44 articles.
Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Curiosity led us to buy exam papers: Witnesses JAKARTA (JP): Three students testified at the South Jakarta District Court on Monday that curiosity had led them to buy copies of the national high school final examinations (Ebtanas) from defendant Dwi Santoso.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Where to go in Bandung: Exhibitions * Fine Arts Exhibition, Liyan by Nindityo Adipurnomo, at Selasar Seni Sunaryo, Jl. Bukit Pakar Timur no. 100 (Phone: 022 2507939), until Dec. 3. * Handycrafts, Design Interior Exhibition by Kalingga Gallery, at Grand Hotel Preanger Bandung, Jl. Asia Afrika No.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Residents told to be alert to troublemakers JAKARTA (JP): In an effort to settle the prolonged rift between neighboring Palmeriam and Kebon Manggis subdistricts in Matraman area, East Jakarta, Governor Sutiyoso called on local residents to identify and keep an eye on the "provocateurs".
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Local govt to fund workers' return PEKANBARU, Riau: In the future, local administrations will have to bear part of the cost of repatriating illegal workers deported by the Malaysian government.The new scheme was formulated during a coordinating meeting here recently.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

PPP recalls member from DPR special committee JAKARTA (JP): The United Development Party (PPP) has abruptly recalled Habil Marati's membership in the House of Representatives' Special Committee due difference in approach to financial scandals allegedly linked to the President.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Ambon to resume town's public bus services AMBON, Maluku (JP): Ambon will relaunch public bus services along the town's three main thoroughfares as of Wednesday after they were suspended for some time due to the ongoing sectarian conflict in the area.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Abdurrahman says political factors behind rupiah's fall JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid told the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday that the rupiah's plunge in value was caused by a perception of political instability.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Convicted Tommy appeals for a case review JAKARTA (JP): Businessman Hutomo Mandala Putra, alias Tommy, convicted to serve 18 months imprisonment for corruption, filed for a review of his case with the South Jakarta District Court on Monday in a last ditch attempt to avoid going to prison.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Alleged motorcycle thief arrested DENPASAR, Bali: An alleged motorcycle thief, identified as Sahmin, was arrested on Sunday night at Padangbai Port, some 70 kilometers east of Denpasar.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC: Bring It On 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 Frequency 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Autumn in New York 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 Shaft ...
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

In search of a person who can lead This is the second of two articles on leadership by Dr. Ignas Kleden, a sociologist and executive director of The Go-East Institute (Institute for East-Indonesian Affairs), Jakarta.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Sutiyoso wants 30% taxi fare hike JAKARTA (JP): Governor Sutiyoso said an increase in taxi fares is inevitable due to the recent 12 percent fuel hike and spiraling prices of automotive spare parts.Sutiyoso said he would support a fare increase of up to 30 percent and not 45 percent as proposed.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Eurico transferred to Salemba penitentiary JAKARTA (JP): While the trial on Eurico Guterres' alleged role in last month's incident in Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara, is approaching, prosecutors transferred on Monday the pro-Indonesia East Timorese militia leader from his safe house at the ...
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Vision 2015 for family planning JAKARTA (JP): The National Family Planning Coordination Board (BKKBN) unveiled on Monday a new vision which it calls Quality Family 2015, putting greater emphasis on improving the quality of family life as well as controlling the population growth rate.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Four grilled over hunting Americans JAKARTA (JP): Police are questioning four local Muslim leaders over their alleged roles in Sunday's sweep of international hotels in Surakarta, Central Java, for American guests, an officer said on Monday.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Catholic synod on New Indonesia JAKARTA (JP): Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Indonesia will gather starting Wednesday to discuss ways of empowering the community in the "New Indonesia".
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

UI team to assess governor's commitment in speech JAKARTA (JP): The city administration will send out an investigation team from the University of Indonesia (UI) to monitor the success of eight commitments made by Governor Sutiyoso in his revised accountability speech in August, an official said ...
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

I was misquoted Your article by Charlie Stevens entitled Jakartans get "Djakarta!" life magazine (The Jakarta Post. October 28) contained two blatant inaccuracies.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Harmfull chemicals abound in world JAKARTA (JP): Government regulators and the public must remain wary of the massive common use of some 70,000 chemicals around the world as some may by carcinogenic -- contain substances which can cause cancer.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Holderbank to increase equity in Semen Cibinong JAKARTA (JP): The world's largest cement producer Holderbank Financiere Glaris Ltd expects to boost its ownership in publicly listed cement producer PT Semen Cibinong to 60 percent from its current 12.5 percent.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Garuda strives to reopen precrisis global routesBy K. Basrie SEOUL (JP): The reopening of national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia's Jakarta-Seoul route on Sunday marked the airline's strong commitment to bring back its international service to the precrisis level.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

