HEADLINES

August 29, 2008

Netherlands to Open Human Rights Office in Nusa Dua

DENPASAR ~ The Dutch government is to open an office in the Nusa Dua tourism enclave dealing with human rights – Read More...
August 29, 2008

ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand Trade Pact ‘Near’

SINGAPORE ~ Negotiations for an ASEAN bloc free trade deal with Australia and New Zealand are nearly completed, Trade Minister – Read More...
August 23, 2008

President Sees Robust National Growth

LEGIAN/JAKARTA ~ Southeast Asia’s biggest economy can expect strong growth of 6.2 percent next year despite a global outlook “wrought – Read More...
August 23, 2008

Govt Says UN under Pressure over Myanmar

LEGIAN/JAKARTA ~ The UN Security Council is under “growing pressure” to act against Myanmar’s military regime unless it takes more – Read More...
August 23, 2008

Indonesia Could Ratify ASEAN Charter Next Month: FM

LEGIAN/JAKARTA/SINGAPORE ~ The national parliament could ratify the new ASEAN charter as early as next month, the foreign minister said – Read More...
August 23, 2008

Rare Leopards Found in Borneo Forest: Researcher

LEGIAN ~ A new population of rare leopard has been found living in thick forests on the Indonesian half of – Read More...
August 15, 2008

Australia, Indonesia to Propose Disaster-Response Plan

SINGAPORE ~ Australia and Indonesia will propose a mechanism to speedily deploy military assets to respond to natural disaster in – Read More...
August 15, 2008

Charlie Chaplin Bali Footage Raises Cash

LEGIAN ~ Rare footage of Charlie Chaplin’s 1932 visit to Bali was shown at the weekend to raise funds for – Read More...
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...