HEADLINES

May 4, 2007

Indonesia Posts $3.75bn Trade Surplus

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia’s trade surplus rose 2.5 percent in March to US$3.75 billion as exports and imports bounced back, Central – Read More...
May 4, 2007

Breakthrough: Blind May Be Able to See Again

LONDON ~ Doctors in Britain have carried out an operation that is the first attempt to cure a sight disorder – Read More...
May 4, 2007

Tourist Arrivals Up

Foreign tourist arrivals to Indonesia reached near-record levels for the first quarter of the year, compared to the same period – Read More...
April 27, 2007

Bali to Host First Asian Beach Games

‘Biggest Event in Island’s History’ NUSA DUA ~ The first-ever Asian Beach Games will be held in Bali next year, – Read More...
April 27, 2007

Newmont Verdict Seen Reassuring Investors

JAKARTA ~ A court’s acquittal of US mining giant Newmont of dumping toxic waste would reassure companies operating here and – Read More...
April 27, 2007

Indonesia, Singapore Agree Extradition Treaty

SINGAPORE ~ Singapore and Indonesia have agreed on an extradition treaty that Jakarta hopes will boost its fight against corruption, – Read More...
April 27, 2007

Earth-Like Planet Discovered

Astronomers reported this week they have discovered a “super-Earth” more than 20 light years away that is the most intriguing – Read More...
April 20, 2007

Hobbit Hominids Lived the Island Life

A tantalizing piece of evidence has been added to the puzzle over so-called “hobbit” hominids found in a cave in – Read More...
April 20, 2007

Irish Firm May Build Aceh Port Terminal

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia could build a major port, to be used mainly for transshipment services, at the northernmost end of – Read More...
April 20, 2007

US Cannot Be Trusted to Act Responsibly: Poll

CHICAGO ~ There is widespread global concern that the United States cannot be trusted to act responsibly in the world, – Read More...