HEADLINES

March 20, 2009

Cleric ‘Arrested’ over Child Bride

JAKARTA ~ A wealthy Indonesian Muslim cleric who married a 12-year-old girl faces up to 15 years in jail after – Read More...
March 20, 2009

www@20: ‘Just the Tip of the Iceberg’

GENEVA ~ Huddled around a vintage computer, four of the creators of the world wide web were blissfully unaware of – Read More...
March 20, 2009

Physicists Get Closer to Finding ‘God Particle’

CHICAGO ~ Physicists have come closer to finding the elusive “God Particle,” which they hope could one day explain why – Read More...
March 20, 2009

Bali Records Record Arrivals

LEGIAN ~ Despite the global economic downturn, Bali experienced record numbers of foreign tourist arrivals in January, data show, pointing – Read More...
March 13, 2009

Govt Grounds all McDonnell Douglas MD-90s

JAKARTA ~ The authorities grounded this week all McDonnell Douglas MD-90 passenger jets operating in the country after two accidents – Read More...
March 13, 2009

Cut-Price UK-Asia Airline Takes Off

LONDON ~ Budget airline AirAsia X launched a low-cost service from London to Kuala Lumpur this week, saying it offered – Read More...
March 13, 2009

Javanese ‘Swindlers’ Extradited to Bali

DENPASAR ~ Two thieves who claimed they could double their victims’ bank balances were arrested on March 6 and have – Read More...
March 13, 2009

Wild Dogs Culled at Tanah Lot

TANAH LOT ~ Dozens of wild dogs roaming one of Bali’s top tourist attractions, Tanah Lot Temple, were culled on – Read More...
March 13, 2009

Mother Caught after Abandoning Newborn

SINGARAJA ~ A 20-year-old woman from Gondol village, Gerokgak, Buleleng, was arrested by police on Tuesday night after abandoning her – Read More...
March 13, 2009

President’s Party Ahead in Polls

JAKARTA ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s Democratic Party is leading its rivals ahead of elections next month, an analyst said – Read More...