HEADLINES

May 16, 2008

A Decade On, Rape Riots Denied but Not Forgotten

As people prepare to mark the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Suharto regime this month, the terrible first – Read More...
May 16, 2008

Polar Bear Listed as Threatened

The American government listed polar bears as a threatened species this week, owing to a drastic reduction in Arctic sea – Read More...
May 16, 2008

Govt, EU Officials Meet to Discuss Europe Flight Ban

JAKARTA ~ Government officials met counterparts from the European Union on Tuesday in an effort to get the bloc to – Read More...
May 16, 2008

Bacon Work Sells for Record $86.2m

NEW YORK ~ A three-panel work by Francis Bacon was sold at auction in New York this week for US$86.2 – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Priests Express Concern over Villa Construction on Sacred Uluwatu Grounds

ULUWATU ~ At a meeting in Pekendungan Temple in Tanah Lot, Balinese priests discussed the reformulation of procedures and ethics – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Record Oil Prices Force Fuel Price Hike

JAKARTA ~ The central government confirmed this week that it will raise its subsidized fuel prices to protect the state – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Kalimantan Orangutan May Be Wiped Out in Three Years

SEMINYAK ~ One of the biggest populations of wild orangutans on Borneo will be extinct in three years without drastic – Read More...
May 9, 2008

Business Brief

BI Hikes Key Rate: The central bank raised its key policy rate this week by 25 basis points to 8.25 – Read More...
May 2, 2008

Ngurah Rai Airport Stages Bird Flu Exercise

TUBAN ~ The authorities wrapped up a major three-day bird flu drill in Bali with an exercise focused on passengers – Read More...
May 2, 2008

Reprieve from Global Warming Seen Next Decade

Global warming could take a break in the next decade thanks to a natural shift in ocean circulations, although Earth’s – Read More...