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Power outages in Solo area after tower collapse A number of areas in and around Solo, central Java,were hit by power outages starting from 19:00 local time (GMT+7) yesterday evening.These outages were caused by the collapse of one power in the area of Klaten, central Java, that supports a number of high voltage power cables. Outages hit the areas of Palur, Solo city and parts of Wonogiri. Outages lasted around one hour.

Posted in Accidents @ 30 November 2007 02:58 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Three million searches performed at KAMUS-online.com Yet another milestone for KAMUS-online.com. Less than ten months after the number of phrases reached 200.000 and two million searches were performed, it is now up to the three million mark to be lef behind. All these searches are performed via the website and include free searches which visitors can perform, but also paid searches that are performed by users with personal access to the online dictionary.

Posted in General @ 29 November 2007 03:17 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Hundreds of houses flooded with seawater in North Jakarta Emergency repairs to a dam in Muara Karang, northern Jakarta, that earlier broke are still in progress. The dam is being closed with bags of sand. This dam was built to prevent high tides from entering the area, but now it has broken, hundreds of houses in the area are in around one meter of water.

Posted in Flooding @ 28 November 2007 05:16 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Sand miner dies after rock falls down in Yogyakarta province One person who worked as a sand miner in the Gendol river - one of the river beds on the slopes of the Mount Merapi volcano - has died because he was crushed to death under de weight of large stones that came down on him. The 45-year-old Saidi died on the location of the accident.

Posted in Accidents @ 28 November 2007 05:01 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Accessroad Soekarno-Hatta Airport flooded, flights delayed More than 30 scheduled domestic flights from Soekarno-Hatta international airport west of Jakarta were delayed today. This was caused by the fact that most passengers showed up late to board their plane because the main toll road to the airport was flooded by seawater due to high tides.

Posted in Flooding @ 27 November 2007 02:40 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions






6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes of Sumbawa island A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off Sumbawa island in southern central Indonesia early Monday, injuring at least 17 people and prompting a tsunami warning that was later lifted, officials said. The Indonesian meteorological agency measured the quake at 6.8, though the US Geological Survey later revised its same initial calculation down to 6.4.

Posted in Earthquake @ 26 November 2007 02:09 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Panic after 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes western Sumatra A strong earthquake struck the western coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island Sunday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage and structural damage, seismologists said.

Posted in Earthquake @ 25 November 2007 07:38 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Indonesia seizes 3.4 million euro worth of ecstasy Indonesian authorities have seized ecstasy tablets with an estimated value of 3.4 million euro. Five people - among them were two Malaysians - were also arrested during raids in several locations of Jakarta. About half a million pills were confiscated from several apartments in Jakarta, told Indradi Thanos, the director of the narcotics department from the national police.

Posted in Drugs @ 24 November 2007 12:22 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Museum staff held over ancient statues theft Police in Indonesia have arrested a curator and three other workers of a museum for allegedly stealing five ancient Buddhist statues and replacing them with fake ones, said officials on Friday.

Posted in Crime @ 23 November 2007 02:15 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Plane parts Batava Air plane in fields near airport Several parts of a Boeing 737-400 plane that belongs to Batavia Air were found in the area of Kampung Malang, Gempol Sari, Sepatan Timur, Tangerang in the province of Banten, western Java. The parts originated from a plane that had just left for Pontianak from the international airport of Soekarno-Hatta nearby where the parts were found.

Posted in Oddly enough ... @ 22 November 2007 09:42 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions






Indonesia offers award for frequent tourists The Indonesian government will present medals to foreign tourists who have visited the country at least 20 times, a senior official said Wednesday. "We hope that by presenting the medals, we will encourage more foreign tourists to come to Indonesia," Culture and Tourism Minister Jero Wacik was quoted by the national Antara news agency as saying.

Posted in Tourism @ 21 November 2007 13:32 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


BMW reports 86% surge in Indonesia sales German car-maker BMW said its sales in Indonesia rose by 86 percent in 10 months to October this year from the same period last year supported by improving macro economy in the country. Local subsidiary PT BMW Indonesia reported sales of 802 units in the January-October period of 2007 against 431 units in the corresponding period last year.

Posted in Economy @ 20 November 2007 01:53 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Sumatra prepares after psychic 'predicts 8.5 magnitude quake' Officials in the province of Bengkulu in western Sumatra said on Monday that they were taking precautionary measures after a psychic from Brazil warned that a powerful earthquake was to strike the area next month. Husni Hassanuddin, a spokesman for the province, said that the Indonesian embassy in Brazil had sent a letter from a 'professor' predicting that an earthquake would strike the island on December 23.

