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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

French contest at Carrefour In June, I bought a French music cassette at Carrefour Pasar Festival as I read in their advertisement that with every purchase, shoppers stood a chance at winning return airfare for two to Paris and lunch with French Indonesia-born artist Anggun.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Police use dead to cover up problemsDamar Harsanto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta In attempt to wash their hands of a potentially damaging case, police announced on Thursday that they had closed the investigation into an alleged plot between security officers and convict Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Disagreement causes delay, forces MPR to extend sessionKurniawan Hari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta During a plenary meeting of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) on Thursday, it was decided to extend the Assembly's Annual Session by about nine hours after legislators failed to reach ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Blaming only the IMF a deceitful gimmickAbdul Mongid, Alumni, University of Wales, United Kingdom One main theme of discussion, especially among economists and politicians, is how to "get divorced" from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

JP/6/OTHER5Thomas Middlehoff's failure Once upon a time, there was a media firm in the tranquil town of Guetersloh that had become great thanks to book clubs.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

U.S. not perfect, but willing to improveRalph L. Boyce, Ambassador, U.S. Embassy to Indonesia, Jakarta We live in an increasingly interconnected world with more and more barriers between people falling each day.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Minister rapped over dredgers JAKARTA: The House of Representatives criticized maritime affairs and fisheries minister Rochmin Dahuri on Thursday for releasing seven foreign dredgers impounded in Riau waters last month, which had illegally taken sand from Indonesian maritime territory.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Govt must reduce dependency on donorsAhmad Junaidi and Fitri Wulandari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Commission B asserted on Thursday that it was not seeking to terminate Indonesia's relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but for the ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Tobing, survives with consistencyTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Many say the difference between a statesman and a politician lies in how they treat life.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Plot thickens as factions prepare for electionBambang Nurbianto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The tension in gubernatorial election process was turned up another notch on Thursday as the disappointed United Development Party (PPP) faction, which has 12 of the 85 seats in the Council, rejected a ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Let Brazil elect Lula if it still desires toJonathan Power, Columnist, London Twenty years ago when Luiz Inacio da Silva, "Lula" as everyone calls him, first started to make a splash in Brazilian politics both the West German chancellor Helmut Schmidt and the Spanish prime minister Adolfo Suarez ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Independent body for customs office annulledThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Ministry of Finance has rejected calls for the establishment of an independent supervisory committee to monitor the country's customs office, raising doubts about whether measures to reform the customs office can be ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

MPR blasted for delay in establishment of commissionTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Experts and activists blasted the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) on Thursday for putting off the establishment of a constitutional commission until 2003.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Australia, Indonesia win multibillion Chinese LNG contractsThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta China has awarded multi-billion-dollar contracts to Australian and Indonesian consortiums to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the country.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Rubber producing nations set up consortium to lift priceThe Jakarta Post, Gianyar, Bali The world's largest rubber producers -- Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand -- signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a consortium called International Tripartite Rubber Companies ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Constitutional commission put off till 2003Kurniawan Hari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Despite disagreement on two contentious articles, the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) is expected to endorse the final phase of the current constitutional amendment process during a plenary session on ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Second round of Poso peace talks set for SundayMuhammad Nafik, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Signatories of a peace deal to cease the two years of sectarian conflict in Poso, Central Sulawesi, will hold a two-day meeting beginning on Sunday after a spate of recent attacks has shattered the historic ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Jacob blames Hassan over illegal workersThe Jakarta Post, Tampak Siring, Bali Malaysia's refusal to sign a deal on Indonesian illegal workers has left unfinished business between two ministers from the Cabinet of President Megawati Soekarnoputri.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Being a leader not always nice Legislator Nadjih Ahjad found out on Thursday that being a leader is not always nice.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Pertamina guarantees fuel supply in JakartaThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The state oil and gas company Pertamina guaranteed on Thursday that the supply of fuel in Greater Jakarta would not be disrupted despite a massive 2-day strike by thousands of fuel truck drivers at the fuel depot in Plumpang, ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

N. Maluku violence leaves one deadOktovianus Pinontoan, The Jakarta Post, Ambon Two bomb explosions in North Maluku's Tobelo district and fresh clashes between two villages on Wednesday left one dead and several houses burned, military reports said.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Police find large explosives warehouse Police said on Thursday that they had found a large warehouse storing explosives that were linked to the blast in the basement of the four-story Graha Cijantung building in East Jakarta early last month.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

'Annual Session is waste of time' Amendments to the Constitution being debated at the Annual Session continue to bore the average person who say it has no consequence to their daily lives.Damer, 50, is a street tailor in Jatinegara, East Jakarta.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Malaysia turns down Indonesian requests on workersFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Tampak Siring, Bali Indonesia asked two things from Malaysia about illegal workers: give them another one month to leave Malaysia and give them assurances that they could return to the country.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

