42 articles.
Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Mega promises U.S. investors better security at homeBy Fabiola Desy Unidjaja HOUSTON, Texas (JP): President Megawati Soekarnoputri promised U.S. investors that her administration would work hard to improve the security situation in Indonesia in a bid to attract more investment.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Laborers demand unpaid wages JAKARTA (JP): Hundreds of workers of PT Maesa Maju, a garment factory in the village of Cicadas, Gunung Putri, Bogor, staged a rally at the town council hall on Friday to complain about unpaid wages.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Bracing for the backlash LONDON: If Afghanistan's Taliban leaders were in any doubt that the U.S. military has them firmly in its sights, such illusions should have been dispelled by George Bush's uncompromising speech to Congress. The U.S.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

RI steps up efforts to attract regional tourists JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian inbound tour operators are stepping up marketing efforts to attract tourists from the Asia Pacific region as long haul flights become unattractive in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the United States, a senior ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

TV todayTVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:05 Environment 8:45 City News 10:00 Children's Song 10:30 30 Minutes with Anita Rahman 11:00 News 11:30 Music 12:00 p.m.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Rupiah, stock market brace for U.S revenge JAKARTA (JP): Concerns over a U.S. attack against Afghanistan could ignite rupiah, stock selling this week as edgy investors brace for a fully fledged global recession, analysts warned.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Blasts rock Jakarta's Atrium Plaza JAKARTA (JP): At least two explosions rocked the Atrium Plaza shopping mall in Central Jakarta's busy Senen business district on Sunday, just days after President Megawati Soekarnoputri joined the U.S.-led global war on terrorism.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

900,000 counterfeit bank notes seized PURWOKERTO, Central Java (JP): The National Police in cooperation with Bank Indonesia (the central bank) managed to confiscated 900,000 counterfeit rupiah bank notes during the period between 1998 and 2000, an officer said here on Saturday.Comr.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Hepatitis B epidemic in C. Java SEMARANG, Central Java: Hepatitis B, which causes inflammation of the liver, has reached epidemic proportions in the Central Java capital of Semarang, with between 5 percent and 10 percent of its four million population suffering from the disease, a doctor says.Dr.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Wage war on roots of world terrorism This war on terrorism is a new type of war in which technological and military superiority do not guarantee success.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Privately-managed islands should be returned: CouncilBy A. Junaidi JAKARTA (JP): Within the spirit of regional autonomy, the City Council has demanded that business magnates return islands they own at Kepulauan Seribu (the "Thousand" Islands), North Jakarta, to the city administration.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Tommy promises to surrender JAKARTA (JP): The police were again made a promise by fugitive Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra, who has been on the run for more than 10 months, that the latter planned to surrender himself to them provided they could guarantee him both security and justice.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Where to go in Jakarta:Art Summit III* Theater Mutiara dari Mesir by Elwarsha (Egyptian), Graha Bhakti Budaya, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jl. Cikini Raya 73, Central Jakarta, 8 p.m., Sept. 24.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Muslim groups hunt for Americans SURAKARTA, Central Java (JP): Hundreds of members of several radical Muslim groups went to five-star hotels here on Sunday to find out whether Americans were staying there, insisting that U.S. citizens should leave if the U.S. attacked Afghanistan.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Need for clear military objectives from U.S. LONDON: Donald Rumsfeld, the U.S. defense secretary, is a man with great expectations. "This isn't going to be a few cruise missiles flying around on television for the world to see that something blew up," he says.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Traffic offense trials prone to corruptionBy Muninggar Sri Saraswati JAKARTA (JP): Some legal process may last for years, but not traffic violation cases in Jakarta where the hearings last on average just three minutes.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Endriarto's idea to disarm police gets thumbs down JAKARTA (JP): Army Chief of Staff Gen. Endriartono Sutarto's proposal to disarm the nation's police has received a big thumbs down.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Man may get 6 years for fraud PALANGKA RAYA, Central Kalimantan: A state prosecutor demanded on Saturday that the Central Kalimantan District Court sentence a former employee of the provincial police's logistics office to six years in prison for manipulating rice requisitions from the central ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

DPA should be disbanded Based on the nation's interests, the controversy over the tenure of the members of the Supreme Advisory Council (DPA) and its existence should be responded to, effectively.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC (Phone: 5256351) Evolution 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Princess Diaries 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 Swordfish 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 One Night at McCool's 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Singing for childen, not as simple as it really soundsBy Ida Indawati Khouw JAKARTA (JP): Julie Andrews once said in the Sound of Music that "When you read you begin with A, B, C. When you sing, you begin with do, re, mi, ..."A simple seven-note scale, but apparently not all children can sing it.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Storytelling almost a noveltyBy Fitri Wulandari JAKARTA (JP): Dozens of children gathered, sitting silently on the carpeted floor, staring at and listening attentively to a middle-aged man on the stage telling a funny story about an elephant.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Ex-intelligence officer, zoo manager 'steal' birds SURABAYA (JP): A zoo manager and a former intelligence officer have been named as suspects by police for stealing and illegally breeding endangered Bali starlings taken from Surabaya Zoo, police said.Lt. Col. (ret.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

