Obama’s Speech: The Example of Indonesia

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President Obama speaks on his childhood in Indonesia, praises Indonesia’s progress in democracy, religious tolerance and the country’s pluralistic ideology, Bhineka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity) in a speech at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta, 10 November 2010.
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Obama: Thank you for the bakso, nasi goreng, emping, krupuk

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In his brief speech during the state dinner, Obama said, “First of all, thank you for the bakso, the nasi goreng, the emping, the krupuk. Semuanya enak! (All are delicious!)”
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Bakso

bakso

Bakso is the Indonesian word for meatball. Bakso also refers to a popular Indonesian dish which consists of bakso (meatballs) usually served in a bowl with soup, noodles or vermicelli (called bakmi or mi), beancurds (called tahu), siomay, pangsit and vegetables.
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