Dictionary of Fiction

Kamus istilah-istilah fiksi dan penulisan

When you find in this blog, or anywhere else, a word you don’t understand, search the meaning here on Macmillan Dictionary. Or if you know Bahasa Indonesia, just hit “Ctrl” + “F” and type the word. Maybe the word you’re looking for is available here.

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Who the Hell is Densus 88

Densus 88 attackLately, Indonesian media have been dominated by the issues of Densus 88. The televisions, radios and newspapers are talking about it. Who the hell is Densus 88, anyway? Well, special Detachment 88 a.k.a. Delta 88 a.k.a. Densus (Detasemen Khusus) 88 is the Indonesian counter-terrorism squad. It is part of the Indonesian National Police. Formed after the 2002 Bali bombing, it was officially announced to public in 2004. In 2005, it shot and killed Dr. Azhari Husin, one of the most dangerous bombers in the world. And now it aims Noordin Mohd Top, Azhari’s student. After the explosion in JW Marriot and Ritz Carlton Hotel, of course it’s a busy time. On the other side, since Densus 88 is funded, equipped, and trained by the United States, it must also prove that Densus 88 is purely fight against terrorism felony, not Islam.

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Mari Bicara tentang Intelijen


When you write a thriller, creating an intelligence-typical person is quiet unavoidable. The thriller protagonist is able to predict potential felony. So is the intelligence in real world. Intelligence is the product of evaluated information, valued for its currency and relevance, rather than its detail or accuracy. The term “intelligence” refers also to information gatherer, whether is human (agent) or organization (CIA, FSB, M16, Mossad, BIN, AIO, or private intel organization as well). Nowadays, intelligence activities are not merely for war interest or killing someone subversive. For instance, there are business intelligence, relationship intelligence, heritage intelligence (even no rivalry here), etc. Brief, motivation behind every intelligence actions is to prevent the bad or ensure the good happens.

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Government in Indonesia

These links will bring you to the Indonesian governmental websites. All of those are in English, or bilingual at least.

BI (Bank Indonesia)
BI or Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia’s official website, includes information on policy, regulation, economic statistics and exchange rates.

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Content Provider

This is list of the content providers operating in Indonesian. Some of them accept the content writers for this business.

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