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Indonesia Has Decided: President Jokowi and VP JK

Vox populi, vox Dei [2014: EO]

Vox populi, vox Dei [2014: EO]

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Indonesia: Jogja Istimewa

Jogja Jogja tetap istimewa

Istimewa negerinya istimewa orangnya

Jogja Jogja tetap istimewa

Jogja istimewa untuk Indonesia
Rungokno iki GATRA seko Ngayogyakarta

Negeri paling penak rasane koyo swargo

Ora peduli dunyo dadi neroko

Ning kene tansah edi peni lan mardiko
Tanah lahirkan tahta, TAHTA UNTUK RAKYAT

Di mana rajanya bersemi di Kalbu rakyat

Demikianlah singgasana bermartabat

Berdiri kokoh untuk mengayomi rakyat
Memayu hayuning bawono

Seko jaman perjuangan nganti merdeko

Jogja istimewa bukan hanya daerahnya

Tapi juga karena orang-orangnya
Tambur wis ditabuh, suling wis muni

Holopis kuntul baris ayo dadi siji

Bareng poro prajurit lan senopati

MUKTI utowo mati manunggal kawulo gusti
Menyerang tanpa pasukan

Menang tanpa merendahkan

Kesaktian tanpa ajianKekayaan tanpa kemewahan
Tenang bagai ombak gemuruh laksana merapi

Tradisi hidup di tengah modernisasi

Rakyatnya njajah deso milang kori

Nyebarake seni lan budhi pekerti
Elingo kabare Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono Kaping IX

Sakduwur-duwure sinau kudune dhewe tetep wong jowo

Diumpamake kacang kang ora ninggalke lanjaran

Marang bumi sing nglairake dewe tansah kelingan
Ing ngarso sung tulodoIng madya mangun karso

Tut wuri handayaniHolopis kuntul baris ayo dadi siji
Sepi ing pamrih rame ing nggawe

Sejarah ning kene wis mbuktikake

Jogja istimewa bukan hanya tuk dirinya

Jogja istimewa untuk Indonesia

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Indonesia: Salam Dua Jari

Berikut lirik lagu Salam 2 Jari:

Salam dua jari
Jangan lupa pilih Jokowi
Salam dua jari
Nomor 2 pilih Jokowi

Aku cari pemimpin bukan pemimpi
Yang kerjanya terbukti
Bukan cuma iklan di tv

Salam dua jari
Jangan lupa pilih Jokowi
Salam dua jari
Nomor 2 pilih jokowi

Dari Sabang sampai Merauke
Walau beda tetap ok
Salam dua jari
Jangan lupa pilih Jokowi
Salam dua jari
Nomor 2 pilih Jokowi

Elo santai gw santai
Biar beda kita tetap damai
Salam dua jari
Jangan lupa pilih Jokowi
Salam dua jari
Nomor 2 pilih Jokowi

Dari mata turun ke hati
Kita memang revolusi harmoni
Salam dua jari
Jangan lupa pilih Jokowi
Salam dua jari
Nomor 2 pilih Jokowi
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Indonesia: Discrimination at The Ministry of Agriculture

“The Ministry Agriculture, which is controlled by Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), 73 Christian government official have been fired and none have been replaced in the last nine years. In fact at this very moment, there is no Christian government official at Ministry of Agriculture. It tells you something, doesn’t it? It must tell you something. The government of Indonesia must stop this discrimination.” said businessman Hashim Djojohadikusumo, brother of Prabowo Subianto, the presidential candidate from the Gerindra.

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Indonesia: Basuki Tjahaja Purnama “Ahok”

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Indonesia: Joko “Jokowi” Widodo

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Indonesia: Prabowo

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Alert: Black Money Scam

Few weeks ago, a friend of mine told us a story that he became the victim of Black Money Scam few years ago by some African men in Jakarta. It was not unfamiliar in my ear. Once I nearly fell as a victim one day in 2011 by my dear friend that I just met.

A friend showed me a white-blank note and a couple bottle of chemical liquid. He told me that he could turn the blank note to be a 100 USD note. He showed me the process but later he said that he couldn’t complete the process because he did not have a complete chemical liquid to wash the money. But it was nearly look like a 100 USD bill. “Wow! Is that real?” I said to myself.

So the next day, I told my co-worker, who was posted at the Indonesia’s Attorney General office, he told me that it was not real money and it is better that I stayed away from my new friend. But I was still curious I searched it online and apparently that it was a dirty business, it was a crime that is known as Black Scam Money.

Black Scam Money is a scam where a con artist attempt to obtain money by persuading the victims with a whole-pile of banknote-sized paper in a trunk. The con artist usually would claim that the money have been dyed black or another colour to avoid detection by customs. Later, the victim would be persuaded to pay for chemical liquid to wash the money with a promise that he would share in the proceed.

