Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember or ITS (English: Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology) is a public university in Surabaya, East Java,Indonesia, focused in the higher education of science, engineering and technology. ITS took its name from the Battle of Surabaya which reached its peak on November 10, 1945. The day is also commemorated as Heroes day in Indonesia. The ITS acronym does not stand for Institut Teknologi Surabaya (Surabaya Institute of Technology), as some people think, but Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (November 10 Institute of Technology). Continue reading

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Indonesia

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia), is a nation of islands consisting of almost 18,000 islands located in the South East Asian m the city of Sabang to Merauke to east about 5000 km and from the Island of Miangas to the Islands of Rote to south about 1000 km, Indonesia respects its diversity with the motto Bhinneka Tunggal Ika or “Unity in Diversity”. Jakarta, the nation’s capital city is located on island of Java, which is one of the five most populous Indonesian islands, along with Sumatra, Kalimantan (Borneo), Sulawesi and NArchipelago. Froew Guinea. Continue reading

Indonesia National Football Team

The Indonesia national football team represents Indonesia in international football; it is controlled by the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI). Despite football being one of the nation’s favourite sports, Indonesia is not among the strongest teams in the AFC. However, in history they are considered as one of the strong teams in Southeast Asia. Prior to independence in 1945, the team competed as the Dutch East Indies national football team. Continue reading

Surabaya

Surabaya (pronounced [surəˈbaja]) (formerly Soerabaja) is Indonesia’s second-largest city, and the capital of the province of East Java. It is located on the northern shore of eastern Java at the mouth of the Mas River and along the edge of the Madura Strait.

To Indonesians, it is known as “the city of heroes”, due to the importance of the Battle of Surabaya in galvanising Indonesian and international support for Indonesian independence during the Indonesian National Revolution. Continue reading

Merapi in 2010 Eruption

Mount MerapiGunung Merapi (literally Mountain of Fire in Indonesian/Javanese), is an active stratovolcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia and has erupted regularly since 1548. It is located approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) north of Yogyakarta city, and thousands of people live on the flanks of the volcano, with villages as high as 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level. Continue reading