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 ...
Five missing as flood hits Semarang SEMARANG: Heavy downpour since Friday has caused massive
flooding in the Central Java provincial capital.As of Sunday, at least 1,000 houses were still inundated with
water, reaching a level of one meter at its highest. More ...
The 2000 state budget Having reviewed the 2000 State Budget draft, I see that oil
and gas revenue still has a crucial role even though it is not
too dominant in generating funds for the state coffers. From a
projected income tax of Rp 53.02 trillion, oil and gas are
projected at Rp 8. More ...
Three men detained for slander JAKARTA (JP): South Jakarta Police detectives have detained
three men for questioning over their alleged role in spreading
fallacious stories about a female billionaire.Col. More ...
Fresh violence leaves 22 dead JAKARTA (JP): On the eve of separate visits by President
Abdurrahman Wahid to Aceh and Vice President Megawati
Soekarnoputri to Maluku, fresh violence erupted over the weekend
in the two areas, leaving at least 22 people dead. More ...
Protectors of reform The people have been confused to see the annoyance and
irritation expressed by some members of the community at the
government's policies on various national tragedies that have
claimed thousands of lives, for example, in Ambon, for example. More ...
City to review decree on protected buildings JAKARTA (JP): The city administration is planning to review a
gubernatorial decree on protected buildings in the capital,
saying the regulation is no longer valid or relevant, an official
said on Sunday. More ...
Obselete armaments a cause of concernBy A'an Suryana BOGOR (JP): Although Indonesia is not at war with anyone, the
fact that the Indonesian Military's war equipment is obsolete
draws concern from military officers, including those at the
Jakarta Military Headquarters. More ...
Trial for criminal, not a monument We have to understand that everyone is entitled their opinions
but, sometimes, it is very difficult. For instance, Pak Y. Santo
in his letter in The Jakarta Post on Jan. 12, 2000, is either an
extremely gullible man or has some hidden agenda. More ...
President's men unhappy with free press JAKARTA (JP): Press freedom, one of the symbols of democracy,
will at some point scare all the President's men, regardless of
their commitment to democracy. More ...
What is good teaching? Ask the 'customers'By Hendra Gunawan BANDUNG (JP): In our country, schools and universities are
often viewed as factories or industries that produce graduates.
With this concept, however, many problems arise, especially
regarding the quality of the "products". More ...
Four unidentified bodies found JAKARTA (JP): A newborn baby girl, a woman and two men were
found dead in different places in the capital on Sunday, morgue
staff at Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital said. More ...
City to reevaluate analysis of PIK JAKARTA (JP): Governor Sutiyoso has said that the city
administration would reevaluate the environmental impact analysis
of the Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) housing complex in North Jakarta
following speculative reports of its role in the flood on the
Soekarno-Hatta ... More ...
Andalas stops production JAKARTA (JP): PT Semen Andalas Indonesia of Banda Aceh ceased
operations on Dec. 7 when its power generators caught fire
causing the company to lose potential revenues of Rp 900 million
(US$125,000) per day. More ...
Local stocks may surge on new deal with IMF JAKARTA (JP): Trading on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSX) is
expected to improve next week following the signing of the
government's letter of intent with the International Monetary
Fund (IMF). More ...
'Halal' worm products launched BOGOR (JP): The Sabda Alam cooperative, which has been
breeding worms for years, has launched 20 products using worms,
ranging from soft drinks and soap to medicine. More ...
Endangered rhinos, tigers dwindling BANDARLAMPUNG, Lampung: Two endangered species, the Sumatran
rhinoceros (dicerorhinuss Sumatrensis) and Sumatran tiger
(panthera tigris Sumatrensis), in sanctuary at South Bukit
Barisan National Park, have rarely been seen over the last four
years, researchers ... More ...
