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Bieber’s hot show melts down Apollo power Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK — Justin Bieber had an unplugged performance at the Apollo Theater on Monday, but it wasn’t intentional — a problem caused a power outage during the singing sensation’s big concert.

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The singer was nearing the end of a private show in front of a packed house when the power for most of the stage instruments suddenly went out, said his manager, Scooter Braun. “Then we hear the fire alarm,” Braun said by phone Monday evening. “Literally, the boy blew up the Apollo — he heated up the Apollo.” But Bieber still managed to finish his show, with the help of fans singing along with him. “What it turned into was an Apollo moment, like one of those impromptu things,” said Nina Flowers, the Apollo’s rep. “It was one of the most special nights I have ever been a part of,” said Braun. The power outage, which only affected the stage instruments and some lighting, occurred toward the end of the show. Braun said they were told the problem was supposed to be only a few minutes, but it stretched to more than 40 minutes. At first, Bieber took the outage in stride. “He was joking, he said it was all the hot girls in here,” said Flowers. He then got on Justin Bieber performs during the 2012 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

Suu Kyi walks on with ‘star-struck’ Bono Associated Press Writer

DUBLIN — Aung San Suu Kyi and Bono joined forces Monday as the Myanmar democracy activist’s European tour moved from the home of the Nobel Peace Prize to the land of U2. The pair spent more than an hour answering questions at an Oslo conference of peace mediators at the end of Suu Kyi’s four-day visit to Norway. Then they jetted together to the Irish capital, Dublin, for an evening concert in her honor. Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore and a trio of children, two of them Burmese nationals, offered Suu Kyi flowers as she arrived at Dublin Airport. After meeting Irish President Michael D. Higgins, she arrived at a riverside theater to thunderous cheers and applause, with Bono and Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney walking alongside her down the red carpet. Inside, Amnesty International organized a three-hour show of songs, poems and speeches in her honor featuring top Irish stars, and set against a backdrop of a wall of opened birdcages symbolizing her freedom from house arrest in 2010. The Riverdance troupe got proceedings off to a foot-stomping start. Folk guitarist Donal Lunny led the audience in a soft musical chant of Aung San Suu Kyi’s name lasting several minutes. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan read a poem,

followed by English actress Vanessa Redgrave reading one of Heaney’s, “The Republic of Conscience.” Dublin folk rocker Damien Rice sang his hit “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” to a spare cello accompaniment. Redgrave and Bono then presented Suu Kyi with another of her long-postponed awards, Amnesty’s Ambassador

of Conscience. Bono had announced the award at a Dublin U2 concert in 2009 during a worldwide concert tour that highlighted demands for her freedom. “Everybody’s here to sing for you tonight, but it’s your song that everybody wants to hear,” Bono said as he invited Suu Kyi on to the stage to a two-minute standing ovation.

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Irish singer and activist Bono and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, pose for the media after attending a conference of the Oslo Forum at the Losby Gods resort, about 13 kilometers (8 miles) east of Oslo, Monday, June 18, 2012. The Oslo Forum is an international network of armed conflict mediation practitioners.

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the drums, which were working, for a solo, and had the crowd serenade Braun for his birthday. But then Bieber got upset at the disruption of the show, which was being taped as part of an NBC special to air later this week. “He started to get frustrated, because it had been 40 minutes,” said Braun. However, instead of getting mad, Bieber decided to put his energy into performing for his fans, who stayed in the audience during the delay. “He walks out, he literally quiets the crowd, and he says, ‘I’m sorry the power is out. . (But) you guys have always had my back. I’m going to sing ‘Boyfriend’ and you’re going to sing it back to me.’” He then launched into his hit song from his new album “Believe” as the crowd of mainly teen girls sang along as he danced, Braun said. Flowers couldn’t say what caused the power outage, but she praised the 18-year-old entertainer for finishing the show. “He could have stopped; he could have not gone on and said, I did everything . but he came back on,” said Flowers.

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Endek crafters of Denpasar on the verge of bankruptcy Bali Post

DENPASAR - Aside from complaining about difficulty to find out new weavers, the endek weavers in Denpasar are now also faced with competition against products from outside Bali offering factorymade weaving fabrics. Chairperson of the Denpasar Association of Embroidery, Songket and Endek, AA Sri Wariyani, said that spreading counterfeit products had threatened the traditional crafters.

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“We cannot do much with the factory-made weaving fabric from outside Bali. Moreover, our workforce at hand has been old enough. If this condition left unaddressed, we have confidence that many weavers will go bankrupt,” said Sri Wariyani. According to her, to face such stiff competition, the endek crafters continued to renew the motive offered to consumers so the products

would be difficult to be imitated. So far, the products yielded by local weavers were rivaled by many products from Jepara. “We do believe that consumers having good understanding about fabrics will surely be able to distinguish the original product of Bali from the

others,” she said. She said the registered endek crafters of Denpasar in the organization amounted to 100 employers. She admitted the wholesale orders of endek attires began to increase, particularly the office uniform. Continued on page 6

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Navas puts Spain through, Croatia out

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GDANSK - Substitute Jesus Navas tapped home two minutes from time to snatch a 1-0 victory over Croatia and send holders Spain through to the last eight of Euro 2012 as Group C winners. Croatia, who battled hard against the world and European champions, went out as Italy finished second thanks to a 2-0 win over Ireland. Spain will now face the runners-up in a Group D featuring France, England, Ukraine and eliminated Sweden. Spain topped the group on seven points, with Italy on five and Croatia on four, while Ireland finished with zero. Spain’s late winner was tough on Croatia and they probably had the best chance of the game before Spain’s goal when Iker Casillas brilliantly blocked Ivan Rakitic’s close-range header in the 59th minute. However, as the game opened up in the latter stages, Spain substitute Fabregas and fellow midfielder Andres Iniesta were able to carve open the Croatian defence and Iniesta squared the ball for Navas to slid home into an empty net. “It was a very tense match, very tough,” said Spain coach Vicente del AP Photo/Darko Bandic Bosque. “They closed ranks at the back very Cristiano Ronaldo Spain’s Jesus Navas scores the only goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Croatia well and didn’t give us much space. and Spain in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012. Continued on page 6


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Dozen hectares of rice fields hit by drought at Subak Benel Negara (Bali Post)—

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The Bungbung Kepyak performance

Bungbung Kepyak revived

The recent weather changes outwitted a number of farmers at some subak territories in Jembrana. They already planted rice during the growing season started with the rain for a few months ago. Now, in this dry season farmers are restless because they have difficulty in obtaining water. As happened at Subak Benel, Kaliakah village, Negara subdistrict, dozen hectares of rice fields have gone through serious drought. The growth of paddy plants was not normal and they averagely dwarfed. A number of rice fields looked to have been wilting due to drought. One of the local farmers, Ketut Sudon, cultivating some hectares of farmland experienced such condition. Even, some farmers seemed to have resigned and neglected their paddy plants so that they yellowed and wilted. As a matter of fact, there was an irrigation channel from the local dam, but according to him, his subak did not have schedule in the last growing season. So far, they could not get any water and farmers who had grown rice finally lost out. Meanwhile, some lo-

cal farmers who grew rice decided to survive by taking advantage of water from artesian well. From observation, the rice field area at Subak Benel was not entirely planted with rice. Some farmers planted theirs with crops. According to some farmers, this season was indeed not the turn for growing rice. Therefore, the irrigation water could not be opened for the subak area. Farmers claimed to mind because the schedule of water closure was quite long. Since it rained in the recent growing season, a number of farmers were desperate to grow rice by relying on rain-fed water. In fact, recently it did not rain. Based on the data in the Jembrana Agriculture Agency, other than Subak Benel, there were some subak territories hit by drought such as Babakan Mendoyo (5.5 ha) as well as Subak Pecelengan Pedukuhan, Mendoyo (45 ha). The Head of Jembrana Agriculture Agency, I Ketut Wiratma, not long ago said that in response to the drought his party had intensely appealed every subak administrator to adjust their activity to the existing season. Hopefully, they did not insist on growing rice when the water was not enough. (kmb26)

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The Bungbung Kepyak art developing in Jembrana and almost threatened with extinction has now been revived. Such Bungbung Kepyak was performed on the tryout of Gong Kebyar for adult category of Jembrana Regency on Saturday night (Jun 16) in the Jagatnatha Temple Amphitheater, Jembrana. Compared to some similar arts, the Bungbung Kepyak had uniqueness, namely additional gamelan instrument. It was equally made of bamboo, but had additional complementary instrument held by each gamelan player. It was in the form of two pieces of bamboo blade with wooden pedestal. Both pieces of bamboo blades resembling the gamelan were played by pounding it onto wooden pedestal. As a result, collision of the instrument then generated distinctive sounds. The instrument was played by four artists sitting in a position facing left and right to the bamboo log as the main gamelan instrument. At the rear also lied additional instrument in the form of two gamelans consisting of large and small intact bamboo. The Bungbung Kepyak art staging in front of thousands of people thronging the Jagatnatha Temple amphitheater was presented by

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the Lila Budaya Bungbung Kepyak Gamelan Troupe from Dewasana hamlet, Pendem village, Negara. Chief of the gamelan troupe, I Gusti Putu Suryana, exposed that such Bungbung Kepyak had set to grow since 1934 in a cremation ceremony in Buleleng. When slaughtering a number of animals for ritual purposes, some people heard it and then made gamelan instrument. Later on, it was named Bungbung Kepyak. It was once performed in Jembrana at that time. In fact, it could produce great sound and residents of Sebetan hamlet (now Satria neighborhood) hearing the sound were then inspired to establish the Bungbung Kepyak Gamelan Troupe in 1934. The troupe was pioneered by five local residents namely Ketut Geder, Pan Kanten, Pan Ketis, Pan Raba and Pan Dana. (kmb26)

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The dry ricefield in Jembrana area.

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A Sojourn to Witness Cultural Uniqueness of Ubud IBP

Who does not know the Island of Gods or Bali? It’s the bijou island offering all the natural beauties and intriguing sublime cultures. People who never pay a visit can tell much about the island, let alone those knowing it just in a dream. Bali is situated east of Java Island having access within easy reach, either by land, sea, or air. With such an easy access, this island is then popularly chosen as a favorite tourist destination. Aside from several amazing beaches, Balinese culture can also be taken advantage as an endless tourist attraction because many temples retain very high cultural values. In addition, Bali is also delighted to offer natural attractions in the form of mountain and terraced rice fields resembling a verdant overlay of rug. One of the convenient locations situating among the rice field, jungle and mountainous gorges is Ubud. It is an appropriate sojourn and destination located in the region of Gianyar Regency. Here you can find a

unique resort offering the indigenous Balinese concept highlighting the harmonious relationship of human to environment, fellow humans and the Creator, namely the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa. Many fascinating attractions can be encountered here, ranging from relishing the natural atmosphere up to learning the native cultures. “Here, we also invite our guests to appreciate the natural environment, cultural and social life of the Ubud community,” said I Wayan Duartha, General Manager of the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa. With such various activities, many tourists were attracted to stay at Waka. A variety of facilities have been provided to support the comfort and satisfaction of every single

guest. Waka di Ume Resort and Spa established on November 5, 1995 has 18 rooms, consisting of 3-bedroom Wapa Villa with private pool, 2-bedroom Family Villa with private pool, Villa with Pool, Di Ume Suite, Terrace Villa and the smallest one is the Lanai Terrace. Room rates of the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa ranges from USD 244 to USD 655. Such rates have included government tax, service and breakfast. More interestingly, the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa lies very close to the natural and cultural attractions. Among others, they are monkey forest, art museums, Goa Gajah, Ceking rice terrace, Tirta Empul temple at Tampaksiring, Tampaksiring Presidential Palace, and Petulu village becoming the native and convenient

home to thousands of white egrets. One day, if you want to make a visit to the island, especially when would like to luxuriate in

Calendar Event for May 20 through June 20, 2012 26 May Tumpek Wayang Pura Majapahit Jembrana Odalan Betara ratu Gede Desa Celuk Sukawati Odalan Betara Ratu Wedyadari Camenggaon Sukawati Pura Panti Gelgel Pengembungan Sesetan Denpasar Betara Ratu Alit & Ratu Lingsir Singakerta Ubud Pura Pedarmaan Dalem Sukawati Besakih Pura Pedarmaan Mengwi Besakih Pura Pedarmaan Kaba-kaba Besakih Pura Pedarmaan dalem Bakas Besakih Pura Dadia Agung Pasek Gelgel Pegatepan Gelgel Klungkung Pura Pemrajan Agung Sulang Kec Dawan Klungkung. Merajan Pasek Bendesa Kori Agung Pengatepan Pura Pedarmaan Dinasti dalem sri Aji Pura Besakih Pura Penataran Giri Purwa Banyuangi. Pesraman Dusun Kuto Rejo Banyuangi. 30 May Buda Wage Kelawu. Pura Penataran Agung Teluk Padang Karangasem Pura Melanting Desa Camenggaon Sukawati Pura Penataran Ped Nusa Penida. Pura Pasek Gelgel Pangembungan Bongkase Abiansemal. Pura Pasek Bendesa Reyang Gede Penebel Tabanan Pura Pasek Gelgel Br. Jawa Tengah Buleleng Pura Gaduhan Jagat Desa Singakerta Ubud Pura Masceti Tegeh Mancawarna Sanding Tampaksiring Pura Penataran Batu Lepang Kamasan Klungkung Pura Paibon Pasek Gelgel Gobleg Desa Kedonganan Kuta Pura Goa Besakih Pura Basukian Besakih Odalan Ida Ratu Pucak Pameneh Penataran Agung Besakih Merajan Pasek Gelgel Pejeng Merajan Pasek Gelgel Songan Merajan Pasek Prateka Pekandelan Sidemen Merajan Pasek Prateka Taman Sari Sukasada. Pura dadia Pasek Gelgel Sidemen Karangasem Merajan Pasek Gelgel Tampuagan Tembuku, Bangli. 5 Jun Anggar Kasih Dukut.

Pr. Dalem Batuyang Batubulan Pura Pasek Gelgel Mengening Kediri Tabanan Pr Pasek Undagi Timpag Kerambitan Tabanan Pura Desa/ Pura Pucak Banjar Taman Bedulu Gianyar. Merajan Pasek Tangkas Kori Agun Sulahan Merajan Pasek Padang Rata Padang Pura Puser Jagat Dalem Dukut Puri Sukun Nusa Penida. 6 Jun Buda Umanis Dukut Pura Agung Pasek Gelgel Sibang Kaja Abiansemal Pura Dalem Samplangan Gianyar 16 Jun Saraswati Pura Pasek Tangkas Gempinis dalang Tabanan Pura Pasek Gelgel sayan Bongkase Abiansemal Pura Watugunung Bima Pura Agung Jagatkarana Surabaya Pura Aditya Jaya Rawamangun Jakarta Timur Pura Pemaksan Banyuning Timur Buleleng Pura Agung Wira Lokha Natha Cimahi Jawa Barat Pura Dadia Agung Bendesa Tangkas Kori Agung Pusat Gerih Desa Gerih Abiansemal Badung. Pura Giri Jaya Natha Balikpapan Pura Agung Santi Bhuana Brugelette Belgia. 18 Jun Some Ribek. Pura Jati Jembrana Pura Kawitan Batugaing Bangli Pura Tirta Wening Tambak Sari Surabaya 20 Jun Hari Raya Pagerwesi Pura Laban Sindu Jiwa Kedewatan Ubud Pura Kehen Bangli Pura Wirabuana Magelang Jawa Tengah Pura Padang Sakti Tangtu Denpasar Timur Pura Jogan Agung Ketewel Sukawati Pura Gadung Pengiasan Dauh Puri Denpasar Pura Pasek Gelgel Buruan Kaja Tabanan Pura Pasek Gobleg Kerambitan tabanan Pura Pasek Gelgel Meliling Tabanan

the countryside ambience with five star facilities, look no further and decide on the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa as your serene sojourn on the island.

