HEADLINES

December 15, 2006

IAEA Supports Indonesia’s Nuclear Plans

JAKARTA ~ The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said it supports Indonesia’s plans to build nuclear power plants to – Read More...
December 15, 2006

Citizenship Law Is Passed

JAKARTA ~ The national parliament has passed a controversial law requiring citizens to state their faith on official documents despite – Read More...
December 15, 2006

Tables Turn as Ex-Aceh Rebel Sweeps to Victory in Polls

BANDA ACEH ~ Elections in Aceh province have swept a former rebel leader to victory, results showed.
December 8, 2006

Govt Moves to Boost Tourism

By William J. Furney Managing Editor SEMINYAK ~ The local government pledged this week to increase efforts to protect bolster – Read More...
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...