Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Lasem Batik Export Increase 20% Each Year


Growing and developing batik market in Central Java especially at Rembang regency since 2006 has positive impact. Rembang Trade Industry and Cooperative Agency recorded, Lasem batik export value produced by crafters at Rembang regency average 20 percent each year. Head of Industry Sector, Rembang Trade Industry and Cooperative Agency, Sudirman on Tuesday (October 27, 2009) said that Lasem batik market going wider. From only to China, Japan, and Malaysia as export destination, but at this time spread till South Korea and United States. That condition influenced batik export value. He gives example, in 2006 Lasem batik export value US$ 7.32 million. In 2007 Lasem batik export value increased to US$ 8.79 million. Increased of Lasem batik export value automatically will increased batik export value in Central Java. Lasem contributed 30 percent of batik Central Java export value.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Dr Joseph A. Michelli in Jakarta

If there is one person who can tell you how to improve customer service, create a more vibrant workplace and generally let your business achieve the highest level for excellence then that one person is Dr Joseph A. Michelli. Dr. Joseph A. Michell is author of The Starbucks Experience and When Fish Fly. I like those books. In his latest book “The New Gold Standard”, Dr Joseph A. Michelli uncovers the secret of world-class leadership. “The New Gold Standard”: this is the first time the award-winning global hospitality and lifestyle company has shared such detailed information on its corporate culture and service philosophy. Discover how to engage customer royalty, measure results, and retain the best talent in a service economy. “The New Gold Standard” has been endorsed by many distinguished business leaders and authors including Kenneth Lewis, chairman and chief executive officer The Bank of America, who termed the book “a valuable addition to business literature.” Ken Blanchard, coauthor of “The One Minute Manager: described the book as “required reading for anyone who wants to learn how to create passionate employee and customer.”
Dr Joseph A. Michelli will share his knowledge and information in Jakarta on November 4, 2009 at The Ritz Carlton Mega Kuningan in one day workshop. Your investment for this workshop : Regular Rp. 3.5 million, Early Bid (before October 30) Rp. 3 million, Super Early Bid (before October 22), and for student rate Rp. 1.5 million. Organizer by PT. Results Asia.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Indonesia Quakes Pass 1,000



The number of deaths in the quake that hit West Sumatra on Wednesday (September 30, 2009), recorded until 20.00 pm local time on Tuesday (October 13), has reached 1,1115 people based on the latest official reports. Most victims were found in Padang Pariaman regency amounting to 675 people and city of Padang amounting 313 peole, data obtained from the Command Post of the Coordination Unit for Disaster Control showed here Saturday. The 7.6-magnitude quake struck at 17.16 local time (10.16 GMT) on Wednesday (September 30,2009), some 85 km (55 miles) under the sea, north-west of Padang (the capital of West Sumatra province), the US Geological Survey said. The earthquake brought down hospitals, schools and shopping malls, cut power lines and triggered landslides.

The following are details of victims and damages
· Dead victims: 1,115 people
· Traumatized victims: 1,214 people
· Lightly wounded: 1,688 people
· Missing citizens: 1 person
· Serious damaged houses: 135,299 units
· Moderate damaged houses: 65,306 units
· Lightly damaged houses: 78,591 units

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

UI Reach 201st World Ranking


Time Higher Education-QS World University Ranking or THESS clarified that Indonesia University (Universitas Indonesia or known as UI) ranked 201st from 500 the best universities in the world. “This is incredible reached. Last year UI get 287 ranking and in 2007 get 395 ranking,” says UI rector, Prof Dr Gumilar Rusliwa Soematri on October 8, 2009. From THESS survey result from 5,000 universities all over the world, now UI entered Asia elite university ranking (ranked 34) and ASEAN (ranked 5). Some of THESS evaluation basically from perform indicator in research and publication field, teaching, internationalized, and graduate perform connected to labor force absorption.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Takabonerate Island Expedition 2009


South Sulawesi (Celebes) Province Government will hold Takabonerate Island Expedition 2009 on October 16 till October 25, 2009 to introduce Taman Nasional Takabonerate (Takabonerate National Park) as destination place four tourism. At least 11 fisher groups from six countries confirmed attend at International Fishing Competition on October 16 till October 18, 2009. According to South Sulawesi Tourism Department Head MS Mallombasi ob Tuesday (October 1st, 2009) in Makassar, Diving exhibition by 300 divers from some region also will perform to promote the sea park.