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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Wolfowitz's remarks on terror questionableAbdillah Toha, Executive Director Institute for Socio-Economic and Political Studies, Jakarta Paul Wolfowitz was right when he said in this newspaper (Oct.12) that the campaign against terrorism was "not just America's fight".
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Professor blasts KL over illegal loggingEdi Petebang, The Jakarta Post, Pontianak A professor at the Tanjungpura University in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, said here on Wednesday that illegal logging in Kalimantan could not be stopped unless the Malaysian government prohibited the entry of illegal ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Sutiyoso warns road contractor JAKARTA: City Governor Sutiyoso threatened on Wednesday to cancel road repair work by a contractor on Jl. Iskandar Muda, South Jakarta, as it had caused heavy traffic jams in the area over the last few days.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Bill on police said to fail to promote spirit of reformTiarma Siboro, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Despite separation between the National Police and the Indonesian Military (TNI) since 1999, a reform bill currently being deliberated at the House of Representatives by a special committee, has failed ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

TV todayTVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings 6:00 News 8:00 Environment 8:45 City News 10:00 Children's Songs 10:30 30 Minutes with Anita Rahman 11:00 Regional News 11:30 Music 12:00 p.m.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Akbar vows to explain Bulog scam in due timeKurniawan Hari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta House of Representatives Speaker Akbar Tandjung pledged on Wednesday he would disclose everything related to his role in the alleged misuse of Rp 40 billion (US$4.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Where to go in Bali:Exhibition* Premature Arts by I Made Arya Palguna, Taman Budaya Bali Art Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., until Oct. 19.Museums and Galleries* Blue Moon Gallery, Jl. Tirta Tawar, Banjar Kutuh Kaja, Ubud (Phone: 0361 976727), daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. * Museum Puri Lukisan, Jl.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Chairul and Justian jostle for top PBSI postNovan Iman Santosa, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Rivalry for the top position at the Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) has grown fiercer, as the Jakarta chapter claimed on Wednesday that it had obtained more support for its candidate Justian ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Fed doesn't know when U.S. economy will rebound Marjorie Olster Reuters New York Senior Federal Reserve officials acknowledged on Tuesday they did not know how long it would take the U.S. economy to recover from its current slump.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Anthrax scares lift stocksReuters, Singapore Anthrax scares rippling around the world have stirred buying in shares of Indian and Chinese drug firms, a Malaysian rubber glovemaker and even provided a boost to the Japanese producer of a microbe detector.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Arroyo must review stance on U.S.-led warConrado de Quiros, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Asia News Network, Manila It's not Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, a presidential daughter and recent beneficiary of people power, who is giving voice to Southeast Asia in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

JP/4/BONICauses of food insecurity Bonnie Setiawan Program Officer Structural Reform and Trade Monitoring International NGO Forum on Indonesian DevelopmentJakartaThis year's commemoration of World Food Day which falls on Oct.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Media seen as timid MATARAM, West Nusa Tenggara: The local media has lost much of its freedom since Megawati Soekarnoputri ascended to the presidency in July, National Awakening Party (PKB) chairman Alwi Sihab said on Wednesday.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Beny Achmadi finds freedom in mosaicReita Malaon, Contributor, Jakarta In Western culture, mosaic has been a form through which to express creative energy for a very long time indeed.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Economists welcome tax ratio rise, warn of snagsDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Economists threw their weight behind the House of Representatives' approval of a government plan to raise the tax ratio to 13.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Global stock indexes Oct. 17 Latest Change %Change New York DJ Indus 9384.23 +36.61 +0.39 Oct 16 Nasdaq 1722.07 +25.76 +1.52 Oct 16 S&P 500 1097.54 +7.56 +0.69 Oct 16London FTSE 100 5190.80 +108.20 +2.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

FPI chief ignores police summonsAnnastashya Emmanuelle, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Islam Defenders Front (FPI) chairman Al Habib Muhammad Rizieq failed to respond on Wednesday to a summons issued by Jakarta Police in connection with Monday's anti-U.S.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Porn VCDs traded in Cianjur CIANJUR, West Java: The Cianjur Women's Coalition (PBC) called on the local police to crack down on pornographic VCDs being covertly traded within the predominantly Muslim regency.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Nothing can stop painter I Nyoman GunarsaI Wayan Juniartha, The Jakarta Post, Denpasar, Bali Everything has been anything but easy over the last two years for noted Balinese painter I Nyoman Gunarsa.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

