HEADLINES

November 22, 2006

Govt to Halve Civil Servants

JAKARTA ~ The central government is planning to gradually streamline its bureaucracy, reducing the number of civil servants to half – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Govt May Send Troops to Iraq

JAKARTA ~ The government is willing to send troops to serve under the UN flag in Iraq if the international – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Soaring Hotel, Airline Bookings Give Bali Early Christmas Gift

SEMINYAK ~ Bali is experiencing near-record hotel and flight bookings for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, reflecting continued – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Pro-Bush Rally Held

BOGOR, West Java ~ In a scene unusual for Indonesia, about 50 people staged a street rally here in support – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Deposed Thai PM Vacations in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Deposed Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrived in Bali this week for a holiday.
November 16, 2006

Indonesia, Australia Sign Landmark Treaty

MATARAM, Lombok ~ Indonesia and Australia signed a landmark security treaty this week aimed at smoothing often thorny relations between – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Government to Crack Down on Illegal Villas

SEMINYAK, Bali ~ In a bid to deal with sewage problems and an overly strained infrastructure, the government of Bali – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Destruction of Indonesian Wetlands ‘Fuels Climate Change’

NAIROBI ~ “Shocking” destruction of wetlands in Indonesia is fuelling global warming with the emission of huge amounts of greenhouse – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Indonesia, Australia to Sign New Security Pact

SYDNEY ~ Australia and Indonesia have agreed to a new security treaty, officials said this week, after negotiations marred by – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Bush Visit to Focus on Investment

JAKARTA ~ US investment in energy will be one of the main points discussed by the leaders of Indonesia and – Read More...
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