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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Prison guard questioned JAKARTA (JP): A Salemba Prison guard is being questioned by the police for his alleged role in drug trafficking in the crowded penitentiary in Central Jakarta, an official said on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

U.S. oil giant to open school BANDUNG: Oil giant, PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia plans to open a polytechnics school in Riau's capital Pekanbaru in September as part of its community development service.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Tangerang laments lack of taxes paid to coffer TANGERANG (JP): The Tangerang regency administration has received no tax payments at all from the hundreds of companies operating in the area, according to regent Agus Djunara.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

BPIS views govt plans to dissolve it as normal JAKARTA (JP): State-owned holding company PT Bahana Prakarya Industri Strategis (BPIS) said on Monday it did not object to the government's plan to dissolve it, but added its subsidiaries still required coordination.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Rates for tax payment, valid from July 3 to July 9 U.S. dollar 1 Rp 8,660.00Austrian schilling 1 589.38Australian dollar 1 5,165.69Belgian franc 1 201.04Canadian dollar 1 5,839.12Swiss franc 1 5,244.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Government simplifies drug registration JAKARTA (JP): Indonesians will be able to obtain new drugs in a relatively shorter time now than in the past after the enactment on Monday of a ministerial decree to speed up the registration process.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Indonesia needs to reform its pension systemBy Stanislav Velinov This is the second of two articles on Indonesia's pension system. HONG KONG: While still employed, both employer and employee benefit from tax evasion.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Indonesia gets another seat for Olympics' table tennis JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian men's table tennis player Ismu Harinto has joined compatriot Anton Suseno in qualifying for the men's doubles table tennis event at the Olympic Games in Sydney in September.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Pedicab ban in line with Sukarno's hope, says Ali JAKARTA (JP): Former governor Ali Sadikin testified on Monday that the banning of becak (pedicabs) in Jakarta was in line with the hope of late president Sukarno that Jakarta would become one of the world's top cities.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Banking expert predicts more mergers in 2000 JAKARTA (JP): Mergers, acquisitions and bank liquidations will continue this year, resulting in a healthier and more efficient banking industry, according to an expert.A.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Discrepancy in slum project probed JAKARTA (JP): Commission D of the City Council is looking into reports of irregularities in a Rp 2.6 billion (US$313,300) kampong improvement project in North Jakarta.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Ujung Kulon offers jungle trekking and rare rhino censusText and photos by Pandaya UJUNG KULON, West Java (JP): "Tomorrow," Tri Wibowo smilingly told his guests, "you will make history. You will cross Java on foot in only 45 minutes, from the Java Sea down to the Indian Ocean.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Unocal gets green award JAKARTA (JP): Oil and gas company Unocal Corporation said its subsidiary Unocal Indonesia had been awarded the government's KALPATARU environmental prize for its reforestation and rehabilitation project in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC: The Road To El Dorado 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 Titan A.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Body parts believed to be from same man found in three locations JAKARTA (JP): Residents of Grogol subdistrict in West Jakarta found a right leg on Monday, believed to have come from the same male body whose right hand, left leg and the lower abdomen were found in the water at the Manggarai ...
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

IBRA seals $1.22b deal with bank owners JAKARTA (JP): The owners of 25 banks closed down by the government in 1999 signed an agreement with the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) on Monday to surrender assets to repay some US$1.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Keep on talking The much hyped National Dialog Forum in Bali may have come up with plenty of recommendations about what Indonesia should do to overcome its multiple crises, but at the end of the day it was all nothing more than just another talking shop.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Police probe Irian guns JAKARTA (JP): Police said on Monday they were investigating a report that 12,000 guns were smuggled into the easternmost province of Irian Jaya, Antara reported.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Aceh rebels admit attack on police BANDA ACEH, Aceh (JP): Free Aceh Movement (GAM) separatist rebels admitted on Monday to having attacked Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) officers in Nisam district of North Aceh, killing three of them and severely injuring five others.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

UI students object to extra school fees JAKARTA (JP): Students of the University of Indonesia (UI) demanded on Monday an end to extra school fees which have been charged to cover financial shortages resulting from the economic recession.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Dogged by misfortune An old woman, FR, with sunken cheeks, wrinkles all over her face and most of her front teeth gone, told me her life story. From the story I concluded that FR was dogged by misfortune all her life.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

EGP-Bank Bali cessie contract lawful: Expert JAKARTA (JP): A civil law expert said on Monday that a January 1999 cessie contract between factoring firm PT Era Giat Prima (EGP) and Bank Bali was lawful but had been wrongly implemented."I am not arguing the fact that the cessie contract is legal.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

