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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

House passes property right bills into law JAKARTA (JP): The House of Representatives passed on Monday three bills on industrial design, integrated circuit space design and trade confidentiality in the hope of regaining trust and support from foreign investors and the international market.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Rates for tax payment, valid from Dec. 4 to Dec.10 U.S. dollar 1 Rp 9,440.00Austrian schilling 1 583.95Australian dollar 1 4,917.30Belgian franc 1 199.19Canadian dollar 1 6,115.97Swiss franc 1 5,316.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Garuda, Merpati add more flights for holidays JAKARTA (JP): In anticipation of the expected surge in passenger numbers over the upcoming holiday, Garuda Indonesia and Merpati Nusantara Airlines are both adding more flights to their schedules.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Official confirms RI meat supply JAKARTA (JP): The country's supply of meat is sufficient to meet the nationwide demand for 94,000 cows, 26 million chickens and 37,000 tons of eggs for Christmas, Idul Fitri and New Year's Eve, an official from the Ministry of Agriculture said on Monday.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Language lesson I am most grateful to Mr. Frank Landsman from Bandung for replying to my previous letter of Nov. 1, 2000 to point out the printing error but more importantly to again bring to the attention of The Jakarta Post's readers the plight of the Israelis.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

President to impose Islamic law in Aceh JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid will declare the imposition of Islamic law for Aceh when he visits the restive province on Dec. 15, Aceh's new governor Abdullah Puteh says.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Government overwhelmed by cost of floods JAKARTA (JP): The government has complained about its lack of funds to finance reconstruction projects in provinces recently racked by floods and landslides.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

RI, Australian ministers to have high-level talks JAKARTA (JP): Ministers from Indonesia and Australia are to meet at the end of the week in a high-level discussion in an effort to further jump start ties which have been on a downward slope since the East Timor issue last year.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Won, Taiwan dollar continue falling, rupiah unchanged SINGAPORE (Dow Jones): The South Korean won and the New Taiwan dollar extended their falls late Monday on domestic and international pressures, while other Southeast Asian currencies staged a mixed performance.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Palyja to hike drinking water rates soon JAKARTA (JP): PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja), a French water management firm, expected to reach an agreement by the end of this month with its local partner, city-owned PAM Jaya drinking water company, for a hike in water costs, its executive disclosed on ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Indosat to start mobile service early next yearBy Tantri Yuliandini HONG KONG (JP): State-owned international telephone operator PT Indonesia Satellite Corporation (Indosat) will be ready to start the first phase of its mobile phone service in the third quarter of 2001, an executive said here on ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Stock quotations on JSXStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Dec. 4, 2000: Shares Close Change Trading Volume ------------------------------------------------------------- Ades Alfindo ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Five years on, Sarajevo's scars are still vividBy Mort Rosenblum SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP): At dawn in the streets of Sarajevo, the car speakers thump with hopeful reggae: "Everything's gonna be all right." By dusk, the tune changes: "This is the road to hell.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Appeal statement on Pande signed JAKARTA (JP): Prosecutor Tarwo Hadi Sadjuri signed on Monday an appeal against a Nov. 23 court ruling which acquitted Pande Nasorahona Lubis from all graft charges in the Rp 546 billion (US$57 million) Bank Bali scandal.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Massive raids on firecrackers JAKARTA (JP): Worried about the harmful impacts and annoyance caused to the public by the growing use of firecrackers in the capital, Governor Sutiyoso ordered, on Monday, all of the city's five mayoralties to immediately conduct massive raids on the sale and use of ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Djarum, PMS to join national c'ships SEMARANG (JP): Central Java clubs Djarum Kudus and PMS Solo will compete in the Interclub National Badminton Championships in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, in February next year.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

The stakes between Singapore and IndonesiaBy Irawan Abidin JAKARTA (JP): Of President Abdurrahman Wahid's tirade against Singapore just over a week ago, much was said by Indonesians, most of it by way of lamentation, rebuke and outright condemnation.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

