AgendaRetrospective Films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder at Teater Utan
Kayu and Galeri Lontar, Jl. Utan Kayu No.68H, East Jakarta,
Phone: 8573388; Fax: 8573387; E-mail: email@example.com, from
June 12 through June 18. More ...
Le Meridien holds another cheese festivalBy Tim Cooper JAKARTA (JP): It's not always easy to find great cheese in
Indonesia. The annual Cheese Festival at Le Meridien Hotel, is
therefore a popular event. More ...
Gus Dur's right eye in 'excellent condition' SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (JP): Doctors in the United States
declared on Friday (local time) that President Abdurrahman
Wahid's right eye is in excellent condition, but indicated his
vision is not likely to fully recover.Randal J. More ...
Bengkulu rocked by three fresh tremors JAKARTA (JP): Three more earthquakes, measuring between 4.9
and 6 on the Richter scale, struck Bengkulu on Saturday.National Meteorology and Geophysics Agency spokesman Waan
Tarmin said the strongest tremor jolted the province at 5 a.m. More ...
Out in left field as soccer mania hits home JAKARTA (JP): It's that time of the year again. In the next
few weeks people will be walking around with a dazed-as-a-Disney-
dwarf look from lack of sleep. More ...
Guess What? Deddy Carbuzier What does popular mentalist Deddy Carbuzier do when he's not
bending spoons, reading people's minds or performing rope tricks?
He stars in the traditional comedy show, Ketoprak Humor. More ...
Five men burned alive JAKARTA (JP): Five suspected holdup men were mobbed and burned
to death by an angry crowd after being caught demanding money
from passengers of a mikrolet public minivan in East Jakarta on
Saturday. More ...
Obituary: Myrna Soekasah JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia's sports community lost a highly
dedicated role model when Myrna Hardjolukita Soekasah passed away
Saturday at 9.15 a.m. at the Dharmais Cancer Hospital due to
breast cancer.Myrna, formerly a platform diver, had suffered the illness
since 1996. More ...
Long wait is over for Lombok handicraft makersBy Ahmad Junaidi MATARAM, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (JP): The island's
handicraft makers are breathing a deep sigh of relief after
several months when they felt the life was being choked out of
them. More ...
Minahasa bamboo trumpets find new homeBy R. Agus Bakti YOGYAKARTA (JP): Multifunctional bamboo is a fixture in houses
around the world for utensils, furniture and beautiful
handicrafts.It has long served a different use in North Sulawesi's
Minahasa region. More ...
SmokeThe smoke which you have puffed into my face
will become mist
which will later thicken into fog
blanketing towns and cities
The sky will be darkened
and the sun blackenedThe smoke which you have puffed into the air
will slowly turn into dark clouds
There will be incessant downpour
making ... More ...
Hector and an orange pickerBy Sori Siregar I got acquainted with Hector through a small mistake I made. I
didn't understand the meaning of prohibido fumar on display on
the wall of a travel bureau, where I went to confirm my ticket.
Hector then spoke to me in English with a strong Spanish accent. More ...
New magazines square off for readersBy Amir Sidharta JAKARTA (JP): The appearance of several new fashion/lifestyle
magazines may be the opening salvo in an impending media war in
the Indonesian market. More ...
Miss Universe: 'I don't know about beautiful'By Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): Lara Dutta, the reigning Miss Universe and
second Indian to win the title, had no idea as to how similar the
two cultures of Indonesia and India really are. More ...
Tour de ISSI back on track JAKARTA (JP): The Indonesian Cycling Association (ISSI) will
stage the Aspirin Tour de ISSI 2000 from Aug. 30 to Sept. 10,
after being absent for eight years due to financial restraints. More ...
Jakarta gears up for Euro 2000 Soccer fans everywhere are digging in for the long haul of
Euro 2000. Businesses in Jakarta and other major cities in the
country are also sizing up opportunities to score rich profits
during four weeks promising excitement, shattered dreams and
sleepless nights. More ...
Training shows a living can be made from seashellsBy Kosasih Derajat CIREBON, West Java (JP): A workshop and vocational training
exploring seashell handicrafts may not pique the interest of
seasoned urbanites. More ...
Contestants claim beauty pageants more than meets the eyeBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): If some women want to become doctors and some
others prefer to do little else but write, why should the
ambition of those who lust after the title of the most beautiful
woman in the universe be considered ... More ...