Posted in Earthquake @ 19 November 2007 02:57 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Minister: 'Bali, make up your mind about the airport' Indonesia's Minister of Culture and Tourism, Jero Wacik, has issued a challenge to the people of Bali come to a clear decision in the face of growing congestion and infrastructure limitations at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport. The Minister warned that the current indecision surrounding Bali's sole airport must end and the people must decide if the current airport will be expanded or a new airport is to be built in the Buleleng, Jembrana or Karangasem areas of Bali.

Posted in General @ 18 November 2007 13:31 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Inter-island ferry service fares to increase 20% The Indonesian Government will increase the cost of ferry crossings nation-wide effective December 1, 2007. In announcing the fare hikes which will affect 22 inter-island crossings in Indonesia operated by 198 ships, the Minister of Transportation Jusman Safei Djamal, said the increases were necessary to stem the losses now being suffered by the Nation's ferry operators.

Posted in General @ 17 November 2007 02:55 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions






Indonesia's economy expands 6.5 percent The economy of Indonesia expanded at a faster pace than earlier expected with 6.5 percent growth in the third quarter compared to the same period last year. This is the strongest growth in the country since the Asian financial crisis, now ten years ago. Production in agriculture was the biggest contributor to this growth, followed by business investments, growing exports and higher consumer spending.

Posted in Economy @ 16 November 2007 14:45 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Indonesian filmmakers want censor board banned Top film makers in Indonesia have launched a legal bid to have the country's censorship board disbanded. They say it stifles creativity. A group of five young directors lodged a petition with the Constitutional Court earlier this week, requesting the removal of provisions in the film law regulating the establishment of the censorship body. "The existence of the Indonesian Censorship Board is against our constitutional right to communicate and receive information," told Tino Saroengallo, an award-winning documentary film-maker.

Posted in General @ 16 November 2007 04:17 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Lion Air to acquire airlines in six countries Indonesia's budget carrier Lion Air said Wednesday that it was preparing funds to acquire shares in airlines in six Asian countries as part of the company's ambition to boost its global presence. Lion Air will buy stakes in airlines in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Bangladesh and South Korea at the amount permitted under their respective laws.

Posted in General @ 15 November 2007 01:33 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Indonesia's life expectancy rises Life expectancy in Indonesia has increased from 66.2 years in 2004 to 69.4 years in 2006, the country's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said here Wednesday. The president said that the rise due to the improvement of health and nutrition condition of the world's forth most populous country. "The life expectancy in our country rose from 66.2 years in 2004 to 69.4 in 2006," he said in a prepared speech at the anniversary of national health day at the sport stadium here.

Posted in General @ 14 November 2007 11:17 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Bali's governor rejects establishment of prostitution centers Bali's Governor Dewa Made Beratha has firmly rejected a suggestion by his Vice-Governor, IGN Kesuma Kelakan, to set up special localized centers for prostitution in Bali.

Posted in General @ 13 November 2007 08:42 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Lion Air to fly to Hong Kong from next month Budget airline Lion Air will open its new route to Hong Kong next month in the company's ambition to expand businesses to regional level. Lion will use its new Boeing 737-900ER to serve the Hong Kong route once a day from the East Java capital of Surabaya.

Posted in General @ 12 November 2007 07:54 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Three days of flooding in South Jakarta A flood still covers hundreds of houses in the area of Kampung Sawah, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru in Southern Jakarta. Heavy rains lashed the Jakarta area and rainwaters from Bogor caused the flooding which now already lasts for three days. In some places the water level reached half a meter. Residents are still in their houses until Sunday evening, but the water level is said to be still rising.

Posted in Flooding @ 12 November 2007 06:12 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Govt considers fuel rationing for private vehicles The Indonesian Government is reportedly weighing the option of imposing a program of gasoline rationing for private vehicles if global oil prices continue their march to a level in excess of US$100 per barrel.

