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2011-02-02 14:50:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from IMF at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=b241ebe4-317b-43b0-8109-0441f310ce10&lr=ls# The IMF's Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn has completed a visit to Jakarta, Indonesia after meeting with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Governor Darmin Nasution of Bank Indonesia. The theme of the visit was simple: the IMF has changed and has to look forward. The voting power and voice of Asian...

2008-08-25 06:01:01

Text of report in English by influential Indonesian newspaper The Jakarta Post English-language website on 24 August [Unattributed article: "Kalla wants DPR investigate Tangguh LNG contract"] Vice President Jusuf Kalla has asked the People's Representative Council (DPR) Energy Inquiry Team to investigate the export contract of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the BP-run Tangguh plant in West Papua to China. He said the contract was costing Indonesia dearly. Kalla described the...

2008-08-19 09:01:04

Indonesia to tackle power crisis JAKARTA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono vowed Friday to begin tackling a national power supply crisis next year through projects to develop alternative energy and expand electricity capacity by more than 30 percent. Power suppliers were unable to meet higher demand for electricity in Indonesia, driven by population and economic growth, and outages have hit large parts of the country in recent years. "Starting by the...

2008-08-11 09:01:04

Indonesian airline Merpati to get fresh funds from government JAKARTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said that the government would inject 300 billion rupiah ( about 533 million U.S. dollars) to the Indonesian Merpati Nusantara Airlines Inc. after the company improved its performance. The minister said President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono had ordered an audit on the state-owned airline. "The president had asked that Merpati Inc., be audited to ascertain its...

2008-07-28 12:00:49

Indonesian President not to visit Europe while flight ban continues JAKARTA, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has decided not to visit Europe until the European Union (EU) lifts a flight ban sanctioning against 51 Indonesian airlines, including Garuda airline, a minister was quoted by the Jakarta Post as saying here Saturday. "The President will only visit European Union states on board Garuda Indonesia," Transportation Minister Jusman Syafii Djamal said...

2008-07-02 12:01:05

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Indonesia Calls for Discussion To Reduce Oil Prices"] Palembang, Indonesia, July 2 (Xinhua) - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Wednesday called oil producer and consumer countries as well as other stakeholders to find solution to reduce the soaring oil prices which has reached nearly 150 US dollars a barrel. President Susilo told a press conference at Palembang, the capital...

2008-06-26 00:00:00

An extraordinary film double bill at Exeter Phoenix tonight is one of the highlights of the city's summer festival. Horizon of Exile is a 22-minute short film directed and choreographed by Isabel Rocamora about two exiled women in harsh desert landscapes. The second film, Opera Jawa, directed by Garin Nugroho, retells the Abduction of Sita myth from the Hindu epic the Ramayana. The tale of love, lust and violence combines stylised Javanese dance-drama, gamelan music and singing. The...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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