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Indonesia and International Trade
Indonesia is an archipelago i.e. A group of islands that stretches along the equator between the Southeast Asian mainland and Papua New Guinea. The country controls important shipping lanes from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The strategic sea-lane location of the Indonesian archipelago has been an important facilitator of inter-island and international trade.

There are several aspects of international trade in Indonesia this include; the trade organizations Indonesia is part of. Indonesia has made efforts to promote its trade and international trade relations through membership of APEC, ASEAN, WTO and G-20 all this are international trade organizations that facilitate international trade between Indonesia and other countries in the world (Stanley St. Labs, 2010).

Another aspect is the commodity composition of international trade. The exports in Indonesia are mainly low technology goods and natural resource-based products. Indonesia has a number of industrial sectors that enable the country to….


As the text by Cessanos (2005) notes, this would be among the longest-standing and most determinant internal conflicts confounding the stability and political unity of Indonesia as a whole. Cessanos reports that even at the outset of its independence under new President Sukarno, any unified vision of how to balance political modernization with deference to its Islamic cultures was met with splintering, factionalism and conflict. Accordingly, the source indicates that "Dutch-educated nationalists and Islamic parties agreed to create a unified, estern-style parliamentary state. But across the archipelago differenced in thinking produced more than 30 parties, of which the four largest were variously based on the principles of Islam, nationalism, or communism. Separatist movements and uprisings divided the new Indonesia republic. Darul Islam (Islamic Domain) a militant group in est Java, believed in an Islamic state and fought the government from 1948 to 1962." (Cessanos, p. 44)

Such conflicts would stand in….

He knew he would not attain the $5 million and therefore seemed happy to take any offer. Rather, he could have leveraged the relationship to get a better figure.
ith respect to home office, Jared should have been more direct with them. He did not inform them in a timely manner about the situation. He only came to them after it appeared he was going to be unsuccessful. This spurred Malcolm to feel that his direct involvement was the only way to resolve the situation. As a result, the situation was made worse. Malcolm may have had formal authority, but he was not a part of the relationship with Madjid and therefore his involvement set a negative tone for the negotiations.

Not only should Jared have spoken with home office earlier, but he should not have spoken to Malcolm.

Jared's boss did not have adequate knowledge of Indonesian culture or business practices….

In the past century, tsunamis have killed more than 50,000 people. Scientists have set the Pacific Tsunami Warning System in Hawaii in U.S. to save lives. The system of earthquake detectors and tide gauges can sense quakes that may create a tsunami. We cannot conquer the tsunami, but we can know when it's approaching and run away from the sea monster's vehemence. (Killer wave! Tsunami)
Tsunami in Indonesia:

n earthquake measuring 9.0 magnitudes attacked the western end of Indonesia's Sumatra Island at 6:58 .M. local time on 26th December 2004, pulling down buildings and sending a wall of water higher than the top of coconut and palms into the towns and villages in the province of ceh. The epicenter was positioned 200 miles west of Medan, Sumatra and 155 miles southeast of the provincial capital of Banda ceh. This earthquake gave out a chain of tsunamis Sunday that smashed into coastal….

Lastly, sharia law violates human rights and creates a nation divided between Muslims and non-Muslims. Such a division undermines the traditional values that Indonesia has with respect to unity across multiple islands, races and religions. If these values are eroded, the nation could be eroded as well in the wake of economic collapse, social unrest, and potential succession from the republic. Therefore, sharia law should not be imposed in Indonesia.
orks Cited:

Casciani, D. (2008). Sharia law explained. BBC. Retrieved December 9, 2009 from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7234870.stm

CIA orld Fact Book: Indonesia. (2009). Retrieved December 9, 2009 from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/id.html

Bev, J. (2008). Pandora's box: Sharia law in Indonesia. Asia Sentinel. Retrieved December 9, 2009 from http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1068&Itemid=254

Bell, T. (2008) Indonesia backs sharia law, poll shows. The Guardian. Retrieved December 9, 2009 from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/indonesia/2187933/Indonesia-backs-sharia-law-poll-shows.html

Raslan, K. (2009). Tale of two malays. Jakarta Globe. Retrieved December 9, 2009 from http://thejakartaglobe.com/columns/karim-raslan-tale-of-two-malays/345097

Asia Today International (2008). Indonesia to boost sharia economy. Asia….

The United States Military has a social obligation to protect its interests in the region from terrorist activities, such as the ones used to fund Indonesian defenses. Through expanding its role in Indonesia, the United States can provide an alternative way for the country to defend itself from internal and external threats.
Despite Indonesia's desire to be fully self sufficient, the country lacks the tools and man power to fully provide for its solders. The country is unable to produce the amount of weapons and materials needed for its guerilla style tactics in defense against its communist neighbors. The military also has expressed that when the country is invaded, it expects everyday citizens to engage in guerilla style warfare as part of its defense. This lack of materials and certified manpower proves a dangerous aspect to the United States opposition to Communist regimes in the area. Relying on ill-equip civilians….

