43 articles.
Sun, 19 May 2002

Explosion in Garut, three die: An explosion, believed to have been caused by a bomb, occurred in Cipuluh plantation area in South Garut district, West Jawa at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, killing three people and injuring several others, said Ade Karyana, a duty officer at the Garut Police precinct.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Management, business subjects remain top choicesI. Christianto, Contributor, Jakarta While the quality of domestic higher education institutions has improved, studying overseas is still an option for many people.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

East Timor: A tale of betrayal and greedClaire Harvey, Contributor, JakartaTimor, A Nation Reborn; By Bill Nicol; Equinox Publishing, 2002; 352 pp; US$17.99 In 1974 a naive young Australian journalist, Bill Nicol, flew into East Timor.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Sole searching for some foot reflexologySusanna Tjokro, Contributor, Jakarta There are many different names used to refer to the practice of foot reflexology, including Sole Reviver, Total Foot Spa and Tapak Warih Sariro.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

On The ShelvesLawan, Eksekusi dan Percakapan tentang Mati -- Rangkuman Puisi dan Prosa Alit (Fight, Execution and Talk about Death -- A Collection of Poems and Short Prose Pieces); By Isma Sawitri; Lang Iqra, Jakarta, November 2001; xi + 121 pp; Rp 70,000 Reading this collection of poems and ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

TNI flexes its muscles for Mega's visitFabiola Desy Unidjaja, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta People around Suralaya beach, West Java woke up to the thundering roar of helicopters and troops calling out the name of East Timor president-elect Xanana Gusmao in late April.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Now Showing Telegram (Drama). Starring Sujiwo Tejo, Ayu Azhari Directed by Slamet Rahardjo Djarot. Indonesian language.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Investment and tax holidays Recently, the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) chairman, Theo F. Toemion, has suggested that the government needs to provide incentives such as tax holidays, to encourage business circles to invest in the real sector.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Still Playing The Scorpion King (Action/Adventure). Starring Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock), Michael Clarke Duncan, Kelly Hu, Steven Brand. Directed by Chuck Russell.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Cannes Film Festival: Politics at play amid the glitzPaul R. Michaud, Contributor, Paris Eighty special video surveillance cameras greet visitors at the Palais des Congres, the bunker-style compound set for the opening ceremony of this year's Cannes Film Festival in the south of France.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Watching the world pass by on my couch I have nothing to do. My preferred position is an almost horizontal slouch, my feet propped up on the coffee table, my head slumped forward, my chin nearly touching my chest.Usually, the television is on.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

China retains Uber Cup with 3-1 winNovan Iman Santosa The Jakarta Post Guangzhou, ChinaHost and defending champion China maintained its domination in women's badminton after downing arch rival South Korea 3-1 to retain the Uber Cup on Saturday at the Tianhe Sports Center.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Love of painting a sister act for one familyYoni Astuti, Contributor, Surabaya Farida Wijaya knew she had a small problem on her hands.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

On Likud Party's rejection of Palestinian statehood One day after the Arabs made their historic peace offer to Israel in late March, the government of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon sent its troops into Palestinian territories, destroying cities and towns and diminishing hope for Middle ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

'What do you think of one-parent households'Monique Natalia, Contributor, Jakarta With the divorce rate soaring, you wonder how it affects the children in a family. Most of them usually end up living with their mothers.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

National Awakening Day National Awakening Day, May 20, is commemorated every year to pay homage to those Indonesians who rose as the untied nation of Indonesia, which was still under Dutch colonial domination in the 1920s.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

'What have we achieved on reform?'The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Reform was supposed to mean a welcome goodbye to all that was wrong with this country.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Sukarno and the Sept. 30 movementHarry Bhaskara The Jakarta Post Jakarta hbkc@centrin.net.id A lot has been said openly about the 1965 "Sept.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

The 1998 student movement revisitedAri A. Perdana Centre for Strategic and International Studies Jakarta Ari_Perdana@csis.or.id Calling for reform, follow us! Calling for succession, follow us! No need to doubt, friends, just hold our hands.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Step to diagnosing what ails you lies in your feetSusanna Tjokro, Contributor, Jakarta "A regular foot reflexology session helps keep me healthy. I think reflexology somehow lifts my mind and spirit. It makes me feel better and relaxes my mind," said Patricia, a young professional.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Doctors and the law The Straits Times Asia News Network Singapore The Court of Appeal has upheld the Bolam principle, a canon of medical negligence litigation in Commonwealth jurisdictions, in striking down a High Court award of S$2.5-million damages to a claimant.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

East Timor: A tale of betrayal, greed and cold-hearted pragmatismClaire Harvey Contributor Jakarta---------------------------- Timor, A Nation Reborn By Bill Nicol Equinox Publishing, 2002 339 pp --------------------------- In 1974 a naive young Australian journalist, Bill Nicol, flew into East ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

