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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Rates for tax payment, valid from June 5 to June 11 U.S. dollar 1 Rp 8,475.00Austrian schilling 1 570.57Australian dollar 1 4,842.62Belgian franc 1 194.63Canadian dollar 1 5,629.73Swiss franc 1 5,001.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Flood inundates 130 homes in Kenjeran SURABAYA, East Java: Some 130 homes in Cumpat, Kenjeran district, continue to be inundated every high tide after an embankment protecting the settlement broke three days ago.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Loan disbursement not discussed: Baramuli JAKARTA (JP): Former Supreme Advisory Council (DPA) chairman A.A. Baramuli, has denied any involvement in the Bank Bali scandal, although he has acknowledged he was engaged in several meetings with some business associates and banking officials.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Gus Dur denies plan on capital controls JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid dismissed on Monday speculation that the government was considering imposing capital controls to help strengthen the ailing rupiah.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Environment-friendly transportation Not only the new information society has changed our world. Environmental aspects have shown us that the world truly is increasingly globalized. Threats and challenges for one country are often everybody's concern.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Police probe not concentrated on palace staff JAKARTA (JP): City police detectives chief Col. Alex Bambang Riatmodjo insisted on Monday that his office has no plan at all to summon anybody from the Presidential Palace for questioning in connection with the still mysterious Rp 35 billion Bulog ...
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

East Java Menwa protest disbandment JAKARTA: Around 1,000 members of university paramilitary regiments from 60 universities in East Java gathered at the governor's office here on Monday to protest the dissolution of the paramilitary force.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Puzzling government If I am not mistaken the government has shown, more or less, its agreement the people of Irian Jaya to convene a Papuan people's congress by giving a donation of Rp 1 billion to the organizers and the promise that the president himself would attend.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

At least 58 killed in Bengkulu quake JAKARTA (JP): A massive earthquake measuring up to 7.9 on the Richter scale and scores of aftershocks shook Bengkulu on Sumatra island, killing at least 58 people and leaving hundreds injured, officials and medical staff said on Monday.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Din Syamsuddin calls for dissolution of Apjati JAKARTA (JP): Director General of Manpower Placement and Development Din Syamsuddin called on labor export companies on Monday to set up a consortia in place of the longstanding Association of Labor Export Companies (Apjati).
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Badminton body faces problems over PON JAKARTA (JP): The National Sports Council (KONI) will strive to retain the gold medal tradition in badminton in the Olympic Games in Sydney this September.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Soeharto probe to be completed soon: Yushar JAKARTA (JP): Amid ongoing pressure to speed up the investigation into Soeharto's corruption cases, the Attorney General's Office vowed on Monday that the questioning of Soeharto would soon be completed.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Police arrest three alleged provocateurs in Poso riot PALU, Central Sulawesi (JP): Central Sulawesi Police have arrested eight alleged rioters, of whom three are suspected provocateurs, in the recent communal clashes in Poso.Chief of the Central Sulawesi Police Col.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Government submits bill on human rights court JAKARTA (JP): The government proposed a new bill to the House of Representatives on Monday that would be used to establish a national court of human rights.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Stock quotations on JSXStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on June 5, 2000: Shares Close Change Trading Volume --------------------------------------------------------- Ades Alfindo ...
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Start-ups need one year for JSX listing JAKARTA (JP): President of the Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSX) Mas Achmad Daniri said on Monday that start-up companies should have been established for a minimum of one year to qualify for listing on the exchange.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC: Mickey Blue Eyes 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Bats 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 Mission to Mars 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Teaching Mrs.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Plenty of frights onboard 'The Ghost Train'By Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): Oei Eng Goan may have ended up being a journalist, but he is unable to divorce himself from theater, perhaps his first love.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Makindo uses new technology JAKARTA (JP): Listed stock trading company Makindo said on Monday it would implement new technology from Australia to provide maximum security for all online stock transactions conducted by its clients through its cybertrade business.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Why the poverty-stricken are still poor The following is the second of two articles on an assessment of poverty in Indonesia by Poppy Ismalina, a researcher and lecturer on economics at the Yogyakarta-based Gadjah Mada University.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

