HEADLINES

March 14, 2008

Iran Praises Indonesia for ‘Nuclear Support’

TEHRAN ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono held talks with Iranian leaders in Tehran this week, winning lavish praise for Jakarta’s – Read More...
March 14, 2008

Bali Temple to Be Added to World Heritage List

MENGWI ~ Centuries-old Pura Taman Ayun in Bali’s Mengwi district is to be declared a World Heritage site, in recognition – Read More...
March 14, 2008

Suharto’s Half-Brother Free from Jail

JAKARTA ~ A half-brother of late president Suharto was freed from prison on Wednesday after serving two thirds of an – Read More...
March 14, 2008

‘Master’ Breast Cancer Gene Discovered

Geneticists have identified a super gene which causes breast cancer to metastasize, the deadly process by which the disease spreads – Read More...
March 6, 2008

Duke of York Arrives for Visit

JAKARTA ~ Britain’s Prince Andrew arrived in Jakarta on Monday on a three-day visit as a special representative for British – Read More...
March 6, 2008

‘Hobbit’ Hominids were Dwarf Cretins, Say Scientists

SEMINYAK ~ Anthropologists have fired another salvo in a feud about diminutive “hobbit” people whose fossilized remains were found in – Read More...
March 6, 2008

Tourist Arrivals Up 13.2% in January

SEMINYAK ~ The number of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia in January rose 13.2 percent to 437,617 from a year earlier, – Read More...
March 6, 2008

Corruption Prosecutor Took Bribe: Watchdog

JAKARTA ~ A lead prosecutor investigating billions of dollars in bank bailouts that went missing in the 1990s has been – Read More...
February 29, 2008

US Defense Chief Vows Support for Military Sales to Indonesia

JAKARTA ~ US Defense Secretary Robert Gates pledged strong US support this week for military sales to Indonesia and its – Read More...
February 29, 2008

At Edge of Solar System, a Search for Giant New Planet

TOKYO ~ Scientists at a Japanese university said on Thursday they believe another planet, up to two-thirds the size of – Read More...