American companies boost security measures JAKARTA (JP): American companies operating in Indonesia have been boosting security measures to protect foreign workers, particularly United States citizens, amid rising tension in the wake of the U.S. government's threat to attack Afghanistan.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

The uncertainty of war on terrorismBy Ewen MacAskill LONDON: There could hardly be a worse place for military action. Draw up a list of the world's most volatile regions and the Pakistan-India-Afghanistan triangle would be at the top or close to it.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

400 nightspots operate illegally JAKARTA (JP): Over 400 nightspots in West Jakarta operate without any permit and many of them have turned into flesh markets, an official said.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

World Press Photo expo at Erasmus JAKARTA (JP): The best photos taken by journalists from around the world will be on display at Erasmus Huis, on Jl. Rasuna Said, Kuningan, South Jakarta, for two weeks.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Let's not fracture global unity: AnnanBy Kofi A. Annan UNITED NATIONS: The terrorists who attacked the United States on Sept. 11 aimed at one nation, but wounded an entire world.Rarely, if ever, has the world been as united as it was on that terrible day.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

School burning continues in Aceh BANDA ACEH, Aceh: At least three more schools in troubled Aceh province were set ablaze by unidentified persons on Friday night raising the number of schools gutted in North Aceh regency over the last two months to 61, an official said on Saturday.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Police seal massage parlor JAKARTA (JP): Jatinegara police sealed late on Friday a massage parlor near the Duri Plaza ruko (shop-houses), which was suspected of running a prostitution business, police said on Saturday.Jatinegara police chief Comr. F.X.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Is KKN rife in RI's petroleum industry?By Parulian Sihotang and Alex Russell JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia's remarkable economic growth rate over the past 30 years has been predominately fueled by the proceeds of the exploitation of its oil and gas wealth which, arguably, is the birth right of every ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Never argue with judges, police JAKARTA (JP): Never try arguing with a judge in a traffic violation case hearing. You will only be disappointed because the judge will ignore your objections.Meet Sumarno, 45, who was on trial at the South Jakarta District Court on Tuesday.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Suwandi leads Indonesia past China's great wall JAKARTA (JP): Suwandi made amends for his loss in the opening day of the Davis Cup duel against China with nearly flawless play, which saved Indonesia from relegation on Sunday.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Minister voices support for AEKI tax proposal JAKARTA (JP): Minister of Agriculture Bungaran Saragih has backed a proposal for the annulment of a tax on coffee beans to assist farmers increase their income amid the prolonged economic crisis and low international coffee prices, according to ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Piracy suits don't deter illegal software dealers JAKARTA (JP): The business of selling pirated software here remains brisk, despite legal action in two separate courts taken by the giant software company, the Microsoft Corporation, against five computer dealers over software piracy.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

No personal guarantee from Eka Tjipta, son says JAKARTA (JP): The owner of heavily indebted Sinar Mas Group said its founding father, Eka Tjipta Widjaya, would not surrender his personal guarantee for debts guaranteed by the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA).
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Get trained online and earn a certificate, too JAKARTA (JP): A while back, a lot of people in the Internet community here in Indonesia had a good laugh as they read an official acknowledgement in the Website of an American university that one of its alumni had been appointed to a very high ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

New leaf in U.S.-RI ties The red carpet treatment President Megawati Soekarnoputri received during her official visit to the United States last week went far beyond the normal diplomatic protocols bestowed upon previous Indonesian leaders.President George W.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Some Windows features can assist the disableBy Zatni Arbi JAKARTA (JP): Personal computers are supposed to help us maximize our productivity. They are supposed to make it easier for us to access, process, store and retrieve information.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Fire guts Bogor market JAKARTA (JP): Fire destroyed about 180 kiosks in Cigombong market, Cijeruk district, Bogor, on Friday morning, inflicting at least Rp 1.5 billion in losses.The incident, which occurred at around 4 a.m.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Govt criticized for no clear program on Aceh impasse BANDA ACEH, Aceh (JP): Two respected Acehnese figures have criticized the government of Indonesia for lacking concrete programs to peacefully end the problems in the troubled province of Aceh.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2001

Full-traffic disrupts calls: Mobile firms JAKARTA (JP): The country's leading cellular phone operators brushed aside allegations that they have failed to increase their network capacity, which has resulted in disturbances during rush hour.
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