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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Where to go in Bandung for Tuesday, Pebruari 4, 2003 Performances* Dance,Contemporaine - Tari Kontemporer, by Lena Guslina, CCF Auditorium , French Cultural Center, Jl. Purnawarman 32, Bandung, (Tel. 022-4212417), Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. * Teater, Les Chaises-Kursi-Kursi, Directed by W.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Dengue fever still high in C. Java SEMARANG, Central Java: Dengue fever is currently endemic in 33 of Central Java's 35 regencies and municipalities despite declining fatalities over the past five years.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

New reform agenda The government is finalizing the new reform agenda it will implement under the International Monetary Fund's three-year extended facility, which will end in December.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Tourism board, Garuda team upArya Abhiseka, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta With uncertainty clouding the tourist industry following the Oct.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Bank Danamon sell-off faces obstaclesDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The government's plans to divest a majority stake in Bank Danamon look set fair to encounter more turbulence after the House of Representatives' banking subcommittee requested a delay on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Official data shows tourism recovering faster than expectedThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) disclosed on Monday tourist arrival statistics, which indicate that tourism is recovering faster than many had anticipated following the Oct. 12 Bali bombings.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Open selection of justices demanded JAKARTA: The Coalition of Judicial Observers has urged the House of Representatives to be transparent when testing candidates for recruitment at the Supreme Court.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Acehnese demand justice, govt gives cashTiarma Siboro, The Jakarta Post, Lhokseumawe, Aceh Compensation money is often given in exchange for a loss of property or a relative, but it cannot bring back a loved one, or in many cases, compensate for the bitter feelings felt.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Japan to help RI curb illegal timber tradeRendi A. Witular, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Indonesian government is set to sign a cooperation agreement with its Japanese counterpart in April this year to help curb widespread international trading in illegal timber.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Inflation increases slightly in JanuaryDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) announced on Monday that inflation in January rose by 0.8 percent from the previous month, lower than many had anticipated.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Booking Garuda open return seat While in Singapore late in January traveling on Garuda with an open return to Jakarta, on Saturday, Jan. 25, I tried in vain to book my return to Jakarta for Sunday afternoon.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

The root causes of Cambodian riotKavi Chongkittavorn, The Nation, Asia News Network, Bangkok The rampage on Preach Norodom Sihanouk Boulevard last Wednesday will become another fixture of the love hate history of Thai-Cambodian relations.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

'They have killed democracy' With minimum public debate, the City Council endorsed last Friday the Rp 10.98 trillion (US$1.2 billion) city budget for the current fiscal year.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Police arrest alleged Singapore JI leaderTiarma Siboro and Wahyoe Boediwardhana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Police officers in Riau said on Monday they had arrested the suspected leader of the Jamaah Islamiyah (JI) base from Singapore, but added that they had no evidence linking him to the Bali ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Errant airline remains unpunished JAKARTA: Minister of Transportation Agum Gumelar said Monday the government had yet to decide on the sanctions to be imposed on Indonesian Airlines for its failure to transport 1,200 people leaving for a haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia last week.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Officials raid illegal circus, rescue animalsTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta A ranger carefully shot a tranquilizer dart into a restless leopard.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Teacher allowances to be doubled Following approval of the 2003 city budget, the city administration decided on Monday to increase the allowance for 40,000 teachers here by 100 percent from Rp 350,000 to Rp 700,000 a month.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Jakartans get ready for another round of floodingNovan Iman Santosa, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Chinese believe that rain during the Lunar New Year festivities brings good luck for the coming year, but most Jakartans, especially those living along riverbanks, no doubt have an entirely ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Experience with Allianz InsuranceOn Dec. 12, 2002, I visited a physician at the Omni Medical Center, one of the hospitals in Jakarta registered as a member of the Allianz Health Insurance network, for help with an annoying pain around my "twelfth thoracic vertebrae".
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

House seeks single association, one code of ethics for lawyersMoch. N. Kurniawan, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Legislators are seeking to establish a single bar association for Indonesian lawyers in the advocate bill currently under deliberation at the House of Representatives.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Lemhanas calls for new body to examine nationality borders Despite assurances from the foreign ministry that there is no threat of territorial loss after the Sipadan-Ligitan case, National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) Governor Ermaya Suradinata urged on Monday the establishment of ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Security, tax keys to oil and gas investment: BP MigasA'an Suryana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The oil and gas upstream authority, BP Migas, warned on Monday that oil and gas investors would remain reluctant to apply for new contracts unless the government was able to resolve their security and ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Europe's response to the Iraqi crisisAlexander Samokhotkin, RIA Novosti, Moscow The Iraqi crisis has been shaking the European unity for almost a week now.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Busway again postponed, Sutiyoso to go to ColombiaAhmad Junaidi, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Due to a lack of preparation, the city administration decided on Monday to postpone launching the controversial busway project at least until the end of this year.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Ba'asyir detention extended JAKARTA: The Jakarta High Court upheld on Monday the South Jakarta District Court's decision to extend the detention of Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir for another 30 days.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Govt to install phone lines in rural areas for vote-countingFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The government is planning to install telephone lines in 43,022 villages outside Java within the next three years in a bid to improve telecommunications in the world's largest ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Pertamina to offer Tangguh LNG to Japanese buyersJohannes Simbolon, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta State oil and gas company Pertamina will offer liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Tangguh plant in Papua to Japanese buyers during a tour of that country to renew various sale and purchase contracts.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

