China studying ri`s poverty eradication efforts – Local News
China is studying the ways in which Indonesia is reducing poverty as part of its efforts to balance its phenomnal economic growth.
www.TravelsWithSheila.com “Travel” is all about meeting people around the world. Tasting foods (I’ll pass on the deep fried tarantulas). Learning about their lives and families. And a chance to see a local wedding is the proverbial “icing on top of the cake.” Indonesian weddings are very important events. Whether you live in a small village or big city, people even slightly acquainted with the bride and groom are invited. The bride and groom were getting dressed in their bridal finery, preparing for the festivities and welcomed us. A procession to the groom’s village would take place at 4p and we were invited to come along. But by the time we had finished with gold mining, rattan making, weaving and visits to temples…who had the energy?
- Indonesia appoints a special envoy for poverty – Radio Australia
- Indonesia breaks record on mass wedding – China Daily
- Australian Ranchers Welcome Lifting of Indonesia Cattle Ban – Voice of America
- Indonesia welcomes return of teens accused of people-smuggling – Australia Network News
- Indonesia’s pledge to forest people welcomed – YAHOO!
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