A stroll in leisurely Malang, with history on every cornerBy Simon Marcus Gower MALANG, East Java (JP): Entering Malang from north of the city
one is greeted by a familiar smell. It is a common smell in
the country, yet to have it hanging in the air over a whole area
of a city is unusual. More ...
Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC
Hollow Man 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
Run Lola Run 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
Million Dollar Hotel 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
Bedazzled 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
Boiler Room ... More ...
Letcher, Hsieh win int'l junior c'ships JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian sole survivor in the boy's singles Al
Imron lost his dream of winning his first international title
after bowing out to Clint Letcher of Australia 1-6, 1-6 in the
2000 Nabisco International Junior Championships final at the
Senayan ... More ...
U2 launches retrospective albumBy Hera Diani JAKARTA (JP): When a band which has succeeded in staying
together for two decades and is universally regarded as one of
the world's uber rock 'n' roll groups releases a new album,
expectations are high. More ...
Africa a huge market for RI My last letter to The Jakarta Post, titled Goodbye Indonesia,
was published on Feb. 22, 1998. Thanks to God that two years
later I am still able to write, which I think bears testimony to
my sweet memory of the Post. More ...
Nakedness The fashion we wear every day
is not only to cover our body
but also to show that we want to be
civilized humans But sometimes we also have to disrobe
that is when we take a bath or make love
because we believe that walls
also blanket our anatomy Alas, today, many people like to ... More ...
Fasting while in economic hardship JAKARTA (JP): The fasting month of Ramadhan is here again and
Muslims are welcoming it with joy. Most Indonesians see the
Muslim holy month as a time when social conditions and solidarity
change for the better. However, in general it depends on how you see it. More ...
Clearly tasty broths from a kitchen in Central Java JAKARTA (JP): The Indonesian broth of soto is cooked up in
distinct versions around the country, from Makassar to Madura.
Eaten with rice, the broth, usually with meat and vegetables, is
a meal in itself. These recipes are from Central Java. More ...
Now Showing They Nest. (Horror/Thriller, 90 minutes). Starring Thomas
Calabro, Dean Stockwell, John Savage, Kristen Dalton. Directed by
Ellory Elkayem.Surgeon Dr. Ben Cahill (Melrose Place's Calabro) is left
depressed and unable to do his job after his recent divorce. More ...
AgendaPainting Exhibition Refleksi Seni II, Warna-Warna Ekspressi,
Reflection of Art II, Colors of Expression, at Darga Gallery,
Komplek Sanur Raya 20-21, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai, Denpasar, Bali,
through Dec. 1. More ...
Legal hurdles facing VoIP in RI JAKARTA (JP): Adrie Taniwidjaya is a businessman who graduated
from the Bandung Institute of Technology. He made Global Net, a
Calling Card company providing inexpensive overseas calls. More ...
Salatiga's alternative clinic offers friendly serviceBy Mohammad Yazid SALATIGA, Central Java (JP): To get friendly hospital
treatment is every patient's dream. Unfortunately, what they get
is not always what they want. More ...
Another blast rocks Medan, injuring two MEDAN, North Sumatra (JP): A blast occurred at a house
belonging to the chairman of North Sumatra chapter of the
Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI Perjuangan) on Jl.
Pattimura on Saturday, injuring two people and destroying a
bathroom. More ...
Home Movies JAKARTA (JP): Many films glorify war and tell stories of how
heroes are born on the battlefield. In essence, their message
seems to be that one side is above the other and thus entitled to
kill its adversaries. More ...
If I want something, I have to get itAt the age of 17 Zoraya Perucha won a gold medal in the 1974
Asian swimming championships. Instead of pursuing a career as an
athlete, she went to the United States to study business
management and acting. More ...
Expert 'struggles' to understand 10 best storiesBy Lie Hua JAKARTA (JP): Understanding a short story is a daunting job
for many people, including literary experts.Apsanti Djokosujatno of the School of Letters at the
University of Indonesia discussed on Nov. More ...
On the recordAlbum:Painting It Red (PT Universal Music Indonesia/2000)
Artist: The Beautiful South The Beautiful South made British pop history in 1994 when
their greatest hits collection, Carry On Up the Charts, went
straight to number one, where it stayed for six consecutive
weeks. More ...
Advertisers distort women's image to attract consumersBy Tri Hafiningsih JAKARTA (JP): Sensual girls flash in beer commercials for
macho men. A housewife wins her mother-in-law's heart because she
washes with cheap but powerful detergent. More ...
International Paris Photo exhibition has it allBy Kunang Helmi-Picard PARIS (JP): Gray skies dominate the French capital in
November, but this year there were enough riveting photos
exhibited in the Mois de la Photo to divert the public's
attention from unfriendly weather. More ...