RI cocoa output falling: AskindoAdianto.P.Simamora, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Association of Indonesian Cocoa Exporters (Askindo) warned on Wednesday that the country's cocoa output could decline this year and in years to come unless the government takes steps to encourage farmers to become ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Rupiah Rates Oct.17 Bank notes rates TT rates Selling Buying Selling Buying Rp Rp Rp Rp U.S. dollar 1 10,515.00 9,515.00 10,065.00 9,965.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Xanana greets 800 ex-militia and familiesYemris Fointuna, The Jakarta Post, Atambua At least 800 East Timorese refugees, formerly grouped under the Mahidi militia group from Ainaro regency, returned to their homeland on Wednesday and received a special welcome from East Timorese leaders.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Vietnam safer for business, Indonesia most dangerous: PERCTan Ee Lyn, Reuters, Hong Kong Business executives are increasingly uneasy about security risks in Asia-Pacific countries which they previously considered safe, with Vietnam now considered a safer place than anywhere else in the region, ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Asian stocks to recover in second half: CSFBDow Jones, Hong Kong Asian equity markets are expected to recover sharply in the second half of 2002 on the back of this year's aggressive monetary easing, fiscal stimuli and excess domestic liquidity, a regional economist said Wednesday.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Qatar insists WTO to meet in DohaRobert Evans, Reuters, Geneva Qatar's ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) insisted on Tuesday that his country was committed to hosting a key ministerial meeting next month despite strong suggestions that it would be moved.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Globalization of food begets risksBonnie Setiawan, International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development, Jakarta This year's commemoration of World Food Day which falls on Oct.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Stock quotations on JSXStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Oct. 17, 2001: Shares Close Change Trading Volume -------------------------------------------------------------- Ades Alfindo ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Irianese refugees told to return homeThe Jakarta Post, Jayapura Authorities in Irian Jaya called on 3,000 Papuans who crossed the borderline to remote areas in Papua New Guinea (PNG), to return voluntarily in order to provide a better future for themselves.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

New House rules fall short of expectationsKurniawan Hari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The long-awaited code of ethics and internal regulations that the House of Representatives (DPR) adopted on Tuesday turned out to be a disappoinment.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Lack of funds prevents Irianese transmigrants from planting riceR.K. Nugroho, The Jakarta Post, Jayapura Transmigrants, the provincial backbone for rice production in the easternmost province of Irian Jaya, admit to having stopped planting rice due to financial problems.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Shifting to other crops essential for BalineseAlpha Savitri, Contributor, Denpasar Bali is now changing. Picturesque views of green paddy fields are now gone, replaced by commercial buildings.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

A long, hard campaign Colin L. Powell U.S. Secretary of State Washington, D.C. The mass murders that were committed on Sept. 11 under the direction of Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda network have united the world against international terrorism. Some 80 countries lost citizens in the attacks.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Where to go in Surabaya, for October 17, 2001Performance* Theater: Faust written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, directed by Wawan Sofwan, the auditorium of the Petra Christ University, Jl. Siwalan Kerto 121-131, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 10.Music and Entertainment * Hyatt Regency Surabaya, Jl. Jend.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Indonesia warns U.S. of backlash from Muslim worldFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The government reaffirmed on Wednesday its support for combating global terrorism, but warned that the continued U.S. strikes on Afghanistan were endangering world peace.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Government may back down on Batam status planTantri Yuliandini, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The government may back down on its plan to pronounce Batam and its surrounding islands as a free trade area next year as pressure mounts to collect more domestic tax revenue for the 2002 state budget.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Vigil on bioterrorism Chemical and biological warfare has long been a tempting idea for many military strategists but in reality has remained more of a theoretical possibility.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Govt team to fight trafficking of womenTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The government decided on Wednesday to establish an interdepartmental team to launch various campaigns aimed at curbing rampant human trafficking, Coordinating Minister for Peoples' Welfare Jusuf Kalla said.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Street vendors raided BOGOR: The local administration in cooperation with the police conducted a crackdown on street vendors along Jl. Kapten Muslihat and Jl. Veteran on Tuesday morning following public complaints about pickpockets in the area.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Nobel Peace Prize, a note to the worldDean Jorge Bocobo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Asia News Network, Manila United Nations supporters had plenty to cheer about this past week as the Centenary Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the UN and its outstanding Secretary General, Kofi Annan.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Police and the media Although it is always wise to interpret media polls and statistics with a good dose of suspicion, poll findings aired by Jakarta-based television station Metro-TV during the week deserve our attention.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