Balinese Temple Ceremony Every Temple and Shrine has a special date for it annual Ceremony, or “ Odalan “, every 210 days according to Balinese calendar, including the smaller ancestral shrine which each family possesses. Because of this practically every few days a ceremony of festival of some kind takes place in some Village in Bali. There are also times when the entire island celebrated the same Holiday, such as at Galungan, Kuningan, Nyepi day, Saraswati day, Tumpek Landep day, Pagerwesi day, Tumpek Wayang day etc. The dedication or inauguration day of a Temple is considered its birth day and celebration always takes place on the same day if the wuku or 210 day calendar is used. When new moon is used then the celebration always happens on new moon or full moon. The day of course can differ the religious celebration of a temple lasts at least one full day with some temple celebrating for three days while the celebration of Besakih temple, the Mother Temple, is never less than 7 days and most of the time it lasts for 11 days, depending on the importance of the occasion. The celebration is very colorful. The shrine are dressed with pieces of cloths and sometimes with brocade, sailings, decorations of carved wood and sometimes painted with gold and Chinese coins, very beautifully arranged, are hung in the four corners of the shrine. In front of shrine are placed red, white or black umbrellas depending which Gods are worshipped in the shrines. In front of important shrine one sees, besides these umbrellas soars, tridents and other weapons, the “umbulumbul”, long flags, all these are prerogatives or attributes of Holiness. In front of the Temple gate put up “Penjor”, long bamboo poles, decorated beautifully ornaments of young coconut leaves, rice and other products of the land. Most beautiful to see are the girls in their colorful attire, carrying offerings, arrangements of all kinds fruits and colored cakes, to the Temple. Every visitor admires the grace with which the carry their load on their heads.


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The 34th Bali Art Festival Joged Pingit dance, one of classical dance from Bali, was performed in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Angsoka stage.

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BEIJING — A Chinese spacecraft carrying three astronauts docked with an orbiting module Monday, another first for the country as it strives to match American and Russian exploits in space. The Shenzhou 9 capsule completed the maneuver with the Tiangong 1 module shortly after 2 p.m. (0600 GMT), 343 kilometers (213 miles) above Earth. The docking was shown live on national television. Astronauts will live and work in the module for several days as part of preparations for manning a permanent space station. The crew includes 33-year-old Liu Yang, an air force pilot and China’s first female space traveler. The docking was a first for Chinese manned spaceflight. In November 2011, the unmanned Shenzhou 8 successfully docked twice with Tiangong 1 by remote control. Monday’s docking also was completed by remote control from a ground base in China. A manual docking, to be carried out by one of

the crew members, is scheduled for later in the mission. Liu is joined by mission commander and veteran astronaut Jing Haipeng, 45, and crew mate Liu Wang, 43. About three hours after the docking the three were shown on live television entering the Tiangong 1, grabbing handles as they floated along in their blue spacesuits. They will spend at least 10 days in space on China’s fourth manned mission, which was launched Saturday from the Jiuquan center on the edge of the Gobi desert in northern China.

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In this image made off the screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing and released by China’s Xinhua News Agency,

Archaeologist finds 46 million Americans lack oldest rock art in Australia health insurance: report Associated Press Writer

CANBERRA, Australia — An archaeologist says he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave. The dating of one of the thousands of images in the Northern Territory rock shelter known as Nawarla Gabarnmang will be published in the next edition of the Journal of Archaeological Science. University of Southern Queensland archaeologist Bryce Barker said Monday that he found the rock in June last year but only recently had it dated at New Zealand’s University of Waikato radiocarbon laboratory. He said the rock art was made with charcoal, so radiocarbon dating could be used to determine its age. Most rock art is made with mineral paint, so its age cannot be accurately measured. “It’s the oldest unequivocally dated rock art in Australia” and among the oldest in the world, Barker said. The oldest known rock art is in Spain, where hand stencils and red disks made by blowing paint on to the wall in El Castillo cave are at least 40,800 years old, according to scientists using a technique known as uranium-thorium

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In this May 2012 photo provided by Bryce Barker, a fragment of Aboriginal rock art on granite found in Australian Outback is seen on a plastic bag. dating. Australian National University archaeologist Sally May, who is not involved with Barker’s research, described his find as “incredibly significant.” “I don’t think it will surprise anyone that rock art is that old in Australia because we know people have been here a lot longer than that and there’s no reason to believe they weren’t producing art,” she added. Barker said he found evidence that the cave where he found the rock art had been occupied for 45,000 years.

A total of 46.3 million people in the United States do not have health coverage, a trend that has been rising in the past 15 years, said a US survey published Tuesday. There was good news for children in the data from the 2011 National Health Interview Survey, which showed that seven percent of US youths were uninsured last year at the time of the interview, compared to 13.9 percent in 1997.

But for adults aged 18-64, it was a different story. For that group, lack of health insurance coverage was 21.3 percent in 2011, making up 40.7 million people, according to the data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study recorded the fewest uninsured adults in 1997 (13.9 percent). The high point came in 2010 when 22.3 percent of the population was uninsured. “There has been a generally increasing trend in the percentage

of adults aged 18-64 who lacked coverage at the time of interview,” said the study, which was based on survey results from 32 of the 50 states. The change in children’s coverage status was largely explained by a 36.5 percentage point rise in government-sponsored public coverage for the poor from 1997 to 2011. Meanwhile, the rate of private coverage among low-income children was 25.1 percentage points lower in 2011 than in 1997. Photo illustration shows a nurse hanging an I.V. bag for a patient at the University of Miami Hospital’s Emergency Department in Miami, Florida.

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Joged Pingit performed in BAF

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DENPASAR - Joged Pingit dance, one of classical dance from Bali, was performed in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Angsoka stage. According to Head of Art Troupe that performed this dance, Dewa Putu Kasih, Joged Pingit is usually being performed on certain days in temple. “In the old days, this dance believes to be an antidote for pledge disease. Through this performance on BAF, we’ll try to giving this dance a rebirth so it will not extinct,” said Kasih. The dance was performed by five dancers and 24 musicians. Kasih stated that Joged Pingit has performed since 1927 during the Dutch colonization. Unlike Joged

dance that now exist, Joged Pingit doesn’t invite audience to dance with them. The audiences will take initiative to dance with dancers. With Tingklik instrument that made from bamboo, dancers will attractively dancing. They were showing a more polite, dynamic, and softer movement compare to other type of Joged dances that exist in Bali.

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Kuda Lumping dance from Magelang to show in BAF Antara

DENPASAR - Kuda Lumping dance from Kuda Lumping Dance Group from Magelang, Central Java, to show in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Wednesday. According to Wayan Dauh, one of BAF’s committee, Magelang artist will showing the performance on Angsoka stage. Besides artists from Magelang, they will also performances from other group from Bali. They will be performance of Drama Gong exhibition and Balinese Song exhibition. Agus, one of Kuda Lumping Group members, the dance will take legend of King Klana Sewandana as the main story. The king was left by his wife and during his adventure to find his wife he had to fight deities. On the end, the king was reunited with his wife. This show will be performed by 40 artists, consists of dancers and musicians. They will entertain audiences around one hour.

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Artists showing Kuda Lumping dance. Kuda Lumping dance from Kuda Lumping Dance Group from Magelang, Central Java, showed in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Wednesday.


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ATHENS - Greece’s conservatives expect to be able to form a coalition government with the Socialists on Tuesday, allowing the two parties that dominated politics for decades to share power despite a major anti-establishment election vote. Conservative New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras has promised to negotiate less punishing terms for Greece’s international bailout, after only narrowly beating a radical left-wing party that campaigned to scrap the austerity deal entirely. A senior New Democracy official expected agreement soon on a new cabinet with the PASOK Socialists and possibly another smaller centre-left party following Sunday’s election, the second in as many months. Speaking late on Monday, he said a deal would be reached on Tuesday that would involve more than a symbolic involvement by PASOK in the government. “They will participate actively,” said the official, who declined to be identified. New Democracy and PASOK alternated in power from the fall of military rule in 1974 until last REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis year, when Greece’s economic crisis forced Greek President Karolos Papoulias (R) welcomes leader of the conservative New De- the arch rivals to share power in a pro-bailout mocracy party Antonis Samaras in his office before he receives a mandate to form a national unity government. government in Athens June 18, 2012. “Political leaders should be aware of the IBP/File

The farmer is carrying grass to feed their cattle. Tabanan (Bali Post)—

The current drought engulfing Tabanan is not only complained by rice farmers. Such water crisis also makes cattle breeders restless. As a result of the drought, grass supply reduces and breeders must look for grass outside their village. day, he should obtain a minimum of two baskets of grass. Since overwhelmed by drought, he had to leave early so as not to come home too late because he also took a side job as a construction worker. The new livelihood should be taken because his rice field could not be cultivated due to water crisis. According to Juliadi, his villagers averagely raised cattle. So far,

they just relied on the supply of grass growing along the rice field. Since engulfed by drought, many grasses dried out. Such condition caused the breeders to be willing to hunt grasses outside their village. “Here, the grass stock has been running thin,” he said. Juliadi hoped it would rain soon so that fresh grass would grow and his fodder stock could be back to normal Prepare 40 tons of soybeans

Increasingly severe drought caused the Tabanan Food Crop Agriculture and Horticulture Agency to intervene. The agency prepared 40 tons of soybean seeds for farm-

Short circuit, Sanglah Hospital micro lab almost burnt out

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A fire sparked out after an electricity short circuit happened besides the Sanglah Hospital Corpse room specifically at the Micro Lab. Luckily the workers managed to turn off with a fire extinguisher. The incident happened at 12.30 pm local time when a red code was given out. According to the workers it happened when one of the kultur equipment caught a short circuit therefore the extinguisher was used straight

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Juliadi, 45, a cattle breeder from Serampingan village, Megati, East Selemadeg, said that since the past two months he had struggled to look for fresh grass supply. By and large, it only took him an hour to get pair of basket of grass. “Now, it takes me 3 hours. A lot of grasses have run dry,” he complained, Monday (Jun 18). This man claimed to raise two heads of cattle. Every

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away. According to Secretary of Sanglah Hospital Emergency Situation, dr. Ken Wirasandhi, a fire incident in Sanglah Hospital always produced a red code. “When a fire happened, the worker will contact the security and announce a red code which then the securities will come there and help turning off the fire. At this case, the respond was fast, workers in the Lab managed to turn it off before the securities came. Even so the securities still check post the incident,” Wirasandhi explained. (kmb24)

ers. The seed aid from central government would be distributed for free. Unfortunately, only four subdistricts that had acquired the allocation, namely the Kediri, Tabanan, Kerambitan and Marga subdistrict. “It is a program from central government. During dry season, farmers are encouraged to plant crops with freely-distributed seeds,” said the Head of Tabanan Food Crop Agriculture and Horticulture Agency, Nyoman Budana, last Monday. Related to the risk of crop failures due to the drought, Budana claimed if his party could not force farmers to plant crops. On that ac-

count, the soybean seed would be distributed if there was a proposal submitted by farmers. The seed would be distributed by regional technical institution of the agricultural agency through pekaseh (chief of subak organization). “As for the matter of drought, we have not found any solution. We can only urge farmers to plant crops,” he said. According to Budana, his party was still attempting the construction of a new dam that could irrigate the territory of Subak Aseman. Only by the construction of new dam could the drought in the subak territory be resolved. (kmb30)

Robber failed opening safe at mini market

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Mini market Ayu Nadhi owned by Denpasar City House of Representatives member, A.A. Ngurah Susruta Putra, located at Gunung Soputan Street, West Denapsar, last Monday (18/6) early morning got robbed. Luckily no valuables were managed taken as robber failed opening a safe located at the head of the shop’s room. Information stated that there were two robbers went in by breaking the leader’s room bathroom ceiling. “The safe seemed damaged so it seemed they tried to break the containing

millions rupiah safe. They seemed to be using a crowbar,” one staff stated at the scene. The incident was known to have happened when a worker came in the morning found the condition of the market messy. The case was then reported to West Denpasar Police then investigates it. Until now it is still unknown who have done it although a rope tied up to the building was seen clearly on the side from the empty land next to it seemed to be used to go up the ceiling. The first robbery happened last May 2012 with the same method and managed to get IDR 20 million as the money was placed in a drawer. (kmb21)

Myanmar’s president promises second wave of reform Reuters

YANGON - Myanmar will embark on a “second wave of reforms” that will include tentative privatization and a law on the minimum wage, President Thein Sein said on Tuesday, indicating no let-up in the country’s rapid economic overhaul. “From this year onwards, we are working on a second wave of reforms which will focus especially on the development of the country and the public’s welfare,” said the former general, who has presided over the managed float of Myanmar’s currency and other unprecedented reforms since taking office last year. An eagerly awaited foreign investment law would be enacted in the next parliamentary session, expected next month, while the government was also drafting laws on

industrial zones and a minimum wage. The government vowed to triple gross domestic product per capita by fiscal 2015/16, Thein Sein said in a televised speech billed by official media as a “state of the union address” on his impoverished country’s reform process. In the wake of sectarian riots in northwest Myanmar that killed 50 people and displaced 30,000, he also vowed to “continue to work on national reconciliation, national peace and stability and the rule of law, and the safety of the public”. Thein Sein, whose quasi-civilian government replaced a military junta that he was a member of 15 months ago, spoke of reducing the state role in several important industries, including telecommunications, electricity, energy, forestry, education, health and “financial matters”.

Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel’s border with Egypt’s Sinai desert June 18, 2012.

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Seven killed on Israel’s Egypt and Gaza borders

Reuters Myanmar President Thein Sein and ministers wait for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon before their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw April 30, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

fact that this government is Greece’s last chance to remain in the eurozone,” the centreleft daily Ta Nea said in an editorial. “The Greek people are ready to reward the parties that manage to ease austerity and punish those that raise voices of dissent,” it said. The comment underscored the widespread expectation in Greece that a new government will be able to negotiate an easing in the tough conditions of the European Union and International Monetary Fund bailout despite resistance from Germany. Many Greeks hold both parties responsible for the nation’s near bankruptcy, which forced it to take bailouts from the European Union and IMF in 2010 and again this year. New Democracy narrowly won the election, averting the immediate risk of a Greek euro zone exit but raising doubts on whether the new government can impose austerity cuts on a nation deeply divided over the price for bailout funds.

