HEADLINES

April 4, 2008

Bali Tourism Rises 30%

DENPASAR ~ Data released by the Bali Statistics Office this week says tourism is up so far this year, with – Read More...
March 21, 2008

‘Life or Death’ for China as It Grapples with Tibet

BEIJING, China ~ China said it was in a “life or death struggle” over Tibet this week as dramatic new – Read More...
March 21, 2008

‘Coral Triangle’ Gets $1.5m Gift

MANILA ~ The Asia Development Bank (ADB) is to give US$1.5 million to protect seas and rainforests in the so-called – Read More...
March 21, 2008

Over Safety, Adam Air Has Wings Clipped

TUBAN, Bali ~ Self-styled boutique airline Adam Air was grounded by the central government this week over lingering safety issues, – Read More...
March 14, 2008

Iran Praises Indonesia for ‘Nuclear Support’

TEHRAN ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono held talks with Iranian leaders in Tehran this week, winning lavish praise for Jakarta’s – Read More...
March 14, 2008

Bali Temple to Be Added to World Heritage List

MENGWI ~ Centuries-old Pura Taman Ayun in Bali’s Mengwi district is to be declared a World Heritage site, in recognition – Read More...
March 14, 2008

Suharto’s Half-Brother Free from Jail

JAKARTA ~ A half-brother of late president Suharto was freed from prison on Wednesday after serving two thirds of an – Read More...
March 14, 2008

‘Master’ Breast Cancer Gene Discovered

Geneticists have identified a super gene which causes breast cancer to metastasize, the deadly process by which the disease spreads – Read More...
March 6, 2008

Duke of York Arrives for Visit

JAKARTA ~ Britain’s Prince Andrew arrived in Jakarta on Monday on a three-day visit as a special representative for British – Read More...
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...