PT Makro to expand Indonesian operations JAKARTA (JP): Netherlands-based chain wholesaler PT Makro Indonesia said on Monday it would expand its operations in the country by opening more new outlets in various areas outside Jakarta.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Ekspos launches news portal JAKARTA (JP): PT Ekspos Dot Com, a subsidiary of Lippo Group's internet service provider LinkNet, announced on Monday the launching of its news portal www.ekspos.com.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Banjarmasin lacks judges BANJARMASIN, South Kalimantan: The local district court here is seeking five more judges to meet the ideal line-up of 12 required for a I-A class, chief of the court Zaini Syamsu said on Saturday.The I-A class is given to district courts in the provincial capitals.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Last minute appeal from Denpasar If the purpose of the appeal from Denpasar, Bali, by the cream of the country's intellectuals and influential elite that the nation return to the reform track was to attract the media's attention and be widely spread among the population, the objective has been ...
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Confusion reins over arrest plan JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid and a top aide gave conflicting statements on Monday about the move to arrest or question legislators believed to have been responsible for many of Indonesia's current political troubles.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Three arrested over counterfeit SEMARANG: Three men have been arrested for allegedly producing and distributing fake rupiah notes in Wonosobo regency, thanks to local residents' tip-off, Central Java spokesman Superintendent M. Ramlie said on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Banser to be brought in line: Ansor chief BOYOLALI, Central Java (JP): The recently reelected chairman of the Ansor Youth Movement, Syaifulloh Yusuf, has vowed to bring in line its security volunteers group Banser, which is controlled by the movement.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Govt may impose press restrictions in troubled Maluku JAKARTA (JP): The government urged on Monday for restriction of the press in Ambon after days of violence despite the civilian emergency status imposed there.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Presidential relations with the DPR The following article is based on a presentation given by Donald L. Horowitz at a seminar on amending the 1945 Constitution. The seminar, held recently in Jakarta, was organized by the University of Indonesia.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Where to go in Bandung:Exhibition* Arts Exhibition: Point de vue, images du monde, by Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil, at the Fine Arts Gallery, West Java Cultural Center in Dago, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., until July 15.Performance* Piano Recital by Ananda Sukarlan, at CCF - French Cultural Center, Jl.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Indosat to focus on mobile telecoms sector JAKARTA (JP): Publicly listed international telephone operator PT Indosat plans to concentrate its future business on the mobile telecommunications sector, a company executive said on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Collect calls not permitted On June 4, 2000 at approximately 10 a.m., I dialed 104 for telephone operator assistance to make a collect call to the Chase Manhattan Bank in the United States (813-884-2997). To my surprise, the operator (Sylvia) said that according to the U.S.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

One killed in toll road mishap BOGOR (JP): Three trucks collided on the Jagorawi toll road in Kampung Rambutan, East Jakarta, on Monday, killing one and severely injuring another.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Ways to stop the Earth from overheating are far from easyBy Charlie Pye-Smith, ENGLAND (JP): Indigenous Mayan villages in Chiapas, in southern Mexico, have discovered a new cash crop.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Brawl leaves 11 injured CILACAP, Central Java: At least 11 people were seriously injured and 14 houses destroyed when about 1000 villagers from Karangsari and Karengkeniri subdistricts were involved in mass brawls, Banyumas police chief Superintendent Carel Risakotta disclosed on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Ancol programs during holidays JAKARTA (JP): Marine recreational resort Ancol Dreamland in North Jakarta is offering special programs for students during the current school holidays, an official said on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Newmont resumes operation as dispute with locals ends JAKARTA (JP): Gold mining company PT Newmont Minahasa Raya said on Monday it had resumed operation, after local residents in a land dispute ended a week-long protest that blocked the company's mining site at the Ratatotok village in North ...
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Mufflers from Purbalingga go nationalBy Agus Maryono PURBALINGGA, Central Java (JP): Pesayangan, a hamlet in Purbalingga Lor village, Purbalingga subdistrict, Purbalingga regency, is well-known among the Banyumas people as an automobile exhaust pipe and muffler production center.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Bank Panin ups reserves JAKARTA (JP): Publicly listed Bank Panin reported a pretax and reserves profit of Rp 489 billion (US$56.86 million) in 1999, but will not pay a dividend.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Hopes dim for ship passengers to survive JAKARTA (JP): Hopes dim for the survival of 480 passengers of the missing Cahaya Bahari ferry although the search has been extended to one more week, a rescue official said on Monday.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Stock ExchangeStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on July 3, 2000: Shares Close Change Trading Volume ------------------------------------------------------------ Ades Alfindo ...
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

145 companies placed on development board: JSX JAKARTA (JP): The Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSX) placed on Monday 145 listed companies, including major player Astra International, on the second-class development board after they failed to meet tougher new conditions required to be on the main board.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Police personnel being trained for presidential guard JAKARTA (JP): The National Police announced on Monday that some 200 police personnel had been undergoing training since last month to become members of the newly established presidential security guard.Sr. Supt.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Police to introduce brand-new insignia JAKARTA (JP): Just three days after introducing the use of new rank terminology, the National Police announced on Monday their plan to change the corps insignia starting from January 2001.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

20 nations compete in Indonesia Open JAKARTA (JP): Twenty countries, including China and South Korea, have confirmed their participation in the Sanyo Indonesia Open Badminton Championships to be held this month.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Bandung ITB holds art festival BANDUNG (JP): Several types of traditional art, along with modern and contemporary art, will be highlighted at the Bandung Technology Institute's (ITB) Pasar Seni (art festival) 2000.
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

Gus Dur's claim could backfire, observers say JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid's claim that many of Indonesia's violent conflicts could be traced to members of the House of Representatives or the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) could backfire and cost him political support, ...
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Tue, 04 Jul 2000

TV todayTVRI 5:30 a.m. Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:00 Children's Songs 8:30 Music 9:00 Sports 2:00 p.m.
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