HEADLINES

August 15, 2008

Countdown Underway in Search for ‘God Particle’

GENEVA ~ European particle physics laboratory CERN has announced it will start up its massive particle accelerator on September 10, – Read More...
August 8, 2008

Lawmaker Opposes Serangan-Benoa Toll Road

DENPASAR ~ A Rp1.4-trillion (US$154.3-million) toll road linking Serangan with Benoa Harbor was opposed this week by a legislator from – Read More...
August 8, 2008

Primates Veering Towards Extinction: Study

Nearly half the world’s species of primates face extinction unless urgent action is taken to curb hunting and protect their – Read More...
August 8, 2008

Hundreds of Homes Destroyed in Sumbawa Quake

JAKARTA ~ A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake hit Sumbawa island east of Bali early on Thursday, destroying more than 500 homes – Read More...
August 1, 2008

In Uluwatu, Surprising Support for Villas

By Marcus Ross The Bali Times ULUWATU, Bali ~ Uluwatu residents are in favor of development within a sacred 5-kilometer – Read More...
July 25, 2008

Garuda Crash Pilot Faces Life over ‘Causing Disaster’

YOGYAKARTA ~ The pilot of a Garuda Indonesia jet that crashed last year, killing 21 people, was charged on Thursday – Read More...
July 25, 2008

Asia-Wide Disaster Exercise Endorsed: Statement

SINGAPORE ~ Asia’s top security forum endorsed on Thursday a US-proposal for a region-wide preparedness exercise after two major disasters – Read More...
July 25, 2008

Central Bank Chief Upbeat over Inflation

JAKARTA ~ The central bank chief said this week he was hopeful Indonesia’s economy had already passed the worst of – Read More...
July 25, 2008

Rice Underlines Need for Indonesian Military Reform

SINGAPORE ~ US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice underlined on Thursday the need for reform of Indonesia’s military after a – Read More...
July 25, 2008

OECD Welcomes Govt’s Fuel Price Hike

JAKARTA ~ The central government’s controversial near 30-percent fuel price hike was applauded on Thursday by the OECD group of – Read More...