Indonesia, The first Asian country in World Cup

In badminton championships, Indonesia may be practically as one of the greatest strengths (of course with china), but in a soccer championship, Indonesia still could not speak. Tven in the Fifa rankings, Indonesia was never better than 70th rank.

But there is one which prides record in football Indonesia, Indonesia is the first Asian country to perform at the world Cup. Precisely in the 1938 World Cup held in French.


At that time, Indonesia was one of the Dutch colonies, so the national team was not using the name "Indonesia". The National team use the "Netherlands East Indies" name. But, most players are native Indonesia (plus a few Dutch players and China)

The National team consisting of Bing Mo Heng (goalkeeper), Herman Zommers, Franz Meeng, Isaac Pattiwael, Frans Pede Hukom, Hans Taihattu, Pan Hong Tjien, Jack Sammuels, Suwarte Soedermandji, Anwar Sutan, and Nawir who also serves as captain

In the playoffs, the Dutch East Indies directly facing a tough team, Hungary, who then grabbed the runner-up position.

There are Not much information is obtained about the game at Stade Velodrome municipale, Reims, June 5, 1938, the. That game only seen by 9000 people, the Dutch East Indies could not do much and had to leave early after hit by Hungary 6-0 run over.


And although Indonesia has not put a name and immediately was decisively defeated, but that's the history of Indonesia, which became the first Asian country in World cup

Artalyta Suryani's Luxury Prison

The pictures below is one proof of how unfair the justice for those who tried in the country that this was unfair. How not, imagine if a thief steals terpakasa chicken to feed her child should be imprisoned in a cramped room and with the cold floor, but it is different if an embezzler who stole billions of rupiah instead triliuanan even imprisoned in such a luxurious prison, ,

Here is a picture of the prisoners are sentenced Artalyta Suryani prison for 5 years because the BLBI cases in Pondok Bambu's Jail

imagine, there are plasma TV, air conditioners, refrigerators, and gymnasium in the prison. whereas for the poor, prison like a dingy rat cages and cold,, its very very very unfair

Try to compare it with the other women prisoners below.,, Will be seen how just how much social inequality in this country

Indonesian Batik

Batik originated from the Javanese language "amba", meaning to write and "titik" that meaning to point.Batik is the art of drawing on cloth to get a picture and a beautiful color on the cloth.

batik's motif

Batik technique has been known for thousands of years ago. There is no historical information is quite clear about the origin of batik. Some suspect this technique comes from the Sumerian, then developed in Java after being taken by Indian traders. Currently batik can be found in many countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, and Iran. Besides in Asia, batik is also very popular in some countries in the continent of Africa. However, a very famous batik in the world is batik from Indonesia, mainly from Java. And the cities that become a symbol of batik is Yogyakarta, Solo, and pekalongan

Batik's theme is formed by colour wax using a tool called a canting for subtle motifs, or brush for large motifs, so that the liquid wax to seep into the fabric fibers. Fabrics that have been painted with wax and then dyed with the desired color, usually starting from a young colors. Immersion and then taken to another motif with color or black older. After some time coloring process, which has dibatik cloth dipped in chemicals to dissolve the wax

drawing the batik's motif

Batik is very popular in earlier times, but now batik culture began to rise. Moreover, on 2 October 2009, UNESCO decided that batik is a world heritage that comes from Indonesia.

Even now many foreign leaders who feel comfortable wearing a batik, like Bill Gates, Zidane, Jessica Alba, Nelson Mandela, Carlos Santana, Jason Mraz, and many more

Bill Gates

Eugene Karspersky

Zinedine Zidane

Nelson Mandela

Carlos Santana

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