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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Rebels test Arroyo's strengthThe Strait Times, Asia News Network, Singapore The situation in the southern Philippines is a threat, for both Manila's national calm and its implications for Southeast Asia during a delicate confluence of international security and economic uncertainties.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Doubting British intelligenceNick Hopkins and Richard Norton-Taylor, Guardian News Service, London A question that has obsessed investigators and the media since Sept. 11 is whether Osama bin Laden used Britain as a base for his al-Qaeda network.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Don't expect much in 'Don't Say a Word'Joko E.H. Anwar, Contributor, Jakarta Don't Say a Word, ** out of four stars; Thriller, 113 minutes; Starring Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy, Sean Bean, Famke Janssen, Jennifer Esposito; Directed by Gary Fleder; A 20th Century Fox Film Corporation Release ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Alleged rapists buy freedom SAMARINDA, East Kalimantan: Police said here on Thursday they had released four youths suspected of raping a 14-year old girl after the suspects paid the victim compensation.Adj. Sr. Comr.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC (Tel. 5256351) Don't Say a Word 15:00 19:05 21:15 Joy Ride 15:40 19:45 21:45 The One 15:00 19:05 21:15 The Score 15:40 19:45 21:45 Captain Corelli's Mandolin ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

110 local planes flight worthy JAKARTA: The government has declared 100 aircraft as airworthy for serving domestic routes during the Ramadhan, Christmas and New Year holiday season.Director General for Air Transportation Moch.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Stock ExchangeStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Nov. 29, 2001 Share Close Change Trading Volume ------------------------------------------------- Ades Alfindo Tbk 1,175 0 8,500 Adindo ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

A new game in town A new game started being played out as soon as Tommy Soeharto's year-long hide-and-seek caper came to an end on Wednesday.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Rupiah Rates Nov. 29 Bank notes rates TT rates Selling Buying Selling Buying Rp Rp Rp Rp U.S. dollar 1 10,900.00 9,900.00 10,452.00 10,348.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Emergency funds rejectedThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The House of Representatives rejected on Thursday the government's proposal to raise emergency funds in the event oil prices fall below US$22 a barrel, the assumed price in the 2002 state budget.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Angie signs deal with SamsungMusthofid, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesian Junior Wimbledon Champion Angelique Widjaja has secured financial support from the Indonesian arm of Korean-based company Samsung Electronics for her 2002 tennis campaign.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

D'ai told a lie: Activist JAKARTA: Human rights activist Andi Arief has claimed that new National Police chief Comr. Gen. Da'i Bachtiar lied when he was a National Police spokesman in 1998."Da'i, as well as former Indonesian Military spokesman Maj. Gen.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Thaksin reveals hint of self-doubtSuthichai Yoon, The Nation, Asia News Network, Bangkok The Prime Minister was crying for help and nobody took note.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Fresh Poso conflict claims two livesBadri Djawara, The Jakarta Post, Poso A new clash erupted in Tangkura village, Poso regency in Central Sulawesi, leaving two more people dead and hundreds of houses burned in Muslim-Christian fighting.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Govt loses US$3.8b from import under-invoicingThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Indonesian Importers Association (Ginsi) estimated on Thursday that the government has been losing at least Rp 40 trillion (US$3.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Ramadhan time for JakartaFridayMaghrib 5:58 p.m.Saturday Imsak 3:56 a.m.Subuh 4:06 a.m.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Italy lends $10 million to help AprisindoDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Italian government has agreed to provide a US$10 million soft loan to the Indonesian Footwear Association (Aprisindo) for the development of a training center to improve the skills of Indonesian shoemakers and ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Xanana pledges closer ties with West TimorYemris Fointuna, The Jakarta Post, Kupang East Timor's prospective first president Jose Alexandre Xanana Gusmao wrapped up his four-day visit to the country's neighboring province of East Nusa Tenggara, pledging to further improve bilateral ties with ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

JP/Thai-2His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej meets some of the locals during a visit to the Klong Num Chud and Klong Khae Khae River Basin Projects in Sai Buri and Panare districts, Pattanu province.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Employers objects the increase of workers' minimum wageAnnastashya Emmanuelle, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Workers' hopes of enjoying a 38.7 percent increase in the minimum wage here next year will likely not materialize as employers have rejected the hike.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Fireworks abusers may get deathAhmad Junaidi, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta City Police and the City Administration pledged on Thursday to take stern actions against firecracker producers, distributors and users, claiming that some of the larger noise-making devices could be classified as bombs.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

