All posts tagged with: Indonesia

How Strongly Can Social Media Influence and Control People’s Lives?

Posted November 2, 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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What comes to your mind when you hear the term “Social Media?" Perhaps some people thinking about the media that makes them able to meet and communicate with people around the world. While some others think about that, social media is the channel that gives them the chance to send and receive many information. Others think that social media is about the way we get many updates from people who we follow and maybe someone out there thinks social media is a part of a new marketing s...


We are Youth, We are Strong!!

Posted October 30, 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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On October 28th, Indonesian people and especially youth celebrated “Hari Sumpah Pemuda” or “The Youth Pledge Day” a day which is believed to be the day of youth rising in 1928. It was the promise that was written and declared by Indonesian Youth; from every race, every culture, every belief and religion, every background in Indonesia. The goal is to have an independent Indonesia with one motherland, one nation and one language. It started from the first Indonesian Youth...


Cigarette: Could this be an endless talk?

Posted October 26, 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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Cigarette smoking has become a very popular phenomenon in our environment, especially here, in Indonesia. A source has mentioned that Indonesia is in the third position for the country that has a big amount of smokers, after China and India. There are 97 billion people that have become secondhand smokers because they cannot escape from smoke. However, there are a lot of smokers that smoke in public area which are actually even have the “no smoking” sign. In 2007, there were 426...


Leaders of Conservation

Posted October 23, 2013 no picture Achmad

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I have contacted BYEE Alumni Indonesia 2013, recognized as the most eminent young people, to retell the profiles. Below are some of eco-projects assisting our environment of being sustainable and educating children and youth by engaging them in real actions: 1st Envoy: Achmad Solikhin The eco-project committed by Achmad Solikhin is Jepara’s Biocomposite. It focuses on conversing wastes based lignocelluloses materials including agricultural and forestry wastes into compos...


Inspiring Young Environmentalists

Posted October 14, 2013 no picture Achmad

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We are so grateful to God, because there are still three environmental young leaders in Indonesia which dare to help conserve the environment in a sustainable way. They are Achmad Solikhin, Haqqy Rerian Erlangga and Anggita Putri Chaerani. Achmad Solikhin is a student at the Bogor Agricultural University, majoring from the Forestry Faculty. He is highly passionate about the environment and forestry. Haqqy Rerian Erlangga is a student at the University of Riau, majoring from the...


Smart Village? Go make one!

Posted September 29, 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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Education has become the most happening issue in our world. There are some problems that are brought in the field of education, both for the low-income society or middle-to-high income society. The problems also come both from the students and teachers. The inequality to get the same chance for having education, lack of teachers, schools that cannot afford for proper facilities... name it! There are still a lot of problems. However, we can infer that education does matter, wherever...


Tweet up your mind!

Posted September 19, 2013 no picture Arya Satya Nugraha

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Social Media Phenomenon: What Could Be Easier Than Speak Up Our Mind? "Tweet up our mind" could be. I have attended two schools in two different Asian countries. One is in an emerging country (which happens to be my country of origin) and the other is in an affluent city-state. Students in both schools do not seem eager to speak up in the classroom. I guess in countries where the olders are so much respected, the likelihood of youngsters becoming silent is hi...


The Girl in a Pink Hijab

Posted August 25, 2013 no picture Arya Satya Nugraha

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Following cultural and religion rules does not have to be a barrier for a girl like Fike Kireina to go after her passion. Unlike girls in conservative groups who are oppressed to stay on domestic post, Fike's true calling is in leadership issue and so she has no reason to stay at home. For her, both boy and girl stand a chance to become a leader. "I don't think that human right states who should be a leader and who should stay behind to follow. Everybody, boy or girl, is...


International Youth Day: Wishes from Indonesia

Posted August 17, 2013 no picture Arya Satya Nugraha

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Youth has written the history of the nation. In Indonesia, a lot of significant changes were initiated by youth. Name it Sumpah Pemuda in 1928 (Youth's oaths) that made hundreds of different cultural groups in Indonesia speaking in one language or 1998 reformation that marked the beginning of democracy in this archipelago country. On this International Youth Day, some of Indonesian Youth have wishes and they are happy to share it in this writing. Take a look! Mira Prav...