HEADLINES

January 26, 2008

Barack Obama’s Edge in Indonesia

By Keith B. Richburg The Washington Post The first Democratic ballots on the mega-primary day of February 5 are scheduled – Read More...
January 18, 2008

Prominent Bali Jewelry Firm Sued in US

By William J. Furney Managing Editor The Bali Times SEMINYAK ~ One of Bali’s most stellar foreign-owned firms has been – Read More...
January 18, 2008

Alarm over Invading, Coral-Munching Starfish

SEMINYAK ~ The predatory crown of thorns starfish is threatening Indonesia’s portion of the “coral triangle,” the richest area of – Read More...
January 18, 2008

Big Business

Sales of materials to make penjor, the towering bamboo structures celebrating Galungan, were brisk this week as the Hindu faithful – Read More...
January 18, 2008

Pack Your Trunks

Opening this weekend in Bali is a first of its kind, a hotel set in the midst of an elephant – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Suharto Remains Critical

JAKARTA ~ Former president Suharto underwent medical tests on Thursday as the health of the 86-year-old remained critical and plans – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Paper Giant Illegally Clearing Forests: Environmentalists

JAKARTA ~ Rare elephants, tigers and orangutans are under threat from illegal land clearing on Sumatra island by one of – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Billion-Rp Bonus for Beijing Medallists

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia is to award a cash bonus of Rp1 billion (US$106,000) to its 2008 Olympic gold medallists, the – Read More...
January 11, 2008

Black-market Trade Threatens Turtles: Experts

KUALA LUMPUR ~ A surge in demand for exotic freshwater turtles and tortoises in Southeast Asia is fuelling rampant illegal – Read More...
January 4, 2008

Indonesia Immune from Global Slowdown: President

JAKARTA ~ Any global economic slowdown would have a limited impact on Indonesia’s growth this year, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – Read More...