncovered in neighbouring East Timor, showing that these early settlers had high-level maritime skills, and by implication the technology…

Geology of Indonesia

Geology Indonesia appeared from under the Southeast Asian seas as the result of the Indian and Australian plates colliding and slipping under the Sunda Plate, sometime in the early Cenozoic era around 63 million years ago. Plate tectonics of Indonesia This tectonic collision created Sunda volcanic Arc that has produced chains of islands of Sumatra, Java and the Lesser Sunda Islands. The active volcanic arc…

West Nusa Tenggara

Introduction West Nusa Tenggara comprises the western portion of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the exception of Bali which is its own province. Mataram, on Lombok, is the capital and largest city of the province. The 2010 census recorded the population at 4,496,855; the latest estimate (for January 2014) is 4,702,389. The province’s area is 19,708.79 km2. The two largest islands…

North Maluku

Introduction North Maluku covers the northern part of the Maluku Islands. North Maluku Tourism map The provincial capital is Sofifi, on Halmahera, and the largest population center is the island of Ternate. The Maluku Islands was formerly administered as a single province, however, in 1999 it was split into two provinces, with North Maluku being created out of the northern…

Ulap Doyo Weaving – Samarinda, East Kalimantan

History Exist before 17th Century of Kutai kingdom to show the social class of Dayak tribe. jaunt nguku wore by mantiq (noble/ king) waniq ngelukng wore by marantikaq (commoners) Weaving ulap Doyo or Cain ulap Doyo is an art weave cloth of the tribe of Benuaq in Cape Isuy, District Kutai, Samarinda, East Kalimantan. Ulap Doyo weaving Doyo called because its main ingredient is fiber leaf of Doyo. Doyo leaf Doyo leaf chosen as woven…

East Kalimantan

Introduction East Kalimantan comprises the eastern portion of Borneo. It has a population of about 3.5 million, and its capital is Samarinda. East Kalimantan has a total area of 129,066.64 square kilometres (49,832.91 sq mi) and is the second least densely populated province in Kalimantan. The majority of the region shares a maritime border to the east with West Sulawesi and North Sulawesi; its coastline faces the Makassar…

Kutai National Park

Geography Kutai National Park is a lowland national park located on the east coast of Borneo Island, in the East Kalimantan province of Indonesia, ranging approximately 10 to 50 km north of the equator. The park is located north of the Mahakam river and includes several lakes: Danau Maau, Santan, Besar and Sirapan. Kutai National Park located north of the Mahakam river It is adjacent to the towns of Bontang and…

Koes Plus (Musician) 1969–present

Introduction Koes Plus, formerly Koes Bersaudara (Koes Brothers), is an Indonesian musical group that enjoyed success in the 1960s and 1970s. Known as one of Indonesia’s classic musical acts, the band peaked in popularity in the days far before the advent of private television companies, delivering stripped-down pop and rock songs at the then-only TV station, TVRI. In…

Flores

Introduction Flores is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, an island arc with an estimated area of 14,300 km² extending east from the Java island of Indonesia. The population was 1,831,000 in the 2010 census and the largest town is Maumere. Flores is Portuguese for “flowers”. Flores is located east of Sumbawa and Komodo and west of Lembata and the Alor Archipelago. On 12 December 1992, an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred, killing 2,500 people…