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Government vs Governance: Mirip Tapi Tak Sama

By | June 10, 2017

Sobat pembaca setia englishforsma.com, dua nomina ini, government dan governance, mempunyai kedekatan makna, dan berasal dari akar kata yang sama: govern – memerintah. Kedua kata tersebut sama-sama merujuk pada ‘process of governing’ – proses memerintah. Meskipun demikian, keduanya digunakan dalam konteks yang berbeda. Mari kita bahas satu per satu. GOVERNMENT Kata ini, menurut Cambridge Dictionary, bisa mempunyai dua arti: 1) the group of… Read More »

The State and Its Supporting Agencies

By | December 2, 2014

These are words and phrases related to the state of the Republic of Indonesia and its supoorting agencies. 1. Badan Inteligen Nasional (BIN): the National Intelligence Agency 2. Badan Kehutanan: Forestry Agency 3. Badan Kepegawaian Negara (BKN): the State Employee Affairs Agency 4. Badan Kepegawaian Daerah (BKD): the Regional Employee Affairs Agency 5. Badan Koordinasi Keluarga Berencana Nasional… Read More »

The Governmental Hierarchy and State Institutions

By | November 24, 2014

These are words and phrases related to the Indonesian Government and State Institutions. 1. Bupati: Regent 2. Camat: District chief/head 3. Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (DPR): The House of Representatives 4. Dewan Perwakilan Daerah (DPD): House of Regional Representatives 5. Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah (DPRD): Regional Legislative Councils 6. Gubernur: Governor 7. Kabupaten: Regency 8. Kecamatan: Distric 9. Kelurahan:… Read More »

President and the Cabinet

By | November 21, 2014

Words/phrases related to the president’s cabinet 1. Blusukan: Impromptu walkabouts (to meet people) 2. Ibu Negara: First lady 3. Kabinet Kerja: the Working Cabinet 4. Kabinet Indonesia Bersatu: The United Indonesia Cabinet Menteri Koordinator Bidang Politik, Hukum, dan Keamanan: Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister 5. Menteri Koordinator Ekonomi: Coordinating Economic Minister 6. Menteri Koordinator Bidang Kelautan:… Read More »