The race is on for a "super app" for Southeast Asia as mobile-based e-commerce makes inroads in the region, experts say. He was referring to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a regional political and economic grouping. A super app allows users to access multiple services from a single mobile app, such as enabling them to make financial transactions, and order food or hail a ride.
There are over recognized ethnic groups in Indonesia. Vast majority of those belong to the Austronesian peoples. The Javanese are concentrated on the island of Java but millions have migrated to other islands throughout the archipelago because of the transmigration program.
Not long after, there were people knocking on his door. He felt he did not have any choice and opened the door. Mugiyanto was taken to an undisclosed area blindfolded where he said he was tortured and interrogated for two days.
Muslims can be found in all mainland countries, but the most significant populations are in southern Thailand and western Burma Arakan. The Cham people of central Vietnam and Cambodia are also Muslim. Islam is the state religion in Malaysia and Brunei. Muslims are a minority in Singapore and the southern Philippines.
Asian people  or Asiatic people  are people who descend from a portion of Asia 's population. A variety of definitions and geographical data are presented by organizations and individuals for classifying the ethnic groups in Asia. In parts of anglophone Africaespecially East Africa and in parts of the Caribbeanthe term "Asian" is more commonly associated with people of South Asian origin, particularly IndiansPakistanisBangladeshis and Sri Lankans.
In particular, the fall of Indonesia's authoritarian Suharto regime, the subsequent independence of the East Timorese from the yoke of Javanese domination, and the strengthening of democratic impulses in the region have served to energize ethnic minorities and other marginalized communities to vociferously champion their rights. Significantly, the political turbulence in many Southeast Asian countries suggests that consensus for the political ground-rules and a shared political culture was at best tenuously maintained. For example, Indonesia's pancasila ideology has been uneasily received by the more orthodox Muslims, while Malaysia's bumiputera affirmative action policies may have created new inequities while attempting to resolve old ones.
President blasts opposition 'slander' and rival's lack of experience. Responding to opposition claims that he sold out the country to foreign powers, Widodo argued that his administration had returned assets controlled by outside businesses, including the Rokan oil field in Sumatra, to Indonesian control. The president also openly criticized his opponent Prabowo Subianto -- something he had previously refrained from doing.
Native Indonesiansalso Pribumi literally "first on the soil"is a term used to distinguish Indonesians whose ancestral roots lie mainly in the archipelago from Indonesians of known partial foreign descent, like Chinese Indonesians and Indo-Europeans Eurasians. The term "pribumi" was popularized after Indonesian independence as a respectful replacement for the Dutch colonial term "inlander" normally translated as "native" and seen as derogatory. Before independence the term "bumiputra" Malay language : son of the soil was more commonly used as an equivalent term to "pribumi".
Indonesia is a sovereign archipelago in Southeast Asia and the fourth most populous country on earth after ChinaIndiaand the United States. Indonesia is made up of more than 17, islands with over 1. Indonesia has a population estimated at
Victory in the metre race in Indonesia comes a day after the combined women's team won bronze in another event. A unified Korean team has made sporting history after winning the first place in the metre women's dragon boat final in the Asian Games currently held in Indonesia. It was the first gold medal by a combined Koreas team at a major multi- sport event.