HEADLINES

May 16, 2008

Bacon Work Sells for Record $86.2m

NEW YORK ~ A three-panel work by Francis Bacon was sold at auction in New York this week for US$86.2 – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Priests Express Concern over Villa Construction on Sacred Uluwatu Grounds

ULUWATU ~ At a meeting in Pekendungan Temple in Tanah Lot, Balinese priests discussed the reformulation of procedures and ethics – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Record Oil Prices Force Fuel Price Hike

JAKARTA ~ The central government confirmed this week that it will raise its subsidized fuel prices to protect the state – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Kalimantan Orangutan May Be Wiped Out in Three Years

SEMINYAK ~ One of the biggest populations of wild orangutans on Borneo will be extinct in three years without drastic – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Business Brief

BI Hikes Key Rate: The central bank raised its key policy rate this week by 25 basis points to 8.25 – Read More...
May 2, 2008

Ngurah Rai Airport Stages Bird Flu Exercise

TUBAN ~ The authorities wrapped up a major three-day bird flu drill in Bali with an exercise focused on passengers – Read More...
May 2, 2008

Reprieve from Global Warming Seen Next Decade

Global warming could take a break in the next decade thanks to a natural shift in ocean circulations, although Earth’s – Read More...
May 2, 2008

Rising Food, Fuel Prices Drive National May Day Rallies

JAKARTA ~ Thousands of Indonesians took to the streets of the capital for Labor Day rallies on Thursday, with rising – Read More...
May 2, 2008

PLN Awards $890m in Power Contracts

JAKARTA ~ State electricity company PLN has awarded contracts to build two coal-fired power plants, worth about US$890 million, to – Read More...
May 2, 2008

Business Brief

Oil Prices Rise: World oil prices rose by over US$1 in Asian trading on Thursday, dealers said, after previous sharp – Read More...