Indonesian military turning its back on reforms Lee Kim Chew
The Straits Times
Asia News Network
Singapore Thinking of reforms in the Indonesian military? Banish the
thought -- for now at least. More ...
Arthur Ashe was a legend on and off the tennis courtInes Reichelt, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, Hamburg, Germany When tennis legend Arthur Ashe died of AIDS-related pneumonia
at the age of 49, he was the first American sportsman in living
memory to earn the tribute of lying in state. More ...
Uniqueness lures tourists to TorajaThe Jakarta Post, Makale, South Sulawesi Despite its distance from any airport, Tana Toraja (Toraja land),
remains the favorite tourist destination in South Sulawesi, and
one of the most visited sites in the country. More ...
It's a long run to `Disney on Ice' for young figure skater RamitaFranziska Schill, Contributor, Jakarta In the United States some say ice-skating is "a sport for
babies" says figure skater Ramita Nasution, the number 1 in her
age group of 15 years old. More ...
A close look at EOR: Enhanced oil recoveryDavid M. Schiller
Many people unfortunately believe that oil occurs as huge
underground pools or lakes, trapped in massive subterranean
caves. This misconception, however, is far from the truth. Oil is actually found within rock. More ...
Body parts of Oct. 12 bombing victims crematedWahyoe Boediwardhana, The Jakarta Post, Nusa Dua, Bali The Bali authorities cremated 169 body parts belonging to victims
of last year's bombing on Bali island in a ceremony here on
Saturday after approval had been obtained from various ... More ...
World's most romantic hotels Although Valentine's Day has come and gone, there's no better
time to fix a time and place for an unforgettable romantic date
with your significant other than right now. More ...
Close encounters with cards can be a good lesson for all The word `card' is a nondescript common noun, like a
"meeting". So, as a stand-alone, it does not signify much. It
needs to be fortified by another noun, to convey meaning. I had
encounters with many versions of `card', but three stand out. More ...
Tunnel under museums will help tourists in a rushJean-Baptiste Piggin, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, Berlin A tunnel is to built underneath four of Berlin's leading
museums so that tourists in a hurry can see the city's top
ancient art treasures in a basement-level "archaeological
promenade". More ...
S. Sulawesi now shifts priority to local touristsAdianto P. Simamora and Bambang Nurbianto, The Jakarta Post,
Makassar, South Sulawesi Local businesspeople and officials are all saying that South
Sulawesi is facing difficult times in terms of attracting foreign
tourists to the province. More ...
Pushing Saddam Against the WallFacing Saddam's sword: Better to push him against the wall Joe Clark
and Alton Frye
Yale Center for the
Study of Globalization
"It is important to push the Iraqis up against a wall and not
leave them any way out regarding the questions which they must
answer and ... More ...
Why not live in harmony? I really enjoy visiting QB bookshops in Jakarta. The staff
there are always smiling and helpful and brighten my day after
many hours in the office.Nevertheless, an incident occurred on the evening of Thursday,
Feb. 20, 2003 which disappointed me. More ...
Now Showing So Close (Action/Sci-fi, 110 minutes) Starring Shu Qi, Vicki
Zhao, Karen Mok, Michael Wei. Directed by Corey Yuen.A scientist invents a high-tech security system called World
Panorama which enables its users to tap into any security system
on Earth. More ...
Coming full circle
from ashes of HiroshimaWe're all to blame for
the option of first resort Simon Tisdall
Guardian News Service
London The approaching Middle East convulsion is hardly an
aberration. More ...
Lippo again I'm really deeply concerned over media reports on Bank Lippo.
There are several reasons for this concern.First, the government has been tardy with its reaction even
though the Bank Lippo issue has become the talk of the town for
over two months. More ...
Team arrives to check GAM weaponryIbnu Matnoor, The Jakarta Post, Banda Aceh, Aceh Two Indian military officers arrived here on Saturday to check
weapons to be surrendered by the Free Aceh Movement (GAM). More ...
The Changing Role of Indonesia in the OICAnak Agung Banyu Perwita
Department of International Relations
Parahyangan Catholic University
firstname.lastname@example.org As reported by The Jakarta Post (Feb. More ...