JERUSALEM - Militants who crossed into Israel from Egypt’s Sinai Desert fired on Israelis building a barrier on the border on Monday, killing one worker, before soldiers shot dead two of the attackers, Israel’s military said. Israel later launched air strikes killing four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including two militants from the Islamic Jihad group on a motorcycle. Two other militants were killed while trying to fire a rocket, Israel said. The Sinai attack, launched soon after the Muslim Brotherhood declared victory in Egypt’s presidential election, raised Israeli concerns about lawlessness in the area since the fall

of president Hosni Mubarak last year. “We can see a disturbing deterioration in Egypt’s control of the Sinai’s security,” Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said, commenting on the attack. “We are waiting for the election results. Whoever wins, we expect him to take responsibility over all of Egypt’s international commitments, including the (1979) peace treaty with Israel and security arrangements in the Sinai, and to put an end to these attacks swiftly,” he told reporters. Three gunmen crossed into Israel from the Sinai Desert, the Israeli military said. “A terrorist squad opened fire and possibly also fired an anti-tank rocket at an area where (Israel) is constructing the border fence,” spokesman Yoav Mordechai said.


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A dancer performed Baris Dance. As many as 26 students of the Singapore River Side Secondary School participated in the Balinese dances workshop trained by the students and lecturers of the Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) here, the institute official said. Students were trained the Baris dance.

China, emerging powers pump up IMF firewall Agence France-Presse

LOS CABOS - Led by China, emerging economies pledged huge sums to the International Monetary Fund’s global firewall Monday, helping it raise $456 billion in resources as the eurozone crisis rages. In a clear statement of their new force in the world economy, rising economic powers brought some $95.5 billion in new money to the table for the IMF during the G20 summit in Mexico, pushing it beyond its $430 billion target. But the money also came with a warning that things had to change at the Fund, long dominated by the now troubled economic powers of Europe and the United States, which itself has not contributed to the firewall. In an announcement late Monday, the IMF said China was offering $43 billion, Brazil, Russia, India and Mexico $10 billion each, $5 billion from Turkey, and smaller sums from a handful of other upand-coming economies. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said that 12 more countries have offered money to the fund, bringing the total to 37. The contributions show “the broad commitment of the membership to ensure the IMF has access

to adequate resources to carry out its mandate in the interests of global financial stability,” she said. The announcement brought an end to the mystery of how much the powerful BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- would provide. They held back two months ago when the IMF solicited commitments at its spring meetings in Washington and only gathered a firm $340 billion. That was well below the $500 billion the Fund’s own economists had said would be an adequate expansion of its crisis intervention funding, given the potential of more contagion in the troubled eurozone. China’s contribution was the most keenly awaited. The world’s second largest economy has the largest pile of foreign reserves, $3.2 trillion. Its contribution fell below only Japan’s $60 billion and German’s $54.7 billion, but was ahead of

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Heads of the G20 leading economies pose for a family photo at the convention center in Los Cabos, Mexico, on June 18, 2012.

France and all other donors. The largest economy, the United States, on the other hand is not contributing, despite its huge voting power on the IMF board. While Washington has insisted Europe has enough resources to resolve its problems itself, it is also clear that the deeply divided Con-

gress is in no mood, given the US economic problems, to contribute rescue funds for others. The contributions from the BRICS came with warnings that they want to see changes at the IMF, where their voting power is a fraction of their power in the global economy, and that the

mony should not be reserved for Europe. Meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in the Mexican resort, the five BRICS leaders renewed their call for a greater say at the IMF and World Bank, both historically dominated by the United States and Europe.

ECB must play greater role in eurozone recovery

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In a picture taken on June 18, 2012, a worker shows a pair of gold bars to mark the launching of China’s Shenzhou-9 spacecraft at a gold shop in Beijing. The Shenzhou-9 took off on June 16 carrying three Chinese astronauts, including the first Chinese woman to go into space, before undergoing the third automatic docking China has ever performed, and the first for a manned mission.

LOS CABOS - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged his EU partners on Monday to share their debt burden and allow the European Central Bank to play a more active role in supporting economic recovery. In remarks that will annoy Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insists the bank must stick to its inflation-busting mandate, Cameron said: “We cannot afford for central banks around the world to stand on the sidelines.” “The Eurozone has two choices,” Cameron told an audience of international business leaders gathered in the Mexican resort of Los Cabos ahead of the G20

summit of the world’s most powerful developed and emerging economies. “Either they try to force down wages and prices in the periphery as fast as they can to restore competitiveness ... or the core of the eurozone has to do more to support the periphery through greater fiscal burden sharing,” he said. Cameron said that Britain would never itself join the single currency bloc, but that EU members who had chosen to do so must move towards a banking union, joint economic government and “greater transfers between eurozone members”. “The path would be made easier by more being done to support demand, through greater

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monetary activism by the European Central Bank,” he said, hailing the Bank of England and US Federal Reserve’s provision of massive liquidity to their economies. “In Britain we’ve been able to ease our adjustment through loose monetary policy ... and it is becoming increasingly clear in the eurozone that the core, including the ECB, must do more to support demand,” he said. Cameron’s advice to his EU colleagues might not be well received. Shortly before he gave his speech, European Commission chairman Jose Manuel Barroso testily told a news conference: “We are certainly not coming here to receive lessons from nobody.”

Singaporean students to study Balinese dances Antara

DENPASAR - As many as 26 students of the Singapore River Side Secondary School participated in the Balinese dances workshop trained by the students and lecturers of the Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) here, the institute official said. “The students were accompanied by four of their teachers to learn the Balinese dances in line

with their visit to Bali,” an assistant to the Denpasar ISI rector, I Wayan Suweca, SSKar, M Mus

said here on Monday. Menawhile, the female students were taught the Pendet dance by Ida Ayu Wimba Rupawati SST.,M.Sn and two of the ISI students in the Natya Mandala ISI building, Suweca said, adding that the workshop took place for three days. Five male students were trained

in the Baris dance by I Gede Oka Suryanegara SST.,M.Sn and Ida Bagus Surya in the Green Room, he said. Suweca said further that after completing the dance training, all the Singapore students will perform the Balinese dances in effort to promote the Balinese culture.

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The Singapore students before learning the Balinese dances had mastered Malay and Indian dances, making them not so difficult to learn the movement in Balinese dances. The Balinese dances workshop is part of ISI’s cooperation with foreign parties, Suweca added.

Bali has big potential on e-commerce

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DENPASAR - Bali has big potential on e-commerce. The online transaction that come from Bali, according to PR Manager of Tokobagus.com, A. Ichwan Sitorus, are increasing 100 percent compare to the last year. Ichwan said that Bali with its small and medium enterprises can grow bigger in online transaction. This year only, Ichwan remarked, Tokobagus.com see increasing numbers of visitors from Bali doing online transaction and offering their products using e-commerce. “This is actually a good sign for Bali, because businessmen in Bali usually depend on traditional way of marketing, like visiting tourists that

order products to be exported to their countries. But using online marketing, SME’s in Bali able to spread their wing in much cheaper and bigger market,” he stated on Tuesday. He said Tokobagus.com ready to provide Bali’s businessmen to grow bigger and help them to promote their products. In fact, according to Ichwan, there are many members from Bali that doing great in online. Not long ago, Director of Toko-

bagus.com, Arnold Sebastian Egg also emphasized the need for SME to develop their market and using online as marketing strategy. He said his e-commerce website already doing talk show and educates businessmen so they realize the important of e-commerce. Arnold admitted that only few businessmen familiar with online transaction, meanwhile many still illiterate about this online method. (kmb18)

PR Manager of Tokobagus.com, A. Ichwan Sitorus showing the online site of Tokobagus.com that now can be access through tablet computer and other mobile device on Tuesday. According to him, Bali has big potential on e-commerce.

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However, her members had to offer the imitation endek products that were not produced by Balinese artisans due to lacking of supplies. “We have trouble in finding out diligent and patient weavers. Young people today are not willing to weave. As consequence, we just rely on the existing weavers and hopefully the buyers can wait for the fabric patiently,” she said. She added that young people preferred taking modern profession even though it was only a shop attendant to sitting and weaving endek fabric like generation of their parents. Due to difficulty of finding weavers, the weaving artisans finally completed their orders late. Denpasar City was formerly a famous center of endek fabric sales in Bali. Some crafters also sold their products to consumers loving traditional ikat cloth. Unfortunately, such condition had now been shifting where all merchants had moved to Klungkung Market. In response to such condition, Denpasar Mayor IB Rai Dharmawijaya Mantra asked to take back the glory of Kumbasari Market which was formerly known as sales center of the endek fabric. To gain back such glory, Denpasar Municipality had been preparing some central parking facilities, business incubators and hall of fashion for crafters. (kmb27) AP Photo/Ed Andrieski

A house is surrounded by burned grass as a result of the High Park wildfire near Bellvue, Colo., on Monday, June 18, 2012. The wildfire has burned over 180 homes.

Wildfires claim 189 homes in northern Colorado Associated Press Writer

LOVELAND, Colo. — Firefighters faced dangerous conditions across much of the Rocky Mountain region Monday, as they toiled in hot, dry weather to battle a wildfire that has charred nearly 92 square miles in northern Colorado. Authorities said they determined eight more homes have burned in the fire near Fort Collins. The blaze started June 9 and now has destroyed at least 189 homes — the most in the state’s history. The fire is 50 percent contained. The wind was relatively calm Monday, despite forecasts of gusts of up to 50 mph, fire information officer Brett Haberstick said. Temperatures, however, were in the mid-90s, and the relative humidity was extremely low at 3 to 5 percent, he said. Other wildfires were burning in warm, arid weather from Wyoming to Arizona to Southern California, where a blaze that prompted the evacuation of at least 150 homes was 30 percent contained Monday. Fire officials warned that the 907-acre fire in eastern San Diego County still threatens 200 houses, sheds and other buildings. The fire has destroyed at least one home. In Colorado, another fire that started Sunday in the foothills west of Colorado Springs prompted evacuations of cabins, a Boy Scout camp and a recreation area near the Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, which provides water to the Denver area.

That fire has burned about 1 1/2 square miles, and fire managers said it has the potential to grow much more in the dry conditions. Authorities hadn’t listed a containment figure by Monday. Meanwhile, a fire near Pagosa Springs in the southwestern part of the state grew to nearly 19 square miles and was 30 percent contained. As firefighters try to get the upper hand on the blaze near Fort Collins, which has burned large swaths of private and U.S. Forest Service land, local authorities have dispatched roving patrols to combat looting. On Sunday, deputies arrested Michael Stillman Maher, 30, of Denver, on charges including theft and impersonating a firefighter. The sheriff’s department said Maher was driving through the fire zone with phony firefighter credentials and a stolen government license plate. His truck was later seen near a bar in Laporte, and investigators said they found a gun and stolen property in the vehicle. Jeff Corum, whose home burned on the first day of the northern Colorado fire, described whirling, unpredictable winds that drove the

blaze. “That’s what it’s been doing, back and forth,” Corum said. “It’s just like a washing machine, and it’s just rolling up there, and that’s the way the mountains are.” Corum grabbed some clothing and two weapons when he fled, but not his credit cards. He’s spent a few nights in a motel, some at a Red Cross evacuation center and some in his truck. The fire also is forcing wildlife to flee the flames. A moose seeking shelter in Fort Collins is back in the wild after swimming across Horsetooth Reservoir, the Fort Collins Coloradoan reported. Wildlife officials tranquilized the moose, blindfolded it and moved it to an area away from the fire. City officials say they’re expecting more wild animals than usual because of the fire. On Monday, Rocky Mountain National Park enacted a ban on all campfires because of the threat of wildfires in Colorado. The park normally allows campfires in designated fire rings, but the ban will prohibit those, as well as charcoal grilling, for the first time since September 2010.

Navas... From page 1 “We threw on Cesc (Fabregas) because we needed not only possession of the ball but someone to get forward into goalscoring situations. Goalscorer Jesus Navas added: “It was a tough match and they managed to play their game well. It was difficult to penetrate their defences. We are the kind of players who go all out for victory because that is what we believe in and what we want.” On a warm and breezy night at Gdansk’s amber-coloured PGE Arena, Spain quickly seized control of possession in the first competitive meeting between the two sides. CROATIA COUNTER The Croats, with in-form Mario Mandzukic operating as a lone target man up front, looked to catch Spain on the break but had to wait until the 25th minute for their first goal attempt. Playing in unfamiliar light-blue shirts, Spain struggled to create any clear chances and centre backs Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique had probably their best two efforts of the first half with long-range strikes. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque fielded an unchanged side from last week’s 4-0 drubbing of Ireland, with Fernando Torres leading the line and Iniesta and David Silva operating on either flank. Torres had a quiet game and was replaced by Fabregas, who operated as a roving forward in Spain’s 1-1 draw with Italy and had netted the equaliser. Del Bosque’s Croatian counterpart Slaven Bilic, who is joining Lokomotiv Moscow after the finals, switched to a more defensive formation, with in-form striker Mario Mandzukic ahead of an offensive midfield trio led by playmaker Luka Modric. It was Modric who conjured a superb pass with the outside of his foot to create the chance for Rakitic but he was otherwise well shackled by the Spanish midfield and defence. “I’ll have several sleepless nights after missing a great chance to give us the lead,” said midfielder Rakitic. “But we have no regrets because we left it all out there on the pitch, we played our hearts out and we can bow out with our heads high. Coach Bilic added: “I can only congratulate my players because they played a heroic match but unfortunately we didn’t win because we didn’t take our chances and we always knew they would come few and far between against the Spaniards. “The game plan was to thwart Spain in the first half and have a go at them in the second. It worked and we did everything right except score. “We came here to go all the way and we failed because we lacked that tiny bit of luck that makes all the difference. I think my staff and I are leaving behind an excellent generation which has every chance of improving.”

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INDONESIA Security Minister chairs closed-door meeting in Papua Antara

JAYAPURA - Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto here Tuesday chaired a closeddoor meeting on the security developments and the upcoming regional head elections in Papua. The meeting was attended by among others acting Papua Governor Syamsul Arief Rivai, Chairman of the Papua General Elections Commission (KPU) Beny Sweny, Chairman of the Papua Legislative Council Jhon Ibo, and Papua Provincial Police Deputy Chief Brig. Gen. Paulus Waterpauw. A day before, Djoko stated that President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has continued implementing a welfare approach to deal with the problems in Papua. “Until now the approach used is welfare and not military, because a military approach is only useful for dealing with crimes,” Djoko said at a meeting with community and religious leaders and members of the Papuan legislative assembly (DPRP) and the Papuan People Council (MRP) here on Monday. He stated that he had come to Papua not because of the recent violent incidents, but because of his duty to learn about what happened in the region.

“Indeed it is not easy to unite the views of different parties, but the most important thing is how to unite Papua peacefully so that the province could catch up with other regions,” Djoko noted. He added that the government hoped to “bring Papua in harmony with the Unitary State of Indonesia”. Regarding the implementation of special autonomy in Papua, Djoko said the program had not yet been able to meet public expectations. In view of that, he added, the implementation of the program would continue to be evaluated, which had led to the issuance of Presidential Instruction Number 5 of 2005 and the establishment of the UP4B (Papua and West Papua Development Acceleration Unit) in 2011. The meeting was also attended by defense forces commander Admiral Agus Suhartono, national police chief General Timur Pradopo, and National Intelligence Agency chief Marciano Norman.

