Tegowangi Temple

 

 

Candi Tegowangi, Plemahan, Kediri, Jawa Timur.

Candi Tegowangi, Plemahan, Kediri, Jawa Timur.

 

Tegowangi temple is located in the village of Plemahan Sub-district Tegowangi Regency Kediri, East Java, Indonesia. According to the book the Pararaton, this temple is where Pendharmaan Matahun Bhre. While the book of Negarakertagama explained that Bhre Matahun died in 1388 M. It is predicted this temple was created in the year 1400 M in the pendharmaan because a King of Majapahit was done 12 years after the Continue reading

RI, Australia to conduct joint patrols in Timor Sea

The Jakarta Post ,  Jakarta   |  Tue, 09/02/2008 6:57 PM  |  National

Indonesia and Australia will conduct joint patrols of the Timor Sea this month in an effort to clamp down on illegal fishing in the waters.

Indonesian consul general in Darwin Harbangun Napitupulu on Tuesday said three Australian patrol boats and a reconnaissance plane with some 53 officials from related institutions would leave Darwin for Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, for the operation on Sept. 7 or 8. Continue reading

ASEAN agrees region to have nuclear power plants

The Jakarta Post ,  Jakarta   |  Wed, 08/27/2008 5:49 PM  |  National

The ASEAN working group on the establishment of nuclear power plants announced on Wednesday that the ten member countries supported all current nuclear projects in the region.

The working group head, Carunia Firdausy, in Jakarta on Wednesday said no ASEAN member country objected to the plans of Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam plans to establish nuclear power plants. Continue reading

UN council to take up Thai-Cambodian dispute over territory surrounding ancient temple

The Associated Press , United Nations | Thu, 07/24/2008 3:14 PM | World

With some 4,000 troops massed along the Thai-Cambodian border, United Nations Security Council members say they will try to stop the military standoff from escalating into war.

Diplomats said Wednesday they expect to call a special council session, probably next week, to deal with the latest dispute over land near the ancient temple of Preah Vihear. Cambodia appealed to the U.N. Security Council to intervene, warning that the two sides were at “an imminent state of war.”

The conflict focuses on an area less than 2 square miles (5.2 square kilometers) around the temple, that both nations claim as their own. The International Court of Justice awarded the temple to Cambodia in 1962, but its listing this month as a UN World Heritage Site stirred tensions anew. Continue reading

North Korea, Myanmar to dominate Asia’s main security dialogue, inflation also on agenda

The Associated Press , Singapore | Sun, 07/20/2008 3:51 PM | World

Asia’s annual security dialogue with the United States and Europe kicks off Sunday, weighed down by the recalcitrant regimes in North Korea and Myanmar, as well as spiraling food prices and disaster management.

A bubbling border confrontation between Cambodia and Thailand is the latest in a long list of security concerns facing Asian foreign ministers as they get together for the region’s premier
conference.

It begins Sunday with a working dinner of foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations. They will hold a series of meetings with counterparts from neighboring
countries, culminating in the main event Thursday, known as the ASEAN Regional Forum. The ARF comprises ASEAN and 16 countries plus the European Union. Continue reading

ASEAN welcomes North Korea’s plan to join nonaggression treaty

The Associated Press , Manila | Wed, 07/16/2008 8:00 PM | World

Southeast Asian foreign ministers meeting this weekend will welcome North Korea’s plan to join a regional nonaggression treaty, according to a copy of a draft statement seen Wednesday.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ foreign ministers also will express hope that remaining difficulties in the final phase of disarmament talks can be overcome to rid the secretive nation of its nuclear weapons, the document said.

The ministers are scheduled to tackle North Korea’s accession to the regional bloc’s Treaty of Amity and Cooperation at their annual meeting Sunday and Monday in Singapore. Continue reading

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