HEADLINES

June 7, 2007

Bali Sweeps Top Environmental Awards

ISTANA NEGARA, Jakarta ~ Bali’s capital Denpasar, its regency Badung, and the regencies of Gianyar and Tabanan were awarded on – Read More...
June 7, 2007

Respect Locals’ Wishes over Canggu Lagoon, Says Governor

DENPASAR ~ Bali’s Governor Dewa Beratha instructed the Badung government to remind a developer intent on constructing luxury accommodation on – Read More...
June 7, 2007

Coal Industry Meeting Draws Ire on Kuta Beach

By Alice Coster For The Bali Times KUTA ~ A carbon dioxide-spewing dragon representing the coal industry was paraded along – Read More...
June 7, 2007

Indonesia, E. Timor to Extend Truth Commission

JAKARTA ~ Jakarta and Dili have agreed to extend the mandate of a joint commission set up to investigate violence – Read More...
May 31, 2007

Kuta Gets $38m Facelift

KUTA ~ Once a somnolent fishing village, Kuta has morphed over the past half-century into a global tourism Mecca, a – Read More...
May 31, 2007

Govt Presses Myanmar over Suu Kyi

JAKARTA ~ The government accused Myanmar this week of tarnishing the reputation of its Southeast Asian neighbors by extending the – Read More...
May 31, 2007

Foreign Ownership Rules to Be Clarified

KUALA LUMPUR ~ Indonesia is reviewing policies on foreign equity ownership in some sectors to enhance transparency and legal clarity – Read More...
May 31, 2007

Thai Rak Thai in Disbelief as Party Dissolved

BANGKOK ~ Disbelief, tears and bravado greeted the announcement on Wednesday that top judges had dissolved Thai Rak Thai, the – Read More...
May 25, 2007

Surf of a Lifetime in Bali

Majestic: Crowds watched in awe as “Uluwatu Steve” rode some of Bali’s biggest surf on record at the weekend. Conditions – Read More...
May 25, 2007

Indonesia, China to Discuss Extradition Treaty

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia and China are set to start talks on an extradition treaty between the two nations, an official – Read More...