Drugs rampant in SE Sulawesi KENDARI, Southeast Sulawesi: Police here expressed concern of
rampant drug abuse in the province on Saturday, saying it had
affected all levels and ages in the community."Drug abuse is even prevalent among children," the Southeast
Sulawesi Police chief, Col. More ...
Candra and Tony clinch first title this year in Taipei JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia's best men's doubles Candra Wijaya and
Tony Gunawan earned their first title this year in the US$150,000
Chinese Taipei Open after defeating the 1996 Olympics silver
medalists Cheah Soon Kit and Yap Kim Hock 15-7, 15-7 ... More ...
A guide to travel books about IndonesiaBy David Jardine JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia, in keeping with its size, has
prompted many English-language travel commentaries, some of
which, of course, have been very much more than mere travelogues. More ...
New cellular phone sets in the offing JAKARTA (JP): Major cellular telephone producers plan to
launch a wide range of new cellular sets this year to tap the
projected hefty increase in demand in the local market. More ...
KPP HAM to verify TNI's role in East Timor mayhem JAKARTA (JP): The government-sanctioned Commission of Inquiry
into Human Rights Violations (KPP HAM) in East Timor is likely to
verify the alleged involvement of the Indonesian Military (TNI)
in the post-ballot violence in the territory, a team ... More ...
South Jakarta police arrest two officers for car theft JAKARTA (JP): South Jakarta Police detectives arrested six
people, including two active police officers and the wife of a
Jakarta Police officer over the weekend for, among other things,
allegedly being involved in the theft of a vehicle. More ...
Divorce cases up in Purwokerto PURWOKERTO, Central Java: The Idul Fitri holiday not only gave
rise to the usual tradition of bringing families together here,
but it also brought about the odd phenomenon of breaking couples
apart in the Purwokerto area. More ...
Sailors nabbed for theft BATAM, Riau: Five sailors of a ship bearing the United States
flag have been arrested for allegedly stealing mining material,
including cooper, and trying to smuggle it into Singapore. More ...
Rectors told to reject poor quality lecturers JAKARTA (JP): In a bid to enhance the credibility of national
universities, Minister of National Education Yahya Muhaimin asked
all rectors on Saturday to turn away lecturers who graduated from
dubious institutions. More ...
Government urged to retain control of PT Telkom JAKARTA (JP): The government should maintain its controlling
ownership of domestic call operator PT Telkom despite its plan to
make further divestment at the company in view of the strategic
role of the telecommunications industry, Telkom president ... More ...
IBRA may delay BCA share issue till March JAKARTA (JP): The Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA)
may have to delay the crucial initial public offering (IPO) plans
of Bank Central Asia (BCA) until March because the agency has
been slow in registering the plans at the country's ... More ...
Some 1,500 rulings may be revoked PADANG, West Sumatra: At least 1,500 rulings issued by the
central government and various provincial administrations during
the New Order era may be revoked when Law No. 22/1999 on regional
autonomy takes effect. More ...
Myanmar's U Thant steered United Nations during crisisBy Myint Zan The following article brings back memories of U Thant, the
late UN secretary general, who successfully steered the United
Nations clear from troubled water. This is the first of two
articles. More ...
Unstable Indonesia liability to region The following article is based on a presentation by United
States Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers in a luncheon at
the Regent Hotel, Jakarta on Jan. 20. More ...
East Kalimantan wants to obtain 51% stake in KPC JAKARTA (JP): The East Kalimantan provincial administration
has expressed a keen interest to acquire a 51 percent stake in
coal mining company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), a senior official
has said. More ...
Chechen war shows withering state of militaryBy Jim Mannion WASHINGTON (AFP): The war in Chechnya has shown the depths to
which the Russian military has deteriorated since the heyday of
Soviet power in the Cold War, military analysts here said. More ...
Police should maintain stability: Adm. Widodo JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Adm. Widodo
A.S. has underlined the primacy of the role of the National
Police in law enforcement, stressing that the military should
focus primarily on national defense. More ...
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