Authoritarian
The modern nations of Southeast Asia are in many cases artificial post-colonial constructions. This is most certainly true in the case of Indonesia, and although less so in the Philippines, the occupation and rule over the archipelagos led to the imposition of unity from the outside. External sources of authority including both European and Japanese occupations, had ill-prepared either Indonesia or the Philippines for anything remotely resembling democracy. Both nations, exposed to estern political philosophy and social ideals, did attempt to install and maintain democratic institutions but they have not become entrenched enough to ensure political, economic, and social empowerment of the mainly poor and uneducated rural populations in both of these Southeast Asian nations. hile it may be dangerous to overgeneralize about the related and practically concurrent rise of authoritarian rule in the Philippines and Indonesia, even a cursory analysis shows that from the vestiges of colonialism rose autocracy.….

Paradox Marketing
Background and Importance

This dissertation proposal will focus on the telecommunications industry in Indonesia which is in the process of developing quickly. The internal and external environments for this industry currently represent and interesting mix of different market forces. This scenario has led to companies implementing strategies that are inconsistent in some respects. For example, Telkom, Indonesia's largest telecommunications company, has implemented a marketing strategy known as paradoxical because of its inconsistencies regarding its marketing position composed of the 4P (product, price, promotion, & place). This strategy is interesting not only for stakeholders of the company, but also for anyone who is interested in non-conventional marketing strategies.

Aim and Objectives

This analysis will attempt to delve deeper into what constitutes a paradox marketing strategy and apply this model within the telecommunications industry in Indonesia. Since this industry is developing rapidly, it has been difficult for companies to develop along traditional lines. Furthermore,….

Outsourcing to Indonesia
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Fashion Brand and Market Analysis
The first observation that needs to be made about Urban Outfitters is how well the design of the stores links to the concept and the target market for the company. Indeed, the target market is represented by youth up to 25 or 30 years old, from the cities (hence the name Urban Outfitters, also part of the brand and the excellent customer targeting). The characteristics of this category of potential customers are their informality, their preference for clothes that are out of the usual trend. They are maybe the "hipsters" of the 21st century. As a consequence, they are likely to shop in stores that have a design and an architecture that is just as informal.

This is the case with Urban Outfitters stores. The best way to describe these would be industrial design. There is not much attention to details such as closing the ceiling and,….

Krakatoa is a volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra. On August 26th and 27th, 1883, the volcanic mountain Krakatoa erupted killing more than 37,000 people. Thousands more were injured in the eruption and the tidal waves that followed. As far away as 3,000 miles away people were able to hear the explosion. An incredible 2/3 of the island of Krakatoa was destroyed in the blast. The eruption of Krakatoa was one of the most devastating natural disasters in world history and volcanologists have given heavy amounts of research to the island's timeline before, after, and following the eruption of 1883.
Before the eruption of 1883, Krakatoa had been recorded as having erupted in the past. Since before recorded history, the volcanoes on this island have erupted, causing minor destruction. Larger eruptions were reported since 416 AD, then again in 535 and 1680. hat little documentation there is about the….

I cannot change the past and must accept what has happened in the past, and learn how to change others from my experience, rather than to mirror the hate I saw in my own life. Turning negative energy into something positive and productive is the challenge for everyone who lived through that time.
Indonesia today still struggles with the sad legacy of the riots. But I am not bitter -- it is easy to use suffering as an excuse for bitterness. Instead, I must affirm my power as a human being to rise above violence, riots, murder and rape, although I will never forget that dreadful piece of history for the rest of my life.

My perspective has come full circle since those events. I no longer see burning buildings and screaming neighbors in my memory. Instead, I see the spirit of the phoenix embodied in my country and the spirits….

No longer were all of my neighbors truly my neighbors. I felt like I had to look over my shoulder constantly. It was not only the extreme violence that had affected my outlook but also the rapidity with which the situation devolved to that violence.
In hindsight, the events instilled fear that before then I never thought possible to have. The riots showed me the ugly side of humanity. I learned that people can truly hate one another, for no apparent reason. That knowledge terrified me at the time and colored my attitudes for years afterward.

I have in recent years come to accept what happened that spring. I cannot accept the hatred, but my perspective has shifted from returning that hate to understanding what I can do to prevent such instances. I have given much thought to the role that we all play in our world. This is from the….

Because transportation infrastructure and services are important components of the urban system, they need to be sustainable and contribute to economic growth rather than harm the people that rely on them for their livelihoods. According to Asri and Hidayat (2005), "The expansion of social and economic activities has resulted in rising pollution and environmental degradation following the economic crisis in Jakarta Metropolitan area where environmental regulations were largely disregarded" (p. 1792). Taken together, these issues represent a growing public health threat that requires informed solutions, and these issues are discussed further below at they relate to the aims and objectives of the study.
Aims and Objectives

This research has an aim and several objectives. The aim of this research is to find out how the pollution levels occurred in several main roads in Jakarta and explore some strategies to reduce carbon pollution levels by using some schemes and scenarios. These scenarios….