Rescue team searches for 58 missing from sunken boat Associated Press

AMBON — A rescue official said Tuesday that at least 58 people were missing from a boat that capsized over the weekend in eastern Indonesia — a far higher potential death toll than authorities initially thought. Earlier authorities said only 14 people were missing in Sunday’s sinking. Dony Haryanto of the local search and rescue agency said the updated number was based on reports from relatives of the passengers and crew. The Putri Ayu boat was traveling from Maluku’s provincial capital, Ambon, to the nearby island of Buru when it capsized after being battered by a 3-meter-high (10-foothigh) wave. Twelve people were rescued Sunday, but Haryanto said

rescuers have found nothing since then, despite good weather and extra ships and fishing boats joining the search Tuesday. The overloaded wooden boat was carrying at least 70 people, but was licensed to carry just 40 and listed only 27 on its manifest. Manifests are generally unreliable in Indonesia because tickets are sold onboard to passengers who are never registered. Dozens of families and relatives were waiting for good news of their loved ones in Ambon’s Slamet Riadi port, Haryanto said. Ships are a main source of transportation in Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago nation with more than 17,000 islands. Accidents are common because the boats are often overloaded and poorly maintained.

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Protesters enact leaders of countries attending the Group of 20 summit meeting playing monopoly during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The demonstrators criticized the economic policies implemented by the G20 leaders.

Pertamina wishes government to set geothermal power price Antara

JAKARTA - State oil company PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) was hoping the government would soon set a reasonable policy on the price of geothermal power. The current sales price of geothermal power is still low, at Kamojang IV geothermal power plant (PLTP) for instance the price is still three US dollar cents per kWh. The government could help develop geothermal power production by setting a reasonable price,” President Director of PT PGE Slamet Riadhy said in Jakarta on Monday. He said the geothermal power

plant industry is a highly risky business and needs large investment. PGE hoped the sales price of electricity from geothermal energy produced at Ulubelu 3 and 4 would be better than Ulubelu 1 and 2 which will soon start operating or at least as set by the government. “We hope the price set by the government would at least be economically reasonable. For steam Rp7 cents per kWh, and electricity Rp10 per kWh. Thus the price of geothermal power higher than Rp4.2 sent per kWh,” Slamet said. Slamet said PT PGE is managing 292 megawatts of geothermal

power energy, and 20 MW of which is produced by PLTP Lahendong. This year he added, PGE has set a target of producing 110 megawatts from the geothermal area in PLTP Ulubelu 1 dan 2. “So from Ulubelu 1 and 2 we will be selling to PLN, and there would be no need to lend from the World Bank. But for building PLTP Ulubelu 3 and 4 we need a loan to build the power plants,” Slamet said. Slamet said the USD300 million loan would be a soft loan from the World Bank to boost the production of 1,000 megawatts of geothermal power especially to serve Sumatra and Sulawesi.


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Suluban beach IBP

Suluban Beach is one of the places of interest belonging to Badung regency. It is known for its beautiful beach along with amazing wave; best for surfing. The natural beauty of the southern tip of Bali’s highland with its hollowing waves and peaceful surroundings has attracted more and more visitors to enjoy its serenity and peacefulness. The water is also clear. Located a few kilometers north of the ancient temple of Uluwatu, the beach is facing the vast Indian Ocean. From the parking area one must descend down stairs and pass through long narrow gap of cliff before reaching the large waves make it one of the best places for surfing in all of Bali, as surfing lovers throughout the world have already discovered. This beach is located not so far to the north of Uluwatu, adjacent to the surf beach Bingin and Labuhan Sait. Suluban derived from the Balinese language “Mesulub” which means “to run or pass under something.” Suluban Beach named, because visitors who want to go there must go through a rock cave on the beach before finally reaching abroad, white sand with the waves roaring fun for surfers. Coastal sea water is very clear and the waves are high enough, so that is the best known beach among surfers. In the afternoon, we could see a beautiful sunset views. Some tourism facilities such as restaurants, bars, surf equipment rental and repair shop is available. This beach is not too crowded like Kuta or Dreamland. It is so very romantic to spend time with your partner or a walk with the family. On the rocks there is a gazebo that allows us to take photos with perfect and is the best place to look around.

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Lebron has no love for style points, only victory Reuters

MIAMI - The Miami Heat have been winning ugly, which is fine with LeBron James who is within two victories of claiming his first National Basketball Association (NBA) title. “I don’t give a damn how we get four,” James told reporters after practice on Monday, the day following Miami’s 91-85 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder that gave the Heat a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. “We can win 32-31. It doesn’t matter to me.” The Heat shot an anemic 38 percent from the floor, and under 20 percent of their outside shots, but muscled their way to the pivotal Game Three win that has put them in the driver’s seat. A win in Tuesday’s Game Four at their AmericanAirlines Arena would give the Heat a chance to finish the championship series off with another home court victory on Thursday. The Heat fell short in last year’s NBA

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Finals to the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki. League MVP James said Miami did not have to look pretty against the youthful Thunder team, they just had to find a way to win. “We can win any type of game,” said James. “We can win a gritty game, a high-paced game. We take every game as its own. We don’t go into a game saying this is what type of a game it’s going to be. “I don’t care how we get four.”

Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins during the second half at Game 3 of the NBA Finals basketball series, Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Miami.

Mayweather, Pacquiao Police probe assault top athlete income list complaint against Nalbandian

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, the boxers that fight fans worldwide want to see in the ring together, top the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes released by Forbes magazine. Mayweather, who ranks No. 1 for making $85 million off two fights last year, is serving a three-month jail sentence for domestic battery in Las Vegas, having failed in a bid to serve the remainder of his time under house arrest. While his doctors and co-manager warned that staying behind bars might cause irreparable damage to his fitness and risk his boxing career, the undefeated US fighter is expected to climb back into the ring, likely later this year. But Mayweather will not be fighting Filipino icon Pacquiao in the mega-bout that boxing fans have sought for years. Pacquiao, second on the list at $62

million from earnings and endorsements, lost to unbeaten US fighter Tim Bradley on July 9 and they are set to fight a rematch in November. Tiger Woods, who had topped the Forbes list since 2001, fell to third this time with $59.4 million, his earnings off $16 million from the previous year and by half since his peak in 2009, mostly due to lost endorsement deals. It was in 2009 that Woods, a 14-time major champion chasing the 18 major titles won by Jack Nicklaus, saw a sex scandal erupt that caused him to start his 2010 season late and 2011 saw Woods nagged by injuries. Woods went on a 17-month win drought until he won last March at Bay Hill in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He followed up with a victory earlier this month at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted Memorial but has not won a major since the 2008 US Open.

Manny Pacquiao (R) during the WBO welterweight title fight against Timothy Bradley on June 9.

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LONDON - British police are investigating a complaint of assault after Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian injured a linesman in a petulant outburst during the final of the Queen’s Club tournament at the weekend. The governing body of men’s tennis (ATP) said separately that they had fined the player the maximum of 10,000 euros ($12,600). Nalbandian had already forfeited prize money (at least $56,800) and ranking points for the week. The ATP also said he could face an additional fine or ban once the governing body has finished reviewing the incident. Nalbandian was leading Sunday’s match 7-6 3-3 when he dropped serve in the seventh game and reacted by kicking out at a wooden advertising board which disintegrated on impact and slammed into official Andrew McDougall’s left leg. A shocked McDougall cried out and instantly clutched his shin. When he rolled up his trouser leg, blood could be seen seeping from the wound. He received some on-court attention before being escorted off the ground to the club’s medical centre. After prolonged discussions between officials, umpire Fergus Murphy disqualified Nalbandian for “unsportsmanlike behaviour” and awarded the match to his Croatian opponent Marin Cilic. A Scotland Yard spokesman said on Monday: “An allegation of assault has been made to us relating to an incident at the... tennis tournament and we are now investigating.” Nalbandian apologised after the incident, saying: “I know (what) I did (is) a mistake, 100 percent. I feel very sorry for the guy. I didn’t want to do that. But sometimes you get angry and you cannot control those moments.”

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A line judge wipes blood from his injured leg after Argentina’s David Nalbandian, left, kicked a small barrier surrounding the judge, leading to his disqualification during the Queen’s Club grass court championships final tennis match against Croatia’s Marin Cilic, London, Sunday, June 17, 2012.


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Bilic bids farewell to Croatia’s ‘fiery madness’ Reuters GDANSK - Slaven Bilic’s six-year reign as Croatia coach ended in frustrating fashion when a 1-0 defeat by holders Spain knocked the Balkan country out of Euro 2012 and left the charismatic coach wondering what might have been. But the 43-year old from Split, who is fluent in four languages, has a law degree and a rock band, will have few regrets knowing he brought the best out of his team, who often punched above their weight in major events. The tournament in Poland and Ukraine was no exception as Croatia were in contention for a quarter-final berth until the last few minutes of their absorbing clash with the European Champions, when a Jesus

Navas goal sent them packing. Croatia’s “fiery madness” - the team’s official Euro 2008 anthem composed by Bilic’s band which epitomised their passion on the pitch and at times the unruly behaviour of their fans in 2012 - will now make way for daily work in club football. Bilic will take over Russian top flight side Lokomotiv Moscow at the start of next season and, although he must be looking forward to a fresh challenge, coaching his country remains the most emotional endeavour of his career. “I didn’t expect this to be my last game in charge because I thought we would get past the group stage with this phenomenal group who’ve shown great character and built a fantastic atmopshere,” he told Croatian television. “I want to congratulate the players for six years of impeccable work and behaviour. “I will leave nothing in the tank either profesionally or emotionally whatever I do next but I will never be as proud as I was while coaching my country, which is a rare privilege and especially so for a young coach like myself,” he said.

Croatia head coach Slaven Bilic shouts during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Croatia and Spain in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012.

Casillas takes plaudits for saving Spain again Reuters

Italy’s Mario Balotelli scores his side’s second goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Italy and the Republic of Ireland in Poznan, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012.

Cassano, Balotelli send Italy through AP Photo/Peter Morrison

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POZNAN - Antonio Cassano’s first-half header and Mario Balotelli’s spectacular late volley gave Italy a 2-0 win over Ireland which took them into the Euro 2012 quarter-finals as Group C runners-up. Cassano, who missed half the season with AC Milan after undergoing a minor heart operation, headed home 10 minutes before the break and Balotelli brilliantly hooked the ball home in the final minute to leave Italy second with five points behind Spain. I t a l y, w h o played with one eye on the Croatia v Spain game, deserved their win although they had to survive an aggressive late rally from Ireland, coached by their wily 73-year-old Italian Giovanni Trapattoni, before substitute Balotelli’s strike.

“It has been a very difficult match, we came up against a team that made us suffer,” Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said. “Today we knew that heart mattered more than quality. Tonight we created a lot, I hope it will be like this also in the next match.” The physical Irish, already eliminated after two defeats, forced a flurry of late free kicks and corners as Italy, who gave up leads in 1-1 draws with Spain and Croatia, again appeared to tire.

Having conceded early goals in losses Croatia and Spain, Ireland were determined not to get caught out again and went straight on to the attack. Backed by a vociferous and large contingent in the crowd, they looked briefly threatening against an Italian side which featured four changes to the starting line-up. Italy took their time to get going with Andrea Pirlo getting plenty of the ball but struggling to find openings for Cassano and strike

partner Antonio Di Natale who replaced Balotelli. Di Natale had the first real chance after a break down the left by Federico Balzaretti and there were appeals for handball as his shot was blocked by a defender. Cassano then had a shot fumbled by Shay Given before Italy went ahead from a corner. Pirlo’s inswinging effort found Cassano at the near post and, although Given got a hand to his header, the ball crossed the line before Damien Duff, making his 100th appearance, could hook it away. Italy kept attacking after the break, Cassano wasting a good chance with a side-footed shot before Daniele De Rossi curled another effort over. A neat combination between Thiago Motto and Cassano then

set up Di Natale whose shot from a difficult angle was blocked by Given. Keith Andrews reminded Italy that the game was not over as his awkward long-range shot gave Gianluigi Buffon his first real test of the game on the hour. Italy began looking nervous and there was a rare moment when Pirlo lost possession to Andrews in midfield but De Rossi came to the rescue with a timely tackle to block the Irish midfielder’s shot. Another thumping Andrews shot was saved by Buffon as Italy clung on and the Ireland midfielder was sent off for his second bookable offence moments before Balotelli settled matters with a superb piece of skill, the maverick forward living up to his reputation when he failed to celebrate his stunning goal.

AP Photo/Matt Dunham

EURO 2012 STANDINGS

Teams’ standings after Monday’s matches. Top two teams in each group after three rounds advance to quarter-finals Group A Czech Rep. Greece* Russia Poland

Group C Spain Italy Croatia Ireland

P 3 3 3 3 P 3 3 3 3

W 2 1 1 0 W 2 1 1 0

D 0 1 1 2 D 1 2 1 0

L 1 1 1 1 L 0 0 0 3

+/-1 0 2 -1 +/5 2 1 -8

Pts 6 4 4 2 Pts 7 5 4 0

Group B Germany Portugal Denmark Netherlands

Group D France England Ukraine Sweden

P 3 3 3 3 P 2 2 2 2

W 3 2 1 0 W 1 1 1 0

D 0 0 0 0 D 1 1 0 0

* Advances on superior head-to-head result. (Greece beat Russia 1-0 on Saturday) Source: UEFA

+/- Goal difference

L 0 1 2 3 L 0 0 1 2

+/3 1 -1 -3 +/2 1 -1 -2

Pts 9 6 3 0 Pts 4 4 3 0

GDANSK - Spain beat Croatia 1-0 to reach the last eight of Euro 2012 as Group C winners on Monday but it could have been a very different story but for the brilliance of their goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas. Casillas pulled off a stunning reflex stop to keep out an Ivan Rakitic header in the 59th minute at the PGE Arena in Gdansk before substitute Jesus Navas snatched an 88th-minute winner for the world and European champions. Croatia battled impressively to keep the Spaniards at bay and had they scored and held on to their lead they would have advanced to the quarter-finals as group winners and Spain would have been out. Casillas has earned the nickname “Saint Iker” for his match-saving performances for his country and will always be remembered for denying Arjen Robben in the 2010 World Cup final. “We knew they weren’t going to just sit back and we were expecting them to create the odd chance,” Spain coach Vicente del Bosque told a news conference. “They had an excellent opportunity but that is why Iker is there and he dealt with it very well,” he added. If Del Bosque was his usual gruff self, his Croatian counterpart Slaven Bilic was far more effusive in his praise of Casillas at his news conference. “What can we say about him? He is probably one of the best players of the past

Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic misses a chance in front of Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Croatia and Spain in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012. AP Photo/Gero Breloer

10 years,” said the 43-year-old, who is stepping down to take over at Lokomotiv Moscow after the tournament. “He is just the leader for the team and he was a hero for them tonight,” he added. “He always knows how to react and he is so calm. Rakitic had a great clear

chance and did everything well but it’s not easy when you are facing Casillas.” Spain topped the group on seven points ahead of Italy on five, Croatia on four and Ireland on zero. Del Bosque’s side will play Group D runners-up France, England or Ukraine.


