Coming clean on Indonesian sexual attitudes today JAKARTA (JP): The country could be said to be experiencing its
own sexual identity crisis. Information and counseling on once
taboo subjects are now freely available, yet traditional mores
still predominate. More ...
Transvestites place a priority on practicing safe sexBy Mehru Jaffer JAKARTA (JP): Tamara, 21, has been on the street just for half
a year. The Bugis transvestite, with lustrous hair cascading down
her slender back, enjoys the job and has no intention of doing
anything else. More ...
What is obvious about stating the obvious JAKARTA (JP): Twelve days ago a powerful bomb exploded in
front of the residence of the Philippine ambassador in Central
Jakarta. The explosion was so loud that you could hear it as far
away as Bali or even California -- if you turned on the
television. More ...
The path of mystics is rocky and bumpyBy Rahayu Ratnaningsih JAKARTA (JP): In the previous article, I expounded the four
different stages of spiritual development, namely Stage I:
Chaotic, antisocial; Stage II: Formal, institutional; Stage III:
Skeptic, individual; and Stage IV: Mystic, communal. More ...
Flandy, Eng Hian vow to win KL c'ships JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian men's doubles Olympic Games
qualifiers Flandy Limpele and Eng Hian aim to end their title
drought at the upcoming Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur next week. More ...
Pick of the FlicksHollywood KC:
The Patriot 14:15 17:20 20:25
Gladiator 14:55 17:55 20:55
Gone in 60 Seconds 14:15 16:55 19:05 21:15
From Dusk till Dawn 2 14:55 17:35 19:45 21:55
The First 9 1/2 Weeks 14:15 ... More ...
The Body Shop branches out into matters of the mind JAKARTA (JP): It was bound to happen sooner or later. An
international chain of all-natural cosmetics and beauty
treatments gets all cerebral with Ayurveda, the ancient Indian
approach to mental and physical well-being. More ...
Yayuk keeps her cool in Olympics chance JAKARTA (JP): Making her fourth comeback in the 2000 Olympic
Games in Sydney does not make women's tennis player Yayuk Basuki
feel like she is an Indonesian superwoman. More ...
In Front of a MirrorBy Martin Aleida I think, as a woman, I'm attractive and radiant. I also have a
good job and salary, which is enough to feed an entire family
during the economic crisis. My appearance? I don't have to say
more than I'm a 1.70-meter-tall flight attendant. More ...
Indonesia grapples with sexual moresBy Bruce Emond Everybody is doing it, or at least talking about it. There has
been an avalanche of sexual information in the media,
particularly in the last two years. More ...
Ratings system helps viewers decide on what to watchBy Gotot Prakosa JAKARTA (JP): A TV viewer recently wrote a letter to a
newspaper complaining about the films screened by a private
television station during the school holidays. More ...
AGRAKOM: Bringing your enterprise to e-business So many traps litter the road to the successful use of the
Internet in everyday business practices. And only a small
proportion slip through the traps. More ...
Home Movies The Towering Inferno (1974/166 minutes): Starring Steve
McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire,
Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones. Rp 59,000
(Indonesian subtitles). More ...
Now Showing The Patriot. (Drama/War, 165 minutes). Starring Mel Gibson,
Heath Ledger, Jason Isaacs, Joely Richardson, Chris Cooper, Skye
McCole Bartusiak. Directed by Roland Emmerich.Gibson plays Benjamin Martin, a former war hero with a dark
past. More ...
The dummy's guide to e-business So, you've heard about this thing they call the Internet, and
you've found out that billions of dollars worth of business is
transacted through this electronic medium each year. You want
your share of the cyber pie, but don't know how to go about it.
Read on. More ...
e-Indonesia: Slow motion on a fast trackBy Fritz E. Simandjuntak Since early 1990, the Internet, the worldwide network of
computer networks, has grabbed enormous public attention. The
news has been filled with stories about the Internet and its
impact on individual countries. More ...
What makes an e-Marketplace different from others?By Zatni Arbi Have you ever thought about how many hospitals, clinics,
medical centers, community health centers and private clinics
there are in Jakarta alone? Or of how many pharmaceutical
companies, plus importers and traders of medical ... More ...
Factions agree on TNI/Police decree JAKARTA (JP): All 11 factions in commission meetings at the
People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) here on Saturday agreed to
propose a decree which will ensure the Indonesian Military
(TNI)/Police's presence in the Assembly. More ...
Jatis groups talented Indonesians to develop IT Solutions Consulting Several idealists and young professionals gathered and set up
an IT (information technology) solution company. What will they
make of the company? It depends on their background,
determination and skill. More ...
Mount Bromo offers glorious sunrises, magnificent terrainBy Grace Segran BROMO, East Java (JP): Mount Bromo National Park in East Java
has been described as "a vivid holographic portrayal of science-
fiction landscapes straight out of a Bradbury or Asimov story". More ...
Steaming up the airwaves with advice on you know whatBy I. Christianto JAKARTA (JP): The bashful among us are probably saying a
private thank you to the media for its help in clearing up our
questions about sex. More ...
Armed man shot dead by police in robbery attempt JAKARTA (JP): A member of an ax-wielding gang, that preys on
motorists and taxi passengers for their valuables, was shot dead
on Friday evening by a police officer near the busy Jl. Pemuda
intersection in East Jakarta.First Insp. More ...
Yielding to critical pressure There has been, in the view of most domestic and foreign
observers, good news from the political battleground called the
Annual Session of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) at
Senayan, Jakarta. More ...
New cartoon series a forum for long forgotten folktales JAKARTA (JP): If you ask kids today who is Si Kancil or Pak
Belalang (Mr. Grasshopper), they will probably shake their heads
in bewilderment. More ...
Gus Dur to visit Baghdad to call for lifting of sanction JAKARTA (JP): President Abdurrahman Wahid said on Saturday
that he would visit Iraq in the coming months and called for the
lifting of international sanctions against the country. More ...
Yanes suffers from malaria JAKARTA (JP): National men's sprinter and 2000 Olympic Games
qualifier Yanes Raubaba will likely miss the Asian Track and
Field Championships in Madya stadium here from August 28 to
August 31 after he became ill with malaria on Friday morning. More ...
Sultan shows royal concern in antidrug campaignBy R. Agus Bakti YOGYAKARTA (JP): "Excuse me, may I put an antinarcotics
sticker on your car? Where would be the best spot for it?"The speaker was no ordinary antidrug campaigner. More ...
Harry at home in oriental costume Harry Darsono, 50, is Indonesia's leading international
couturier. Born with dyslexia, he went on to open Pantara, a
school for children with learning difficulties. He is also the
founder of the Harry Darsono School of Art and Design. More ...
Art AgendaArts for Independence Day Galeri Nasional Indonesia (the National
Gallery), Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur 14, Gambir, Central Jakarta.
Phone: 348-33954 through August 22. To commemorate the 55th anniversary of Indonesia's
Independence Day, which falls on Aug. More ...
Indonesia world's most earthquake-prone countryBy William Furney JAKARTA (JP): Every day, some 20 earthquakes rock various
parts of Indonesia, leading to a total of about 7,000
subterranean movements each year. Of that number, only about 60
are felt. More ...
Where to go in Jakarta:Exhibitions * Photo Exhibition by Hashiguchi George 1991-1995, at Pusat
Kebudayaan Jepang - The Japan Foundation, Summitmas I, Jl. Jend.
Sudirman Kav. 61-62 South Jakarta (Phone: 5201266), Monday to
Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., until
Aug. 31. More ...