'Military did nothing to prevent attack on Carrascalao's house'Tiarma Siboro, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta A pro-Jakarta East Timorese leader told the Rights Tribunal on Thursday that the Indonesian Military (TNI) did nothing to stop armed militias from attacking the residence of ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Houses unlawfully used as businesses TANGERANG: Many house owners in the Citra Raya residential complex in Cikupa, Tangerang have illegally turned their property into business sites.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Jakarta gets Rp 46b from central governmentNovan Iman Santosa, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Central Government has doubled the funds for Jakarta, to compensate for the phased-out fuel subsidy, from Rp 23.66 billion last year to Rp 46.73 billion (US$5.19 million) this year.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Accelerating recovery Despite the tumultuous debate about the proposed amendments to the Constitution that are the main focus of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Annual Session, it is a relief to know it has still spent some time reviewing economic issues.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Dozens join race for regent post CILACAP, Central Java: Since 1998 there has been more public participation in politics here as a record 42 people have nominated themselves for the top executive post in the regency since the registration began on Monday.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Prices in Papua shock Garin JAKARTA: Coming back from a recent visit to Irian Jaya, the renowned Jakarta-based film-maker Garin Nugroho complained about the high cost of living in the eastern-most province.A non star-rated hotel costs Rp 350,000 (about US$35) per night.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Choreographer Hartati lays life on the tableYusuf Susilo Hartono, Contributor, Jakarta After scoring a success with Sayap Yang Patah (the Broken Wing) last year, and having taken part in a visiting art program in New York, young choreographer Hartati is now in the final preparation stage of her ...
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Zinni urges govt to revive talks with GAMTiarma Siboro, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Adding to the what the local people and observers have suggested, a visiting retired U.S.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

New cancer treatment is now on the way, DIGM tells patientsDebbie A. Lubis, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Patients diagnosed with cancer can enjoy their life longer as a new cancer treatment called antiangiogenesis will be released soon, a doctor said on Thursday.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Cirebon regent meets protest over press controlNana Rukmana, The Jakarta Post, Cirebon, West Java Protests are mounting against the Cirebon regency administration for issuing a bylaw which many fear jeopardizes press freedom.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Indonesians may travel to KL without passport soonBerni K. Moestafa, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta An immigration deal signed on Thursday between Indonesia and Malaysia promises passport-free for travel between the two countries, an Indonesian government official said.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Protesters say no to sharia, constitutional amendmentsThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Hundreds of people rallied in front of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR)/House of Representatives (DPR) complex on Thursday to reject amendments to the 1945 Constitution.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

French contest at Carrefour In June, I bought a French music cassette at Carrefour Pasar Festival as I read in their advertisement that with every purchase, shoppers stood a chance at winning return airfare for two to Paris and lunch with French Indonesia-born artist Anggun.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Student slays schoolmate in BanjarmasinUmi Sriwahyuni, The Jakarta Post, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan The educational community in South Kalimantan were shocked by a tragic incident on Wednesday when a student murdered a schoolmate from the same senior high school in the provincial capital here.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

TV Today: Saturday, August 10, 2002 TVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings6:00 News8:30 Talk Show9:00 Music10:00 Annual Session (live)12:00 p.m.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

RI seeking for other gas deal with KLThe Jakarta Post, Gianyar, Bali After signing a US$6.2 billion gas delivery contract with Malaysia on Thursday, Indonesia hopes to garner further such contracts with them.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Guards find MPR sessions boring Security guards have found the ten-day Annual Session of the People's Consultative Assembly simply boring. Most of the time they just sit around with nothing to do, except when there are rallies.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

French contest at Carrefour In June, I bought a French music cassette at Carrefour Pasar Festival as I read in their advertisement that with every purchase, shoppers stood a chance at winning return airfare for two to Paris and lunch with French Indonesia-born artist Anggun.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Indonesia Open Jazz 2002 aims to educate the publicHera Diani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta "There is no such thing as jazz development in Indonesia," claims jazz musician and long-time music teacher Tjut Nyak Deviana Daudsjah, who is also known as Deviana.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

HIV/AIDS in Batam demands immediate controlFadli, The Jakarta Post, Batam, Riau The increasing number of nightspots in Batam, Riau has been blamed on the increase of HIV cases.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Ambonese keep on partying despite tensionPandaya, The Jakarta Post, Ambon Bombs occasionally jolt the city. Rubble and debris litter the floors of buildings, which lay in a state of ruin from the three- year-old sectarian fighting. Heavily armed soldiers patrol the street 24 hours a day.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

JP/ /JP/NASIONALPapuan refugees want to go home JAYAPURA, Papua: Hundreds of Papuan refugees living in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are unable to return home because the United Nations has failed to deliver promised financial aid, official says.The head of the Borders Cooperation Agency in Papua, F.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Bumptious banks Regarding the banks' arbitrary attitude concerning their "official policy" of refusing any foreign bills of less than "Crisp Uncirculated", CU conditions: ANZ bank was chosen as the test subject in the necessary eradication of this discriminatory practice.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

Residents asked to keep the flag flying JAKARTA: The city administration calls upon Jakarta residents to hoist the nation's red-and-white flag from Aug. 14 until Aug. 18 in commemoration of the 57th anniversary of Indonesian Independence.The flag should be hoisted from 6 a.m until 6 p.m.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

RI karatekas to spar with Aussies ahead of AsiadMusthofid, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Indonesian karate team's members hope to test their skills during a tour of Australia ahead of the real competition at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, according to the Indonesian coach.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

MPR Annual Session 2002: Some crucial issuesJ. Soedjati Djiwandono, Political Analyst, Jakarta From the outset, this year's Annual Session of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) has been overshadowed by expectations of a deadlock.
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Fri, 09 Aug 2002

PT Lippo Cikarang TbkENTRANCE TO LIPPO CIKARANG - This leads to the entire Lippo Cikarang suburb, which is set in serene surroundings.
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