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Bilic bids farewell to Croatia’s ‘fiery madness’ Reuters GDANSK - Slaven Bilic’s six-year reign as Croatia coach ended in frustrating fashion when a 1-0 defeat by holders Spain knocked the Balkan country out of Euro 2012 and left the charismatic coach wondering what might have been. But the 43-year old from Split, who is fluent in four languages, has a law degree and a rock band, will have few regrets knowing he brought the best out of his team, who often punched above their weight in major events. The tournament in Poland and Ukraine was no exception as Croatia were in contention for a quarter-final berth until the last few minutes of their absorbing clash with the European Champions, when a Jesus

Navas goal sent them packing. Croatia’s “fiery madness” - the team’s official Euro 2008 anthem composed by Bilic’s band which epitomised their passion on the pitch and at times the unruly behaviour of their fans in 2012 - will now make way for daily work in club football. Bilic will take over Russian top flight side Lokomotiv Moscow at the start of next season and, although he must be looking forward to a fresh challenge, coaching his country remains the most emotional endeavour of his career. “I didn’t expect this to be my last game in charge because I thought we would get past the group stage with this phenomenal group who’ve shown great character and built a fantastic atmopshere,” he told Croatian television. “I want to congratulate the players for six years of impeccable work and behaviour. “I will leave nothing in the tank either profesionally or emotionally whatever I do next but I will never be as proud as I was while coaching my country, which is a rare privilege and especially so for a young coach like myself,” he said.

Croatia head coach Slaven Bilic shouts during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Croatia and Spain in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012.

Casillas takes plaudits for saving Spain again Reuters

Italy’s Mario Balotelli scores his side’s second goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Italy and the Republic of Ireland in Poznan, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012.

Cassano, Balotelli send Italy through AP Photo/Peter Morrison

Reuters

POZNAN - Antonio Cassano’s first-half header and Mario Balotelli’s spectacular late volley gave Italy a 2-0 win over Ireland which took them into the Euro 2012 quarter-finals as Group C runners-up. Cassano, who missed half the season with AC Milan after undergoing a minor heart operation, headed home 10 minutes before the break and Balotelli brilliantly hooked the ball home in the final minute to leave Italy second with five points behind Spain. I t a l y, w h o played with one eye on the Croatia v Spain game, deserved their win although they had to survive an aggressive late rally from Ireland, coached by their wily 73-year-old Italian Giovanni Trapattoni, before substitute Balotelli’s strike.

“It has been a very difficult match, we came up against a team that made us suffer,” Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said. “Today we knew that heart mattered more than quality. Tonight we created a lot, I hope it will be like this also in the next match.” The physical Irish, already eliminated after two defeats, forced a flurry of late free kicks and corners as Italy, who gave up leads in 1-1 draws with Spain and Croatia, again appeared to tire.

Having conceded early goals in losses Croatia and Spain, Ireland were determined not to get caught out again and went straight on to the attack. Backed by a vociferous and large contingent in the crowd, they looked briefly threatening against an Italian side which featured four changes to the starting line-up. Italy took their time to get going with Andrea Pirlo getting plenty of the ball but struggling to find openings for Cassano and strike

partner Antonio Di Natale who replaced Balotelli. Di Natale had the first real chance after a break down the left by Federico Balzaretti and there were appeals for handball as his shot was blocked by a defender. Cassano then had a shot fumbled by Shay Given before Italy went ahead from a corner. Pirlo’s inswinging effort found Cassano at the near post and, although Given got a hand to his header, the ball crossed the line before Damien Duff, making his 100th appearance, could hook it away. Italy kept attacking after the break, Cassano wasting a good chance with a side-footed shot before Daniele De Rossi curled another effort over. A neat combination between Thiago Motto and Cassano then

set up Di Natale whose shot from a difficult angle was blocked by Given. Keith Andrews reminded Italy that the game was not over as his awkward long-range shot gave Gianluigi Buffon his first real test of the game on the hour. Italy began looking nervous and there was a rare moment when Pirlo lost possession to Andrews in midfield but De Rossi came to the rescue with a timely tackle to block the Irish midfielder’s shot. Another thumping Andrews shot was saved by Buffon as Italy clung on and the Ireland midfielder was sent off for his second bookable offence moments before Balotelli settled matters with a superb piece of skill, the maverick forward living up to his reputation when he failed to celebrate his stunning goal.

AP Photo/Matt Dunham

EURO 2012 STANDINGS

Teams’ standings after Monday’s matches. Top two teams in each group after three rounds advance to quarter-finals Group A Czech Rep. Greece* Russia Poland

Group C Spain Italy Croatia Ireland

P 3 3 3 3 P 3 3 3 3

W 2 1 1 0 W 2 1 1 0

D 0 1 1 2 D 1 2 1 0

L 1 1 1 1 L 0 0 0 3

+/-1 0 2 -1 +/5 2 1 -8

Pts 6 4 4 2 Pts 7 5 4 0

Group B Germany Portugal Denmark Netherlands

Group D France England Ukraine Sweden

P 3 3 3 3 P 2 2 2 2

W 3 2 1 0 W 1 1 1 0

D 0 0 0 0 D 1 1 0 0

* Advances on superior head-to-head result. (Greece beat Russia 1-0 on Saturday) Source: UEFA

+/- Goal difference

L 0 1 2 3 L 0 0 1 2

+/3 1 -1 -3 +/2 1 -1 -2

Pts 9 6 3 0 Pts 4 4 3 0

GDANSK - Spain beat Croatia 1-0 to reach the last eight of Euro 2012 as Group C winners on Monday but it could have been a very different story but for the brilliance of their goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas. Casillas pulled off a stunning reflex stop to keep out an Ivan Rakitic header in the 59th minute at the PGE Arena in Gdansk before substitute Jesus Navas snatched an 88th-minute winner for the world and European champions. Croatia battled impressively to keep the Spaniards at bay and had they scored and held on to their lead they would have advanced to the quarter-finals as group winners and Spain would have been out. Casillas has earned the nickname “Saint Iker” for his match-saving performances for his country and will always be remembered for denying Arjen Robben in the 2010 World Cup final. “We knew they weren’t going to just sit back and we were expecting them to create the odd chance,” Spain coach Vicente del Bosque told a news conference. “They had an excellent opportunity but that is why Iker is there and he dealt with it very well,” he added. If Del Bosque was his usual gruff self, his Croatian counterpart Slaven Bilic was far more effusive in his praise of Casillas at his news conference. “What can we say about him? He is probably one of the best players of the past

Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic misses a chance in front of Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Croatia and Spain in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012. AP Photo/Gero Breloer

10 years,” said the 43-year-old, who is stepping down to take over at Lokomotiv Moscow after the tournament. “He is just the leader for the team and he was a hero for them tonight,” he added. “He always knows how to react and he is so calm. Rakitic had a great clear

chance and did everything well but it’s not easy when you are facing Casillas.” Spain topped the group on seven points ahead of Italy on five, Croatia on four and Ireland on zero. Del Bosque’s side will play Group D runners-up France, England or Ukraine.


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Suluban beach IBP

Suluban Beach is one of the places of interest belonging to Badung regency. It is known for its beautiful beach along with amazing wave; best for surfing. The natural beauty of the southern tip of Bali’s highland with its hollowing waves and peaceful surroundings has attracted more and more visitors to enjoy its serenity and peacefulness. The water is also clear. Located a few kilometers north of the ancient temple of Uluwatu, the beach is facing the vast Indian Ocean. From the parking area one must descend down stairs and pass through long narrow gap of cliff before reaching the large waves make it one of the best places for surfing in all of Bali, as surfing lovers throughout the world have already discovered. This beach is located not so far to the north of Uluwatu, adjacent to the surf beach Bingin and Labuhan Sait. Suluban derived from the Balinese language “Mesulub” which means “to run or pass under something.” Suluban Beach named, because visitors who want to go there must go through a rock cave on the beach before finally reaching abroad, white sand with the waves roaring fun for surfers. Coastal sea water is very clear and the waves are high enough, so that is the best known beach among surfers. In the afternoon, we could see a beautiful sunset views. Some tourism facilities such as restaurants, bars, surf equipment rental and repair shop is available. This beach is not too crowded like Kuta or Dreamland. It is so very romantic to spend time with your partner or a walk with the family. On the rocks there is a gazebo that allows us to take photos with perfect and is the best place to look around.

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Lebron has no love for style points, only victory Reuters

MIAMI - The Miami Heat have been winning ugly, which is fine with LeBron James who is within two victories of claiming his first National Basketball Association (NBA) title. “I don’t give a damn how we get four,” James told reporters after practice on Monday, the day following Miami’s 91-85 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder that gave the Heat a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. “We can win 32-31. It doesn’t matter to me.” The Heat shot an anemic 38 percent from the floor, and under 20 percent of their outside shots, but muscled their way to the pivotal Game Three win that has put them in the driver’s seat. A win in Tuesday’s Game Four at their AmericanAirlines Arena would give the Heat a chance to finish the championship series off with another home court victory on Thursday. The Heat fell short in last year’s NBA

AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool

Finals to the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki. League MVP James said Miami did not have to look pretty against the youthful Thunder team, they just had to find a way to win. “We can win any type of game,” said James. “We can win a gritty game, a high-paced game. We take every game as its own. We don’t go into a game saying this is what type of a game it’s going to be. “I don’t care how we get four.”

Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins during the second half at Game 3 of the NBA Finals basketball series, Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Miami.

Mayweather, Pacquiao Police probe assault top athlete income list complaint against Nalbandian

Agence France Presse

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, the boxers that fight fans worldwide want to see in the ring together, top the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes released by Forbes magazine. Mayweather, who ranks No. 1 for making $85 million off two fights last year, is serving a three-month jail sentence for domestic battery in Las Vegas, having failed in a bid to serve the remainder of his time under house arrest. While his doctors and co-manager warned that staying behind bars might cause irreparable damage to his fitness and risk his boxing career, the undefeated US fighter is expected to climb back into the ring, likely later this year. But Mayweather will not be fighting Filipino icon Pacquiao in the mega-bout that boxing fans have sought for years. Pacquiao, second on the list at $62

million from earnings and endorsements, lost to unbeaten US fighter Tim Bradley on July 9 and they are set to fight a rematch in November. Tiger Woods, who had topped the Forbes list since 2001, fell to third this time with $59.4 million, his earnings off $16 million from the previous year and by half since his peak in 2009, mostly due to lost endorsement deals. It was in 2009 that Woods, a 14-time major champion chasing the 18 major titles won by Jack Nicklaus, saw a sex scandal erupt that caused him to start his 2010 season late and 2011 saw Woods nagged by injuries. Woods went on a 17-month win drought until he won last March at Bay Hill in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He followed up with a victory earlier this month at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted Memorial but has not won a major since the 2008 US Open.

Manny Pacquiao (R) during the WBO welterweight title fight against Timothy Bradley on June 9.

IBP/afp

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LONDON - British police are investigating a complaint of assault after Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian injured a linesman in a petulant outburst during the final of the Queen’s Club tournament at the weekend. The governing body of men’s tennis (ATP) said separately that they had fined the player the maximum of 10,000 euros ($12,600). Nalbandian had already forfeited prize money (at least $56,800) and ranking points for the week. The ATP also said he could face an additional fine or ban once the governing body has finished reviewing the incident. Nalbandian was leading Sunday’s match 7-6 3-3 when he dropped serve in the seventh game and reacted by kicking out at a wooden advertising board which disintegrated on impact and slammed into official Andrew McDougall’s left leg. A shocked McDougall cried out and instantly clutched his shin. When he rolled up his trouser leg, blood could be seen seeping from the wound. He received some on-court attention before being escorted off the ground to the club’s medical centre. After prolonged discussions between officials, umpire Fergus Murphy disqualified Nalbandian for “unsportsmanlike behaviour” and awarded the match to his Croatian opponent Marin Cilic. A Scotland Yard spokesman said on Monday: “An allegation of assault has been made to us relating to an incident at the... tennis tournament and we are now investigating.” Nalbandian apologised after the incident, saying: “I know (what) I did (is) a mistake, 100 percent. I feel very sorry for the guy. I didn’t want to do that. But sometimes you get angry and you cannot control those moments.”

AP Photo/Sang Tan

A line judge wipes blood from his injured leg after Argentina’s David Nalbandian, left, kicked a small barrier surrounding the judge, leading to his disqualification during the Queen’s Club grass court championships final tennis match against Croatia’s Marin Cilic, London, Sunday, June 17, 2012.


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However, her members had to offer the imitation endek products that were not produced by Balinese artisans due to lacking of supplies. “We have trouble in finding out diligent and patient weavers. Young people today are not willing to weave. As consequence, we just rely on the existing weavers and hopefully the buyers can wait for the fabric patiently,” she said. She added that young people preferred taking modern profession even though it was only a shop attendant to sitting and weaving endek fabric like generation of their parents. Due to difficulty of finding weavers, the weaving artisans finally completed their orders late. Denpasar City was formerly a famous center of endek fabric sales in Bali. Some crafters also sold their products to consumers loving traditional ikat cloth. Unfortunately, such condition had now been shifting where all merchants had moved to Klungkung Market. In response to such condition, Denpasar Mayor IB Rai Dharmawijaya Mantra asked to take back the glory of Kumbasari Market which was formerly known as sales center of the endek fabric. To gain back such glory, Denpasar Municipality had been preparing some central parking facilities, business incubators and hall of fashion for crafters. (kmb27) AP Photo/Ed Andrieski

A house is surrounded by burned grass as a result of the High Park wildfire near Bellvue, Colo., on Monday, June 18, 2012. The wildfire has burned over 180 homes.

Wildfires claim 189 homes in northern Colorado Associated Press Writer

LOVELAND, Colo. — Firefighters faced dangerous conditions across much of the Rocky Mountain region Monday, as they toiled in hot, dry weather to battle a wildfire that has charred nearly 92 square miles in northern Colorado. Authorities said they determined eight more homes have burned in the fire near Fort Collins. The blaze started June 9 and now has destroyed at least 189 homes — the most in the state’s history. The fire is 50 percent contained. The wind was relatively calm Monday, despite forecasts of gusts of up to 50 mph, fire information officer Brett Haberstick said. Temperatures, however, were in the mid-90s, and the relative humidity was extremely low at 3 to 5 percent, he said. Other wildfires were burning in warm, arid weather from Wyoming to Arizona to Southern California, where a blaze that prompted the evacuation of at least 150 homes was 30 percent contained Monday. Fire officials warned that the 907-acre fire in eastern San Diego County still threatens 200 houses, sheds and other buildings. The fire has destroyed at least one home. In Colorado, another fire that started Sunday in the foothills west of Colorado Springs prompted evacuations of cabins, a Boy Scout camp and a recreation area near the Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, which provides water to the Denver area.

