46 articles.
Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Attorney general ready to leave his postFabiola Desy Unidjaja The Jakarta Post JakartaAttorney General M.A. Rachman expressed his readiness to relinquish his position should he be found guilty of corruption.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Attorney General Rachman 'ready to resign' from postFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Attorney General M.A. Rachman expressed his readiness to relinquish his position should he be found guilty of corruption.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Multa Fidrus The Jakarta Post TangerangDuring the fasting month of Ramadhan, it has become tradition for Muslims to spend their time at various activities while waiting for the mosque drums to summon the breaking of the fast. Such activity is locally known as ngabuburit.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Water bills to be payable through ATMs JAKARTA: Starting Dec. 18, customers of PT Thames PAM Jaya (TPJ) will be able to pay their bills through Bank Central Asia ATMs.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Extreme cooling vital for your PCZatni Arbi, Columnist, Jakarta, zatni@cbn.net.id Two things can get very hot inside your CPU casing: the power supply unit (PSU) and the processor.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Monas to close this week JAKARTA: The National Monument (Monas) park will be closed from Tuesday to Sunday, with Governor Sutiyoso scheduled to inaugurate the newly fenced-in park on Monday, Dec. 16.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

IMF agrees to disburse another $365 million to RIDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to disburse its latest loan tranche to Indonesia, in what the government claims as a vote of confidence in the country's economy despite the adverse impacts ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Gapki upbeat with CPO targetThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (Gapki) is optimistic this year's crude palm oil (CPO) output target of nine million tons and export target of about 5.5 million tons will be met.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

European myths, European realitiesEdmund Phelps, Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University, Project Syndicate Following centuries of bold explorations in science, navigation and engineering, Continental Europe in the 20th century launched major social innovations.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Police await lawyers before tackling Samudra and his four accomplicesThe Jakarta Post, Denpasar/Jakarta Police are waiting for defense lawyers to arrive before interrogating Abdul Aziz alias Imam Samudra, the alleged mastermind of the deadly Bali bombings, and his four accomplices.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Aceh peace deal: A lesson from ChechnyaDmitri Kosyrev, Political Columnist, RIA Novosti, Moscow This is not the first time when my Indonesia-watching makes me see some amazing parallels between this far-away country and Russia, where I live.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Growing for the welfare of the people On this day, Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, the United Arab Emirates celebrates the 31st Anniversary of its National Day.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Bambang Nurbianto The Jakarta Post JakartaPrivate companies have had differing responses to the government's decision to extend Idul Fitri holidays for up to five days.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

The Jakarta Post JakartaThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to disburse its latest loan tranche to Indonesia, in what the government is calling a "vote of confidence" in the country's economy despite the adverse impacts of the Oct. 12 Bali terror attacks.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Police and TNI raid Papua rebel groupThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta A joint team of police and Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel stormed the headquarters of the armed wing of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) over the weekend, arresting one rebel fighter, Julius, and confiscating seven homemade firearms ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

'I must work extra hard as the maid is away' Many housemaids and nannies took part in the annual exodus from Jakarta to their hometowns to celebrate Idul Fitri. As a result, many families have had to make do without the pembantu (domestic helpers) who normally do their everyday housework.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

City quite, recreation parks busyDamar Harsanto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta On Sunday morning, Awi took his wife and three children on his motorcycle to the recreational park in Ancol, North Jakarta.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Where to go in Jakarta: Monday, December 9, 2002Exhibitions * Jukung-Boats from the Barito Basin, Maritime Museum, Jl. Pasar Ikan No. 1, North Jakarta (Tel. 6693406, 6602476), Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., until Dec. 23. * Mask by Gallis and Rakidi, The British Council, S.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Visitors flock to Botanical Garden JAKARTA: The Bogor Botanical Garden attracted most of the visitors in Bogor and its surrounding area on Sunday, due in large part to the good weather.It was estimated that between 35,000 and 40,000 people visited the botanical garden on Sunday.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Building a literate nation and public participationHelena I. R. Agustien, Ph.D, Lecturer, Post Graduate Program Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang A modern culture is in a way characterized by a high involvement of its people with literacy activities or involvement with printed materials in ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Fire razes 40 houses at Kebon Jeruk JAKARTA: Fire destroyed about 40 houses in Kedoya Utara, Pesing, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta, on Saturday.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

