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There are over recognized ethnic groups in Indonesia. Vast majority of those belong to the Austronesian peoples. The Javanese are concentrated on the island of Java but millions have migrated to other islands throughout the archipelago because of the transmigration program.
Hendro collapsed after pounding the Indonesian capital's smoggy streets for more than four and a half hours in 31 Celsius heat to finish last, in the Asian Games' slowest 50km walk in nearly three decades. The air quality index in central Jakarta hit on Thursday morning. A reading of more than is considered a health threat to the general population.
Indonesia is a sovereign archipelago in Southeast Asia and the fourth most populous country on earth after ChinaIndiaand the United States. Indonesia is made up of more than 17, islands with over 1. Indonesia has a population estimated at About
Not long after, there were people knocking on his door. He felt he did not have any choice and opened the door. Mugiyanto was taken to an undisclosed area blindfolded where he said he was tortured and interrogated for two days.
The race is on for a "super app" for Southeast Asia as mobile-based e-commerce makes inroads in the region, experts say. He was referring to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a regional political and economic grouping. A super app allows users to access multiple services from a single mobile app, such as enabling them to make financial transactions, and order food or hail a ride.
Victory in the metre race in Indonesia comes a day after the combined women's team won bronze in another event. A unified Korean team has made sporting history after winning the first place in the metre women's dragon boat final in the Asian Games currently held in Indonesia. It was the first gold medal by a combined Koreas team at a major multi- sport event.
Muslims can be found in all mainland countries, but the most significant populations are in southern Thailand and western Burma Arakan. The Cham people of central Vietnam and Cambodia are also Muslim. Islam is the state religion in Malaysia and Brunei.
In particular, the fall of Indonesia's authoritarian Suharto regime, the subsequent independence of the East Timorese from the yoke of Javanese domination, and the strengthening of democratic impulses in the region have served to energize ethnic minorities and other marginalized communities to vociferously champion their rights. Significantly, the political turbulence in many Southeast Asian countries suggests that consensus for the political ground-rules and a shared political culture was at best tenuously maintained. For example, Indonesia's pancasila ideology has been uneasily received by the more orthodox Muslims, while Malaysia's bumiputera affirmative action policies may have created new inequities while attempting to resolve old ones.
Indonesia's Hendro said it was a "miracle" to even finish the 50km race walk in Jakarta's brutal pollution, heat and humidity Thursday after he was carried from the finish line on a stretcher. Hendro collapsed after pounding the Indonesian capital's smoggy streets for more than four-and-a-half hours in 31 Celsius heat to finish last, in the Asian Games' slowest 50km walk for nearly three decades. The air quality index in central Jakarta hit on Thursday morning.