Sriyanto -- Painting, Drawings and Sketches Jayakarta Agung Offset, 2000234 ppRp 300,000 (soft cover), Rp 400,000 (hardback) JAKARTA (JP): It is normally difficult to see your favorite
artist's whole range of works in one place, unless you have the
luxury of going to the artist's museum or ... More ...
PDI Perjuangan opposes move to challenge Gus Dur JAKARTA (JP): While some of its members are collaborating to
challenge the presidency of Abdurrahman Wahid, the Indonesian
Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI Perjuangan), as an institution,
opposes such a synergy. More ...
Bedwetting is embarrassing but it can be treatedBy Maria Endah Hulupi JAKARTA (JP): Four-year-old Tonny sat sadly next to his bed.
His mind was filled with turbulent thoughts when he woke up in
the morning and learned that he had wet the bed. Again.This was the second time this week... More ...
Now Showing Boiler Room (Drama/Thriller, 119 minutes). Starring Giovanni
Ribisi, Ben Affleck, Tom Everett Scot, Vin Diesel, Nia Long,
Scott Caan. Directed by Ben Younger.College dropout Seth Davies (Ribisi) does his utmost to win
the love and respect of his father, a revered judge. More ...
Sukun grabs overall title SEMARANG (JP): The Sukun table tennis club of Kudus, Central
Java, grabbed four of nine individual titles to claim the overall
championship at the sixth Gotong Royong Cup Open Table Tennis
National Tournament at the Youth Building in Ambarawa, some 30
kilometers south of ... More ...
A day with a zookeeper at Ragunan Maman A.S., 48, has worked at the Ragunan Zoological Park in
South Jakarta for over 17 years. Now head keeper of the zoo's
nursery, a rehabilitation and temporary sanctuary, the Bogor
native lives among his charges in the care center. More ...
Voice over Internet Protocol: Free phone calls via the NetBy Vishnu K. Mahmud JAKARTA (JP): "Hello?""Hey, Cap! What's (krrzzk) up?""Dude, this is a very bad line!!""Really? I ... trying this (krrzzk) ... More ...
Ishadi realizes his obsession in TVBy Emmy Fitri Hastuti JAKARTA (JP): Not a new name in television industry, Ishadi
Soetopo Kartosapoetro first gained his reputation as resourceful
and creative bureaucrat when heading state-owned television
station TVRI's branch in Yogyakarta between 1985 and ... More ...
Jakarta's youth centers fail to attract young peopleBy Ida Indawati Khouw JAKARTA (JP): So-called youth centers can be found in many
strategic places in Jakarta and often on a plots of spacious
land. More ...
Muslims prepared for the fasting monthBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): All worldly aspects of life will be temporarily
renounced by many among the one billion Muslims in the world once
the new moon is sighted on the first day of the Holy month of
Ramadhan. More ...
Sultan wants to assure peaceful transitionBy Hartoyo Pratiknyo JAKARTA (JP): If any person alive at present can be said to be
living in the shadow of his forbears, Hamnegkubuwono X, ruler of
the sultanate of Yogyakarta, certainly qualifies. More ...
Now Showing Bossa Nova. (Drama/Romance, 90 minutes). Starring Amy Irving,
Antonio Fagundes, Alexandre Borges, Stephen Tobolowsky. Directed
by Bruno Barreto.Romantic comedy follows nine characters over the period of a
few days, showing how their lives intermingle and spark romance
along the way. More ...
TV program 'Alternatif' presents long-distance healing JAKARTA (JP): Repeating Allahu Akbar (God is Great) over and
over, HMA Bijak Bestari, a 'hypermetaphysical expert', was trying
to send his energy from the ANteve studios in Jakarta to Heru, an
audience member in Surabaya, East Java, who was ... More ...
Hughes offers chic outfits for big womenBy Sri Ramadani JAKARTA (JP): Big is beautiful, said popular TV presenter Dewi
Hughes when opening her unique fashion boutique, Big Hughes, in
Jakarta last week. More ...
The WarBy Sori Siregar My car came to a halt and the driver, Apin, turned off the
engine. I got out and walked carefully along the muddy alley so
that I would not slip.Three boys were chasing each other toward my direction. Water
splashed my pants when the boys run past me. More ...
The Dog Is Dead So Throw It in The River: Environmental Politics and Water Pollutionin Indonesia -- An East Java Case StudyBy Anton Lucas with Arief DjatiMonash Asia Institute, Australia 2000152 ppA$25 JAKARTA (JP): The book's title is catchy, taken from the last
line of a popular Javanese ... More ...