HEADLINES

February 22, 2007

Suharto Targeted over Charity Funds

JAKARTA ~ Prosecutors plan to sue former president Suharto for alleged misuse of charitable funds if he ignores a summons – Read More...
February 16, 2007

US Is Indonesia’s ‘Dependable Friend’

JAKARTA ~ The United States and Indonesia are discussing ways to further their military partnership and work together in the – Read More...
February 16, 2007

More Rice to Be Imported

The government will allow the import of an additional 500,000 tons of rice in March or April to curb rising – Read More...
February 16, 2007

With Record Cash, Govt Urged to Alleviate Poverty

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia now has enough money to pay for its development programs as prudent macroeconomic policies have resulted in – Read More...
February 16, 2007

New Tourism Board Chief Elected

UBUD ~ Businessman Ida Bagus Ngurah Wijaya has been elected the new head of the Bali Tourism Board, and takes – Read More...
February 9, 2007

In Sodden Jakarta, the Big Cleanup Gets Underway

JAKARTA ~ Residents in Jakarta are sifting through mud and debris to salvage their belongings as floodwaters that had engulfed – Read More...
February 9, 2007

Bush Calls President

President George W. Bush called President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Wednesday to extend his condolences for the death of 50 – Read More...
February 9, 2007

Orangutans’ Habitat Being Obliterated by Logging: UN

NAIROBI, Kenya ~ Illegal logging by international companies could lead to a 98-percent loss of Southeast Asia’s tropical rainforests by – Read More...
February 1, 2007

Musharraf Wins Indonesian Support for Mideast Plan

JAKARTA ~ Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf won support from Indonesia this week for his new initiative of an Islamic solution – Read More...
February 1, 2007

Indonesia Could Lose 2,000 Islands

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia could lose 2,000 small islands by 2030 due to a rise in sea levels as a result – Read More...