On the recordArtist : Darren Hayes; Album : Spin (Sony Music) In its short life of seven years, which is a near eternity for boybands, Savage Garden has produced several quite memorable songs.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

On UN children's summit After much controversial debate and dubious compromise, the UN children's summit could be considered a farce.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Ready-to-wear: Making it back on the runwayMuara Bagdja, Contributor, Jakarta Leading designers Stephanus Hamy and Widhi Budimulia have confirmed that rumors of the death of ready-to-wear on these shores are greatly exaggerated.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Nationalism must not mar Japan-China ties Chihiro Kato The Asahi Shimbun Tokyo Repercussions continue to spread from the incident last week at the Japanese Consulate General in Shenyang, where asylum seekers apparently from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) were seized ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

English remains main reason why students choose AustraliaA'an Suryana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Choosing the right place to study, especially if that place is abroad, is an arduous task.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Why study abroad if there are good universities at homeSudibyo M. Wiradji, Contributor, Jakarta Universities with international standards have continued to increase during the past few years to meet the growing demand for good quality education.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Annan tells RI to proceed with human rights tribunalAnnastashya Emmanuelle, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Indonesia is to go ahead with the ongoing Human Rights tribunal, which is still under the watchful eyes of the international community, to ensure that justice is properly brought to bear on those ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Who controls the media? I would like to add some thoughts to Arya Gunawan's excellent article titled Indonesian Press: Walking a tightrope" (The Jakarta Post, May 14, 2002). The end of Soeharto's New Order era in May 1998 was, at the same time, the beginning of the free press era in Indonesia.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

On Carter's visit to Cuba Last week's visit to Cuba by Jimmy Carter, the former U.S. President, is open to two interpretations. Either it is a gimmick devised by Cuba's aging dictator to con the world into helping him to survive even longer.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

People at the heart of reformBerni K. Moestafa and A'an Suryana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Another year of the reform era has passed and people continue to criticize the reform movement as ineffective, slow or just plain dead.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Branch, teen music's breath of fresh airHera Diani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Many people, especially the famous, will try to rattle off some sophisticated answers to questions like, "Who's your favorite singer?" or "What was a life-changing event for you?".
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Sun, 19 May 2002

TV Program: Sunday, May 19, 2002TVRI 5:00 a.m. Religious Teachings6:00 News8:00 Quiz8:30 Children's Program9:00 Music10:00 Children's Program11:00 Maskum Show12:30 p.m.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Author XuXi's roots stretch to Indonesia and beyondDewi Anggraeni, Contributor, Hong Kong At a literary festival in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia, surrounded by so many successful and talented writers from various countries in the region, it was reassuring and incredibly warming to ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

On the recordArtist : Safri Duo Album : Episode 2 (Universal Music) Safri Duo comprises Danish percussionists Uffe Savery and Morten Friis. No, the group's name is not honoring our own Army spokesman of a similar monniker, but comes from joining their last names together.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

China claims eight Uber Cup title after 3-1 win over S. KoreaNovan Iman Santosa, The Jakarta Post, Guangzhou, China Host and defending champion China maintained its domination in women's badminton after downing arch rival South Korea 3-1 to retain the Uber Cup on Saturday at the Tianhe Sports ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

UncleBy Hawa Arofah I'd never have expected that my uncle and aunt would decide to take refuge in my modest house after living in the lap of luxury in their spacious home for so many years.As a former top-echelon government official, uncle was quite well-to-do.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

TNI flexes its muscles for Megawati's visit to East TimorFabiola Desy Unidjaja The Jakarta Post JakartaPeople around Suralaya beach, West Java woke up to the thundering roar of helicopters and troops calling out the name of East Timor president-elect Xanana Gusmao in late April.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

Reflections on national awakening dayMochtar Buchori Legislator Jakarta mbuchori@indo.net.id May 20 is National Awakening Day for us Indonesians, and May 2 is our National Education Day.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

E. Timor readies for sober celebrationAboeprijadi Santoso, Contributor, Dili Dili is bustling with preparations for the celebration of East Timor's independence, but those who might imagine that it is going to be a grand ceremony would be way off mark.
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Sun, 19 May 2002

EG Concert: Star power fails to ignite eveningHera Diani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Erwin Gutawa in concert: What more could you want?I imagined a grand concert from the bass player/ composer/arranger/conductor/producer, who had managed to bring together on one stage top-notch artists to perform ...
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Sun, 19 May 2002

The Real Blockade in CubaRazl Rivero Castaqeda Poet and Journalist Havana, Cuba Project Syndicate A man riding the Chinese-made forever brand bicycle under the Caribbean sun after eating a single slice of bread, washed down with very bad coffee, finds it difficult to ponder America's trade ...
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