I'm sure Tommy still in Indonesia: Police JAKARTA (JP): National Police chief Gen. Surojo Bimantoro said on Monday that he didn't know the whereabouts of Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra, but was sure that the fugitive son of former President Soeharto was still in the country.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Why Indonesia needs to phase out leaded gasoline nowBy Ahmad Safrudin JAKARTA (JP): Lead compounds are added to gasoline in Indonesia as a low cost solution to improve its combustion properties (octane number).
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Set a good example Glancing at This Odd World (Nov. 21, 2000) I noticed that Germany's new transport minister admitted that he had once picked up a driving ban for speeding but said he had learned from the experience and now stuck to the speed limit.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Political fireworks PURWOKERTO, Central Java (JP): The explosive quarreling exchanges between Indonesia's political elite have raised anxiety levels among many people in the country, except for a local firecracker producer who is taking the opportunity to benefit from the discord.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Environmentally friendly technology abound in YogyaBy Heru Prasetya YOGYAKARTA (JP): You need water and electricity but live in a remote barren area? Don't worry, just drop in at the Langit Lintang Samodra Foundation in Sambisari village, Sleman, some 17 kilometers east of here.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

US$52m seized from Apkindo for graft case JAKARTA (JP): The Attorney General's Office confiscated on Monday fixed deposits and accounts, worth more than US$52 million and Rp 3 billion, belonging to the Association of Indonesian Wood Panel Producers (Apkindo) as evidence in a graft case ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Ruwiyati eyes SEA Games as her next event JAKARTA (JP): After winning the women's division at the 10th Singapore International Marathon on Sunday, Indonesian marathoner Ruwiyati expressed her hope of performing at the 2001 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

India, Pakistan talk at cross purposes on KashmirBy Juergen Hein NEW DELHI (DPA): India announced a truce in Kashmir and Pakistan followed suit, awakening hopes of defusing the nuclear power in the Indian subcontinent.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Where to go in Bandung:Exhibition* Fine Art, Painting by Popo Iskandar and Djuariah Iskandar, at Griya Seni Popo Iskandar, at Jl. Dr. Setiabudhi 268 (Phone: 022 2013662), until Dec. 8.Performances* Sundanese Drama Raja Pinilih, LS. Dewi Murni Group, at Gedung Kesenian Rumentang Siang, Jl.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Photos by West Kalimantan children bring reconciliationBy Erma S. Ranik PONTIANAK, West Kalimantan (JP): Sixteen-year-old Agus' eyes gleamed when he saw the photograph before him. "That is the rice field near my house," he said.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Method to the madness It was exactly three weeks ago (Wednesday) that Americans woke up (if they had bothered to go to sleep) to discover that a President had not been elected on Election Day. Little did we know that this anomaly was just the beginning.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Corruption takes its toll on Communist ChinaBy John Gittings HONG KONG: At least eight people -- and perhaps many more, according to some local reports -- were on Saturday said to have died when an illegally built shopping mall collapsed in southern China.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Reflections on the first APABy Meidyatama Soeryodiningrat JAKARTA (JP): Nov. 24, 2000 could go down as a historic date in the annals of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Yusril says House's special committee not illegal JAKARTA (JP): Minister of Justice and Human Rights Yusril Ihza Mahendra defended on Monday the House of Representative's move to form a special committee (Pansus) to investigate two scandals in which the President has been implicated, saying that ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Taxi firm Blue Bird Group denies internal dispute JAKARTA (JP): Taxi company PT Blue Bird Group denied on Monday that there was a split within its management following a decision of one of its subsidiaries, PT.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