One dies in vicious clash JAKARTA (JP): Dozens of Duren Sawit Police officers of East Jakarta were busy on Monday securing the Malaka Jaya district of Klender, following a vicious clash on Monday between two groups of angry local residents, which resulted in one fatality.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Fiber association asks EU to drop dumping charges JAKARTA (JP): The Indonesian Synthetic Fiber Makers Association (APSyFI) has asked the European Union (EU) member countries to drop the dumping charges imposed by the European Commission on all Indonesian polyester staple fiber (PSF) products, an ...
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Woman shot during robbery attempt JAKARTA (JP): The police shot a woman after she snatched a gold necklace from a passenger of a mikrolet public minivan at the Senen bus terminal on Monday.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Dossiers on fake rupiah await polygraph results SURABAYA (JP): After putting Col. (ret) Soemarjono, the main suspect in the Rp 4.7 billion fake rupiah notes case, through a lie detector test, Surabaya Police said on Monday they would hand the case dossiers to the prosecutors office this week.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Government to raise fuel prices in October, April JAKARTA (JP): The government will increase domestic fuel prices by an average of 12 percent in October this year, according to finance minister Bambang Sudibyo.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Dutch war hero cemeteries Recently two Dutch naval ships visited Surabaya and Jakarta.We can read from newspapers that the crew did not go to the war-hero cemeteries in either city to pay homage to the fallen military and civilian Dutch citizens during World War II and the independence war of our ...
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Government urged to act prudently on Papuan aspiration JAKARTA (JP): Legislators and political observers on Monday called on the government to use prudence, rather than force, in reacting to a declaration of independence by the Papuan Congress.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

What do you knowabout Sweden?Did you know that ...* Sweden is about the same size as Sumatra or California.* The population of Sweden is approximately 8.9 million.* Like Indonesia, Sweden is a country dense with forests. Over 50 percent of the area is covered by forests.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Sjahril named bank scandal suspect JAKARTA (JP): Bank Indonesia Governor Sjahril Sabirin was named a suspect on Monday in the Bank Bali scandal for allegedly violating the central bank's prudential principle in its policy to reimburse interbank loans guaranteed by the government.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

The empowerment of the ombudsman system The concept of an ombudsman originates from a Swedish system of checks and balances. The first ombudsman, the Parliamentary Ombudsman (Justitieombudsmannen, JO), was established in 1809.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Bringing consumptive zone to book for global warmingBy Frank Richardson JAKARTA (JP): One family community in a village with a population of 3,155 was successfully sued recently for producing an inordinate amount of pollution.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Government adamant Irian will remain in Indonesia JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid renewed on Monday his tough warning to proindependence supporters in Irian Jaya, saying he would do his best to keep Indonesia's sovereignty over the easternmost province intact.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Celebrating 50 years of Swedish-RI relations With globalization and the Information Technology (IT) revolution, the distance between Sweden and Indonesia is shrinking dramatically. The following is an interview with the Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia, Harald Sandberg.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Councillors yet to decide on Sutiyoso's speech JAKARTA (JP): Amid strong public pressure that he resigns from his governorship, Sutiyoso gave his annual accountability speech on Monday before city councillors at the City Council building on Jl. Kebon Sirih in Central Jakarta.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

The erosion of public trust in government Dissolution has followed every scandal, while the law is still on the side of those against change, writes noted lawyer Todung Mulya Lubis.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Heroin overdose Recently, my husband's brother's son died tragically of a heroin overdose. He was only 17 years old.I was horrified to learn that this was not just an isolated incident but almost a daily occurrence.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Developers get environment-friendly awards JAKARTA (JP): The central government on Monday granted awards to 12 developers in Greater Jakarta (Jabotabek) for their roles in helping protect the environment at their respective housing complexes.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Bus strike leaves thousands stranded BOGOR (JP): Bus crews went on strike on Monday at Baranangsiang bus terminal, leaving thousands of passengers, including commuters employed in Jakarta, stranded.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Forex control, who needs it? The administration of President Abdurrahman Wahid seems to have mastered the art of blaming everything that goes wrong in this country on anything but itself. The weakening of the rupiah these past two months is the latest example of that nagging habit.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

On Thoenes' death As a journalist, I read with confusion your article on page 2 of the newspaper on June 2, 2000 beginning with the headline: Thoenes' death still puzzling as no bullet wounds found.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Falling icons Presently, there is a lot of hullabaloo being made in Indian Press about the corrupt and fallen icons of Indian cricket.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Satunet launches sports site JAKARTA (JP): News portal company Satunet Group announced on Monday the launch of its new site www.satusports.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Promoting democracy, sharing RP experience This is the second of two articles by former president of the Phillipines Corazon C. Aquino, based on a presentation at the colloquium and inauguration of The Habibie Center in Jakarta on May 22.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

TV todayTVRI 5:30 a.m. Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:00 Children's Songs 8:30 Music 9:00 Interval 2:00 p.m.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

House endorses bill on general elections JAKARTA (JP): The House of Representatives endorsed on Monday the general election bill, which will become the basis of establishing a new, "independent" general election commission (KPU).
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

Government to help Sony settle labor strike JAKARTA (JP): Minister of Manpower Bomer Pasaribu promised on Monday that the government would help settle the labor problem currently being faced by PT Sony Electronics Indonesia.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2000

23 survivors in Kendari accident KENDARI, Southeast Sulawesi: Search and rescue teams on Monday said they have found 23 survivors from the KM Citra Baru ship which sank on May 30 near Wawonii Island some 49 kilometers southeast of Kendari.
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