HEADLINES

January 11, 2008

Suharto Remains Critical

JAKARTA ~ Former president Suharto underwent medical tests on Thursday as the health of the 86-year-old remained critical and plans – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Paper Giant Illegally Clearing Forests: Environmentalists

JAKARTA ~ Rare elephants, tigers and orangutans are under threat from illegal land clearing on Sumatra island by one of – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Billion-Rp Bonus for Beijing Medallists

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia is to award a cash bonus of Rp1 billion (US$106,000) to its 2008 Olympic gold medallists, the – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Black-market Trade Threatens Turtles: Experts

KUALA LUMPUR ~ A surge in demand for exotic freshwater turtles and tortoises in Southeast Asia is fuelling rampant illegal – Read More...
January 4, 2008

Indonesia Immune from Global Slowdown: President

JAKARTA ~ Any global economic slowdown would have a limited impact on Indonesia’s growth this year, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – Read More...
January 4, 2008

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Rise in 2007

JAKARTA ~ The number of tourists visiting Indonesia jumped 14 percent in the first 11 months of 2007 compared to – Read More...
January 4, 2008

Jakarta Braces for Potential Massive Flooding

JAKARTA ~ The nation’s capital Jakarta is bracing for a potential repeat of deadly floods that inundated the city last – Read More...
January 4, 2008

State Can Seek Tommy Suharto Assets: Prosecutors

JAKARTA ~ State prosecutors insisted on Thursday they had a right to seek millions of dollars from the son of – Read More...
December 21, 2007

Two New Mammals Found in Papua ‘Lost World’

SEMINYAK ~ Two mammals believed new to science have been found on the latest expedition to a virtual lost world – Read More...
December 21, 2007

The Year that Changed Everything for Cimate Cange

When the history of climate change is written, 2007 will deserve a chapter all to itself. In just 12 months, – Read More...