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Jakarta Post

From Indonesia with good news

  • Indah Setiawati and Stevie Emilia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, August 12 2012   /  10:40 am

TV presenter Daniel Mananta with his patriotic label Damn! I Love Indonesia. JP/P.J. LeoDid you know that Indonesia’s best-selling novel, Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Warriors), by author Andrea Hirata, is being used for reference material at several Australian universities?

Or, did you know that Surabaya’s Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)’s maritime challenge team has just won a top award at the prestigious Atlantic Challenge 2012 competition held in Bantry, Ireland?

With excessive bad news always around, many are unaware that there is good news, such as has been published by, a website which aims to inspire social movements by spreading positive and inspiring news on Indonesia. Its Twitter account, @greatindonesia, has 62,534 followers.

Together, @greatindonesia and its website, runs different news covering Indonesians’ achie...