Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC:
Fight Club 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
The Patriot 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
The World Is Not Enough 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
Random Hearts 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
Anna And The King ... More ...
Increase in defense budget sparks debate JAKARTA (JP): Legislators and observers were divided on
Thursday about the government's plan to increase the security and
defense budget, justified as necessary to enhance law enforcement
and maintain stability. More ...
Kwik supports IBRA bid to replace Astra management JAKARTA (JP): Kwik Kian Gie said here on Thursday he supported
IBRA's bid to replace the management of publicly-listed PT Astra
International in order to push through the sale of its 40 percent
stake in the company. More ...
What's new in the IMF program?By John Dodsworth JAKARTA (JP): Amid the many social and political developments
of the past few days, one could miss the significance of
yesterday's announcement of a new IMF letter of intent (LoI) and
the proposals for the FY2000 budget. More ...
Calm returns to Lombok as death toll hits five MATARAM, West Nusa Tenggara (JP): Uneasy calm returned to
Lombok island on Thursday as police announced the death toll rose
to five in the four days of riots.The provincial police spokesman, Capt. More ...
Trade in pirated VCDs, CDs unchecked by lawsBy Emma Cameron JAKARTA (JP): Hands up everyone who ever bought a pirated VCD
or CD. We're not talking covert meetings with shifty looking men
in trenchcoats and sunglasses. More ...
The meaning of jihad Allow me to directly quote from the sagacious words of the
venerable Sai'd Al-Ashmawy, former chief justice of Egypt's
Supreme Court, author of 15 books about Islam and the law, who
wrote an article entitled: Must there be a holy war?, which was
printed in the January 1966 ... More ...
Where to go in Jakarta:Exhibitions * Painting Exhibition: Fenomena Masyarakat Urban, by 15 Jakartan
artists, at Galeri Milenium, Golden Truly, Blok B-23, Jl. R.S.
Fatmawati No. 15, South Jakarta (Phone: 7507828), 10 a.m. to 8
p.m., until Jan. 30. More ...
Police warn of new approach in auto theft from residences JAKARTA (JP): The city police has identified a new method used
by auto theft gangs in their operation in the greater Jakarta
area, an officer said on Thursday. More ...
Floods destroy potato field WONOSOBO, Central Java: Continuous heavy rains in the past
couple of days have deluged the mountainous area of Dieng near
here, damaging over 100 hectares of potato field. More ...
Summers promises more support for Indonesia JAKARTA (JP): U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers
promised on Thursday to give more technical and financial support
to Indonesia if the country continued with its political and
economic reform program."In the context of continued reforms, the U.S. More ...
Wary ethnic Chinese plan subdued celebration JAKARTA (JP): In anticipation of the presence of intruders at
mass gatherings of people and the possible spreading of religious
conflicts to the capital, Chinese Indonesians in the city vow to
celebrate the Chinese New Year (Imlek) in a modest mood ... More ...
Persma outshines PSIS 2-1 PURWOKERTO, Central Java (JP): Persma Manado of North Sulawesi
surprisingly outclassed defending champion PSIS Semarang 2-1 in
the sixth Indonesian Soccer League (Ligina) at Jendral Soedirman
University soccer field here on Thursday. More ...
Indonesia's balance of payments 1998/1999-2000 (in million of U.S. dollars) Description 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000 (realized) (estimate) (projection)
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Lippo launches debit card JAKARTA (JP): Visa International and Lippo Bank announced here
on Thursday the introduction of the Lippobank Visa Electron card,
the first signature-based debit card in Indonesia. More ...
Three foreigners buried here JAKARTA (JP): Three of the five black Africans, who were shot
dead during a drug raid in South Jakarta last week, were buried
on Thursday at Pondok Rangon cemetery in East Jakarta.Chief of city police detectives, Col. More ...
State budget aims to revive economy JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid's government
unveiled on Thursday its first state budget aimed at rebuilding
the crippled banking sector, stamping out corruption and
placating separatist movements in resource-rich provinces. More ...
