36 articles.
Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Coming clean on Indonesian sexual attitudes today JAKARTA (JP): The country could be said to be experiencing its own sexual identity crisis. Information and counseling on once taboo subjects are now freely available, yet traditional mores still predominate.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Transvestites place a priority on practicing safe sexBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): Tamara, 21, has been on the street just for half a year. The Bugis transvestite, with lustrous hair cascading down her slender back, enjoys the job and has no intention of doing anything else.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

What is obvious about stating the obvious JAKARTA (JP): Twelve days ago a powerful bomb exploded in front of the residence of the Philippine ambassador in Central Jakarta. The explosion was so loud that you could hear it as far away as Bali or even California -- if you turned on the television.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

The path of mystics is rocky and bumpyBy Rahayu Ratnaningsih JAKARTA (JP): In the previous article, I expounded the four different stages of spiritual development, namely Stage I: Chaotic, antisocial; Stage II: Formal, institutional; Stage III: Skeptic, individual; and Stage IV: Mystic, communal.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Flandy, Eng Hian vow to win KL c'ships JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian men's doubles Olympic Games qualifiers Flandy Limpele and Eng Hian aim to end their title drought at the upcoming Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur next week.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC: The Patriot 14:15 17:20 20:25 Gladiator 14:55 17:55 20:55 Gone in 60 Seconds 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15 From Dusk till Dawn 2 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55 The First 9 1/2 Weeks 14:15 ...
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

The Body Shop branches out into matters of the mind JAKARTA (JP): It was bound to happen sooner or later. An international chain of all-natural cosmetics and beauty treatments gets all cerebral with Ayurveda, the ancient Indian approach to mental and physical well-being.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Yayuk keeps her cool in Olympics chance JAKARTA (JP): Making her fourth comeback in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney does not make women's tennis player Yayuk Basuki feel like she is an Indonesian superwoman.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

In Front of a MirrorBy Martin Aleida I think, as a woman, I'm attractive and radiant. I also have a good job and salary, which is enough to feed an entire family during the economic crisis. My appearance? I don't have to say more than I'm a 1.70-meter-tall flight attendant.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Indonesia grapples with sexual moresBy Bruce Emond Everybody is doing it, or at least talking about it. There has been an avalanche of sexual information in the media, particularly in the last two years.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Ratings system helps viewers decide on what to watchBy Gotot Prakosa JAKARTA (JP): A TV viewer recently wrote a letter to a newspaper complaining about the films screened by a private television station during the school holidays.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

AGRAKOM: Bringing your enterprise to e-business So many traps litter the road to the successful use of the Internet in everyday business practices. And only a small proportion slip through the traps.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Home Movies The Towering Inferno (1974/166 minutes): Starring Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones. Rp 59,000 (Indonesian subtitles).
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Now Showing The Patriot. (Drama/War, 165 minutes). Starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Jason Isaacs, Joely Richardson, Chris Cooper, Skye McCole Bartusiak. Directed by Roland Emmerich.Gibson plays Benjamin Martin, a former war hero with a dark past.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

The dummy's guide to e-business So, you've heard about this thing they call the Internet, and you've found out that billions of dollars worth of business is transacted through this electronic medium each year. You want your share of the cyber pie, but don't know how to go about it. Read on.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

e-Indonesia: Slow motion on a fast trackBy Fritz E. Simandjuntak Since early 1990, the Internet, the worldwide network of computer networks, has grabbed enormous public attention. The news has been filled with stories about the Internet and its impact on individual countries.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

What makes an e-Marketplace different from others?By Zatni Arbi Have you ever thought about how many hospitals, clinics, medical centers, community health centers and private clinics there are in Jakarta alone? Or of how many pharmaceutical companies, plus importers and traders of medical ...
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Why creativity is important in e-Business By now you must already know what MP3 is. It's a format of audio file that was actually the audio part of the MPEG video file.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Factions agree on TNI/Police decree JAKARTA (JP): All 11 factions in commission meetings at the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) here on Saturday agreed to propose a decree which will ensure the Indonesian Military (TNI)/Police's presence in the Assembly.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Jatis groups talented Indonesians to develop IT Solutions Consulting Several idealists and young professionals gathered and set up an IT (information technology) solution company. What will they make of the company? It depends on their background, determination and skill.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Mount Bromo offers glorious sunrises, magnificent terrainBy Grace Segran BROMO, East Java (JP): Mount Bromo National Park in East Java has been described as "a vivid holographic portrayal of science- fiction landscapes straight out of a Bradbury or Asimov story".
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Chocolate tradition for independence partyBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): It a long trek from the highlands of west Sumatra to the lobby of Jakarta's Shangri-La hotel.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Steaming up the airwaves with advice on you know whatBy I. Christianto JAKARTA (JP): The bashful among us are probably saying a private thank you to the media for its help in clearing up our questions about sex.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Armed man shot dead by police in robbery attempt JAKARTA (JP): A member of an ax-wielding gang, that preys on motorists and taxi passengers for their valuables, was shot dead on Friday evening by a police officer near the busy Jl. Pemuda intersection in East Jakarta.First Insp.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

TV todayTVRI 6:00 a.m. Morning News 7:00 Health and Fresh 8:00 Children's Film 9:00 Children's Program 10:00 Music 11:00 TV Series 12:00 p.m.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Yielding to critical pressure There has been, in the view of most domestic and foreign observers, good news from the political battleground called the Annual Session of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) at Senayan, Jakarta.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Taking Leadership Some people are still reluctant to make purchases via the Internet due to such reasons as security and other considerations related with safety and convenience.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Indonesia fights to stop auction of sunken treasureBy Rita A. Widiadana JAKARTA (JP): It is known as the "The Titanic of the East".
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

New cartoon series a forum for long forgotten folktales JAKARTA (JP): If you ask kids today who is Si Kancil or Pak Belalang (Mr. Grasshopper), they will probably shake their heads in bewilderment.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Gus Dur to visit Baghdad to call for lifting of sanction JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid said on Saturday that he would visit Iraq in the coming months and called for the lifting of international sanctions against the country.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Yanes suffers from malaria JAKARTA (JP): National men's sprinter and 2000 Olympic Games qualifier Yanes Raubaba will likely miss the Asian Track and Field Championships in Madya stadium here from August 28 to August 31 after he became ill with malaria on Friday morning.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Sultan shows royal concern in antidrug campaignBy R. Agus Bakti YOGYAKARTA (JP): "Excuse me, may I put an antinarcotics sticker on your car? Where would be the best spot for it?"The speaker was no ordinary antidrug campaigner.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Harry at home in oriental costume Harry Darsono, 50, is Indonesia's leading international couturier. Born with dyslexia, he went on to open Pantara, a school for children with learning difficulties. He is also the founder of the Harry Darsono School of Art and Design.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Art AgendaArts for Independence Day Galeri Nasional Indonesia (the National Gallery), Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur 14, Gambir, Central Jakarta. Phone: 348-33954 through August 22. To commemorate the 55th anniversary of Indonesia's Independence Day, which falls on Aug.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Indonesia world's most earthquake-prone countryBy William Furney JAKARTA (JP): Every day, some 20 earthquakes rock various parts of Indonesia, leading to a total of about 7,000 subterranean movements each year. Of that number, only about 60 are felt.
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Sun, 13 Aug 2000

Where to go in Jakarta:Exhibitions * Photo Exhibition by Hashiguchi George 1991-1995, at Pusat Kebudayaan Jepang - The Japan Foundation, Summitmas I, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 61-62 South Jakarta (Phone: 5201266), Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., until Aug. 31.
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