Soccer matches exempt from order

July 13, 2005
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia has ordered TV stations to go off the air for four hours each night to conserve energy, but the soccer-wild nation doesn't have to worry about missing European matches -- they have been exempted from the shutdown. The move is one of a series of energy conserving measures the government has ordered in recent days to try and blunt the effects of soaring international oil prices that risk blowing the fuel importing country's budget. Indonesia's 13 national ...

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