Category Archives: Politics

BJC in Apology Shock!!

The Jakarta Inter-League was in total confusion last evening following a speech to the parties at the traditional post Lebaran get together at the President’s Palace at Jagorawi Golf and Country Club. President Bapak Jack Coldcall, often known affectionately as … Continue reading

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BJC in award ceremony controversy shock!!

The Jakarta Inter League (JIL) is in turmoil today as it anguishes over BJC‘s (Bapak Jack Coldcall’s)  award to his own wife, Annie, of one of the country’s highest awards, the Bintang Republik Indoneisa Adipradana – 2nd Class (BRIA2). The award … Continue reading

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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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Kemang Poms in rioting and looting shock!!

South Jakarta Pak Polisi were out in force in Kemang last evening for the riot that never came. The entire length of Kemang Raya from Fez to Eastern Promise was covered by squads of officers in riot gear prepared for … Continue reading

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Jakarta Interleague in debt ceiling crisis standoff!!

Jakarta Inter League (JIL) was in chaos after midnight at the Grand Hyatt Conference Centre as the opposing factions haggled over what should have been the formality of increasing the League’s borrowing ceiling, and indeed over who was to pay the … Continue reading

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