TV todayTVRI 3:30 a.m. Ramadhan Special: Uraian Syiar Sahur 4:30 Ramadhan Special: Pengajian Al-Quran 5:00 Ramadhan Special: Uraian Hikmah Pagi 5:30 Ramadhan Special: Pelajaran Iqro 6:00 News 8:00 Children's Program 8:30 Music 9:00 Interval 12:00 p.m.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Perbasi to summon 60 athletes SEMARANG (JP): The Indonesian Basketball Association (Perbasi) will summon 60 male and female players to join the 2001 Southeast Asian Games training program in Jakarta early next year. The Games will be held in Kuala Lumpur.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Jaya Ancol not linked with scam: Ciputra JAKARTA (JP): Business tycoon Ciputra said on Monday he was positive a company he founded was in no way connected with an alleged scam involving city councillors.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Mom, baby suffer food poisoning BANDUNG: A mother and her two infant children had to be treated in hospital on Monday suffering from what was believed to be food poisoning after drinking a carton of milk.Eva, 40, and her two daughters Silvia, 3, and Rinjani, 1.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Foreign investors 'too pessimistic on Indonesia' JAKARTA (JP): European and American investors have taken a too pessimistic view on Indonesia's economic recovery and might find themselves missing investment opportunities here if they continue to shy away from this country, according to a French ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Manulife agrees to pay settlement to plaintiffs JAKARTA (JP): Life insurance firm PT Asuransi Jiwa Manulife Indonesia (AJMI) agreed on Monday to pay the rupiah equivalent of US$680,000 to an insurance policy holder and her beneficiaries on Tuesday, in an effort to settle a bankruptcy suit brought ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Ramadhan time for JakartaTuesday Maghrib 6:00 p.m.Wednesday Imsak 3:57 a.m.Subuh 4:07 a.m.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Rupiah Rates Dec.4 Bank notes rates TT rates Buying Selling Buying Selling Rp Rp Rp Rp U.S. dollar 1 9,005.00 10,005.00 9,457.00 9,553.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Irian Jaya cannot go the way of East Timor SINGAPORE: Last Friday, "independence" observances by separatists' supporters in the remote eastern Indonesian province of Irian Jaya passed with little trouble.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Govt and House agree on a new regional tax law JAKARTA (JP): The government reached agreement with the House of Representatives on Monday over a new version of the regional tax law which will give regency and mayoralty administrations greater powers in collecting taxes.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Appointment of BI board of governors 'delayed' JAKARTA (JP): The House of Representatives may not approve the amendment to the central bank law this week, according to a key legislator.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

House to endorse chief justice candidates JAKARTA (JP): The House of Representatives is set to formally nominate Muladi and Bagir Manan as the two candidates for the chief justice post at a plenary session on Wednesday.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Susilo denies resignation report JAKARTA (JP): Another rumor of several ministers considering withdrawal from the Cabinet over disappointment with President Abdurrahman Wahid's management of his team has spread throughout the capital.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Shilling for the Gilis If you are a foreign tourist visiting Indonesia or an expatriate who works and lives in this country, it would be a loss if you did not take advantage of the opportunity to come to Gili Indah, a village much like an earthly paradise which consists of three beautiful ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Never-ending story The story of the House of Representatives' investigations of alleged improprieties in the presidential palace, known as Bulog- gate and Brunei-gate, is turning into a long-running and, one might add, boring saga.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Ambon military warns of provocation AMBON, Maluku: The chief of the Pattimura Military Command Brig. Gen.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Firecracker blast injures five PURBALINGGA, Central Java: At least five people were injured when hundreds of firecrackers exploded in Purbalingga market on Sunday, police said on Monday.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Juwono calls for political solution to Soeharto case JAKARTA (JP): Political observer Juwono Sudarsono proposed on Monday a political settlement to resolve the fate of former president Soeharto once and for all, and so allow the nation to move forward.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC Hollow Man 13:00 15:15 19:30 Million Dollar Hotel 13:45 16:00 20:15 Charlie's Angels 13:00 15:15 19:30 Storm Catcher 13:45 16:00 20:15 Bedazzled 13:00 15:15 ...
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Tue, 05 Dec 2000

Rock is dead I refer to the article Pop star influences make curious reading in The Jakarta Post, Dec. 1, 2000, page 9.
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