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Majahapit

Echoes of Majapahit:

Shaping Indonesia’s Past, Present, and Future The Majapahit Empire, a glorious chapter in Indonesia’s history, reigned supreme from the 13th to the 16th century. This maritime empire, built on the lucrative spice trade, not only dominated the region but also laid the groundwork for the modern Indonesian nation. Let’s delve into the lasting impact of…
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Majapahit

Indonesia’s Spice Kingdom | The Mark Of Empire | Majapahit

The Majapahit Empire was the largest empire in Southeast Asia & the centre of the world-famous Spice Trade that stretched from China to Europe. Host Peter Lee starts off on the island of Java to see why it was so suited to cultivating rice, used to make exchanges with merchants from the Spice Islands. As…
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Why Doesn't Indonesia Speak Dutch??

Why Doesn’t Indonesia Speak Dutch?

A short documentary on why after over 300 years of dutch rule, contrary to other former colonies, Indonesia neither has significant leftovers of dutch culture nor is the dutch language spoken anywhere. We explain Indonesia’s History breifly. Lots of people in India speak English, Lots of people in Algeria speak french, Yet Indonesia is a…
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Sandiaga Uno

Sandiaga Uno Optimistic 17mn Foreign Tourists to Visit Indonesia in 2024

eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, Feb.27th  – Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno has set a goal of 17 million foreign tourist visits to the archipelago by 2024.  He expressed optimism that the goal is achievable with the support of collaboration of various economic players. He initially expected to see 14.7 million foreign tourist arrivals this year. But…
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Jakarta Takes a Ride to the Future

Jakarta Takes a Ride to the Future

How the New MRT Shapes the Capital’s Soul Jakarta, the sprawling megacity of Indonesia, has finally taken its first steps underground. The long-awaited Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Phase 1, stretching from Lebak Bulus to Bundaran HI, opened its doors in March 2019, marking a monumental shift in the city’s transportation landscape. But it’s not just…
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Obama told a story about America

Obama told a story about America at his first inauguration 15 years ago.

These people were there, and they still believe Analysis by John Blake, CNN Elizabeth Alexander was in her hotel room in Washington, DC, one frigid winter morning when she was awakened by a strange noise outside her window. She peered outside and saw a sea of people, bundled against the cold, walking in the predawn darkness…
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De Buitengewone Interessante Manier Waarop Ritme

The Extraordinary Ways Rhythm Shapes Our Lives

Rhythm plays an important role in how we perceive — and connect with — the world. By: Nina Kraus My husband reads to me every night in bed before we go to sleep. With our special bear, Oatmeal, tucked in between us and listening too, this is a wonderful way to end the day and is…
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The CUBA they don’t want you to see

The CUBA they don’t want you to see

Unknown to many and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, there is a beautiful and exotic nation called CUBA. Let’s discover the secrets of the capital: LA HABANA or HAVANA City. This is a new walking tour of the city narrated in 4K by Wanna Walk What do you think of when you hear the name…
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Cuba

The Shocking Truth About How Cuba Became Insanely Poor

In this video, we take a deep dive into the history and current state of Cuba’s economy. From its origins as a tropical paradise and economic powerhouse, to its struggles with food shortages and economic decline, we explore the key factors that have shaped the country’s economic trajectory. From colonization and corporate domination to the…
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Who runs the world?

Our Common Future [ by Ian Bremmer ] Amsterdam, Jan1st 2024 — It used to be an easy question to answer.  If you’re over 45 like me, you grew up in a world that was dominated by two giants. The United States called the shots on one side of the Wall, the Soviets set the rules on…
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