Posted in Economy @ 12 November 2007 01:06 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 1 reaction


Mount Anak Krakatau roars and dazzles with fireworks The Mount Anak Krakatau lets out a massive roar yesterday as it blasts a large cloud of smoke and molten red-hot rocks hundreds of meters into the sky at night. Just a few hours later, a river of lava and stones glides down the slopes of the volcano as the early light of a rising sun tries to break to the clouds which have settled over the small and young mountain earlier.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 12 November 2007 00:48 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Indonesia considers building its first casino on Bintan Politicians in Indonesia are planning on building it's first casino on the island of Bintan, close to wealthy Singapore. It would be a potentially lucrative but highly sensitive venture in mostly Muslim Indonesia. Gambling is not allowed according to Islam and over 80 percent is Muslim in the country. Earlier plans to build casinos in other locations have already failed because of opposition from Islamic activists.

Posted in Economy @ 11 November 2007 02:16 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Anak Krakatau continues to be active Dark clouds hang over the Mount Anak Krakatau volcano in the Sunda Strait yesterday after a densely clouded sky blocked the sight of the ongoing eruption of molten rock, toxic gas and lava. Meanwhile, volcanic tremors continued. The weather in the area however was so bad that the hot clouds originating from the volcano were dampened quickly upon their release.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 10 November 2007 08:41 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Bird flu; situation in Indonesia, update 17 A man from Sumatra, western Indonesia, has died from bird flu, bringing the total death toll to 91 in Indonesia alone, told a top official from the Health Ministry on Saturday. The 31-year-old died yesterday after arriving at a government hospital in Pekanbaru, told Nyoman Kandun, the director general of communicable disease control at the Health Ministry.

Posted in Bird Flu @ 10 November 2007 08:16 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Ijen volcano alert status raised to level II Hundreds of sulfur miners are still working in the crater of the Mount Ijen volcano in Bondowoso, eastern Java, because the activity of the volcano looks still normal. Despite this the alert status of the volcano has been raised to level II, 'on watch'. The volcanic activity of Mount Ijen is still continuing in the border area of the districts of Bondowoso and Banyuwangi.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 09 November 2007 08:27 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Yudhoyono: 'Bali bombers must be executed' President Yudhoyono said that the death sentence for three Islamic militants, which are currently on death row for their part in the 2002 Bali bombings, must be carried out. With this he clearly indicates that there is no way of granting them clemency. Imam Samudra, Amrozi and Ali Gufron face execution by a firing squad after the Supreme Court rejected their final appeal. The three also refused to seek clemency from the president, saying that they want to die as martyrs.

Posted in Terrorism @ 09 November 2007 05:48 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Anak Krakatau erupts with lava from new crater The Mount Anak Krakatau has been blasting out smoke and red-hot rocks hundreds of meters into the air for the past ten days, but the eruptions slowly grow larger. Local television footage now shows thick plumes of smoke billowing from the volcano's crater when ash and rocks roll down its slopes.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 09 November 2007 00:58 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Kelud alert status downgraded to level III The Center for Volcanology and Geology Disaster Mitigation has lowered the alert status of the Mount Kelud volcano earlier this morning because it's activity has been lower than in the past few days. This means that thousands of people can now return to their homes after three weeks of - sometimes forced - evacuations. "The volcano no longer has the energy needed for an explosive eruption that would threaten the lives of people living nearby," said chief volcanologist Surono.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 08 November 2007 05:27 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mystics: 'Mount Kelud to erupt in a week' Volcanologists apparently are unable to determine the exact time of an eruption of the Mount Kelud volcano. It might be because of that reason that villagers have turned to local mystics ans soothsayers for their opinion. However their predictions are varied as well, they all agree on one thing; the volcano will erupt in the next week. An elder in the village of Sugihwaras, Mbah - which is Javanese to politely address a revered and older person - Mulyasih, 62, prepared twelve cups of hot coffee on Wednesday afternoon. These cups of coffee, and a pack of cigarettes, were meant for the spirit guardians of the mountain. Once a week she travels ten kilometers to the crater of the Kelud volcano and offers them there.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 08 November 2007 03:54 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Between volcanoes There are those period in which the normal life gets a little bit more exciting. It is mainly the many volcanoes which show off at the most strange times and can cause the most strange events. In the middle of 2006 it was the Mount Merapi volcano which caused people to flee it's slopes with an outflow of lava and some lahar (hot or cold mud flows with volcanic rocks), right now I am virtually half way between the Mount Anak Krakatau in the Sunda Strait and the Mount Kelud volcano in eastern Java.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 08 November 2007 00:00 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Lava island in Mount Kelud's crater growing The Mount Kelud volcano in eastern Java is still active. As is reported by reporters at the scene, the lava island inside the crater lake of the volcano is still growing. This is measured by the number of tremors originating from the crater. Clouds of white steam and smoke are still exhausted by the central part of the crater and reach altitudes of around 1,000 meters. The observation post for the Kelud volcano reported that there were 25 tremors inside the crater which caused the exhaust of white clouds of steam.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 07 November 2007 04:44 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Intensity of eruptions Mount Semeru decreases Eruptions still take place at the Mount Semeru volcano in the district Lumajang in eastern Java, but it's intensity is going down. Seismic data from the observation post Gunung Sawur in Lumajang shows that there are some 40 eruptions every day. Earlier this was somewhere between 55 and 130 times a day.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 06 November 2007 16:25 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


