December 1, 2006

Going All-Out

With a pat on the back from George Bush, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono jetted off to Tokyo this week to – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Modern Indonesia Extolled as Global Model

BOGOR, West Java ~ US President George W. Bush praised Indonesia’s “pluralism and its diversity” during his visit here this – Read More...
November 22, 2006

World May Have Averted Bird Flu Pandemic: Expert

SYDNEY ~ The world may have already averted a bird flu pandemic by widespread chicken culls and the isolation of – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Billion-Dollar Deal Inked with Russia

JAKARTA ~ The government has agreed to buy weaponry worth US$1 billion from Russia over the next five years to – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Govt to Halve Civil Servants

JAKARTA ~ The central government is planning to gradually streamline its bureaucracy, reducing the number of civil servants to half – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Govt May Send Troops to Iraq

JAKARTA ~ The government is willing to send troops to serve under the UN flag in Iraq if the international – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Soaring Hotel, Airline Bookings Give Bali Early Christmas Gift

SEMINYAK ~ Bali is experiencing near-record hotel and flight bookings for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, reflecting continued – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Pro-Bush Rally Held

BOGOR, West Java ~ In a scene unusual for Indonesia, about 50 people staged a street rally here in support – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Deposed Thai PM Vacations in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Deposed Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrived in Bali this week for a holiday.
November 16, 2006

Indonesia, Australia Sign Landmark Treaty

MATARAM, Lombok ~ Indonesia and Australia signed a landmark security treaty this week aimed at smoothing often thorny relations between – Read More...