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The Village Economic Growth Push The National Economic Growth

Minister for Village, Development Of Disadvantage Region and Transmigration (Mendes PDTT) Eko Putro Sandjojo on Monday (23/1) opened the event activities in the village of Serasehan IPMI International Business School in Jakarta. In his speech, Eko said that Indonesia's economic growth in 2015 by 5 per cent were able to suppress the growth figures are often decreased until reaching 4.8 percent from 6 percent in 2014. "One of the factors driving national

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Syalfitri, Managing Waste, Building a School

Building a school and managing waste. These two dreams brewed for a long time in the mind of Syalfitri, 50, a women's rights activist from Palembang in South Sumatra. It was only in 2013 that she could realize her dreams through a school and health clinic funded by waste management, among others. Kompas/RHAMA PURNA JATISosok Syalfitri Syalfitri established the Junjung Birru kindergarten beside her house on Jl. Demak No. 3, Tuan Kentang sub-district,

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Guest Lecture Bambang Ismawan at YONSEI University

Bambang Ismawan, chairman of the Indonesian organization BINA SWADAYA, visited GSIS on Tuesday, March 24th He introduced his organization and its associated magazine to a large group of students interested in the study of sustainable development. He also took the opportunity to give some advice and answer questions on students' next steps in life following graduate school. The lecture was a good opportunity for GSIS students to become familiarized

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It all began with SELA

On March 19 around 100 people congregated in Wisma Hijau, Depok, Indonesia to celebrate my 50 years of service with Bina Swadaya (self-reliance development). This is a charitable organisation based in Jakarta which runs 17 companies whose profits go to various social projects. It owes its foundation to a Jesuit priest, Fr John Dijkstra. I met this Dutch missionary in Yogyakarta in 1962 at the crossroads of my life. Although a student of economics,

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Guest Lecture by Bambang Ismawan at Yonsei University

Guest Lecture by Bambang Ismawan, the recipient of 2015 POSCO TJ Park Prize GSIS is inviting guest speaker Bambang Ismawan to have the lecture, "Social and Sustainable Development", on March 24th at 10:45 a.m. in NMH #112. Bambang Ismawan, the recipient of 2015 POSCO TJ Park Prize (Community Development and Philanthropy Prize), is the chairman of BINA SWADAYA, the social entrepreneurship developing self-supporting community empowerment organization

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2015 POSCO TJ Park Prize Awardees Selected

- Professor Bae-ho Park of the Department of Physics at Konkuk University has made globally recognized achievements in nanomaterials research. - Handong Global University has leapt forward as a prestigious private institution with its intensive education of the small number of selected students, overcoming the limitations of a local university. - Dr. Cynthia Maung and Bina Swadaya have been jointly awarded the Community Development and Philanthropy

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POSCO TJ Park Foundation To Honor Scholar

The POSCO TJ Park Foundation said Sunday that it has selected professor Park Bae-ho of Konkuk University’s Department of Physics for a coveted award. [caption id="attachment_3769" align="alignleft" width="138"] Professor Park Bae-ho of Konkuk University’s Department of Physics[/caption] Park will receive the 2015 POSCO TJ Park Award next month. In addition, the Educational Award will be given to Handong Global University, and the Service Award

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Dr. Cynthia Awarded South Korea’s POSCO TJ Park Prize

Dr. Cynthia Maung, founder of the Mae Tao Clinic on the Thai-Burma border have been announced the joint winner of South Korean POSCO TJ Park Prize for 2015. Dr Cynthia award was in the category of Community Development & Philanthropy awarded by POSCO TJ Park Foundation. A letter of announcement and invitation to receive the award was sent to Dr. Cynthia on January 6, 2015. According to the letter, Dr. Cynthia will shared the Prize with the Indonesia

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Kemasan Ciamik, Produk UKM Melejit

Bagi para pelaku usaha khususnya pemula dan UKM, kerasnya tantangan dalam persaingan usaha adalah hal yang lumrah. Ada banyak batu sandungan yang kerap ditemui yang tak jarang membuat umur usaha mereka menjadi singkat. Masalah-masalah tersebut misalnya modal yang terbatas, kualitas produk tidak standar atau sistem pemasaran yang buruk. Ketiga faktor utama itu sering disebut-sebut sebagai hal yang paling menentukan. Tak heran bila banyak pelaku UKM

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Tantangan MEA 2015 Kita Harus “Menyerang”, Bukan “Bertahan”

Pasar bebas dengan bingkai Masyarakat Ekonomi ASEAN akan mulai bergulir pada 2015. Sejauh mana kesiapan Indonesia menghadapinya? Menurut Wakil Menteri Perdagangan, Bayu Krisnamurthi, persiapan Indonesia sudah 88%. Indonesia tidak perlu takut menghadapu MEA 2015, karena kebebasan arus barang sebenarnya sudah terjadi dalam beberapa tahun terakhir. Apa yang harus dilakukan para pebisnis Tanah Air menghadapi MEA? Wakil Menteri Perdagangan Bayu Krisnamurthi

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