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Blogger Party in Jakarta, Indonesia, 22 November and Bloggers From US, China,

Australia, Hongkong, Malaysia-Singapore Invited


JAKARTA, Oct 23/Antara-AsiaNet/--


     The Indonesian government and  US Embassy in Indonesia support the 2008

Blogger Party to be held in Jakarta on Nov 22, 2008 and Indonesian the Ministry

of Culture and Tourism was also supporting the event by inviting five bloggers

from the US, Australia, China, Hongkong, Malaysia, and Singapore.

 

     "The US embassy is proud to sponsor the second annual Blogger Party next Nov

22," US Ambassador to Indonesia Cameron R Hume said here recently at a press

conference at the Indonesian Communication and Information Ministry.


     The ambassador said blogging was a fun activity and his country was

supporting the freedom-of-expression action.


     Speaking on the same occasion, Indonesian Communication and Information

Minister Muhammad Nuh said blogging was a place for people to give expression to

their creativity which in the end would create an information-based and then a

knowledge-based society.

 

     "The government and the ministry are giving wide freedom to bloggers to

express their ethical and smart thinking, feelings or opinions. Freedom is one of

the prerequisites for development of creativity ," he said.


     The minister said  his office  had no intention to take legal action against

bloggers since their blog writing activity was considered as positive

contributions to the people.


     The 2008 Blogger Party is intended to gather all Indonesian bloggers to

share informations and expand connections for future cooperation. The activity

will enable bloggers to make a positive impact on the people.

 

     The Ministry of Culture and Tourism was also supporting the event by

inviting five bloggers from the US, Australia, China, Hongkong, Malaysia, and

Singapore.


     For further information, please contact:

Mr Surya Dharma, Director of the Information and Public Relations, Ministry of

Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia, 

   

    Phone : +6221-3838167, +6221-3838131 

    and Fax : +6221-3849715 

    or e-mail: surya_d@budpar.go.id, humas@budpar.go.id


   Source: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia






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