On November 8, 2001, the U.S. Senate passed several new conditions before direct 'military-to-military relations can be restored with Indonesia including the punishment of the individuals who murdered three humanitarian aid workers in West Timor, establishing a civilian audit of armed forces expenditures, and granting humanitarian workers access to Aceh, West Timor, West Papua, and the Moluccas."
Following are two very recent bills and rulings by the U.S. Congress concerning the Indonesian presence, changes, and sanctions.

In the House resolution, number 666, urton (R-IN), Wexler (D-FL), and lumenauer (D-OR) congratulate the Indonesian people and government for a successful election process, supported Indonesia in political and economic transformations, expresses gratitude to Indonesian leadership for arresting 109 terrorists, supports the emerging legal framework, commends Indonesia for "discovering new ways of working with regional law enforcement and intelligence communities in a sincere effort to root out domestic radicalism, and urged Indonesia to conduct ongoing….

International Marketing Communication Perspective
There are challenges that face organizations, which engage in global marketing. This form of cross border marketing involves diversity cultural backgrounds. It is pertinent to note that each country has distinctive needs relating to producing goods for them. International marketing requires a comprehensive understanding of the needs of each target market. This study provides a comprehensive review of the differences and similarities that exist between the marketing needs of UAE and Indonesia (Govers, 2009).

Marketing communications

The aim of marketing communication is to convey the accurate information to the targeted group of people. In Indonesia and UAE, the populations are largely Muslim. The right choices to be made as a marketer have to be made to ensure any message delivered to the people is helpful to the brand being marketed. These require a communication strategy when addressing the target market. A communication strategy will help in guiding the….

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Economics

Indonesia and International Trade Indonesia Is an

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Indonesia and International Trade Indonesia is an archipelago i.e. A group of islands that stretches along the equator between the Southeast Asian mainland and Papua New Guinea. The country controls…

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Research Paper

History - Asian

Indonesia Religion Indonesian Politics and

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As the text by Cessanos (2005) notes, this would be among the longest-standing and most determinant internal conflicts confounding the stability and political unity of Indonesia as a whole.…

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Research Proposal

Business

Bwa Indonesia Bwa Was Faced

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He knew he would not attain the $5 million and therefore seemed happy to take any offer. Rather, he could have leveraged the relationship to get a better…

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Term Paper

Geography

Tsunami in Indonesia Tsunami Tsunami

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In the past century, tsunamis have killed more than 50,000 people. Scientists have set the Pacific Tsunami Warning System in Hawaii in U.S. to save lives. The system…

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Thesis

Terrorism

Sharia Islamic Law Indonesia Should

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Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

Lastly, sharia law violates human rights and creates a nation divided between Muslims and non-Muslims. Such a division undermines the traditional values that Indonesia has with respect to…

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Term Paper

Military

U S Military Involvement in Indonesia

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The United States Military has a social obligation to protect its interests in the region from terrorist activities, such as the ones used to fund Indonesian defenses. Through…

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History - Asian

Compare the Factors Behind the Rise of Authoritarian Rule Indonesia and the Philippines

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Authoritarian The modern nations of Southeast Asia are in many cases artificial post-colonial constructions. This is most certainly true in the case of Indonesia, and although less so in the…

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Research Proposal

Business

ICT Indonesia Industry Survey

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Length: 5 Pages
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Paradox Marketing Background and Importance This dissertation proposal will focus on the telecommunications industry in Indonesia which is in the process of developing quickly. The internal and external environments for this…

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Business - Advertising

Outsourcing to Indonesia

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Fashion Brand and Market Analysis The first observation that needs to be made about Urban Outfitters is how well the design of the stores links to the concept and the…

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Essay

Drama - World

Krakatoa Is a Volcanic Island in Indonesia

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Krakatoa is a volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra. On August 26th and 27th, 1883, the volcanic mountain Krakatoa erupted killing more than 37,000 people. Thousands more…

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Research Proposal

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Indonesian Riots of 1997 Like

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Length: 1 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

I cannot change the past and must accept what has happened in the past, and learn how to change others from my experience, rather than to mirror the…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Indonesian Riots of 1998 Became

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

No longer were all of my neighbors truly my neighbors. I felt like I had to look over my shoulder constantly. It was not only the extreme violence…

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Dissertation

Transportation

Prosperity in the Developing Nations

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Length: 25 Pages
Type: Dissertation

Because transportation infrastructure and services are important components of the urban system, they need to be sustainable and contribute to economic growth rather than harm the people that…

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Term Paper

Government

U S Military Assistance Funding to

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Length: 20 Pages
Type: Term Paper

On November 8, 2001, the U.S. Senate passed several new conditions before direct 'military-to-military relations can be restored with Indonesia including the punishment of the individuals who murdered…

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Research Paper

Business - Advertising

Compare and Contrast in International Marketing Communication Perspective

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Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

International Marketing Communication Perspective There are challenges that face organizations, which engage in global marketing. This form of cross border marketing involves diversity cultural backgrounds. It is pertinent to…

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