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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...
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...
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