54 articles.
Wed, 25 Sep 2002

RI's catcher on the slyTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta If there is anybody that has made a name for herself from a string of tragedies - from the bloody 1998 anti-Chinese riots to the very recent forced repatriation of Indonesian workers from Malaysia - it could be Sri Parlupi, ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Athletes told to keep to diet at Asian GamesNovan Iman Santosa, The Jakarta Post, Busan, South Korea Indonesian athletes taking part in the Busan 2002 Asian Games, especially those who must compete in a certain weight class, will have to watch their diets, with the Busan Asian Games ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Police raid nets firecracker worth millions of rupiahNana Rukmana, The Jakarta Post, Tegal, Central Java Police authorities seized hundreds of thousands of firecrackers worth millions of rupiah on Tuesday as the number of people killed in last week's firecracker blast rose to 19.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Private cars' voluntary emission test startsThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The city administration introduced on Thursday the voluntary emission test for private cars at 15 certified repair shops across the capital.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Asian-style seafood dishes at new Seafood Garden restoMaria Endah Hulupi, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta For those who have a taste for seafood, Jakarta is a good place to live.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Govt to develop three more botanical gardensMusthofid and Muninggar Sri Saraswati, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The government is developing three more botanical gardens in a bid to prevent the country's biodiversity from extinction, according to a researcher at the Indonesian Institute of ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

House approves new law on bonds, govt to issue T-billsThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the new law on bonds, paving the way for the government to issue new bonds to refinance maturing bonds.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Libel suit against Mujahiddin JAKARTA: The Utan Kayu Islamic Community filed on Tuesday a libel suit against Muslim hard-line group, the Mujahiddin Council.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Collective action needed to save natural resources The Earth Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, which concluded earlier this month, has once again alerted the world to the impact of environmental destruction on human lives.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Workers' rallies could boomerang on them: MinisterMoch. N. Kurniawan, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Thousands of workers from various labor unions continued their rowdy rallies on Tuesday to voice their opposition to the two controversial labor bills, a move labor experts claim will backfire on the ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Pick a preschool that suits your child Dear Dr. Donya,I noticed a lump on the back of my 19-month-old's head after he fell off the couch and hit his head on the coffee table. I figured it was just your typical egg that kids get but today it seems larger and softer.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Student missing in Cisadane river TANGERANG: One of three students of Selapajang PGRI secondary high school went missing in the Cisadane river on Monday afternoon. The boat capsized near the Pasar Baru Dam sluice.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

SQ has lost a customer I empathize with the reader who lost a pair of sunglasses on a Singapore Airlines flight. It is not just the personal loss but the frustration that Singapore Airlines (SQ) causes if you dare lodge a complaint, or have an enquiry.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

The future of AFTA amid rapid trade changeHans W. Vriens, Managing Director, APCO Indonesia These days few international organizations are being courted by more countries than the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Brothers get 5 and 6 years for drugs TANGERANG: The Tangerang District Court sentenced on Tuesday two brothers to five and six years jail respectively, for illegal possession of 8.5 kilograms of marijuana, delivered by a man from Banda Aceh in June.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Calls for independent killing probe JAYAPURA, Papua: An Irian Jaya legislator urged the central government on Tuesday to form an independent team consisting of Indonesians, Americans, Australians and locals to investigate the deadly ambush in Timika.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Salim Group repays 70 percent of IBRA debtThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Salim Group has repaid 70 percent of the Rp 729.4 billion (about US$81 million) it owes the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) for the shortfall in assets it pledged to IBRA, an official at the agency said on Tuesday.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

U.S. yet to link RI groups to int'l terrorist cells: BoyceAgencies, Jakarta Despite mounting pressure for Washington to cease spreading what many leaders here call "black propaganda" against Indonesia, the U.S.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Grenade blast linked to loan dispute: PoliceThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta After conflicting statements made about a deadly grenade explosion near a house belonging to the U.S.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Pigs pay in Penhos purge TENGGARONG, East Kalimantan: Hundreds of visitors thronged to see the traditional Penhos ritual here on Tuesday, a ceremony periodically held by the Bahau Dayak tribe to purge their village of the sins of adulterers.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

