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Crouching Tiger 14:15 17:20 20:25
Here on Earth 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
Me, My Self and Irene 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
Reindeer Games 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
Shanghai Noon ... More ...
Disappointing reply Despite of responding directly to questions posed by members
of the House of Representatives (DPR) in its session on July 20,
2000 on the motives behind the dismissal of two ministers of his
Cabinet, President Abdurrahman Wahid still questioned the
constitutional rights of the ... More ...
Police confiscate stolen palm oil PALEMBANG, South Sumatra: Police confiscated on Tuesday three
trucks carrying some 66 drums of stolen crude palm oil in
Mulyaguna village, Ogan Komering Ilir regency.Police officer Asst. Supt. More ...
PKT to challenge PSM in final JAKARTA (JP): Pupuk Kaltim (PKT) of Bontang and PSM Makassar
won their hard-fought semifinals of the Bank Mandiri Indonesian
soccer league championship on Thursday, setting up a final
between eastern conference teams. More ...
Police make arrests in counterfeit case SEMARANG: Twenty suspects were arrested by the Surakarta
Police over the past week on suspicion of producing and
distributing about Rp 700 million in counterfeit money, Central
Java Police spokesman Supt. M. Ramlie said on Thursday. More ...
City residents warned of more bomb blasts BIDADARI ISLAND (JP): Jakarta Military commander Maj. Gen.
Ryamizard Ryacudu warned city residents on Thursday that there
may be more bomb blasts in the capital in the future. More ...
Various guns on display at police technology expo JAKARTA (JP): Potential buyers can pick and own the handguns
of their choice during the four-day exhibition on police
technology at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) in Central
Jakarta. More ...
Indonesian Olympic team secures fund BANDUNG (JP): Chairman of the National Sports Council (KONI)
Wismoyo Arismunadar retracted on Thursday his concern over fund
scarcity which has plagued Indonesia's preparations for the
Olympic Games in September. More ...
OSCE turns to NATO when it needs to put muscle behind diplomacyBy Udo Bergdoll MUNICH (DPA): As the East and the West came together in the
depths of the Cold War to sign an agreement which would become
known as the Helsinki Final Act, nobody could have guessed how
dramatically the document would ... More ...
Golkar gears up to be opposition party JAKARTA (JP): The Golkar party said here on Thursday that it
would be ready to be an opposition party and hinted that there
would be a shakeup of its central aboard ahead of the 2004
general election. More ...
Medan airport closed due to thick haze MEDAN, North Sumatra (JP): Polonia International Airport here
was closed till about noon on Thursday due to thick haze
enveloping the area from the raging forest fires.The head of Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMG) Station at
the airport, R. More ...
Stock quotations on JSXStock prices on the Jakarta Stock Exchange (in rupiah) on Jul. 20, 2000: Shares Close Change Trading Volume
Ades Alfindo ... More ...
Rupiah continues bullish performance JAKARTA (JP): The rupiah maintained its bullish performance
for a third consecutive day on Thursday although some feared that
political pressure against President Abdurrahman Wahid would
intensify in the coming days following his refusal to answer the
request ... More ...
Where to go in Jakarta:Exhibitions * Painting Exhibition Seni Lukis Indonesia Satu Abad, The
Century of the Indonesian Fine Arts, at One Fine Arts Gallery,
Jl. Panjang 46, West Jakarta, until Aug. 8. More ...
KPC workers continue blockade despite pact JAKARTA (JP): Striking workers at coal mining company PT
Kaltim Prima Coal are continuing their blockade of the mine in
Sanggata regency, East Kalimantan, despite an earlier agreement
to end the strike, a company executive said on Thursday. More ...
Gus Dur's response rocks the House JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman "Gus Dur" Wahid angered
many House members on Thursday when he failed to answer their
questions about his decision to fire two Cabinet ministers in
April. More ...
A hostage comes home from RP, but at what price?By Andreas Baenziger SINGAPORE (DPA): Philippine President Joseph Estrada wants the
hostage drama on Jolo solved by July 24, when he is due to travel
to the United States, the former colonial masters of the islands
and today the Philippines' most ... More ...