'Fare hike should be obeyed'The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Jakarta Governor Sutiyoso urged bus operators not to increase fares above 12 percent during the holiday season.The administration would take stern action on any violations, he said Thursday.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Govt protects mangrove forests SEMARANG: The government is committed to continue protecting mangrove forests, which have suffered widespread damage due to reckless tree felling along the country's seashores, an official announced on Monday.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

JP/FESTIVEBali Offering joyous festivities for old and young OR Celebrate your holiday in style on the Island of the GodsORCelebrate your holiday in style in BaliRita A.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

12 former generals to join PPP SURABAYA: Twelve retired generals are to join the United Development Party (PPP) to strengthen the conflict-ridden Muslim based party, a senior party official has revealed.M.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Unreturned official cars to be seizedThe Jakarta Post, Tangerang Several former officials of Tangerang regency, who left their posts almost two years ago, have still not returned their cars.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Achmad Ruskandar a new suspect in BulogTiarma Siboro, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Achmad Ruskandar, former deputy chief of finance at the State Logistics Agency (Bulog), has been declared a suspect for allegedly misusing some Rp 4.6 billion (US$446,600) in funds belonging to the agency.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Taufik and Mega: Battle of the brash and the bashfulKornelius Purba, Staff Writer, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Before entering his limousine, Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti sighed when asked about rumors of his resignation from the Cabinet.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Strong team to combat money launderingAbu Hanifah, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia, struggling to shed its image as a haven for world class money launderers, plans to set up a commission to combat the rampant illegal activity.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

The U.S. economy, jolted by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, weakened further in October and November, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. Production declined at American factories and airlines and hotels struggled with a sharp drop-off in travel.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Government vows to be tougher in restive areasFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Indonesian government would no longer compromise with separatist movements, Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono vowed Thursday.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

/JP/17/Stock.pl .rmList of Securities Quotation: Day/Date:Thursday, November 29, 2001 Stock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Nov.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Garuda, CSA sign agreementThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Garuda Indonesia and China Southern Airlines (CSA) have agreed to market 30 economy class seats on their respective aircraft serving the Jakarta-Guangzhou route, a report said.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

IBRA plans holding firms for equity and property assetsBerni K. Moestafa, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) said it planned on creating two holding companies to accommodate the properties and equity it took over from bank debtors, allowing the agency to ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Police (always) too late for a showEmmy Fitri, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The police basked in praise on Thursday after the one-year long extensive, but until recently fruitless, search for the nation's top fugitive Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

'Basis' still strong, fifty years onAsip A. Hasani, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta The inaugural edition of Yogyakarta-based cultural magazine Basis was officially launched in October 1951. Fifty years later, it remains in existence even though others have vanished.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Buloggate II The Buloggate II case has placed House Speaker Akbar Tandjung in a difficult situation, because his statement regarding the submission of a check for Rp 40 billion from the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) has always been denied by some witnesses, including Ishadi, the head of PT ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

AIDS subject of poster contest JAKARTA: In commemorating International AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the Indonesian AIDS Foundation is running a three-day poster and banner competition for high school students at the Bulungan auditorium, South Jakarta.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

JP/rbw ONE MONTH TO GO: It is still a month away, but hotels and recreation centers in Jakarta and other major cities in the country have been busy preparing to welcome the New Year. Here stock traders cheerfully blow trumpets to welcome the year 2001.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Change of management Everyone should support the stance taken by Danareksa Club, the employee union of PT Danareksa, in rejecting the presence of the new management.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Minister says bus fares hike is finalFitri Wulandari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta An agreement between legislators and the government to raise intercity bus fares during the upcoming holiday season by 12 percent has caused an uproar as the government insisted that the decision was final, while bus ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Why is Tommy smiling?Bambang Nurbianto The Jakarta Post Jakarta Why was Tommy smiling? "There must be something wrong.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Fast Facts Official name: United Arab Emirates (UAE) Form of government: Federation Capital: Abu Dhabi Area: 83,600 sq km Population: 3.13 million Official language: Arabic Other languages: English, Persian, Hindi, Urdu Currency: Arab Emirates dirham (Dh or AED) Exchange rate: Dh 3.671 = US$1.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Where to go in Jakarta:Exhibitions * Indonesian Comic part 2, The British Council, S. Widjoyo Centre, Jl. Jend. Sudirman 71, South Jakarta, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., until Dec. 31. * Painting Untuk Semua Umur, AIR Rumah Seni, Jl. Teuku Cik Di Tiro no.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