That fire has burned about 1 1/2 square miles, and fire managers said it has the potential to grow much more in the dry conditions. Authorities hadn’t listed a containment figure by Monday. Meanwhile, a fire near Pagosa Springs in the southwestern part of the state grew to nearly 19 square miles and was 30 percent contained. As firefighters try to get the upper hand on the blaze near Fort Collins, which has burned large swaths of private and U.S. Forest Service land, local authorities have dispatched roving patrols to combat looting. On Sunday, deputies arrested Michael Stillman Maher, 30, of Denver, on charges including theft and impersonating a firefighter. The sheriff’s department said Maher was driving through the fire zone with phony firefighter credentials and a stolen government license plate. His truck was later seen near a bar in Laporte, and investigators said they found a gun and stolen property in the vehicle. Jeff Corum, whose home burned on the first day of the northern Colorado fire, described whirling, unpredictable winds that drove the

blaze. “That’s what it’s been doing, back and forth,” Corum said. “It’s just like a washing machine, and it’s just rolling up there, and that’s the way the mountains are.” Corum grabbed some clothing and two weapons when he fled, but not his credit cards. He’s spent a few nights in a motel, some at a Red Cross evacuation center and some in his truck. The fire also is forcing wildlife to flee the flames. A moose seeking shelter in Fort Collins is back in the wild after swimming across Horsetooth Reservoir, the Fort Collins Coloradoan reported. Wildlife officials tranquilized the moose, blindfolded it and moved it to an area away from the fire. City officials say they’re expecting more wild animals than usual because of the fire. On Monday, Rocky Mountain National Park enacted a ban on all campfires because of the threat of wildfires in Colorado. The park normally allows campfires in designated fire rings, but the ban will prohibit those, as well as charcoal grilling, for the first time since September 2010.

Navas... From page 1 “We threw on Cesc (Fabregas) because we needed not only possession of the ball but someone to get forward into goalscoring situations. Goalscorer Jesus Navas added: “It was a tough match and they managed to play their game well. It was difficult to penetrate their defences. We are the kind of players who go all out for victory because that is what we believe in and what we want.” On a warm and breezy night at Gdansk’s amber-coloured PGE Arena, Spain quickly seized control of possession in the first competitive meeting between the two sides. CROATIA COUNTER The Croats, with in-form Mario Mandzukic operating as a lone target man up front, looked to catch Spain on the break but had to wait until the 25th minute for their first goal attempt. Playing in unfamiliar light-blue shirts, Spain struggled to create any clear chances and centre backs Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique had probably their best two efforts of the first half with long-range strikes. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque fielded an unchanged side from last week’s 4-0 drubbing of Ireland, with Fernando Torres leading the line and Iniesta and David Silva operating on either flank. Torres had a quiet game and was replaced by Fabregas, who operated as a roving forward in Spain’s 1-1 draw with Italy and had netted the equaliser. Del Bosque’s Croatian counterpart Slaven Bilic, who is joining Lokomotiv Moscow after the finals, switched to a more defensive formation, with in-form striker Mario Mandzukic ahead of an offensive midfield trio led by playmaker Luka Modric. It was Modric who conjured a superb pass with the outside of his foot to create the chance for Rakitic but he was otherwise well shackled by the Spanish midfield and defence. “I’ll have several sleepless nights after missing a great chance to give us the lead,” said midfielder Rakitic. “But we have no regrets because we left it all out there on the pitch, we played our hearts out and we can bow out with our heads high. Coach Bilic added: “I can only congratulate my players because they played a heroic match but unfortunately we didn’t win because we didn’t take our chances and we always knew they would come few and far between against the Spaniards. “The game plan was to thwart Spain in the first half and have a go at them in the second. It worked and we did everything right except score. “We came here to go all the way and we failed because we lacked that tiny bit of luck that makes all the difference. I think my staff and I are leaving behind an excellent generation which has every chance of improving.”

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INDONESIA Security Minister chairs closed-door meeting in Papua Antara

JAYAPURA - Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto here Tuesday chaired a closeddoor meeting on the security developments and the upcoming regional head elections in Papua. The meeting was attended by among others acting Papua Governor Syamsul Arief Rivai, Chairman of the Papua General Elections Commission (KPU) Beny Sweny, Chairman of the Papua Legislative Council Jhon Ibo, and Papua Provincial Police Deputy Chief Brig. Gen. Paulus Waterpauw. A day before, Djoko stated that President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has continued implementing a welfare approach to deal with the problems in Papua. “Until now the approach used is welfare and not military, because a military approach is only useful for dealing with crimes,” Djoko said at a meeting with community and religious leaders and members of the Papuan legislative assembly (DPRP) and the Papuan People Council (MRP) here on Monday. He stated that he had come to Papua not because of the recent violent incidents, but because of his duty to learn about what happened in the region.

“Indeed it is not easy to unite the views of different parties, but the most important thing is how to unite Papua peacefully so that the province could catch up with other regions,” Djoko noted. He added that the government hoped to “bring Papua in harmony with the Unitary State of Indonesia”. Regarding the implementation of special autonomy in Papua, Djoko said the program had not yet been able to meet public expectations. In view of that, he added, the implementation of the program would continue to be evaluated, which had led to the issuance of Presidential Instruction Number 5 of 2005 and the establishment of the UP4B (Papua and West Papua Development Acceleration Unit) in 2011. The meeting was also attended by defense forces commander Admiral Agus Suhartono, national police chief General Timur Pradopo, and National Intelligence Agency chief Marciano Norman.

Rescue team searches for 58 missing from sunken boat Associated Press

AMBON — A rescue official said Tuesday that at least 58 people were missing from a boat that capsized over the weekend in eastern Indonesia — a far higher potential death toll than authorities initially thought. Earlier authorities said only 14 people were missing in Sunday’s sinking. Dony Haryanto of the local search and rescue agency said the updated number was based on reports from relatives of the passengers and crew. The Putri Ayu boat was traveling from Maluku’s provincial capital, Ambon, to the nearby island of Buru when it capsized after being battered by a 3-meter-high (10-foothigh) wave. Twelve people were rescued Sunday, but Haryanto said

rescuers have found nothing since then, despite good weather and extra ships and fishing boats joining the search Tuesday. The overloaded wooden boat was carrying at least 70 people, but was licensed to carry just 40 and listed only 27 on its manifest. Manifests are generally unreliable in Indonesia because tickets are sold onboard to passengers who are never registered. Dozens of families and relatives were waiting for good news of their loved ones in Ambon’s Slamet Riadi port, Haryanto said. Ships are a main source of transportation in Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago nation with more than 17,000 islands. Accidents are common because the boats are often overloaded and poorly maintained.

AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim

Protesters enact leaders of countries attending the Group of 20 summit meeting playing monopoly during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The demonstrators criticized the economic policies implemented by the G20 leaders.

Pertamina wishes government to set geothermal power price Antara

JAKARTA - State oil company PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) was hoping the government would soon set a reasonable policy on the price of geothermal power. The current sales price of geothermal power is still low, at Kamojang IV geothermal power plant (PLTP) for instance the price is still three US dollar cents per kWh. The government could help develop geothermal power production by setting a reasonable price,” President Director of PT PGE Slamet Riadhy said in Jakarta on Monday. He said the geothermal power

plant industry is a highly risky business and needs large investment. PGE hoped the sales price of electricity from geothermal energy produced at Ulubelu 3 and 4 would be better than Ulubelu 1 and 2 which will soon start operating or at least as set by the government. “We hope the price set by the government would at least be economically reasonable. For steam Rp7 cents per kWh, and electricity Rp10 per kWh. Thus the price of geothermal power higher than Rp4.2 sent per kWh,” Slamet said. Slamet said PT PGE is managing 292 megawatts of geothermal

power energy, and 20 MW of which is produced by PLTP Lahendong. This year he added, PGE has set a target of producing 110 megawatts from the geothermal area in PLTP Ulubelu 1 dan 2. “So from Ulubelu 1 and 2 we will be selling to PLN, and there would be no need to lend from the World Bank. But for building PLTP Ulubelu 3 and 4 we need a loan to build the power plants,” Slamet said. Slamet said the USD300 million loan would be a soft loan from the World Bank to boost the production of 1,000 megawatts of geothermal power especially to serve Sumatra and Sulawesi.


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A dancer performed Baris Dance. As many as 26 students of the Singapore River Side Secondary School participated in the Balinese dances workshop trained by the students and lecturers of the Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) here, the institute official said. Students were trained the Baris dance.

China, emerging powers pump up IMF firewall Agence France-Presse

LOS CABOS - Led by China, emerging economies pledged huge sums to the International Monetary Fund’s global firewall Monday, helping it raise $456 billion in resources as the eurozone crisis rages. In a clear statement of their new force in the world economy, rising economic powers brought some $95.5 billion in new money to the table for the IMF during the G20 summit in Mexico, pushing it beyond its $430 billion target. But the money also came with a warning that things had to change at the Fund, long dominated by the now troubled economic powers of Europe and the United States, which itself has not contributed to the firewall. In an announcement late Monday, the IMF said China was offering $43 billion, Brazil, Russia, India and Mexico $10 billion each, $5 billion from Turkey, and smaller sums from a handful of other upand-coming economies. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said that 12 more countries have offered money to the fund, bringing the total to 37. The contributions show “the broad commitment of the membership to ensure the IMF has access

to adequate resources to carry out its mandate in the interests of global financial stability,” she said. The announcement brought an end to the mystery of how much the powerful BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- would provide. They held back two months ago when the IMF solicited commitments at its spring meetings in Washington and only gathered a firm $340 billion. That was well below the $500 billion the Fund’s own economists had said would be an adequate expansion of its crisis intervention funding, given the potential of more contagion in the troubled eurozone. China’s contribution was the most keenly awaited. The world’s second largest economy has the largest pile of foreign reserves, $3.2 trillion. Its contribution fell below only Japan’s $60 billion and German’s $54.7 billion, but was ahead of

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Heads of the G20 leading economies pose for a family photo at the convention center in Los Cabos, Mexico, on June 18, 2012.

France and all other donors. The largest economy, the United States, on the other hand is not contributing, despite its huge voting power on the IMF board. While Washington has insisted Europe has enough resources to resolve its problems itself, it is also clear that the deeply divided Con-

gress is in no mood, given the US economic problems, to contribute rescue funds for others. The contributions from the BRICS came with warnings that they want to see changes at the IMF, where their voting power is a fraction of their power in the global economy, and that the

mony should not be reserved for Europe. Meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in the Mexican resort, the five BRICS leaders renewed their call for a greater say at the IMF and World Bank, both historically dominated by the United States and Europe.

ECB must play greater role in eurozone recovery

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In a picture taken on June 18, 2012, a worker shows a pair of gold bars to mark the launching of China’s Shenzhou-9 spacecraft at a gold shop in Beijing. The Shenzhou-9 took off on June 16 carrying three Chinese astronauts, including the first Chinese woman to go into space, before undergoing the third automatic docking China has ever performed, and the first for a manned mission.

LOS CABOS - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged his EU partners on Monday to share their debt burden and allow the European Central Bank to play a more active role in supporting economic recovery. In remarks that will annoy Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insists the bank must stick to its inflation-busting mandate, Cameron said: “We cannot afford for central banks around the world to stand on the sidelines.” “The Eurozone has two choices,” Cameron told an audience of international business leaders gathered in the Mexican resort of Los Cabos ahead of the G20

summit of the world’s most powerful developed and emerging economies. “Either they try to force down wages and prices in the periphery as fast as they can to restore competitiveness ... or the core of the eurozone has to do more to support the periphery through greater fiscal burden sharing,” he said. Cameron said that Britain would never itself join the single currency bloc, but that EU members who had chosen to do so must move towards a banking union, joint economic government and “greater transfers between eurozone members”. “The path would be made easier by more being done to support demand, through greater

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monetary activism by the European Central Bank,” he said, hailing the Bank of England and US Federal Reserve’s provision of massive liquidity to their economies. “In Britain we’ve been able to ease our adjustment through loose monetary policy ... and it is becoming increasingly clear in the eurozone that the core, including the ECB, must do more to support demand,” he said. Cameron’s advice to his EU colleagues might not be well received. Shortly before he gave his speech, European Commission chairman Jose Manuel Barroso testily told a news conference: “We are certainly not coming here to receive lessons from nobody.”

Singaporean students to study Balinese dances Antara

DENPASAR - As many as 26 students of the Singapore River Side Secondary School participated in the Balinese dances workshop trained by the students and lecturers of the Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) here, the institute official said. “The students were accompanied by four of their teachers to learn the Balinese dances in line

with their visit to Bali,” an assistant to the Denpasar ISI rector, I Wayan Suweca, SSKar, M Mus

said here on Monday. Menawhile, the female students were taught the Pendet dance by Ida Ayu Wimba Rupawati SST.,M.Sn and two of the ISI students in the Natya Mandala ISI building, Suweca said, adding that the workshop took place for three days. Five male students were trained

in the Baris dance by I Gede Oka Suryanegara SST.,M.Sn and Ida Bagus Surya in the Green Room, he said. Suweca said further that after completing the dance training, all the Singapore students will perform the Balinese dances in effort to promote the Balinese culture.

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The Singapore students before learning the Balinese dances had mastered Malay and Indian dances, making them not so difficult to learn the movement in Balinese dances. The Balinese dances workshop is part of ISI’s cooperation with foreign parties, Suweca added.

Bali has big potential on e-commerce

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DENPASAR - Bali has big potential on e-commerce. The online transaction that come from Bali, according to PR Manager of Tokobagus.com, A. Ichwan Sitorus, are increasing 100 percent compare to the last year. Ichwan said that Bali with its small and medium enterprises can grow bigger in online transaction. This year only, Ichwan remarked, Tokobagus.com see increasing numbers of visitors from Bali doing online transaction and offering their products using e-commerce. “This is actually a good sign for Bali, because businessmen in Bali usually depend on traditional way of marketing, like visiting tourists that

order products to be exported to their countries. But using online marketing, SME’s in Bali able to spread their wing in much cheaper and bigger market,” he stated on Tuesday. He said Tokobagus.com ready to provide Bali’s businessmen to grow bigger and help them to promote their products. In fact, according to Ichwan, there are many members from Bali that doing great in online. Not long ago, Director of Toko-

bagus.com, Arnold Sebastian Egg also emphasized the need for SME to develop their market and using online as marketing strategy. He said his e-commerce website already doing talk show and educates businessmen so they realize the important of e-commerce. Arnold admitted that only few businessmen familiar with online transaction, meanwhile many still illiterate about this online method. (kmb18)

PR Manager of Tokobagus.com, A. Ichwan Sitorus showing the online site of Tokobagus.com that now can be access through tablet computer and other mobile device on Tuesday. According to him, Bali has big potential on e-commerce.