RI concerned over Aussie rocket projectFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia expressed concern on Tuesday over Australia's plan to develop a rocket launchpad on Christmas island in the Indian Ocean.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Pacemaker for the slowly beating heartA. Fauzi Yahya, Contributor, Jakarta Worldwide, there are about three million people with pacemakers, a small smart device used to regulate heart rhythm, and every year, 600,000 pacemakers are implanted.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

'Tracking Cloth' a success I am writing to publicly thank the many people who made the June to September 2002 "Tracking Cloth" exhibition a great success.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

RI foreign minister visits Russia MOSCOW: Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hassan Wirajuda, is visiting Russia, where he will meet his counterpart Igor Ivanov for talks on the fight against international terrorism and other global challenges.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

House endorses controversial Riau Islands bill amid oppositionKurniawan Hari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The House of Representatives (DPR) and the government endorsed on Tuesday a bill on the establishment of the Riau Islands province, ignoring the objections of the Riau provincial administration ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

2003 oil price assumption revisedThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta The House of Representatives budget committee agreed on Tuesday with the government to revise upward the oil price assumption in the 2003 draft state budget.The assumption is now set at US$22 per barrel, compared to $20.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Condom ads halted, anti-AIDS drive goes onDamar Harsanto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Some young men were visiting a brothel. Upon seeing a smiling and inviting young female sex worker, one of them says, "Look at her. Isn't she clean and pretty? She must not be infected (with HIV/AIDS).
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Intelligence shortcomings For some of us, the series of failed bombing attempts in Jakarta, including the one on Monday with the explosion of a grenade in the hands of one attacker, reminds us of the coyote character in the classic cartoon series The Roadrunner.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Pertamina hints at deadline for ExxonMobilA'an Suryana The Jakarta Post Jakarta State oil and gas company Pertamina stepped up pressure on U.S.-based ExxonMobil Oil to split its ownership of giant oil field Cepu by saying on Tuesday that it wanted a deal by November.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Revolution not reform From Rakyat Merdeka When students and politicians touted the term "reform" in 1998, I said to myself it should have been revolution. We should have drawn up an agenda for a revolution, instead of reform.Why? There are changes now but they are superficial.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

PAN asks police to pursue vote buying allegationsAhmad Junaidi and Damar Harsanto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The National Mandate Party (PAN) urged the police on Tuesday to question a gubernatorial candidate who reportedly gave 10 cheques worth Rp 450 million each to 10 of the party's ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

ExxonMobil handed deadline to split Cepu ownershipA'an Suryana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta State oil and gas company Pertamina stepped up pressure on U.S.-based ExxonMobil Oil to split its ownership of giant oil field Cepu by saying on Tuesday that it wanted a deal by November.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Media threatens legal action over new broadcasting billMuhammad Nafik, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Several media organizations have threatened to sue the government and the House of Representatives if they go through with their plan to endorse a restrictive broadcasting bill without fixing the many ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Police arrest eight for drugs JAKARTA: Police in Menteng, Central Jakarta, arrested eight people on drugs charges, including a 34-year-old Army captain.Central Jakarta Police chief Sr. Comr. Edmon Ilyas said two of the suspects were arrested on Sunday morning at the Hotel Menteng on Jl.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Learning CPR and help your loved onesDonya Betancourt, Pediatrician, drdonya@hotmail.com Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, involves a combination of mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing and chest compression techniques that keeps oxygenated blood flowing to the brain and other vital organs until ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Railway company out-of-orderBambang Nurbianto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta One third of the almost 400 coaches belonging to the state-owned railway company PT KAI serving Greater Jakarta cannot be operated due to their poor condition.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Grenade explosion may link to loan dispute: police The Jakarta Post Jakarta After conflicting statements made about a deadly grenade explosion near a house belonging to the U.S.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Pyongyang's gesture Signs Pyongyang is opening its door to industrialized Western countries has attracted the international community as evidenced by the fact the North Korea issue was one of the key topics discussed at the two-day Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM) in Copenhagen, which ended on Tuesday.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Farmers demand land reform, protection from free marketThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Thousands of farmers across the country marked National Farmers' Day on Tuesday with protests demanding comprehensive land reform and protection from the relentless onslaught of the free market.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