RI to lose 3 million jobs if ties with U.S. are cutThe Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia stands to lose three million jobs if it decides to sever diplomatic ties with the United States, Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Jacob Nuwa Wea said in Batam, Riau on Wednesday.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Shooters likely to skip 2002 Asian Games in PusanMusthofid, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesian target shooters are likely to stay away from the 2002 Asian Games, while the country's soccer team, despite being excluded from the tentative list of 20 eligible events released by the National Sports ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

RI calls for UN corruption code JAKARTA: The Indonesian government has urged the United Nations to speed up finalization of an international convention on corruption and hopes that UN member countries can sign the pact by 2003.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Pertamina plans to return to financial market after long banMoch. N. Kurniawan, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta After a thirty-year ban, state oil and gas company Pertamina may return to commercial banks to raise funds for its expansion and exploration programs.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Plan to revise regional autonomy law critizedBambang Nurbianto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Former regional autonomy minister Ryaas Rasyid criticized on Wednesday the plan to revise the regional autonomy law, which has been in force since earlier this year, arguing that such a revision was not ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

On the decline of furniture industry After reading your article by Gin Kurniawan From 'Ali Baba' to 'kawin kontrak' published on Oct.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

New PC worm foundReuters, San Francisco A computer virus purporting to provide information about anthrax and its side effects has been discovered, computer security experts said on Tuesday.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Fed doesn't know when U.S. economy will reboundMarjorie Olster, Reuters, New York Senior Federal Reserve officials acknowledged on Tuesday they did not know how long it would take the U.S. economy to recover from its current slump.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Fed doesn't know when U.S. economy will rebound Marjorie Olster Reuters New York Senior Federal Reserve officials acknowledged on Tuesday they did not know how long it would take the U.S. economy to recover from its current slump.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Fighting terrorism: A long, hard campaignColin L. Powell, U.S. Secretary of State, Washington, D.C. The mass murders that were committed on Sept. 11 under the direction of Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda network have united the world against international terrorism.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Mayor inaugurates Glodok Plaza JAKARTA: Glodok Plaza, an electronics and computer center in West Jakarta, has reopened after undergoing renovation for a number of years.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Nine firms withdraw from Jamsostek schemeApriadi Gunawan, The Jakarta Post, Medan For the first time, nine private companies in North Sumatra have withdrawn from the social security programs due to their dissatisfaction with the compulsory insurance scheme for workers.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

U.S. Dollar Rate Oct.17 Latest Previous %ChgYen 121.73-76 121.22-28 +0.42Euro* 0.9033-38 0.9081-86 -0.53Sterling* 1.4459-69 1.4478-86 -0.13Swiss franc 1.6427-35 1.6345-51 +0.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Consumers report engine run-onAnnastashya Emmanuelle, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Over three months after unleaded gasoline entered the market here, some consumers are complaining of experiencing a minor engine tick, the Joint Committee For Leaded Gasoline Phase Out (KPBB) said.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

State budget to gain Rp 8t from SOEs The House of Representatives decided on Wednesday to approve a proposal to increase revenue obtained from state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to Rp 8 trillion (about US$800 million) from Rp 7.8 trillion.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

Qatar insists WTO to meet in DohaRobert Evans, Reuters, Geneva Qatar's ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) insisted on Tuesday that his country was committed to hosting a key ministerial meeting next month despite strong suggestions that it would be moved.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2001

East Kalimantan files legal suit against KPCMoch. N. Kurniawan, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The East Kalimantan administration has filed a civil suit against coal mining giant PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) over delays in the firm's divestment program.
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