Category Archives: Corruption

NottheJakartaPost stringer pivotal in Nazaruddin arrest shock!!

Colombia has a reputation for beautiful cities, often with much of their amazing architectural heritage preserved, great beaches, world-class restaurants, gorgeous women and a wild night life not untypical of the whole of South America in fact. So, what’s not to like? … Continue reading

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A city stunned

In a city already stunned by recent widespread reports of institutionalised cheating in schools, Jakartans woke yesterday morning to news of a government investigation into a city school system that concluded: More than 170 teachers and administrators spent 10 years … Continue reading

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Jakarta Inter-League Treasurer in Star Deli Shock!!

As exclusively revealed by this organ, the treasurer of  the Golfers of Democracy Party (GOD) of President Bapak Jack Coldcall (or BJC as he is almost universally known), fled to Singapore, just hours before the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) issued an order … Continue reading

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The ball is not yet in the tin cup

Storm clouds were gathering today across the golf courses of South Jakarta as discontent widened over the performance of the President. The most common criticisms are that he is “out of touch” with those he represents, hasn’t made a decision … Continue reading

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Editor's Kemang residence raided by Pak Polisi

In a further shock development in a week of shocks, this was the scene outside the Kemang residence and office of the editor of your favourite expatriate organ at 05:45 this morning. And they weren’t looking for a cup of … Continue reading

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Singapore Dinner Party Shock!!

Reports are coming in from our Singapore stringer of a dinner party last evening at a private dining room of the Raffles Hotel in that yawn inducing city. Such an event is not unusual but the guest list will certainly … Continue reading

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President taps wife's cat for top Palace job

In an unprecedented move today, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced that his wife’s cat, Budi, will next week be appointed Royal Mouse Catcher to the Palace at Surakarta in a ancient ceremony that will be attended by himself and the first lady, … Continue reading

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