New crater of Mount Krakatau gets bigger The volcanic activity of the Krakatau volcano in the Sunda Strait is still rising. The new crater on the volcano is getting bigger as well. At the observation post of the volcano, in the village of Pasauran in the district of Serang, they recorded 143 eruptions, 28 volcanic tremors and 31 other tremors. The new crater has now reached a diameter of 75 meters by 100 meters. Hot rocks and other volcanic material is thrown out from it every time there is an eruption. Hot clouds reach altitudes of up to 600 meters.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 06 November 2007 13:35 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


New island in Mount Kelud crater lake closely observed The new island in the crater lake of the Mount Kelud volcano has been identified as being remaining lava from it's latest eruption in 1990. There are now three different scenarios for a likely eruption of the 1,731 meter high volcano. According to the Center for Volcanology and Geophysics in Bandung, there are three scenarios with an even chance of happening. "We didn't chance the alert status of the volcano so it is still at the highest alert level," said Agus Budianto, head of the Volcano Watch Department.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 06 November 2007 06:44 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Kelud spills boiling water from it's crater The Mount Kelud volcano is dangerously close to an eruption on Monday as magma was pushing upwards through the blocked crater, causing boiling water to spill down it's slopes, according a volcanologist. The water level in the crater lake has fallen because of cracks in it's surface. This also caused damage to essential equipment used to monitor the volcano.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 05 November 2007 10:57 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Krakatau ejects hot stones and debris Volcanic activity at the Mount Anak Krakatau is still rising. Until 06:00 (GMT+7) there were 52 eruptions in which hot stones and debris was ejected from the volcano. Until this moment, the status of the volcano just off the western tip of Java, in the Sunda Strait is still 'on watch'. Between 00:00 and 06:00 (GMT+7) there were 24 volcanic tremors recorded by the observation post. There was an ejection of hot volcanic stones and debris 52 times and seven times a small earthquake. The eruptions of the Mount Anak Krakatau volcano reaches heights of between 100 and 300 meters from the peak of the volcano.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 05 November 2007 06:48 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Situation Mount Kelud volcano gets worse by the moment The condition of the Mount Kelud volcano in the district of Kediri in eastern Java gets more critical by the moment. Outside small tremors in the earth there are also tremors caused by escaping gases which escape from the center of the crater. Based on the information from the observation post near the volcano, until this moment, white clouds of steam escape from the area which was closed off during the eruption of 1990.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 05 November 2007 05:41 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Bird flu; situation in Indonesia, update 16 Bird flu has claimed another life in Indonesia. Et, a 30-year old woman from Cipete in the city of Tangerang, died last Saturday. The husband of the victim, Zaidi, said on Sunday that his wife received treatment in the Persahabatan Hospital in Jakarta, where she died at 12:30 (GMT+7). She was later buried at the general cemetery in Cipete.

Posted in Bird Flu @ 05 November 2007 04:58 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Garuda Indonesia turns a profit again Tempo Interaktif reports that Garuda Indonesia created a profit of Rp. 218 billion (16.8 million euro) in the period January-September 2007, an increase of 150% over the same period in the preceding year. Garuda suffered a loss of Rp. 436 billion (33.5 million euro) in 2006. "Current results are a good step, while over the past three years Garuda always suffered losses," explained Garuda Chief Executive Officer, Emirsyah Satar.

Posted in Garuda Indonesia @ 05 November 2007 00:30 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Officials: 'Mount Kelud did not erupt yet' Indonesia's volcano center says that the Mount Kelud volcano in eastern Java has not erupted yet, as earlier reported on Saturday. "There was no eruption. If there had been an eruption, our equipment near the crater would have been damaged," told Surono, head of the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 04 November 2007 23:37 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Kelud starts emitting clouds of steam The Mount Kelud volcano in eastern Java has begun emitting clouds of steam earlier today. The clouds reached heights up to 500 meters, according Saut Simatupang, head of the Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Agency. "The eruption isn't over. What we saw this morning was a small eruption.''

