HEADLINES

July 11, 2008

Former Bali Police Chief Voted Island’s New Governor

DENPASAR ~ Bali’s much-lauded ex-police chief I Made Mangku Pastika was voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday as the island’s next governor, – Read More...
July 11, 2008

Japan Gives Indonesia $300m ‘Climate Loan’

TOYAKO ~ Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda announced a loan to Indonesia this week of US$300 million in the first – Read More...
July 11, 2008

Australian Tourists to Bali Rise

DENPASAR ~ Tourism statistics show that from January to May of this year, 54.76 percent more Australian tourists visited Bali – Read More...
July 4, 2008

President Calls for Calm amid Global Oil Crisis

LEGIAN ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has issued an impassioned plea for oil powers and consumer nations to stop the – Read More...
July 4, 2008

Bilinguals Have ‘Distinct Personality’ for Each Language

People raised bilingually and biculturally often unconsciously adopt different behavior and personality traits, depending on which of their two languages – Read More...
July 4, 2008

Five Airlines Grounded over Safety Fears

JAKARTA ~ The authorities have grounded five airlines and given them three months to improve safety standards or face a – Read More...
June 27, 2008

Unrest Sparks Review of Fuel Price Hike

JAKARTA ~ The national parliament has voted to review the government’s fuel price hike after 21 people were injured in – Read More...
June 27, 2008

After ‘Suicide Watch,’ Doctors Say Corby Recovering

DENPASAR ~ Bali’s best-known foreign prisoner was on suicide watch at a hospital in Denpasar this week, after being admitted – Read More...
June 27, 2008

Indonesia’s Haze Plan Praised by Region

SINGAPORE ~ Regional officials praised this week Indonesia’s efforts to reduce a haze caused by forest fires which regularly choke – Read More...
June 27, 2008

Dogs Entering Bali to be Quarantined

DENPASAR ~ Bali Animal officials said this week that any dogs entering Bali to compete in a dog show must – Read More...