HEADLINES

December 8, 2006

Foreign Investment Soars

JAKARTA ~ Foreign direct investment approvals in Indonesia climbed 18.73 percent to US$13.88 billion in the first 11 months compared – Read More...
December 8, 2006

Indonesia to Be Largest Palm Oil Producer: VP

DENPASAR ~ Indonesia is aiming to overtake Malaysia as the world’s largest producer of palm oil by 2008, Vice President – Read More...
December 8, 2006

No Longer a Crime to Insult President

JAKARTA ~ Insulting the president is no longer a crime after the Constitutional Court said this week it had revoked – Read More...
December 1, 2006

President Vows Good Governance to Boost Growth

TOKYO, Japan ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono pledged good governance this week after receiving an honorary doctorate as part of – Read More...
December 1, 2006

Buildings Flattened in Malukus Quake

JAKARTA ~ A strong deep sea quake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, hit northeastern Indonesia on Wednesday and damaged – Read More...
December 1, 2006

Indonesia Cancels 80% of Iraqi Debt

BAGHDAD, Iraq ~ The Iraqi government announced this week that it had reached an agreement with the government in Jakarta – Read More...
December 1, 2006

Going All-Out

With a pat on the back from George Bush, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono jetted off to Tokyo this week to – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Modern Indonesia Extolled as Global Model

BOGOR, West Java ~ US President George W. Bush praised Indonesia’s “pluralism and its diversity” during his visit here this – Read More...
November 22, 2006

World May Have Averted Bird Flu Pandemic: Expert

SYDNEY ~ The world may have already averted a bird flu pandemic by widespread chicken culls and the isolation of – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Billion-Dollar Deal Inked with Russia

JAKARTA ~ The government has agreed to buy weaponry worth US$1 billion from Russia over the next five years to – Read More...
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