Where to go in Jakarta: Sunday, March. 2, 2003Exhibitions* Jewelry, Jewelry Old & New, as well as the gemstone indigenous
to Indonesia, at Koi Kafe Galeri, Sabero House, ground floor, Jl.
Kemang Raya No. 10a, South Jakarta, March. 12 to March. 25. More ...
Places of interests in S. SulawesiThe Jakarta Post, JakartaMakassar, the capital of South Sulawesi1. Fort Rotterdam: Locally known as Benteng Ujung Pandang, Fort
Rotterdam is a historical site showing the greatness of a South
Sulawesi kingdom. It was built in 1945.
2. More ...
Kabelvision service poor If anyone needs a compelling reason why monopolies should be
abolished they need only to become Kabelvision subscribers in the
Senopati area, where I have both my office and house. Both subscribe to Kabelvision and its broadband service, or
lack of it. More ...
An Army get-together Since his appointment as Army chief of staff, Gen. Ryamizard
Ryacudu has twice organized reunions for retired generals his
senior as well as for his active juniors, just to maintain good
relations. More ...
Ba'asyir strikes back INDONESIA: The legal team of Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, a Muslim cleric
allegedly linked to terrorism, in a snap meeting here on Saturday
questioned the recent filing of treason charges against its
client, Indosiar private television station reported. More ...
Tanah Abang traders try to rise up out of the rubbleTertiani ZB Simanjuntak, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta With construction of temporary kiosks for those vendors burned
out of the Tanah Abang textile market yet to begin, many vendors
have converted their cars and minivans into mobile kiosks in ... More ...
Peru FM makes brief visit to Indonesia JAKARTA: Peruvian foreign minister Allan Wagner Tizon made a
brief visit to Indonesia on Friday to enhance bilateral relations
between the two countries. More ...
Finance ministry to probe Bank Lippo auditorDadan Wijaksana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta The Ministry of Finance launched on Friday an investigation into
three appraisal firms and one auditor that had conducted an
appraisal on assets and the audited financial report of Bank
Lippo, for possible ... More ...
Bali hotels focus on locals to stay afloatRita A.Widiadana, The Jakarta Post, Denpasar, Bali Bali has been called the Island of the Gods, whose beauty and
rich cultures has lured millions of people from around the world.
But the Oct. 12 bombings shattered the heavenly picture of the
island. More ...
TV Program: Sunday, March. 2, 2003TVRI
5:03 a.m. Religious Teachings6:00 News: Berita Pagi7:00 English New Service7:30 Children's Program: Pentas Ceria8:00 DRTV8:30 Variety Show: Arena Kece9:00 Kid Channel9:30 Bando10:30 TV Drama: Rumah Kita11:00 Variety Show: Maskum Show12:00 ... More ...
On antiwar demonstrations In the Feb. 26 edition of The Jakarta Post, Spartz laments
the worldwide antiwar protests, but has taken his axe to the
wrong tree. The issue is not Saddam Hussein's crimes, which are
well known to the whole world. More ...
Megawati says PDI-P will win electionFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Regardless of the internal conflicts plaguing her Indonesian
Democratic Party of Struggle, President Megawati Soekarnoputri
expressed her optimism that the party would come first in the
2004 general election. More ...
Naturopathy: The nonchemical and noninvasive treatmentDebbie A.Lubis, Contributor, Jakarta It was a pleasant Friday afternoon when Delia, 41, left
naturopathic clinic Griya Natura in Jakarta smelling of herbs. More ...
More to beauty than meets the eye
Public ignorance of the blind has limited their rights to work in
various fields. Very few people understand that despite their
disability, blind people are just as smart and skilled as any
normal human being. More ...
Ushering in the season of the roomy compact vanThomas Geiger, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, Hamburg In the coming 12 months an entire series of minivans will be
coming on to the market. After the 2002 autumn - the autumn of
the roomy limousines - attention is turning to Golf-class
vehicles. More ...
On the Record Artist: Aimee Mann; Album: Lost In Space (Superego Records)Given her long period of being overlooked and underrated, Aimee
Mann is probably only known here through her 1995's album I'm
With Stupid, whose single You Could Make A Killing also appeared
on the soundtrack Cruel ... More ...