Market Socialism Declared as Official Economic Basis

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Suwarnakarta, INN – The National Forum has officially decreed that the laissez-faire market socialism will become the basis of Indokistani economic activities. The motion was proposed by Farhan Abdurrahman and passed unopposed on the late night forum session yesterday (11/ 07).

This decree strengthen the socialist nature of Indokistan, while the previous basis regulated on the constitution – workplace and economic democracy – also will be strengthened.

The market socialism Indokistan adopted will involved social ownership of means of production. Workplace democracy and workers self-management also will be an obligation for every companies and industries in lndokistan. This system also guarantees that Indokistan government will not interfere in economic activity.

Further, amendment of the constitution expected to be occured, after some said that the economy section on the constitution needs rewording.

 

 

State Leaders Meeting held in Suwarnakarta

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Head of Indokistani states pose with the national flag.

Suwarnakarta, INN – Federal City of Suwarnakarta became the meeting point for all state leaders to held a special National Forum meeting, which was held today (01/07).

All state leaders attended the meeting, became the very first in the history of the Federal State. Except Aziziyah governor Aziz Pahlevi which joined the meeting through online media, all state leaders attend directly to Suwarnakarta. Governor of Central Indokistan, Farhan Abdurrahman came first, and shortly followed by the President and Cussex governor Rayhan Haikal.

The meeting was started by a tour inside Suwarnakarta and a visit to the National Museum, which all state leaders observe historical artifacts inside the museum. Farhan Abdurrahman also made this moment to reminisced on his time when he was the head of state of Indokistan.

Despite of its informal nature, there are few proposals and a statement which made on the meeting. Proposals to replace few articles on the constitution was proposed, but the result will be taken afterwards.

A statement concerning Indokistani position in ISIS insurgency in Iraq and Syria was agreed by all participants. It is agreed that Indokistani government declares its opposition to ISIS, saying it as a “fake Caliphate” who only abuse religious reason on doing terrorist action. Official declaration concerning this condition also will be published after the meeting.

The meeting was ended by a photo session that was done by all those present.

 

National Currency Under Changes

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May 11 in Suwarnakarta, INN – Governor of the Central Bank of Indokistan (BSI) Nabil Ihsan, issued an order to altering changes on the national currency, KistanRupiah, after the currency officially recognized by the constitution, thus legalling its use.

The currency, New KistanRupiah (NKR, IKR) was first adopted in November 2011, which since its establishment has issued two banknotes editions, and currently pegged to 50 Indonesian Rupiah.

Changes will be executed on the currency will be redesigning, redenomination, and adoption of new exchange rates. Removal of coins from KistanRupiah also been discussed and considered.

New KistanRupiah banknotes are under redesigning, changes including the national emblem and symbols. “Flags of Indokistan” pictures as depicted on the reverse of the banknotes will remain unchanged.

Central Bank of Indokistan are under discussion on the appointment of the new printer company for the new edition of KistanRupiah. Cussex-based company Glouster-Doncaster are said to be officially appointed, but now no reports on that.

Redenomination also reported to be executed on the new currency, as the previous lowest banknotes valued 50 and the highest are 1000. Proposal on the changes are to replace the lowest to be valued 1, with the highest valued 100.

Exchange rates also will be changed, with the value will be ranged between Rp100-500 per DM 1, as said by Nabil Ihsan. The changes on the exchange rates are awaiting legislation on the National Forum.

Aziziyah Rebel Group Faded, Insists for Compensation

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9 May in Aziziyah, INN – Consensus has been reached on Indokistani government and Aziziyah rebels group discussion, which they insists to declare separation from Indokistan, afternoon yesterday (8/6). The rebels agreed to abandon their action to declare separation from Indokistan, but demanded for a compensation by Rp20.000 (DM 4000), as reported by Sultan Aziz I. They set the deadline for the compensation payment until April 22, two weeks since the consensus.

As reported before, a group attempted to force Sultan Aziz I of Aziziyah to declare separation of Indokistan three days ago (6/5). The action was started by a demonstration, which was ended in a riot. Just yesterday morning – they succeed to accessing Sultan Aziz room in the Royal Palace in Al Majidiyah, then forced Sultan Aziz to sign the letter, which he was refused. Central government – in shock but prepared – then accepting the Rebel demand to held discussion, which was ended in the consensus.

On their demonstration, the group demanded separation because the national basic law was seem incompatible with Aziziyah “Islamic law”, they also said that Aziziyah, under Islamic law, cannot dependent [lean] to the secular system, which Indokistan adopts.