The root causes of violence in Cambodia Kavi Chongkittavorn The Nation Asia News Network Bangkok The rampage on Preach Norodom Sihanouk Boulevard last Wednesday will become another fixture of the love hate history of Thai-Cambodian relations.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Bishops oppose possible war in Iraq JAKARTA: The Bishops Conference of Indonesia (KWI) has expressed its concern over the United States' threat of military action in Iraq, as they speculated that it could cause the deaths of human beings in Iraq.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Death sentence deters drugs dealers JAKARTA: President Megawati Soekarnoputri supports the death sentence for drug dealers, who are sentenced to death by the courts."The President supports the implementation of the death sentence," Insp. Gen.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Police dealt slap in face by bomb blast at HQDamar Harsanto and Tiarma Siboro, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta What is often assumed to be the safest place can sometimes turn out to be the most vulnerable to attack.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

After 'Columbia' tragedy: More space flights neededDuncan Steel, Guardian News Service, London An astronaut in a returning space vehicle is riding a bomb.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Bank robbers get away with Rp 159m TANGERANG: A gang of four thieves in a blue Kijang minivan managed to steal a safe containing Rp 159 million in cash from Windu Kencana Bank, Jl. Merdeka 207, on Sunday morning in Tangerang municipality.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Religion, peace and conflictIgnas Kleden, Sociologist, The Center for East Indonesian Affairs (CEIA), Jakarta, ceia@centrin.net.id In Indonesia, religion seems to be a safe base for people to fall back on.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Lore Lindu National Park losing its 'soul'Bambang M, Contributor, Lore Lindu, Central Sulawesi A major forest usually boasts typical sights such as waterfalls, lakes, mountain scenery or a crystal-clear river flowing through a valley. And the soul of this natural scenery are the wild animals.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

War against famine: What we can doKrishen Mehta, Co-founder, MSSRF Foundation for Sustainable Development, The Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo Each day is taking its toll on the world's conscience. Hunger is killing eight times as many people as died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Christian leader brought to trial over Poso violenceLa Remy, The Jakarta Post, Palu, Central Sulawesi The Palu District Court opened on Monday the trial of the Reverend Reinaldy Damanik, accused of arms possession in the troubled town of Poso, Central Sulawesi.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Ex-president's memorable legacyMuhammad Nafik, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta For former enigmatic president Abdurrahman Wahid, all Indonesians -- be they of Chinese descent or of other ethnic backgrounds -- are equal.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

'Commission no solution to flaws'The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Lawmakers will soon start discussions to form a constitutional commission that will improve last year's amendment to the 1945 Constitution, but experts said on Monday the commission would unlikely change fundamental flaws in the new ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Another space tragedy As investigators continue to labor to determine what exactly caused the Columbia space shuttle to disintegrate and explode on the weekend, shock is beginning to make way for some serious questioning among scientists and laymen alike.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

The year of the Ram for RI-ChinaBob Widyahartono, Member, Indonesian Council on World Affairs, Jakarta The inauguration of Hu Jintao as the fourth generation of China's leadership at the end of November 2002 marked a new era for the country in becoming more mature with opening up ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Nation has no leaders, only political elite says historianM. Taufiqurrahman, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia is in dire need of true leaders who are willing to fight for the good of the country and its people in ending the ongoing multifaceted crisis, said a noted historian on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

New body needed to examine national bordersKurniawan Hari The Jakarta Post JakartaDespite assurances from the foreign ministry that there is no threat of territorial loss after the Sipadan-Ligitan case, National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) Governor Ermaya Suradinata urged on Monday the ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Three more mass graves found in AcehNani Farida, The Jakarta Post, Banda Aceh With the signing on Dec.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

15,700 Acehnese refugees demand resettlement fundsApriadi Gunawan, The Jakarta Post, Medan, North Sumatra A total of 15,716 Acehnese families who have taken refuge in North Sumatra have yet to receive resettlement funds the central government pledged to grant in its program to end the ...
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Exports fare better than expected: BPSDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The country's export performance turned out last year to be better than many had expected, thanks to stronger exports of agriculture and low-end manufacturing products.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Experience with Allianz Insurance On Dec. 12, 2002, I visited a physician at the Omni Medical Center, one of the hospitals in Jakarta registered as a member of the Allianz Health Insurance network, for help with an annoying pain around my "twelfth thoracic vertebrae".
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Coach has little hope for women's squadMusthofid, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia looks set for yet another grueling challenge in its attempt to win the Sudirman Cup, the world mixed team championship that it won the first time it was held in 1989 but which has since evaded its grasp.
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Tue, 04 Feb 2003

Forest firm being blamed for West Java landslidesYuli Tri Suwarni and Agus Maryono, The Jakarta Post, Bandung/Cilacap State-owned forestry company PT Perhutani has increasingly come under fire for its failure to stop the rampant deforestation blamed for last week's deadly landslides that killed ...
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