What kind of intervention is needed for SMEs? JAKARTA (JP): Observers maintain that government intervention in SMEs is needed only when it enables them to grow and compete fairly."Otherwise, it's hands-off for the government," says Erna E.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Floods delay train travel BANDUNG: An official with state-owned train operator PT KAI said on Monday his office had canceled all train travel from Bandung and Jakarta to Central and East Java due to floods in Cilacap regency, following two days of torrential rain.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Purchase of Hyundai cars shelved JAKARTA (JP): Despite strong evidence that the city administration has purchased cars for 55 City councillors, Governor Sutiyoso maintained that he had postponed the plan.Sutiyoso said on Sunday evening that he had shifted the Rp 5.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Gus Dur still best choice, say political observers JAKARTA (JP): Foreign and local political observers opined that President Abdurrahman Wahid was still the best choice for the country and thus deserved space and a chance to complete his term.Speaking in separate occasions on Monday, Daniel S.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Government to replace IBRA chief this week: Prijadi JAKARTA (JP): Finance minister Prijadi Praptosuhardjo said on Monday that chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) Cacuk Sudarijanto would be replaced this week.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Junior shuttlers yet to adjust to new system JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia's junior badminton players are still having trouble adjusting with the new scoring system of seven points in five games with only four days left to the World Badminton Junior Championships for the Bimantara Cup in Guangzhou, ...
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Cocaine in Indonesia: Past or future?By Chris W. Green JAKARTA (JP): While we hear a lot about putaw (heroin) and shabu-shabu (methamphetamine) as the hard drugs of choice in Indonesia, the third member of this trio, cocaine, is less often mentioned.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

27 people die in four landslides in Banyumas BANYUMAS, Central Java (JP): At least 27 people died in Banyumas regency in four separate landslides late on Sunday night following two days of incessant rain.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

TV todayTVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:00 Children's Program 8:30 Music 9:00 Interval 12:00 p.m.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Japan urges quick deal on giant projects JAKARTA (JP): The Japanese government has called on Indonesia to speed up the negotiation process of Chandra Asri and Tuban petrochemical projects, and the Paiton I power plant, a senior minister said on Monday.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Don't let military rule Indonesian politics, says Daniel Lev JAKARTA (JP): A noted observer of Indonesian affairs, Daniel S. Lev, warned civilian politicians on Monday against allowing the military to dominate politics, saying this would hamper the democratization process in the country.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Violence in Aceh claims six lives, injures one BANDA ACEH, Aceh (JP): Violence in troubled Aceh over the past two days has left six people dead and another injured, police and witnesses said on Monday.East Aceh Police chief Supt.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Kurniawan and Miro will start in 2000 Tiger Cup, says coach JAKARTA (JP): In an effort to reach the 2000 Tiger Cup soccer semifinals, Indonesian coach Nandar Iskandar has named strikers Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto and Miro Baldo Bento to the starting lineup.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Indonesian men, women collect wins at Chess Olympics JAKARTA (JP): Powered by its two best chess players, Indonesia managed to regain its composure and beat its opponents in the men's event and also scored another victory in the women's event in the 34th Chess Olympics in Istanbul.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Unemployment causes conflicts: Minister BANDUNG (JP): Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Al Hilal Hamdi believes that the high growth in unemployment is the root of the conflicts across the country.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Stock ExchangeStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Oct. 30, 2000: Shares Close Change Trading Volume ------------------------------------------------------------- Ades Alfindo ...
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

End this lawlessness First it was organized bands of people ransacking and setting fire to gaming establishments and other places of public entertainment in the name of religion. It mattered little whether or not the charges of illegal activities were proven in a court of law.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Is there any other choice of a leader? There is a better way to resolve the country's problems than unseating President Abdurrahman Wahid, says Arbi Sanit, a political observer and lecturer at the University of Indonesia.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Relatives run amok at morgue JAKARTA (JP): Dozens of relatives of a murder victim ran amok at the Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital morgue in Central Jakarta on Monday.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Korea, Bahrain use Asian c'ships as training session JAKARTA (JP): While most athletes at the 2000 JVC Asian Badminton Championships are aiming at titles, another pack of shuttlers will be using the event as training for future competitions.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Small and medium enterprises face a barage of problemsBy Santi W.E. Soekanto JAKARTA (JP): Can only the rich do business in Indonesia?The question was posed by a small-scale trader in Jakarta in her letter to the editor of Republika daily recently.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Gus Dur to undergo medical checkup JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid, who has suffered two strokes in the past, is scheduled to undergo a routine health check here on Tuesday, his spokesman said Monday.
More ...

Tue, 31 Oct 2000

Government hopes to raise telecom rates 45.49% over three years JAKARTA (JP): The government is seeking the approval of the House of Representatives to increase telephone rates 45.49 percent by 2002.
More ...