Farhan Abdurrahman, on the discussion, defended Aziziyah against the rebel, by saying that Aziziyah and the Federal State of Indokistan are under different dimension, which the constitution does not regulate the state to be religious or not. “Aziziyah also not dependent [lean] to Indokistan, because the central government cannot intervene to state affairs.” he said.

As the discussion ends, the consensus was reached. The rebel will no longer force the Sultan to sign and they will abandon their action. They then demanded compensation. Despite of unclear reason on the compensation, Indokistan and Aziziyah government are ready to pay the compensation. “I will try my best [to fulfill their demand to paying compensation].” Sultan Aziz said to the National Forum members.

AIM Games Torch Relay Begins

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28 March, INN – “Torch Relay” in the part of AIM Games, which is scheduled to be hold in September 2014, has begun. The relay was started from the Excellent, which is the host of the game, then send to all members and participants of AIM Games, before returned back to the host.

The “torch” is not actually a “torch”. It is a paper that will consists of comments and praise from micronations head of state, which will be filled as the head of state of each micronations received the “torch”.

The first relay was sent from the Excellent to Omahkulon, which will become the first nation to be visited by the “torch”. Then Omahkulon will send it to Arkapore, and so on.

The official route will be Excellent – Omahkulon – Arkapore – Sunda Raya – Indokistan – Los Bay Petros – St. John – Al Rasyid Darussalam – Excellent. The entire phase are scheduled to be finished in one month. The “torch” – if succeeded to pass all routes – will be pass 3 out of 5 largest Indonesian islands, with more than 10.000 KM routes passed.

As participants before, Indokistani government has decided to participate as one Indokistan – instead of each states participating as separate entities.

Federal State of Indokistan – which have all leader of states and territories as delegation for AIM – decided that only Rayhan Haikal (Cussex) that receive the official relay, as reccomendation from AIM Games organiser to give the “torch” specifically for the head of state. Indokistan may participate on the relay, but on a separate document.

Indokistan may receive the “torch” relay in one until two weeks in advance on this date.

Omahkulon Constitution Ratified, Monarchy Established

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March 11 in Omahkulon, INN – Announcement was made by Omahkulon president Tommy Narisworo on the ratification of new constitution today (11/3), resulting in revival of Omahkulon monarch and restoring monarchy government in Omahkulon as aftermath of recent conflict.

The new constitution then establish – as described by Tommy – a federal monarchy, which made the new Omahkulon to be renamed as “Federal Monarchy Omahkulon”.

The constitution text, as received by INN editor, consists of 14 articles and special section regulating administrative division of Omahkulon. It includes regulation about rights on the ruler of Omahkulon and its division, ban on regional expansion without ruler consent, and establishing the separation between federal budget and regional budget.

Comments on the new constitution described it as an action to create a confederal Omahkulon, because the states loosely attached to the central government, as the state given broad rights with minor interference from national ruler except on important, national affairs.

On its announcement, leader Tommy Narisworo hopes that this constitution able to create a form of efficiency on national functioning which motivating regional government to be active inside national unity.

AIM Council Meeting Reaches Second Week – and Ongoing

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1 March, INN – Association of Indonesian Micronations (AIM) General Council Meeting has entered its second week, since it was started in February 23. The meeting discussing about important things related to AIM and its members.

Members of AIM, Barakstan, Excellent, Indokistan, and Omahkulon dominates the discussion. Los Bay Petros as member also obligated to attend the meeting, but they asked permission to not to attend the meeting for some period due to external business.

The meeting started in February 23 after the first declaration to open the meeting was declared by the secretary general of AIM, Rayhan Haikal. The meeting was frequently adjourned, but on the first meeting it is decided to not to adjourn the meeting, so the meeting able to be started at any time, not bind by the period of meeting status.

The meeting discussed about the addition of newly-independent Barakstan to become member of the organisation, possiblities of AIM to merge with MASA, revision of AIM symbols, period of MASA secretary general and security council term, AIM Games, AIM headquarters, and creation of map consists of AIM member states.

On this second week, three out from seven discussion finished. The first was about Barakstan membership, which ends in a resolution accepting Barakstan as full member after one month of observer status. Discussion about possiblities of AIM to merge with MASA also has been held, but no resoltion neither consensus made on the possiblities, due to recent events hamper the discussion. New AIM logo adopted and is used starting from this meeting.

Ongoing discussions are now about the term period of AIM secretary general and security council, but as this news published, the discussion about AIM symbols are restarted, because one of the members proposed another new design.