Aemilia, Iswargia in piano recital JAKARTA (JP): Pianists Aemilia B.M. Teguh and Iswargia R.
Sudarno are to go back on stage at Gedung Kesenian Jakarta on
Saturday for a piano recital.Aemilia, who performed at the same venue on July 10, currently
lives in the U.S. More ...
FSPC to submit new reform program by July 30: Kwik JAKARTA (JP): Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Finance
and Industry Kwik Kian Gie said on Thursday that the government
was drafting its third reform program, to be submitted to the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) on July 30. More ...
Wukirasih reaches quarterfinals, while other home players flop JAKARTA (JP): Wukirasih Sawondari saved Indonesia's blushes on
Thursday at the Extra Joss Women's Circuit-4 tennis tournament by
reaching the quarterfinals, the only home player to do so. More ...
Okinawa ready to welcome 'rich states' club'By Simon Tisdall LONDON: The Group of Eight (G-8) summit meeting that begins on
the Japanese island of Okinawa on Friday is already a big
disappointment to local businessmen. More ...
Computer courses There are a lot of computer courses in Jakarta. Some of them
are being offered by Informatics, which has recently joined the
crowd. Informatics is a franchise from the Informatics Group in
Singapore.I tried to check its website at http://www.informatics-
iwm. More ...
Askes asks govt for Rp 435b in subsidies JAKARTA (JP): State-owned health insurance company PT Askes is
asking the government to fork out some Rp 36 billion a month or
Rp 435 billion a year in subsidies for the company's health
services. More ...
Groups question selection process of justices JAKARTA (JP): Two watchdog organizations criticized the House
of Representatives on Thursday for its selection process in
shortlisting candidates to fill 20 seats on the Supreme Court. More ...
Japan automakers promise to aid its local partners JAKARTA (JP): Japanese giant automakers grouped in the Japan
Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) promised on Thursday
to help their Indonesian partners in gearing up to face the
stiffer competition expected to result from the ... More ...
The Koreas must learn from GermanyBy Bob McKee LONDON: As the special U.S. envoy for North Korea, Charles
Cartman, meets North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Gye Gwan in
Berlin on Wednesday to forge closer links between the two
nations, the pair would do well to reflect on the significance ... More ...
Government agrees to pay compensation to Rudy JAKARTA (JP): The Financial Sector Policy Committee (FSPC)
approved on Thursday the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency's
(IBRA) plans to recapitalize the publicly listed Bank Bali and to
provide some Rp 9 billion (US$1 million) in compensation to ... More ...
Govt approves Garuda debt-restructuring plan JAKARTA (JP): The Financial Sector Policy Committee (FSPC)
approved on Thursday the proposed restructuring of some US$1.2
billion debt owed by national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia to
various domestic and international creditors. More ...
Yudovin enters Hall of Fame after strait swimBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): David Yudovin, 48, does little these days except
strum on the guitar. He may sound like a good for nothing but he
deserves this break. More ...
President strikes back JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid struck back at the
House of Representatives (DPR) on Thursday, accusing it of
betraying the 1945 Constitution and refusing to answer questions
on his reasons for firing two economic ministers in April. More ...
Cooperative head nabbed over scam BOGOR (JP): The head of Ciseeng village cooperative has been
detained for the past two weeks at Cibinong Prosecutor's Office
for allegedly embezzling Rp 1 billion, an official said on
Tuesday.Head of the intelligence department of the prosecutor's office
S. More ...
PTUN drops Parni Hadi's lawsuit against Gus Dur JAKARTA (JP): The Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN)
dismissed on Thursday the lawsuit filed by former general manager
of state-owned Antara news agency, Parni Hadi, against President
Abdurrahman Wahid over a controversial leadership ... More ...
Kodam to stay out of politics: Ryamizard BIDADARI ISLAND (JP): Since the capital's security has been
delegated to the city police, the Jakarta Military Command will
focus on developing into a professional unit, Jakarta Military
Commander Maj. Gen. Ryamizard Ryacudu said on Thursday. More ...