The Jakarta Post Jakarta The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (Gapki) is optimistic this year's crude palm oil (CPO) output target of nine million tons and export target of about 5.5 million tons will be met.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Acehnese pray for peace as hopes fade for conflict to endNani Farida, The Jakarta Post, Banda Aceh Hundreds of Acehnese people held a mass prayer at the Baiturrahman Mosque in Banda Aceh on Sunday to pray that the Indonesia-Free Aceh Movement (GAM) peace talks, scheduled for Dec.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Power to the status quo The major political parties, many of which were born of the Reformation Movement in 1998, have established the status quo and are now seeking to preserve their power to the exclusion, inasmuch as possible, of potential newcomers: This much is clear from the Bill on ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Fate of Gunung Putri residents I'm both concerned and saddened by how the residents of Gunung Putri, living not far from the Cibinong cement plant in Bogor, have been unjustly treated since the New Order era.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Affordable renovations for new families Maria Endah Hulupi The Jakarta Post JakartaAs a young couple expecting more additions to their new family, they wanted to create more room in their standard house.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Tommy among remission recipient on Idul FitriTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Multiple-offense convict Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra, the youngest son of former president Soeharto, was among inmates receiving remission in conjunction with the Islamic Idul Fitri holiday last ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Bombings halt youth exchange programsThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Dozens of Australian and Canadian youths have expressed disappointment over the cancellation of two separate youth exchange programs following the bomb attacks in Bali on Oct. 12 and South Sulawesi late last Thursday.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Dozens killed across the country during Idul Fitri holidayThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Dozens of people across the country were killed and over 100 injured in traffic accidents and fires during the postfasting Idul Fitri celebration that began on Thursday.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Housing market seen stronger next year on continued high demandThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta After improving significantly this year, the housing market should continue to strengthen next year with demand remaining strong, especially for houses in the middle and upper-class categories, experts said.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Tea anyone? It helps improve your health The English people are famous for their tea drinking habits, cherishing the experience with deep appreciation for the aroma and flavor released from freshly and properly brewed tea leaves or other (fruity and herbal) infusions.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Strong self-motivation needed to get successful in dietMaria Endah Hulupi The Jakarta Post JakartaGetting into "ideal shape" has always been an obsession for women around the world.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Jakarta sees quieter 'Takbiran'Novan Iman Santosa, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Jakarta saw fewer Takbiran festivities on the eve of Idul Fitri with the police out in full force on the capital's main streets throughout Thursday night.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

THE BRISBANE GRAND TOURJason Volker Contributor Brisbane, Australia"There's no such thing as a numbat," says my disbelieving foreign friend."Sure there is. He's a cute little critter too ... though a trifle dull.""You're kidding, right?" responds my friend."Then of course there's always the bilby.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Don't criticize religion for killings done in God's nameMartin Woollacott, Guardian News Service, London It has always been true that many things done in the name of God would be abhorrent to a benign deity.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Authorities hunting down East Timorese intrudersThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Security personnel in Belu regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), said on Sunday that they were chasing after East Timorese nationals who had allegedly entered the province after the bloody riot in Dili, East Timor, last ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

BIN's problem in regaining public trust not easyArdimas Sasdi, Staff Writer, The Jakarta Post, ardimas@thejakartapost.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Indonesia marks Idul Fitri with anguish and simplicityFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, celebrated Idul Fitri in relatively subdued fashion amid concern over terrorist acts that have plagued the nation this year.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Makassar bomber 'among three killed'Jupriadi, The Jakarta Post, Makassar Police here said on Sunday one of the three people killed in last Thursday's bombing of a McDonald's restaurant in Makassar, South Sulawesi, may have been the bomber, and that they were investigating two men and searching ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Features to look for in a TV tuner for your PC Watching TV programs on your computer monitor has become easier and cheaper than ever. The price of tuners has fallen considerably; besides, the hardware and software that make it possible have also improved a lot.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Pertamina targets jump in outputThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina plans to raise its upstream output, including oil, gas and geothermal steam, by about 84 percent over the next five years.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Four killed as violence returns to Poso regencyErik W., The Jakarta Post, Poso, Central Sulawesi Four people were killed over the weekend in troubled Poso regency, Central Sulawesi, but the police insisted on Sunday that the killings were purely criminal acts that had nothing to do with the ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Army chief greets wounded soldiers JAKARTA: Army chief of staff Gen. Ryamizard Ryacudu greeted wounded soldiers currently being treated at the Gatot Soebroto Army hospital on Saturday.The four-star general gave the wounded soldiers a big hug and words of encouragement to boost their morale.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Taking the fight against terrorism to the high seas Graham Gerard Ong Research Associate Institute of Southeast Asian Studies The Straits Times Asia News Network Singapore The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) meeting on maritime security that opens in London today could not have been ...
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Stop asking for alms from motorists JEMBER, East Java: The East Java Council of Indonesian Mosques (DMI) has appealed to all mosque committees in the province not to seek alms from people driving along the public highway."Seeking alms on the highway is unethical.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2002

Demands for peace abound at Idul FitriThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Religious and community leaders took the opportunity of Idul Fitri to call for peace as violence marred the Muslim holiday in some parts of the country.
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