TV Program: Wednesday, September 25, 2002.TB.30" 1.00" TVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings6:00 News 8:30 Music9:00 Film9:30 Music11:00 News11:30 Music12:00 p.m.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Wynne Prakusya advances to second roundPariama Hutasoit, Contributor, Nusa Dua, Bali Wynne Prakusya gracefully moved on to the second round of the Wismilak-Sanex Women's Tennis Tournament after defeating Spaniard Gala Leon Garcia 7-5, 6-3 here on Tuesday.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Most civil servants unprofessional JAKARTA: Only 40 percent of the four million civil servants in the country are professional and perform their job well, a minister said on Tuesday.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Residents concerned about fire safety Fires have recently swept through a number of densely populated areas in Jakarta. These incidents have left thousands of people homeless, and have sparked debate about fire safety in the city.Supriman, 24, a fried-snack vendor in Grogol, West Jakarta.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Thousands forced to eat dried cassava SAMPANG, Madura: Prolonged drought has forced 4,021 families in the remote Mandangin Island, Sampang regency, East Java to eat dried cassava.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Ulemas support sought in fight against terroristsFabiola Desy Unidjaja and Tertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Maintaining its cautious stance regarding the alleged activities of international terrorist groups in the country, the government plans to consult moderate ulemas before ...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Haunted house lures visitors JAKARTA: An unoccupied house in Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, is attracting many curious visitors who want to get spooked following rumors circulating among local residents that the house is haunted.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Querying broadcasting billLukas Luwarso, Executive Director, Press Council, Jakarta Heated debate on the broadcasting bill, which has lasted about two years, is regrettable but unavoidable, given that so much distrust continues to linger in society.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Logging impairs Baloi reservoir BATAM, Riau: Illegal logging and residential settlements have impaired the quality of water at the Baloi water reservoir in Batam Island, Riau, making it hard for locals to get clean water, the Riau Islands Natural Resources Conservation chairman Mudjiono said.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Another bomb scare in Palu PALU, Central Sulawesi: Palu received another bomb threat on Tuesday when a mysterious caller told local police at 3.20 a.m. that a bomb had been placed at Bulava discotheque on Jl. Mohammad Hatta.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Sultan calls off U.S. visit after terrorist remarkSri Wahyuni, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta Yogyakarta Governor Sultan Hamengkubuwono X and high-ranking government officials have decided to cancel their planned visit to the United States as a protest of U.S.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Where to go in Surabaya, for Wednesday, September 25, 2001Performances* Piano Recital by Stephan Imorde, Conny Mulawarma, CCCL - French Cultural Center, Jl. Darmokali 10 (Tel. 031 5678639), 7:30 p.m., Sept. 30. * Music by Jet Set group band, at Desperados Bar and Cafe, Shangri-La Hotel, Jl. May.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Haze endangers Palangkaraya residentsAgencies, Jakarta Air pollution levels in Central Kalimantan were off the scale and people were in grave danger of dying painful deaths from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, officials said Tuesday.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Rights body urged to probe Theys' deathAgencies, Jakarta Chairman of the Papua provincial legislature John Ibo urged the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) on Tuesday to set up an independent team to investigate last year's murder of independence leader Theys Hiyo Eluay.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2002

Munarman elected YLBHI top executiveTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta After nine months without a permanent director, the Indonesian Legal Aid Institute Foundation (YLBHI) elected on Tuesday Munarman its top executive.
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