APEC members urged to reform economic laws JAKARTA (JP): Members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
(APEC) forum must restructure their economic laws and
institutions in light of the Asian financial crisis, a top
Japanese business leader said on Thursday. More ...
40 houses damaged in Banyumas brawl PURWOKERTO, Central Java: An overnight brawl between residents
of the neighboring villages of Karangkemiri and Adisara in
Banyumas left 40 houses damaged and at least one man injured,
police said.According to Banyumas Police chief Supt. More ...
Peace-making future bleak in case Mideast summit failsBy Jeff Abramowitz JERUSALEM (DPA): Even before the Camp David Middle East peace
summit began, Israeli analysts were warning that failure could
lead to a new round of violence in the Middle East. More ...
Analysts criticize Gus Dur's stance on interpellation JAKARTA (JP): Political observers slammed President
Abdurrahman Wahid's performance at Thursday's interpellation at
the House of Representatives, saying he missed a golden
opportunity to boost his public image and reconcile his ... More ...
Fire guts vocational school JAKARTA (JP): A fire early on Thursday morning gutted part of
SMK Tri Dharma vocational school in Kebon Pedes subdistrict,
Tanah Sereal.Thursday daytime activities at the school, however, took place
as usual.Night watchman Trisno said the fire started at around 4:45
a. More ...
Doyok nabbed with 'shabu-shabu' JAKARTA (JP): Police detectives arrested noted comedian Doyok
Sudharmaji at his house in the plush Lippo Karawaci estate in
Tangerang with the possession of 0.5 grams of shabu-shabu
(crystal methamphetamine) on Thursday afternoon. More ...
Elites reveal cases for self-interest JAKARTA (JP): The recent disclosures of financial
improprieties involving government officials were motivated by
self-interest for the purpose of undermining political opponents
rather than a search for justice, an executive of a non-
governmental ... More ...
What lies behind mob violenceBy Solita Sarwono WASENAAR, The Netherlands (JP): In the late 1960s following
the attempted coup in Indonesia, nobody wanted to be accused of
being a member of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI), as such
allegations would mean death. More ...
Oil price windfall might save state revenue targets JAKARTA (JP): The government is unlikely to face difficulties
in achieving revenue targets in the current April-December state
budget if the bullish outlook in the world's oil prices continues
in the second semester of this year. More ...
Sutiyoso's accountability speech rejected JAKARTA (JP): The Jakarta Regional Council voted on Thursday
to reject the yearly accountability speech of Governor Sutiyoso
for his failure to provide detailed explanations to the
councillors' questions. More ...
Police take six students in anti-Golkar protest JAKARTA (JP): At least six university students, including a
female, were arrested by police shortly after they began to
disburse from an anti-Golkar Party rally near the Jakarta
Convention Center (JCC) in Central Jakarta. More ...
Search for 'Cahaya Bahari' ends JAKARTA (JP): After a three-week search, the National Search
and Rescue Agency on Thursday halted their efforts to locate the
550 passengers from the Cahaya Bahari, which sank on June 29 in
the Siau waters near North Sulawesi's Sangihe Talaud regency. More ...
Two killed in misunderstanding BOGOR (JP): Residents of Rangga Mekar subdistrict in Bogor
Selatan district mobbed two men to death after a passerby
screamed "thief" when he saw one victim chasing the other.The victims were identified as Abi Bayu and Ade Koswara. More ...
Top seeds bow out to Malaysians in Indonesia Open JAKARTA (JP): Malaysia produced the biggest upset in the
US$150,000 Sanyo Indonesia Open at the Senayan Tennis Indoor
Stadium on Thursday, eliminating three top seeded players in the
men's singles. More ...
City intensifies policing operation JAKARTA (JP): From a distance, a couple of tourists thought
something interesting was going on at the National Monument.They asked the driver of their bajaj (three-wheel motorized
vehicle) to stop so they could have a look. More ...