Posted in Volcanoes @ 04 November 2007 11:35 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Scientists: 'Eruption of Mount Kelud still imminent' One day after an eruption was falsely reported for the Mount Kelud volcano, the volcano is still showing signs of an imminent eruption, a scientist said on Sunday. "An eruption is now very, very much possible, although so far it has not yet happened," told Agus Budianto, a geologist who is monitoring the activities of the volcano. On Saturday, continuous tremors inside the volcano became so strong that they could not be read on seismological instruments anymore. Scientists at an observation post feared an eruption and evacuated themselves.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 04 November 2007 09:15 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Crater lake Mount Kelud heats up quickly The temperature of the crater lake at Mount Kelud still continues to rise throughout Saturday and reached 52.9 C at a depth of fifteen meters, which is already 12.9 C higher than in the hours before the last eruption in 1990. At ten meters the lake now reached 47.8 C, the surface measures 46.7 C.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 04 November 2007 02:36 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Residents flee as Mount Kelud begins erupting The Mount Kelud volcano in eastern Java has begun erupting earlier on Saturday, according to seismic readings. There was no visual confirmation however because of bad weather and fog around the peak of the volcano, according to a vulcanologist. Residents are fleeing the slopes of the mountain in sheer panic and the observation posts have been abandoned.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 03 November 2007 13:30 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Kelud volcano in eruption, data says According to data from an observation post, the Mount Kelud volcano is in eruption. A few hours ago, tremors started to pick up once again, but now they broke the maximum level, which means there is an active eruption. There is no sign yet of ash clouds or lava showing up, but that might be just a matter of time. The crater is filled with a big lake and the weather around the volcano is bad as well.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 03 November 2007 11:39 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Krakatau creates new crater The activity of a number of volcanoes is still rising. One of them is the Mount Krakatau volcao in the Sunda Strait. The frequency of volcanic tremors and small volcanic earthquakes was still on the rise.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 03 November 2007 09:27 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Indahnesia.com features 76 pictures from the Lapindo Brantas mudflow Indahnesia.com has put together a large series of pictures from the current situation around the mud flow in eastern Java. News about this big issue has died down for the biggest part, but tens of thousands are displaced and until today, the actual problem has not been solved.

Posted in Sidoarjo mudflow @ 02 November 2007 16:38 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Scientists: 'Mount Kelud about to blow its top' Non-stop tremors rock the deadly Mount Kelud volcano on Friday, clearly signaling that a powerful eruption could be imminent, according to scientists. Villagers living on the slopes of the volcano however still refuse to flee, hoping that if they keep quiet, the volcano would not erupt. The intensity and frequency of the tremors inside the volcano already exceeded numbers reached in the days and hours before the eruption in 1990. The tremors are an indicator that an underground reservoir of magma is trying to break to the surface.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 02 November 2007 08:28 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Krakatau spews lava Mount Krakatau - in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra - has been put on the second-highest alert because it has been spewing ash for several days now. Saut Simatupang, from the Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, said that the increased activity of the Anak Krakatau volcano posed a big danger so people have been advised to stay outside a three-kilometer danger zone around the volcano.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 02 November 2007 07:58 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Mount Semeru volcano erupts with bang and ash clouds Mount Semeru volcano in the district of Lumajang in the province of east Java is in eruption since a few hours ago. The volcano showed the eruption with a dust storm and an explosion which could be heard up to one kilometer away from the crater. "The tourist track to hike to the peak of the volcano is obviously closed down immediately until further notice," said Suparno, the head of the observation station Sawur in the district of Lumajang.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 01 November 2007 10:32 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Dramatic increase in tremors inside Kelud volcano Dedi, an official from the government's emergency response team in Kediri, said that between 06:00 and 12:00 local time on Thursday, there were as many as 570 tremors recorded inside the volcano, a sharp increase to the 16 recorded during the same period on Wednesday. Detik.com website reported that dozens or armed police on motorcycles went door-to-door again to force residents to flee to temporary emergency shelters away from the danger zone.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 01 November 2007 09:27 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Govt assures it will not raise subsidized fuel prices Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Purnomo Yusgiantoro, on Wednesday assured that the government will not raise prices of subsidized fuel despite a surge in global crude oil prices. "So far, the government has not thought of raising the prices of subsidized fuel oil," said Purnomo after meeting President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the presidential office.

Posted in Economy @ 01 November 2007 04:57 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions
    
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