Latest Jusuf Kalla Stories

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.

2008-07-14 09:01:02

Text of report in English by website of independent Indonesian news magazine Tempo on 14 July [by Anton Aprianto and Yuliawati] Indramayu: Vice-President Jusuf Kalla guarantees that there will be no electricity blackouts next year.

2006-08-14 06:34:59

By Ahmad Pathoni JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia needs to ensure that a hard-won peace in Aceh province becomes permanent, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Monday, ahead of the anniversary of a deal to end three decades of conflict.

2006-07-18 21:47:26

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands awoke from a second night on mosque floors or under makeshift shelters on Indonesia's Java island on Tuesday as authorities grappled with the aftermath of a tsunami that killed at least 368 people.

2006-07-17 23:57:08

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 230 people were killed after a tsunami smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island, following a strong undersea earthquake, rescue officials said on Tuesday.

2006-06-15 06:05:01

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard wrote to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday to protest the decision to free a hardline Islamic cleric jailed over links to the 2002 Bali bombings.

2006-04-05 05:27:02

By Telly Nathalia JAKARTA (Reuters) - Thousands of Indonesians rallied across the world's fourth-most-populous country on Wednesday to protest against a parliamentary move to revise employment laws.

2006-02-22 00:54:45

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is working to uproot militant Islamic ideas but officials and moderate clerics say they face a long struggle, while also coping with setbacks such as anger over cartoons that lampooned the Prophet Mohammad.

2006-02-09 04:06:35

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear programs have peaceful aims and will not be abandoned even under threats of military action, which are no more real than a vampire's teeth, one of the country's vice presidents said on Thursday.

2005-11-26 00:19:06

By Dean Yates and Tomi Soetjipto JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will take tough action in its newly declared war on militant ideas that could include shutting an Islamic school co-founded by hardline jailed cleric Abu Bakar Bashir if serious teaching deviations are found, the vice president said on Saturday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.