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2009-03-11 10:27:22

Creditors filed complaints against a producer of Adidas shoes in Jakarta, Indonesia, claiming the company had not paid its bills, court papers show. Leather supplier CV Cisarua and the Bank of Negara Indonesia filed charges against PT Prima Inreksa Industries, The Jakarta Post reported Wednesday. The litigation is our last resort, said CV Cisarua attorney Yakobus Eko Adrianto. Negotiations over the issue have always ended with the company claiming they cannot pay their bills, Adrianto said....

2008-08-04 09:00:24

Yahoo seeks Indonesian local partners to boost advertisement JAKARTA, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The regional unit of top Internet portal Yahoo is looking for new Indonesian partners to help expand its market in the country, the Jakarta Post reported Saturday. "The company needed new partners to lure more internet users to boost revenue from advertisement," the daily quoted senior director of business development at Yahoo! Southeast Asia Pontus Sonnerstedt, as saying. The Singapore-based unit...

2008-07-15 09:01:05

Decentralization hits Indonesian investment in mining JAKARTA, July 14 (Xinhua) -- An ongoing dispute between the central and local governments over the disbursement of authority to manage licenses for mining operations is unlikely to be resolved any time soon, the Jakarta Post daily on Monday reported. The country's mining sector has been plagued by overlapping mining regulations and weak coordination between central and local authorities. "There is discontinuity between the...

2006-07-19 06:50:17

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region sent hundreds scrambling for high ground on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550. Rescuers pulled bodies from the debris and aid trickled into worst-hit Pangandaran town while a search continued for about 275 people still missing after the tsunami smashed into a 300-km (185 mile) stretch of coast along southern Java. A light aftershock that shook Pangandaran...

2006-07-19 05:28:42

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region sent hundreds scrambling for high ground on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550. Rescuers pulled bodies from the debris and aid trickled into worst-hit Pangandaran town while a search continued for about 275 people still missing after the tsunami smashed into a 300-km (185 mile) stretch of coast along southern Java. A light aftershock that shook Pangandaran...

2006-07-19 05:25:00

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia -- An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region sent hundreds scrambling for high ground on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550. Rescuers pulled bodies from the debris and aid trickled into worst-hit Pangandaran town while a search continued for about 275 people still missing after the tsunami smashed into a 300-km (185 mile) stretch of coast along southern Java. A light aftershock that shook Pangandaran beach sent some people...

2006-07-19 03:05:00

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock sent hundreds scrambling for high ground on Wednesday in fear of more giant waves, as rescuers pulled bodies from the debris and aid trickled into this Indonesian town two days after a tsunami. While the death toll jumped to 525, a search continued for 273 people still missing after the tsunami smashed into a 300-km (186 mile) stretch of coast along southern Java on Monday, A light aftershock that shook Pangandaran beach sent some...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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