House endorses Da'i's nomination as police chiefAbu Hanifah The Jakarta Post JakartaAll factions in the House of Representatives (DPR) endorsed on Monday the nomination of Commr.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Bakrie plans share buybackThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Bakrie family plans to buy back its shares in the publicly listed PT Bakrie & Brothers from creditors who took over their shares under a debt to equity deal after the company was declared bankrupt.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Five tried for Rp 1.8b robbery BOGOR: Five people were tried at Bogor District Court on Thursday for their alleged role in a Rp 1.8 billion robbery at PT Great River here.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Street vendors willing to be managed, taxedMuninggar Sri Saraswati, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Street vendors, who have long been accused of being a major source of traffic jams, said they were willing to be managed and regulated by the city administration.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

'Max Havelaar's Saijah and Adinda', a tragic love storySri Wahyuni, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta Dance drama Max Havelaar's Story of Saijah and Adinda, a love story based on a book written by Edward Douwes Dekker in 1860, the assistant resident in Lebak village in Banten, West Java, presented the ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Gen. Da'i sworn in as National Police chiefFabiola Desy Unidjaja and Abu Hanifah, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta General Da'i Bachtiar was sworn in as the new National Police chief on Thursday amid protests by members of the House of Representatives (DPR) pleading for more time to study his capability ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Tommy begins Day 1 in captivityThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The frivolity following the arrest of Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra persisted on Thursday as authorities patted each other's backs and government officials glorified the belated capture as if a salvation to the nation's ills.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Five more killed on eve of GAM anniversaryIbnu Mat Noor, The Jakarta Post, Banda Aceh At least five people were killed and five more seriously injured in separate, violent incidents in the strife-torn province of Aceh on Wednesday, separatist movement and military sources said here on Thursday.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

JP/17/briefThe Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) said on Thursday it has signed a deal to sell 49 percent of leading television broadcaster PT Indosiar Visual Mandiri, to PT TDM Aset Management at Rp 775 per share. IBRA will raise some Rp 755 billion ($72.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Rini to take strong action against senior staffTantri Yuliandini, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Minister of Industry and Trade Rini Soewandi said on Thursday that she would take strong action over the breaching of the joint ministerial decree banning log exports that had taken effect on Oct. 8.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

TV todayTVRI 3:00 a.m. Ramadhan Program 5:00 Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:00 Environment 8:45 City News 10:00 Children's Song 10:30 30 Minutes with Anita Rahman 11:00 Regional News 11:30 Music 12:00 p.m.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Police urged to solve cases linked to Tommy Praise and warnings for the National Police from legislators were flowing on Thursday following the capture of the country's most- wanted fugitive Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Police claim to have found clues to Theys' murderAntara, Jakarta JAKARTA: Irian Jaya Police claimed on Wednesday evening that they had uncovered clues relating to the murder of Papuan proindependence leader Theys Hiyo Eluay, while in Jakarta on Thursday dozens of Irianese demanded the United ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Seminar on housemaids JAKARTA: A seminar here has concluded that the government should issue a new regulation on housemaids, which would give them the same rights as other workers.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Why is Tommy smiling?Bambang Nurbianto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Why was Tommy smiling?"There must be something wrong.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Former Soviet republics find freedom has its priceMarina Shakina, Russian Information Agency Novosti, Moscow Ten years ago, early in December, Belovezhye agreements were signed, initiating the break-up of the Soviet Union and creation of a Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Job seekers stranded in PadangKasparman, The Jakarta Post, Padang Thousands seeking jobs on Mentawai island have been stranded for two days in the provincial capital of West Sumatra, Padang, due to the lack of transportation.
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Fri, 30 Nov 2001

An adventure of the most rapid lifestyle changes What do many Indonesians have in mind about this country? Its oil? Sand? Date? Football team and leagues? The Emirate Airline? The teasing prices at its airport dutyfree shops? Or simply as one of the richest countries in the world?Many of us ...
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