New Rp10.000 Notes Indonesia Rupiah denomination in July 2010
Bank Indonesia will soon release a new Rp10.000 note in blue colour. The new notes will be released in this July as announced by the Head of Economy and Finance of Bank Indonesia Regional North Sumatra-Aceh, Maurids H Damanik.
According to Maurids, the new Rp10.000 note has no [...]
[ 15/06/2010; ] Medan Mayor Election 2nd Round Date has been set to 15 june 2010
Pemilihan Kepala Daerah (Pilkada) Kota Medan, the election of Mayor of the city of Medan will be held on 15 June 2010. Although it has not been officially announced, it is expected to be a public holiday for Medan City again just as [...]
Rainbow Halo around the Moon seen in Medan
On 02 November 2009 around 22.30 WIB in Medan, North Sumatra Indonesia, a magnificent view of rainbow halo around the moon appears in Medan. We have seen several Rainbow Halo around the Sun before in Medan, but just for tonight, it appears around the Moon!
picture of the rainbow halo [...]
History of The Tjong A Fie Mansion
A prominent home located in the heart of Medan City at Kesawan Square, this beautiful mansion is full of characters and cultures behind its history in Medan. Now, for limited time only, the mansion is opened to visitors for an inside look at the true history of Tjong A [...]
Sejarah Tjong A Fie
The History (in Bahasa Indonesia) | English version = The Tjong A Fie Mansion
Tjong Fung Nam yang lebih populler dengan nama gelarnya dengan Tjong A Fie dilahirkan tahun 1860 di desa Sungkow daerah Moyan atau Meixien dan berasal dari suku Khe atau Hakka. Ia berasal dari keluarga sederhana, ayahnya yang sudah tua [...]
Indonesia Presidential Elections 2009
The Australian, 08 July 2009, INDONESIA goes to the polls today to elect a president directly for only the second time in its history, and with a landmark Constitutional Court decision enabling a record number of voters.
The court ruled that a voter’s identity card, which all Indonesians are required by law to [...]
Medan is 419 years old this year!
However, the founding date of Medan 01 July 1590 has been criticized as `inaccurate’ as the Jakarta Post reported below.
Leaving all the arguments aside of the birth date of Medan, the founding year is right! So we can confirm that Medan is in fact a very old town of [...]
Ourang Medan = Orang Medan?
If you were searching about on Medan, you may come across the term Ourang Medan. Some will thought it is just a mispelling from the word Orang Medan (Orang=People). Which is partly right, but there is more to this term and the term comes with a very interesting legend shortly after [...]
Indonesia has chosen
Update: 08 July 2009 Indonesia Presidential Election Results
Here is a quick count of the legislative election held on 09 April 2009 0700-1200 WIB
As of Thursday night, 95.47% votes has been counted by Lembaga Survey Indonesia (LSI) The Top 3 Political Parties are:
Quick count election results has 1% chance of error.
Popular votes in Medan [...]
[ 09/04/2009; ] Indonesia Legislative Election 09 April 2009
Update: 08 July 2009 Indonesia Presidential Election Results 2009
Who is the Next President of Indonesia ( Polling Results )
Indonesia will hold its Parliamentary / Legislative Election this 09 April 2009 and we will be seeing many campaigns held by politicians and candidates from political parties around the city of [...]