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March 6, 2008

‘Hobbit’ Hominids were Dwarf Cretins, Say Scientists

SEMINYAK ~ Anthropologists have fired another salvo in a feud about diminutive “hobbit” people whose fossilized remains were found in – Read More...
March 6, 2008

Tourist Arrivals Up 13.2% in January

SEMINYAK ~ The number of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia in January rose 13.2 percent to 437,617 from a year earlier, – Read More...
March 6, 2008

Corruption Prosecutor Took Bribe: Watchdog

JAKARTA ~ A lead prosecutor investigating billions of dollars in bank bailouts that went missing in the 1990s has been – Read More...
February 29, 2008

US Defense Chief Vows Support for Military Sales to Indonesia

JAKARTA ~ US Defense Secretary Robert Gates pledged strong US support this week for military sales to Indonesia and its – Read More...
February 29, 2008

At Edge of Solar System, a Search for Giant New Planet

TOKYO ~ Scientists at a Japanese university said on Thursday they believe another planet, up to two-thirds the size of – Read More...
February 29, 2008

Monsoon Intensity Driven by Earth’s Orbit: Study

The monsoon rains that drench tropical and subtropical Asia from June through September vary in duration and intensity in keeping – Read More...
February 29, 2008

Suspect Admits Killing Australian in Canggu: Police

DENPASAR ~ Police said they have arrested a man who confessed to murdering an Australian woman in an apparent botched – Read More...
February 29, 2008

Police Turn to Silver Screen to Improve Image

JAKARTA ~ Indonesian police are to light up the silver screen in a new action-comedy film aimed at improving their – Read More...
February 22, 2008

On State Visit, Finnish President Calls for Climate-Change Action

JAKARTA ~ Finnish President Tarja Halonen began a two-day official visit to Indonesia on Monday by calling for speedy global – Read More...
February 22, 2008

Govt Undecided on Kosovo

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia has not yet decided whether to back Kosovo’s declaration of independence, the Foreign Ministry in Jakarta said. – Read More...