Akbar supports hike in civil servants' pay JAKARTA (JP): House of Representatives Speaker Akbar Tandjung
praised the government's plan to raise the salaries of civil
servants and estimated that the submitted draft budget could
probably tolerate an increase to about 30 percent. More ...
Price the selling point for VCDsBy Pandaya JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian law prohibits it, the West keeps
condemning it, but the common people love it. The illegal
business of pirated Video Compact Discs (VCDs) is a robust one. More ...
NU figure named deputy governor SEMARANG: The Central Java chief of Muslim organization
Nahdlatul Ulama, Achmad, has been named the deputy governor for
administrative affairs here replacing Hartono, who died last
October."Achmad has a good track record and is a popular community
leader. More ...
Stock ExchangeStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Jan. 20, 2000: Shares Close Change Trading Volume
Ades Alfindo ... More ...
Military, police chiefs told to keep capital free of unrest BOGOR (JP): Army Chief of Staff Gen. Tyasno Sudarto said on
Thursday that he had ordered Jakarta military and police chiefs
to work together to stop any possible unrest from happening in
the capital. More ...
PDI anniversary in Senayan JAKARTA (JP): Organizers are expecting that more than 120,000
members and participants will flock the 27th anniversary of the
Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) on Jan. 27 afternoon at the
Senayan Main Stadium in Central Jakarta, an executive said on
Thursday. More ...
... aim at curing economic and social ills To improve the quality of primary and secondary education, the
career development system for teachers and the effectiveness of
the utilization of funds must be enhanced. More ...
Jakarta court puts an end to Paiton lawsuit JAKARTA (JP): The Central Jakarta District Court decided on
Thursday to end the legal process of the dispute between state-
owned electricity company PT PLN and independent power producer
PT Paiton Energy at the request of the state company. More ...
Irian tribe loyal to RI JAYAPURA, Irian Jaya: Amid the cries for independence that
have prevailed in this province, the Malamoi tribe in Sorong
regency have pledged their loyalty to the Republic of Indonesia. More ...
Minister says public must aid sports drive JAKARTA (JP): State Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports
Mahadi Sinambela called on the public on Thursday to help make up
for a cut in funds for sports development in the proposed 2000
budget. More ...
Playing the percentages I have some advice for the President and all the senior
government officials who are getting ready to vote themselves
raises: Don't! My experience in numerous countries confirms that
huge pay increases given by government officials to themselves
stick in the memories of ... More ...
Compromise budget The 2000 budget, the first prepared by President Abdurrahman
Wahid's administration, appears to be the best compromise
spending plan the government can draw up amid the persistent
economic woes and social instability in several provinces which
have adversely affected local ... More ...
Taufik, Marlev advance in Taipei Open quarterfinals JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat and Marlev Mainaky
cruised to the quarterfinals of badminton's five-star Chinese
Taipei Open, while teammates Budi Santoso and Hariyanto Arbi
bowed out in action on Thursday. More ...
Immigration detains my husband My husband has been detained at the detention facility of
immigration office in Kalideres, West Jakarta, since June 15,
1998, and since Oct. 20, 1999, has been kept in a cell at the
same facility. So far two officers from the immigration office in
Jl. More ...
Malang killing spree claims another victim SURABAYA (JP): The killing spree in the city of Malang, East
Java, continued with the murder of a 10th victim, a 45-year-old
mother of five, police confirmed on Friday. More ...
President unveils new budget... President Abdurrahman Wahid and Vice President Megawati
Soekarnoputri unveiled the 2000 draft state budget to the House
of Representatives' plenary session in Jakarta on Jan. 20. More ...
Trial in Aceh to start in late January: Hasballah JAKARTA (JP): Eighteen military personnel and two civilians
will be tried before a joint military-civilian panel of six
judges later this month for the alleged murders of 65 people in
West Aceh in July. More ...
Indonesia signs accord with IMF, clearing way for new loans JAKARTA (JP): The government and Bank Indonesia signed a new
agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday,
clearing the way for the fund to resume financial support to the
country. More ...