'Lurik' cloth, an alternative to all that batik JAKARTA (JP): Recently, a lady rushed into a batik shop at
Jakarta's Sukarno-Hatta airport to buy a piece of lurik cloth as
a gift for her friend. More ...
The 'real jazz mama' on tour hereBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): Monica Crosby loves quaffing tea almost as much
as she loves music. But she had to travel all the way to
Indonesia to fully appreciate what goes into the growing and
harvesting of tea. More ...
Theft reported at Akbar's house: Police JAKARTA (JP): City police have launched an investigation into
a reported burglary in the early morning hours of Saturday at the
residence of Golkar Party chairman and House Speaker Akbar
Tandjung.Akbar was out of town and no members of his household at Jl. More ...
Public relations firms learn ins and outs of media relationsBy Stevie Emilia JAKARTA (JP): A journalist rushes to attend a seminar at a
fancy five-star hotel, but, much to his dismay, finds that he is
forced to endure a punishing "screening process" before he can go
in. More ...
An invitation to dinnerBy Teguh Winarsho AS As of late, the young woman who lives next door has been
opening the window of her room which faces mine, as wide as
possible every night around midnight. Her room is left almost
entirely exposed to the outside world. More ...
On concept of society Is there a Bahasa Indonesia word to express the concept of
society? This question arose in Sungai Penuh recently when a
small team convened to devise the methodology for a zonation plan
for the Kerinci-Seblat National Park. More ...
Thousands of East Timorese pour back into Indonesia JAKARTA (JP): The government has reported that some 10,000
East Timorese repatriated by international agencies have returned
to neighboring East Nusa Tenggara over the past month. More ...
Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC:
The Green Mile 13:45 17:15 20:45
Turbulence 2 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
Wings of the Dove 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
Stuart Little 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
American Beauty ... More ...
PR firms back in business after tough time The economic crisis dealt a fatal blow to many of the
fledgling public relations agencies which set up shop in the
early 1990s. Still, several new firms and industry stalwarts
survived, even prospering, despite the tough times. More ...
Free weddings provided for the capital's poor JAKARTA (JP): Clad in casual clothes and witnessed by waiting
couples, bridegroom Warso (left) smiles while his bride Warsih
kisses his hand while receiving his wedding gift, the Koran. More ...
Central Java hopes for 5 golds from cycling SEMARANG (JP): As the 15th National Games (PON) in Surabaya
approach, the Central Java cycling team hopes to win five golds
in the quadrennial event to be held from June 19 to June 30. More ...
BellYour bell has lost its sound
in this shining and bustling city
So, there are many people around
asking what time it is now, dear?The sound does reach the deaf ears
of laborers and soldiers
But they prefer to wield their lustiness
On their own behalf or othersYour bell has been turned into ... More ...
Gus Dur meets Ali Sadikin JAKARTA (JP): After having a series of meetings with the
country's senior citizens, including former presidents Soeharto
and B.J. Habibie, President Abdurrahman Wahid paid a visit on
Saturday to one of the country's leading critics. More ...
MaxMara keeps abreast of market desiresBy Agni Amorita JAKARTA (JP): Italian branded boutique MaxMara takes an
accommodative approach toward international tastes, making its
collection a global item abroad. More ...
Danny Juswanto wins Enerpac Fair Play JAKARTA (JP): International Master (MI) Danny Juswanto won the
Enerpac Fair Play chess championship after outclassing his
closest rival, MI Salor Sitanggang of West Java in the 40th move
of the Sicilia Paulsen defense. More ...
Guess What? Butet Kartaredjasa His rare talent of impersonating major public figures does not
make Butet Kartaredjasa, dubbed the king of monologue, happy. And
through his upcoming monologue, Mayat Terhormat (Respected
Corpse) he's trying to prove his theatrical talent. More ...
Examining the price of Indonesia's forest fires Indonesia's fire and haze: the cost of catastrophe;
Edited by David Glover and Timothy Jessup; Institute
of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 1999; 149 pages JAKARTA (JP): One does not need to be a prophet to express the
view that the Southeast ... More ...
Indonesian shuttlers advance to Swiss semis JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian men's singles shuttler Hendrawan and
the men's doubles team of Flandy Limpele and Eng Hian reached the
semifinals of the four-star Swiss Open in Basel, Switzerland. More ...
Pioneer puts his spin on the industryBy Chris Brummit JAKARTA (JP): More than 30 years coordinating the public
relations (PR) of PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia has given Wisaksono
Noeradi the right to call himself one of the "old soldiers" of
the Indonesian PR industry. More ...
Arts Agenda Glass Painting Exhibition and Book Launching, Kretek, the
Culture and Heritage of Indonesia's Clove Cigarettes by Mark
Hanusz at Ceria Room, Hotel Shangri-La Jakarta, Jalan Jendral
Sudirman, Kav 1, Central Jakarta, on March 21, at 7 p.m. More ...
Oka Sulaksana gets new manager, sponsor JAKARTA (JP): National windsurfer Oka Sulaksana will no longer
be worried about cash and opportunity on his quest to be one of
the world's best windsurfers, after signing an agreement with
Imagin'Air Group, a group of companies which concentrates on ... More ...