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ATHENS - Greece’s conservatives expect to be able to form a coalition government with the Socialists on Tuesday, allowing the two parties that dominated politics for decades to share power despite a major anti-establishment election vote. Conservative New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras has promised to negotiate less punishing terms for Greece’s international bailout, after only narrowly beating a radical left-wing party that campaigned to scrap the austerity deal entirely. A senior New Democracy official expected agreement soon on a new cabinet with the PASOK Socialists and possibly another smaller centre-left party following Sunday’s election, the second in as many months. Speaking late on Monday, he said a deal would be reached on Tuesday that would involve more than a symbolic involvement by PASOK in the government. “They will participate actively,” said the official, who declined to be identified. New Democracy and PASOK alternated in power from the fall of military rule in 1974 until last REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis year, when Greece’s economic crisis forced Greek President Karolos Papoulias (R) welcomes leader of the conservative New De- the arch rivals to share power in a pro-bailout mocracy party Antonis Samaras in his office before he receives a mandate to form a national unity government. government in Athens June 18, 2012. “Political leaders should be aware of the IBP/File

The farmer is carrying grass to feed their cattle. Tabanan (Bali Post)—

The current drought engulfing Tabanan is not only complained by rice farmers. Such water crisis also makes cattle breeders restless. As a result of the drought, grass supply reduces and breeders must look for grass outside their village. day, he should obtain a minimum of two baskets of grass. Since overwhelmed by drought, he had to leave early so as not to come home too late because he also took a side job as a construction worker. The new livelihood should be taken because his rice field could not be cultivated due to water crisis. According to Juliadi, his villagers averagely raised cattle. So far,

they just relied on the supply of grass growing along the rice field. Since engulfed by drought, many grasses dried out. Such condition caused the breeders to be willing to hunt grasses outside their village. “Here, the grass stock has been running thin,” he said. Juliadi hoped it would rain soon so that fresh grass would grow and his fodder stock could be back to normal Prepare 40 tons of soybeans

Increasingly severe drought caused the Tabanan Food Crop Agriculture and Horticulture Agency to intervene. The agency prepared 40 tons of soybean seeds for farm-

Short circuit, Sanglah Hospital micro lab almost burnt out

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A fire sparked out after an electricity short circuit happened besides the Sanglah Hospital Corpse room specifically at the Micro Lab. Luckily the workers managed to turn off with a fire extinguisher. The incident happened at 12.30 pm local time when a red code was given out. According to the workers it happened when one of the kultur equipment caught a short circuit therefore the extinguisher was used straight

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Juliadi, 45, a cattle breeder from Serampingan village, Megati, East Selemadeg, said that since the past two months he had struggled to look for fresh grass supply. By and large, it only took him an hour to get pair of basket of grass. “Now, it takes me 3 hours. A lot of grasses have run dry,” he complained, Monday (Jun 18). This man claimed to raise two heads of cattle. Every

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away. According to Secretary of Sanglah Hospital Emergency Situation, dr. Ken Wirasandhi, a fire incident in Sanglah Hospital always produced a red code. “When a fire happened, the worker will contact the security and announce a red code which then the securities will come there and help turning off the fire. At this case, the respond was fast, workers in the Lab managed to turn it off before the securities came. Even so the securities still check post the incident,” Wirasandhi explained. (kmb24)

ers. The seed aid from central government would be distributed for free. Unfortunately, only four subdistricts that had acquired the allocation, namely the Kediri, Tabanan, Kerambitan and Marga subdistrict. “It is a program from central government. During dry season, farmers are encouraged to plant crops with freely-distributed seeds,” said the Head of Tabanan Food Crop Agriculture and Horticulture Agency, Nyoman Budana, last Monday. Related to the risk of crop failures due to the drought, Budana claimed if his party could not force farmers to plant crops. On that ac-

count, the soybean seed would be distributed if there was a proposal submitted by farmers. The seed would be distributed by regional technical institution of the agricultural agency through pekaseh (chief of subak organization). “As for the matter of drought, we have not found any solution. We can only urge farmers to plant crops,” he said. According to Budana, his party was still attempting the construction of a new dam that could irrigate the territory of Subak Aseman. Only by the construction of new dam could the drought in the subak territory be resolved. (kmb30)

Robber failed opening safe at mini market

Denpasar (Bali Post) –

Mini market Ayu Nadhi owned by Denpasar City House of Representatives member, A.A. Ngurah Susruta Putra, located at Gunung Soputan Street, West Denapsar, last Monday (18/6) early morning got robbed. Luckily no valuables were managed taken as robber failed opening a safe located at the head of the shop’s room. Information stated that there were two robbers went in by breaking the leader’s room bathroom ceiling. “The safe seemed damaged so it seemed they tried to break the containing

millions rupiah safe. They seemed to be using a crowbar,” one staff stated at the scene. The incident was known to have happened when a worker came in the morning found the condition of the market messy. The case was then reported to West Denpasar Police then investigates it. Until now it is still unknown who have done it although a rope tied up to the building was seen clearly on the side from the empty land next to it seemed to be used to go up the ceiling. The first robbery happened last May 2012 with the same method and managed to get IDR 20 million as the money was placed in a drawer. (kmb21)

Myanmar’s president promises second wave of reform Reuters

YANGON - Myanmar will embark on a “second wave of reforms” that will include tentative privatization and a law on the minimum wage, President Thein Sein said on Tuesday, indicating no let-up in the country’s rapid economic overhaul. “From this year onwards, we are working on a second wave of reforms which will focus especially on the development of the country and the public’s welfare,” said the former general, who has presided over the managed float of Myanmar’s currency and other unprecedented reforms since taking office last year. An eagerly awaited foreign investment law would be enacted in the next parliamentary session, expected next month, while the government was also drafting laws on

industrial zones and a minimum wage. The government vowed to triple gross domestic product per capita by fiscal 2015/16, Thein Sein said in a televised speech billed by official media as a “state of the union address” on his impoverished country’s reform process. In the wake of sectarian riots in northwest Myanmar that killed 50 people and displaced 30,000, he also vowed to “continue to work on national reconciliation, national peace and stability and the rule of law, and the safety of the public”. Thein Sein, whose quasi-civilian government replaced a military junta that he was a member of 15 months ago, spoke of reducing the state role in several important industries, including telecommunications, electricity, energy, forestry, education, health and “financial matters”.

Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel’s border with Egypt’s Sinai desert June 18, 2012.

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Seven killed on Israel’s Egypt and Gaza borders

Reuters Myanmar President Thein Sein and ministers wait for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon before their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw April 30, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

fact that this government is Greece’s last chance to remain in the eurozone,” the centreleft daily Ta Nea said in an editorial. “The Greek people are ready to reward the parties that manage to ease austerity and punish those that raise voices of dissent,” it said. The comment underscored the widespread expectation in Greece that a new government will be able to negotiate an easing in the tough conditions of the European Union and International Monetary Fund bailout despite resistance from Germany. Many Greeks hold both parties responsible for the nation’s near bankruptcy, which forced it to take bailouts from the European Union and IMF in 2010 and again this year. New Democracy narrowly won the election, averting the immediate risk of a Greek euro zone exit but raising doubts on whether the new government can impose austerity cuts on a nation deeply divided over the price for bailout funds.

JERUSALEM - Militants who crossed into Israel from Egypt’s Sinai Desert fired on Israelis building a barrier on the border on Monday, killing one worker, before soldiers shot dead two of the attackers, Israel’s military said. Israel later launched air strikes killing four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including two militants from the Islamic Jihad group on a motorcycle. Two other militants were killed while trying to fire a rocket, Israel said. The Sinai attack, launched soon after the Muslim Brotherhood declared victory in Egypt’s presidential election, raised Israeli concerns about lawlessness in the area since the fall

of president Hosni Mubarak last year. “We can see a disturbing deterioration in Egypt’s control of the Sinai’s security,” Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said, commenting on the attack. “We are waiting for the election results. Whoever wins, we expect him to take responsibility over all of Egypt’s international commitments, including the (1979) peace treaty with Israel and security arrangements in the Sinai, and to put an end to these attacks swiftly,” he told reporters. Three gunmen crossed into Israel from the Sinai Desert, the Israeli military said. “A terrorist squad opened fire and possibly also fired an anti-tank rocket at an area where (Israel) is constructing the border fence,” spokesman Yoav Mordechai said.


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The 34th Bali Art Festival Joged Pingit dance, one of classical dance from Bali, was performed in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Angsoka stage.

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BEIJING — A Chinese spacecraft carrying three astronauts docked with an orbiting module Monday, another first for the country as it strives to match American and Russian exploits in space. The Shenzhou 9 capsule completed the maneuver with the Tiangong 1 module shortly after 2 p.m. (0600 GMT), 343 kilometers (213 miles) above Earth. The docking was shown live on national television. Astronauts will live and work in the module for several days as part of preparations for manning a permanent space station. The crew includes 33-year-old Liu Yang, an air force pilot and China’s first female space traveler. The docking was a first for Chinese manned spaceflight. In November 2011, the unmanned Shenzhou 8 successfully docked twice with Tiangong 1 by remote control. Monday’s docking also was completed by remote control from a ground base in China. A manual docking, to be carried out by one of

the crew members, is scheduled for later in the mission. Liu is joined by mission commander and veteran astronaut Jing Haipeng, 45, and crew mate Liu Wang, 43. About three hours after the docking the three were shown on live television entering the Tiangong 1, grabbing handles as they floated along in their blue spacesuits. They will spend at least 10 days in space on China’s fourth manned mission, which was launched Saturday from the Jiuquan center on the edge of the Gobi desert in northern China.

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In this image made off the screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing and released by China’s Xinhua News Agency,

Archaeologist finds 46 million Americans lack oldest rock art in Australia health insurance: report Associated Press Writer

CANBERRA, Australia — An archaeologist says he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave. The dating of one of the thousands of images in the Northern Territory rock shelter known as Nawarla Gabarnmang will be published in the next edition of the Journal of Archaeological Science. University of Southern Queensland archaeologist Bryce Barker said Monday that he found the rock in June last year but only recently had it dated at New Zealand’s University of Waikato radiocarbon laboratory. He said the rock art was made with charcoal, so radiocarbon dating could be used to determine its age. Most rock art is made with mineral paint, so its age cannot be accurately measured. “It’s the oldest unequivocally dated rock art in Australia” and among the oldest in the world, Barker said. The oldest known rock art is in Spain, where hand stencils and red disks made by blowing paint on to the wall in El Castillo cave are at least 40,800 years old, according to scientists using a technique known as uranium-thorium

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In this May 2012 photo provided by Bryce Barker, a fragment of Aboriginal rock art on granite found in Australian Outback is seen on a plastic bag. dating. Australian National University archaeologist Sally May, who is not involved with Barker’s research, described his find as “incredibly significant.” “I don’t think it will surprise anyone that rock art is that old in Australia because we know people have been here a lot longer than that and there’s no reason to believe they weren’t producing art,” she added. Barker said he found evidence that the cave where he found the rock art had been occupied for 45,000 years.

A total of 46.3 million people in the United States do not have health coverage, a trend that has been rising in the past 15 years, said a US survey published Tuesday. There was good news for children in the data from the 2011 National Health Interview Survey, which showed that seven percent of US youths were uninsured last year at the time of the interview, compared to 13.9 percent in 1997.

But for adults aged 18-64, it was a different story. For that group, lack of health insurance coverage was 21.3 percent in 2011, making up 40.7 million people, according to the data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study recorded the fewest uninsured adults in 1997 (13.9 percent). The high point came in 2010 when 22.3 percent of the population was uninsured. “There has been a generally increasing trend in the percentage

of adults aged 18-64 who lacked coverage at the time of interview,” said the study, which was based on survey results from 32 of the 50 states. The change in children’s coverage status was largely explained by a 36.5 percentage point rise in government-sponsored public coverage for the poor from 1997 to 2011. Meanwhile, the rate of private coverage among low-income children was 25.1 percentage points lower in 2011 than in 1997. Photo illustration shows a nurse hanging an I.V. bag for a patient at the University of Miami Hospital’s Emergency Department in Miami, Florida.

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Joged Pingit performed in BAF

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DENPASAR - Joged Pingit dance, one of classical dance from Bali, was performed in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Angsoka stage. According to Head of Art Troupe that performed this dance, Dewa Putu Kasih, Joged Pingit is usually being performed on certain days in temple. “In the old days, this dance believes to be an antidote for pledge disease. Through this performance on BAF, we’ll try to giving this dance a rebirth so it will not extinct,” said Kasih. The dance was performed by five dancers and 24 musicians. Kasih stated that Joged Pingit has performed since 1927 during the Dutch colonization. Unlike Joged

dance that now exist, Joged Pingit doesn’t invite audience to dance with them. The audiences will take initiative to dance with dancers. With Tingklik instrument that made from bamboo, dancers will attractively dancing. They were showing a more polite, dynamic, and softer movement compare to other type of Joged dances that exist in Bali.

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Kuda Lumping dance from Magelang to show in BAF Antara

DENPASAR - Kuda Lumping dance from Kuda Lumping Dance Group from Magelang, Central Java, to show in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Wednesday. According to Wayan Dauh, one of BAF’s committee, Magelang artist will showing the performance on Angsoka stage. Besides artists from Magelang, they will also performances from other group from Bali. They will be performance of Drama Gong exhibition and Balinese Song exhibition. Agus, one of Kuda Lumping Group members, the dance will take legend of King Klana Sewandana as the main story. The king was left by his wife and during his adventure to find his wife he had to fight deities. On the end, the king was reunited with his wife. This show will be performed by 40 artists, consists of dancers and musicians. They will entertain audiences around one hour.

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Artists showing Kuda Lumping dance. Kuda Lumping dance from Kuda Lumping Dance Group from Magelang, Central Java, showed in 34th Bali Art Festival (BAF) on Wednesday.


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Dozen hectares of rice fields hit by drought at Subak Benel Negara (Bali Post)—

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The Bungbung Kepyak performance

Bungbung Kepyak revived

The recent weather changes outwitted a number of farmers at some subak territories in Jembrana. They already planted rice during the growing season started with the rain for a few months ago. Now, in this dry season farmers are restless because they have difficulty in obtaining water. As happened at Subak Benel, Kaliakah village, Negara subdistrict, dozen hectares of rice fields have gone through serious drought. The growth of paddy plants was not normal and they averagely dwarfed. A number of rice fields looked to have been wilting due to drought. One of the local farmers, Ketut Sudon, cultivating some hectares of farmland experienced such condition. Even, some farmers seemed to have resigned and neglected their paddy plants so that they yellowed and wilted. As a matter of fact, there was an irrigation channel from the local dam, but according to him, his subak did not have schedule in the last growing season. So far, they could not get any water and farmers who had grown rice finally lost out. Meanwhile, some lo-

cal farmers who grew rice decided to survive by taking advantage of water from artesian well. From observation, the rice field area at Subak Benel was not entirely planted with rice. Some farmers planted theirs with crops. According to some farmers, this season was indeed not the turn for growing rice. Therefore, the irrigation water could not be opened for the subak area. Farmers claimed to mind because the schedule of water closure was quite long. Since it rained in the recent growing season, a number of farmers were desperate to grow rice by relying on rain-fed water. In fact, recently it did not rain. Based on the data in the Jembrana Agriculture Agency, other than Subak Benel, there were some subak territories hit by drought such as Babakan Mendoyo (5.5 ha) as well as Subak Pecelengan Pedukuhan, Mendoyo (45 ha). The Head of Jembrana Agriculture Agency, I Ketut Wiratma, not long ago said that in response to the drought his party had intensely appealed every subak administrator to adjust their activity to the existing season. Hopefully, they did not insist on growing rice when the water was not enough. (kmb26)

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The Bungbung Kepyak art developing in Jembrana and almost threatened with extinction has now been revived. Such Bungbung Kepyak was performed on the tryout of Gong Kebyar for adult category of Jembrana Regency on Saturday night (Jun 16) in the Jagatnatha Temple Amphitheater, Jembrana. Compared to some similar arts, the Bungbung Kepyak had uniqueness, namely additional gamelan instrument. It was equally made of bamboo, but had additional complementary instrument held by each gamelan player. It was in the form of two pieces of bamboo blade with wooden pedestal. Both pieces of bamboo blades resembling the gamelan were played by pounding it onto wooden pedestal. As a result, collision of the instrument then generated distinctive sounds. The instrument was played by four artists sitting in a position facing left and right to the bamboo log as the main gamelan instrument. At the rear also lied additional instrument in the form of two gamelans consisting of large and small intact bamboo. The Bungbung Kepyak art staging in front of thousands of people thronging the Jagatnatha Temple amphitheater was presented by

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the Lila Budaya Bungbung Kepyak Gamelan Troupe from Dewasana hamlet, Pendem village, Negara. Chief of the gamelan troupe, I Gusti Putu Suryana, exposed that such Bungbung Kepyak had set to grow since 1934 in a cremation ceremony in Buleleng. When slaughtering a number of animals for ritual purposes, some people heard it and then made gamelan instrument. Later on, it was named Bungbung Kepyak. It was once performed in Jembrana at that time. In fact, it could produce great sound and residents of Sebetan hamlet (now Satria neighborhood) hearing the sound were then inspired to establish the Bungbung Kepyak Gamelan Troupe in 1934. The troupe was pioneered by five local residents namely Ketut Geder, Pan Kanten, Pan Ketis, Pan Raba and Pan Dana. (kmb26)

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The dry ricefield in Jembrana area.