So how is the process conducted? First of all, the scammer would send a million of emails => the scammers would approach the victims =>the scammers would ask for an advance fee => the scammers would ask for more money to purchase chemical liquid to wash the money => victims go to see the money in the trunk =>washing a small sample of black money => more money to wash the money but there is no money. (You can check the full detail here)

As I never asked him again, he never pursued me again to be his client because one reasons and another but we remain friends because I simply want to give the benefit of doubt. Therefore, if you received this kind of email on Facebook

Hello, how are you doing, I hope you are in good condition of health? I’m Brian Wesley, Sorry, if i suddenly visit your profile. Can we be very good friend? if you do, am willing to know much about you. thanks.

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i have an investment proposal but am not sure if you will be interested , as i see your profile that your very hard working and already own your own business, i am a military contractor in Iraq, and some of the US Army who serve in Iraq discover some money from Saddam Hussein warehouse. the want to transfer the money to Indonesia and want me to look for some body reliable and have her own business , as the plan to stay in Indonesia Bali after the finish there Job, i want to convince them transfer the money to you so you can use it to expand you business and make profit before the end of the year, please reply to me if your interested to my email”

Please do not respond to any of it before you fall as a victim. Do not accept any invitation meeting because they will play with your head and heart. As soon as you meet them, if they gain trust from you and start to ask for money or fancy stuff such as fancy watch.

I see this business is very cruel, it is the betrayal of trust business. They know when to start and they know when to stop it. They know very well how to twist the situations. You have worked hard to earn those money but those scammers just want to steal your sweat. Interestingly enough, those scammers tend to go to church on Sunday but steal money from hardworking people on the working days. They are very heartless and have been eaten by their greed!

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Alert: Scam-Fraud

Dear readers,

If you ever receive e-mail in your Facebook inbox, Yahoo inbox and G-mail inbox, please ignore it as it is a fraud. Those people, behind the email, know how to play with your head well! Do not accept any meeting invitation and reply those message.

i have an investment proposal but am not sure if you will be interested , as i see your profile that your very hard working and already own your own business, i am a military contractor in Iraq, and some of the US Army who serve in Iraq discover some money from Saddam Hussein warehouse. the want to transfer the money to Indonesia and want me to look for some body reliable and have her own business , as the plan to stay in Indonesia Bali after the finish there Job, i want to convince them transfer the money to you so you can use it to expand you business and make profit before the end of the year, please reply to me if your interested to my email

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    Good Day,

Have you thought of getting a legitimate loan provider where you would
like to re invest after much dividends? Grab this life time financial
offer and give your business, education, homes and construction a lift.
$5,000 to $200,0000,000 with a maximum of 30 years at 3%. Contact us
with the information below so that we can proceed. .

1. Full Names:2. Contact Address:3. Loan Amount Needed:4. Duration of the
loan.5. Direct telephone number:6. Purpose of the Loan: Send all
application this email: k.greenprivateloanfirm1@armenian.me.uk

Mr.Kelvin Green.
Loan/Financial Providers.
©2013.

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Dear Friend,

I need your urgent business assistance in transferring an abandoned sum of ($2.3Million) dollars left by a deceased customer of my bank immediately to your account. If you are interested and ready to partake in this great business opportunity,kindly get back to me for more details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will receive 40% of the above mentioned amount if you agree to help me execute this business. Reply to this email address if you are interested (szamuelg@yahoo.fr)

Respectfully,
Mr. Samuel Zongo.

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Indonesia: First Lady vs Myself Part II

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And... I was blocked by the Indonesia's First Lady [2014: E O]

And… I was blocked by the Indonesia’s First Lady [2014: E O]

Ayo… I just want to post a very short blog and interesting one about Indonesia’s First Lady Ani Yudhoyono. Many of you might have noticed that the Indonesia’s First Lady is a drama queen and could not handle any “negative” comment or criticism from her followers in Instagram.

Her actions in Instagram have made headline in media for number of occasions simply because she could not deal with any “negative” comment or criticism. Once I experienced it by myself when I made comment about her burberry scarf and she was overly defensive about herself.

Oh well even though she is the Indonesia’s First Lady, it doesn’t mean that she is correct, always right and never made any mistake at all. So here I was today, sent a simple comment about the picture that she posted yesterday. In that photo, the caption said “Byeee as well…” so I replied “Mana ada Byeeee as well Bu @Aniyudhoyono”. My English might not be  as good as I expected but come on… it’s Indonesia’s First Lady or her staff…. They should know better.

"Byeee as well" Ibu Ani (team) said [2014:E O]

“Byeee as well” Ibu Ani (team) said [2014:E O]

Anyway, just within 2 minutes, I checked her instagram again and guess what? I was BLOCKED by her! What does that mean? It means that Ibu Ani has recognised all my “negative” comments and got irritated with them all. So in order to avoid the chronicle stressed, she or her team decided to block me.

I would consider her action as an achievement for me. It seems to me that she is ANI-CRITICISM! Well… well… well!  It’s not surprising for me as well as for many Indonesian citizens to see her silly action.  I guess she shouldn’t be in social media at all!

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