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10 Island with the Best Beaches in Asia

Tour the island with beautiful beaches are usually the main attraction for tourists, for those of you who want know 10 Island with the Best Beaches in Asia and the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world as proposed by the by Natasha Dragun, with additional reports from Cynthia Rosenfeld, LEISA Tyler, David Tse, Martin Westlake, and Petrina Price, Can be used as consideration for those of you who want to vacation on the beach.

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Official Language Bahasa Indonesia into ASEAN?

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Suddenly, in conjunction with the Summit Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 18th place 5-8 May in Jakarta, Indonesian encouraging discourse into ASEAN language back to life.

Of course, most welcome this initiative is the Indonesian community.

BETWEEN come across a number of people independently in several places to ask the community hopes to keketuaan ASEAN Indonesia, particularly in relation to terrwujudnya motto of “one vision, one identity and one community.”

“Indonesia is not currently as Chair of ASEAN this year, so should be able to use the momentum to carry the Indonesian is the language of ASEAN,” said Mahmud Rustam (62), a retired civil servant, Friday.

Mahmud acknowledged, differences of social and cultural background of ASEAN community will be an obstacle to realizing the hopes that. Importantly, he said, Indonesia should strive to realize the relationship between communities of ASEAN after the establishment of ASEAN Community 2015. Read more

Jalak Bali

Jalak Bali (Bali Starling), one of the bird species that are not foreign to our ears. This bird is no more than 25 cm, pure white fur with the tip of the tail and wings black. The blue color around the eyes and feet make it pretty, though Bali starlings attracted many wonderful people because of the booms. Bali Starling is endemic because animals can only be found in Bali. However, the success of captive breeding makes Bali starlings can now be found everywhere: Europe, Japan, Java, even though they live in a cage.
Bali Starling
In its original habitat, Bali starlings are very prone to hunt so that the population estimated to live a dozen. In addition, the environmental damage that still exists in West Bali National Park also inhibit the growth of these bird populations. Not surprisingly, a recent survey conducted in early 2005 found only five male starlings bali in nature. Read more

Eiffel Tower France

Eiffel is the tallest building in Paris and one of the world famous structure. More than 200,000,000 people have visited the tower since its construction in 1889, including 6,719,200 people in 2006, making it a monument to cost the most visited in the world. Including the antenna as high as 24 m (79 ft), this structure has a height 325 m (1063 ft) since 2000, the same as conventional building storey 81.

When the tower was completed in 1889, it became the tallest structure in the world, who retained the title until 1930 when the Chrysler Building in New York City (319 m – 1047 feet) is finished. The tower is now the fifth-tallest in France and the highest in Paris, with the second highest structure of the Tour Montparnasse (210 m – 689 ft), although it will be surpassed by Tour AXA (225.11 m – 738.36 ft).

The metal structure of the Eiffel Tower weighs 7300 tons while the entire structure including non-metal components weighing 10,000 tons. Depending on temperature, away from the sun spire to 18 cm (7 inches) due to expansion of iron on the part facing the sun. The tower is also swinging 6-7 cm (2-3 inches) in a windy atmosphere. Read more