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A Sojourn to Witness Cultural Uniqueness of Ubud IBP

Who does not know the Island of Gods or Bali? It’s the bijou island offering all the natural beauties and intriguing sublime cultures. People who never pay a visit can tell much about the island, let alone those knowing it just in a dream. Bali is situated east of Java Island having access within easy reach, either by land, sea, or air. With such an easy access, this island is then popularly chosen as a favorite tourist destination. Aside from several amazing beaches, Balinese culture can also be taken advantage as an endless tourist attraction because many temples retain very high cultural values. In addition, Bali is also delighted to offer natural attractions in the form of mountain and terraced rice fields resembling a verdant overlay of rug. One of the convenient locations situating among the rice field, jungle and mountainous gorges is Ubud. It is an appropriate sojourn and destination located in the region of Gianyar Regency. Here you can find a

unique resort offering the indigenous Balinese concept highlighting the harmonious relationship of human to environment, fellow humans and the Creator, namely the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa. Many fascinating attractions can be encountered here, ranging from relishing the natural atmosphere up to learning the native cultures. “Here, we also invite our guests to appreciate the natural environment, cultural and social life of the Ubud community,” said I Wayan Duartha, General Manager of the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa. With such various activities, many tourists were attracted to stay at Waka. A variety of facilities have been provided to support the comfort and satisfaction of every single

guest. Waka di Ume Resort and Spa established on November 5, 1995 has 18 rooms, consisting of 3-bedroom Wapa Villa with private pool, 2-bedroom Family Villa with private pool, Villa with Pool, Di Ume Suite, Terrace Villa and the smallest one is the Lanai Terrace. Room rates of the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa ranges from USD 244 to USD 655. Such rates have included government tax, service and breakfast. More interestingly, the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa lies very close to the natural and cultural attractions. Among others, they are monkey forest, art museums, Goa Gajah, Ceking rice terrace, Tirta Empul temple at Tampaksiring, Tampaksiring Presidential Palace, and Petulu village becoming the native and convenient

home to thousands of white egrets. One day, if you want to make a visit to the island, especially when would like to luxuriate in

Calendar Event for May 20 through June 20, 2012 26 May Tumpek Wayang Pura Majapahit Jembrana Odalan Betara ratu Gede Desa Celuk Sukawati Odalan Betara Ratu Wedyadari Camenggaon Sukawati Pura Panti Gelgel Pengembungan Sesetan Denpasar Betara Ratu Alit & Ratu Lingsir Singakerta Ubud Pura Pedarmaan Dalem Sukawati Besakih Pura Pedarmaan Mengwi Besakih Pura Pedarmaan Kaba-kaba Besakih Pura Pedarmaan dalem Bakas Besakih Pura Dadia Agung Pasek Gelgel Pegatepan Gelgel Klungkung Pura Pemrajan Agung Sulang Kec Dawan Klungkung. Merajan Pasek Bendesa Kori Agung Pengatepan Pura Pedarmaan Dinasti dalem sri Aji Pura Besakih Pura Penataran Giri Purwa Banyuangi. Pesraman Dusun Kuto Rejo Banyuangi. 30 May Buda Wage Kelawu. Pura Penataran Agung Teluk Padang Karangasem Pura Melanting Desa Camenggaon Sukawati Pura Penataran Ped Nusa Penida. Pura Pasek Gelgel Pangembungan Bongkase Abiansemal. Pura Pasek Bendesa Reyang Gede Penebel Tabanan Pura Pasek Gelgel Br. Jawa Tengah Buleleng Pura Gaduhan Jagat Desa Singakerta Ubud Pura Masceti Tegeh Mancawarna Sanding Tampaksiring Pura Penataran Batu Lepang Kamasan Klungkung Pura Paibon Pasek Gelgel Gobleg Desa Kedonganan Kuta Pura Goa Besakih Pura Basukian Besakih Odalan Ida Ratu Pucak Pameneh Penataran Agung Besakih Merajan Pasek Gelgel Pejeng Merajan Pasek Gelgel Songan Merajan Pasek Prateka Pekandelan Sidemen Merajan Pasek Prateka Taman Sari Sukasada. Pura dadia Pasek Gelgel Sidemen Karangasem Merajan Pasek Gelgel Tampuagan Tembuku, Bangli. 5 Jun Anggar Kasih Dukut.

Pr. Dalem Batuyang Batubulan Pura Pasek Gelgel Mengening Kediri Tabanan Pr Pasek Undagi Timpag Kerambitan Tabanan Pura Desa/ Pura Pucak Banjar Taman Bedulu Gianyar. Merajan Pasek Tangkas Kori Agun Sulahan Merajan Pasek Padang Rata Padang Pura Puser Jagat Dalem Dukut Puri Sukun Nusa Penida. 6 Jun Buda Umanis Dukut Pura Agung Pasek Gelgel Sibang Kaja Abiansemal Pura Dalem Samplangan Gianyar 16 Jun Saraswati Pura Pasek Tangkas Gempinis dalang Tabanan Pura Pasek Gelgel sayan Bongkase Abiansemal Pura Watugunung Bima Pura Agung Jagatkarana Surabaya Pura Aditya Jaya Rawamangun Jakarta Timur Pura Pemaksan Banyuning Timur Buleleng Pura Agung Wira Lokha Natha Cimahi Jawa Barat Pura Dadia Agung Bendesa Tangkas Kori Agung Pusat Gerih Desa Gerih Abiansemal Badung. Pura Giri Jaya Natha Balikpapan Pura Agung Santi Bhuana Brugelette Belgia. 18 Jun Some Ribek. Pura Jati Jembrana Pura Kawitan Batugaing Bangli Pura Tirta Wening Tambak Sari Surabaya 20 Jun Hari Raya Pagerwesi Pura Laban Sindu Jiwa Kedewatan Ubud Pura Kehen Bangli Pura Wirabuana Magelang Jawa Tengah Pura Padang Sakti Tangtu Denpasar Timur Pura Jogan Agung Ketewel Sukawati Pura Gadung Pengiasan Dauh Puri Denpasar Pura Pasek Gelgel Buruan Kaja Tabanan Pura Pasek Gobleg Kerambitan tabanan Pura Pasek Gelgel Meliling Tabanan

the countryside ambience with five star facilities, look no further and decide on the Waka di Ume Resort and Spa as your serene sojourn on the island.

Balinese Temple Ceremony Every Temple and Shrine has a special date for it annual Ceremony, or “ Odalan “, every 210 days according to Balinese calendar, including the smaller ancestral shrine which each family possesses. Because of this practically every few days a ceremony of festival of some kind takes place in some Village in Bali. There are also times when the entire island celebrated the same Holiday, such as at Galungan, Kuningan, Nyepi day, Saraswati day, Tumpek Landep day, Pagerwesi day, Tumpek Wayang day etc. The dedication or inauguration day of a Temple is considered its birth day and celebration always takes place on the same day if the wuku or 210 day calendar is used. When new moon is used then the celebration always happens on new moon or full moon. The day of course can differ the religious celebration of a temple lasts at least one full day with some temple celebrating for three days while the celebration of Besakih temple, the Mother Temple, is never less than 7 days and most of the time it lasts for 11 days, depending on the importance of the occasion. The celebration is very colorful. The shrine are dressed with pieces of cloths and sometimes with brocade, sailings, decorations of carved wood and sometimes painted with gold and Chinese coins, very beautifully arranged, are hung in the four corners of the shrine. In front of shrine are placed red, white or black umbrellas depending which Gods are worshipped in the shrines. In front of important shrine one sees, besides these umbrellas soars, tridents and other weapons, the “umbulumbul”, long flags, all these are prerogatives or attributes of Holiness. In front of the Temple gate put up “Penjor”, long bamboo poles, decorated beautifully ornaments of young coconut leaves, rice and other products of the land. Most beautiful to see are the girls in their colorful attire, carrying offerings, arrangements of all kinds fruits and colored cakes, to the Temple. Every visitor admires the grace with which the carry their load on their heads.


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Bieber’s hot show melts down Apollo power Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK — Justin Bieber had an unplugged performance at the Apollo Theater on Monday, but it wasn’t intentional — a problem caused a power outage during the singing sensation’s big concert.

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young

The singer was nearing the end of a private show in front of a packed house when the power for most of the stage instruments suddenly went out, said his manager, Scooter Braun. “Then we hear the fire alarm,” Braun said by phone Monday evening. “Literally, the boy blew up the Apollo — he heated up the Apollo.” But Bieber still managed to finish his show, with the help of fans singing along with him. “What it turned into was an Apollo moment, like one of those impromptu things,” said Nina Flowers, the Apollo’s rep. “It was one of the most special nights I have ever been a part of,” said Braun. The power outage, which only affected the stage instruments and some lighting, occurred toward the end of the show. Braun said they were told the problem was supposed to be only a few minutes, but it stretched to more than 40 minutes. At first, Bieber took the outage in stride. “He was joking, he said it was all the hot girls in here,” said Flowers. He then got on Justin Bieber performs during the 2012 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

Suu Kyi walks on with ‘star-struck’ Bono Associated Press Writer

DUBLIN — Aung San Suu Kyi and Bono joined forces Monday as the Myanmar democracy activist’s European tour moved from the home of the Nobel Peace Prize to the land of U2. The pair spent more than an hour answering questions at an Oslo conference of peace mediators at the end of Suu Kyi’s four-day visit to Norway. Then they jetted together to the Irish capital, Dublin, for an evening concert in her honor. Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore and a trio of children, two of them Burmese nationals, offered Suu Kyi flowers as she arrived at Dublin Airport. After meeting Irish President Michael D. Higgins, she arrived at a riverside theater to thunderous cheers and applause, with Bono and Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney walking alongside her down the red carpet. Inside, Amnesty International organized a three-hour show of songs, poems and speeches in her honor featuring top Irish stars, and set against a backdrop of a wall of opened birdcages symbolizing her freedom from house arrest in 2010. The Riverdance troupe got proceedings off to a foot-stomping start. Folk guitarist Donal Lunny led the audience in a soft musical chant of Aung San Suu Kyi’s name lasting several minutes. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan read a poem,

followed by English actress Vanessa Redgrave reading one of Heaney’s, “The Republic of Conscience.” Dublin folk rocker Damien Rice sang his hit “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” to a spare cello accompaniment. Redgrave and Bono then presented Suu Kyi with another of her long-postponed awards, Amnesty’s Ambassador

of Conscience. Bono had announced the award at a Dublin U2 concert in 2009 during a worldwide concert tour that highlighted demands for her freedom. “Everybody’s here to sing for you tonight, but it’s your song that everybody wants to hear,” Bono said as he invited Suu Kyi on to the stage to a two-minute standing ovation.

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Irish singer and activist Bono and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, pose for the media after attending a conference of the Oslo Forum at the Losby Gods resort, about 13 kilometers (8 miles) east of Oslo, Monday, June 18, 2012. The Oslo Forum is an international network of armed conflict mediation practitioners.

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the drums, which were working, for a solo, and had the crowd serenade Braun for his birthday. But then Bieber got upset at the disruption of the show, which was being taped as part of an NBC special to air later this week. “He started to get frustrated, because it had been 40 minutes,” said Braun. However, instead of getting mad, Bieber decided to put his energy into performing for his fans, who stayed in the audience during the delay. “He walks out, he literally quiets the crowd, and he says, ‘I’m sorry the power is out. . (But) you guys have always had my back. I’m going to sing ‘Boyfriend’ and you’re going to sing it back to me.’” He then launched into his hit song from his new album “Believe” as the crowd of mainly teen girls sang along as he danced, Braun said. Flowers couldn’t say what caused the power outage, but she praised the 18-year-old entertainer for finishing the show. “He could have stopped; he could have not gone on and said, I did everything . but he came back on,” said Flowers.

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Cassano, Balotelli send Italy through

China, emerging powers pump up IMF firewall

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Endek crafters of Denpasar on the verge of bankruptcy Bali Post

DENPASAR - Aside from complaining about difficulty to find out new weavers, the endek weavers in Denpasar are now also faced with competition against products from outside Bali offering factorymade weaving fabrics. Chairperson of the Denpasar Association of Embroidery, Songket and Endek, AA Sri Wariyani, said that spreading counterfeit products had threatened the traditional crafters.

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“We cannot do much with the factory-made weaving fabric from outside Bali. Moreover, our workforce at hand has been old enough. If this condition left unaddressed, we have confidence that many weavers will go bankrupt,” said Sri Wariyani. According to her, to face such stiff competition, the endek crafters continued to renew the motive offered to consumers so the products

would be difficult to be imitated. So far, the products yielded by local weavers were rivaled by many products from Jepara. “We do believe that consumers having good understanding about fabrics will surely be able to distinguish the original product of Bali from the

others,” she said. She said the registered endek crafters of Denpasar in the organization amounted to 100 employers. She admitted the wholesale orders of endek attires began to increase, particularly the office uniform. Continued on page 6

See schedule and news of Bali Art Festival in P3.

Navas puts Spain through, Croatia out

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GDANSK - Substitute Jesus Navas tapped home two minutes from time to snatch a 1-0 victory over Croatia and send holders Spain through to the last eight of Euro 2012 as Group C winners. Croatia, who battled hard against the world and European champions, went out as Italy finished second thanks to a 2-0 win over Ireland. Spain will now face the runners-up in a Group D featuring France, England, Ukraine and eliminated Sweden. Spain topped the group on seven points, with Italy on five and Croatia on four, while Ireland finished with zero. Spain’s late winner was tough on Croatia and they probably had the best chance of the game before Spain’s goal when Iker Casillas brilliantly blocked Ivan Rakitic’s close-range header in the 59th minute. However, as the game opened up in the latter stages, Spain substitute Fabregas and fellow midfielder Andres Iniesta were able to carve open the Croatian defence and Iniesta squared the ball for Navas to slid home into an empty net. “It was a very tense match, very tough,” said Spain coach Vicente del AP Photo/Darko Bandic Bosque. “They closed ranks at the back very Cristiano Ronaldo Spain’s Jesus Navas scores the only goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Croatia well and didn’t give us much space. and Spain in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, June 18, 2012. Continued on page 6

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