33 articles.
Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Week long anti-violence drive BANDUNG (JP): Six non-governmental organizations based in Bandung are jointly holding a week-long anti-violence campaign to commemorate World Women's Day starting on Thursday.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Resource dispute resolutionBy Ryad Areshman Chairil MELBOURNE (JP): Disputes over the development of mineral resources appear to be inevitable given the high financial stakes, the complexity of financial and development issues, and the changing environment both in host nations and that ...
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Three thieves killed JAKARTA (JP): Three alleged thieves were killed, two of them by police, in three separate incidents, a city police spokesman said on Sunday.City Police spokesman Sr. Comr.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Broom business swept away by success PURBALINGGA, Central Java (JP): Wirmada Prapanca did not imagine four years ago that his job making brooms from coconut palm midribs would bring him such success, with his products being exported to Japan and Singapore.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Conflict mapping is needed, says sociologist YOGYAKARTA (JP): Detailed conflict mapping, showing the areas with potential for conflict, is needed to help the government prevent communal and sectarian clashes which endanger the nation's unity and sovereignty, a sociologist has said.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Lightning kills two children SEMARANG, Central Java: Lightning killed two children and severely injured another as they played soccer in an open field during a rainstorm in Banjarnegara regency on Sunday.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Where to go in Bandung: Exhibition* Photo Pandangan Mengenai Kota, CCF - French Cultural Center, Jl.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Yugoslavia tribunal deters impunity for sexual violenceBy Solita Sarwono WASENAAR, The Netherlands (JP): A small ray of hope for the multitude of victims of sexual violence in armed conflicts may have emerged with last month's conviction of three war criminals from the war in Bosnia.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

President's character Pak Soegih Arto in his letter (The Jakarta Post, March 2, 2001) dreamed of Gus Dur's sweet victory when people were urging him to immediately return from his overseas trip and pilgrimage. CNN quoted the calls as "Gus Dur, come back. Or don't bother to return at all".
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Observers cautious over Friday political meeting JAKARTA (JP): Observers were cautious in their assessment of a meeting on Friday between representatives of major political parties, including several Islamic-based parties, warning that it may be a fleeting coalescence to court Vice President ...
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

AGO to 'invite' MPs, not 'question' them: Marzuki JAKARTA (JP): Attorney General Marzuki Darusman denied on Monday that his office would question several members of the House of Representatives' now-dissolved special committee on the Bulog scandal, saying he would invite them to ask to clarify ...
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

History for the taking at old museumText and photo by Kartika Bagus C. SURAKARTA, Central Java (JP): Pieces of the country's heritage are disappearing from the very institution that is supposed to preserve and protect them.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Clashes in Aceh continue, claim 17 more lives BANDA ACEH, Aceh (JP): The run-up to Monday's Islamic holy day of Idul Adha failed to abate the violence in Aceh as at least 17 people died in various incidents including clashes between security and rebel forces which raged during the weekend.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

TV todayTVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:00 Music 8:30 Documentary 9:00 Children's Program 10:00 Music 11:00 Talk Show 12:00 p.m.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

People jostle over meat at Istiqlal Grand Mosque JAKARTA (JP): The Day of Sacrifice, meant to be a show of compassion and brotherhood, turned into a stampede on Monday as around 2,000 poor people fought for slices of meat at the Istiqlal Grand Mosque in Central Jakarta.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Belhotel expands operation JAKARTA (JP): Hotel chain operator Swiss-Belhotel International will expand its hotel management network in other Indonesian cities following the opening of its hotel in Bali recently, a senior executive said.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Japan helps Indonesia make new shipping strategy JAKARTA (JP): The government has received financial assistance from the Japanese government to study and formulate a new strategy to help develop the country's ailing shipping industry, a senior government official said.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Endangered Bali starling nearing point of no return The Bali starling is on the verge of extinction with only 13 left in the wild of Bali Barat National Park. With an invitation from Conservation International, The Jakarta Post's Pandaya visited the birds' habitat from Feb. 20 to Feb.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

War crimes tribunal proceeds one step at a timeBy Gwynne Dyer LONDON (JP): For years, former Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic lived openly in Belgrade at 119 Vlagoja Parovica Street.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

A president-in-waiting Megawati Soekarnoputri is looking more and more like the president-in-waiting today than she ever has before, since becoming vice president in October 1999.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Nightspots may operate longer PAREPARE, South Sulawesi: Bucking the trend in other cities in the country, nightspots here have received support in their campaign to extend their operating hours.Local police chief Adj. Sr. Comr.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC: Proof of Life 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Woman on Top 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 Get Carter 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 The Cell 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 The Family Man ...
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Mass burials in Sampit, as refugees flow JAKARTA (JP): With thousands of refugees continuing to flow out of Sampit, Central Kalimantan, officials in Sampit began to dig up mass graves during the long weekend to give those who died a decent burial.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Police hunt for real robber JAKARTA (JP): The City Police have assigned a special team to hunt down an alleged bank robber to make amends for the wrongful shooting dead of an innocent man on Wednesday.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Training for export workers BANDUNG: The West Java office of the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration plans to hold a training course to improve the skills of Indonesians hoping to work abroad, the head of the office, Sukarto Karnen, said on Saturday.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Madurese refugees observe Day of Sacrifice in fear JAKARTA (JP): While millions of Indonesian Muslims celebrated Idul Adha Islamic Day of Sacrifice peacefully on Monday, hundreds of Madurese refugees observed it in fear following bloody ethnic riots in Sampit, Central Kalimantan.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

GPM congress begins in Maluku JAKARTA (JP): Governor Saleh Latuconsina opened the 34th Maluku Protestant Church Synod (GPM) Congress in Ambon on Sunday, with a call for conflicting camps in the province to make peace and to refrain from using religion for political means.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Unfortunate hiding place turns into trap for thief JAKARTA (JP): A novice thief ended up hiding under a bed after scrambling for safety on Saturday, a decision which led to his capture.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Bryaden to coach Indonesia's U-16 JAKARTA (JP): A former member of England's Coventry soccer club, Jims Bryaden, will coach the Indonesian under-16 soccer team for at least three years, the project director of U-16 training at the Soccer Association of Indonesia, Johny Pardede, said on Monday.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Ginandjar questioning in graft case set for March 15 JAKARTA (JP): The Attorney General's Office has summoned former minister of mines and energy Ginandjar Kartasasmita and his successor Ida Bagus Sudjana for questioning over their suspected roles in graft cases which took place during ...
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Conventions may be canceled JAKARTA (JP): At least 40 business conventions to be held in Indonesia this year are under threat of cancellation following the incessant political conflicts and riots, an executive said.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Sjahril, Akbar to discuss reshuffle at Bank Indonesia JAKARTA (JP): Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Sjahril Sabirin plans to meet Speaker of the House of Representatives Akbar Tandjung on Tuesday (today) to discuss the list of candidates proposed to replace deputy governors Achwan and Dono Iskandar.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2001

Local stock market to remain flat as Sampit aftermath lingers JAKARTA (JP): The local stock market is unlikely to experience a quick recovery from last week's fall, when worsening ethnic clashes in Sampit, Central Kalimantan, finally took their toll on the market's upward trend of previous weeks, ...
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