Skip to main content

Bombing victims at JW Marriot and Ritz Carlton

This post is a continuation of previous post about the bomb explosion at Hotel JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton namely about the victims. From some newspapers that I read here, then the following is the update data of the victim names.

Injured victims = 55 people (18 foreign citizens), treated at four hospitals in Jakarta, namely RS Medistra, RS MMC (Metropolitan Medical Center), RS Pusat Pertamina, and RS Jakarta.

Victims died = 9 peoples, namely:
1. Timothy D. Mackay, New Zealand (President Director PT Holchim Indonesia).
2. Verity Nathan John, Australia.
3. Mcevoy Garth Rupert John, Australia.
4. Arnold, Singapore.
5. Darmanto, Indonesia.
6. Evert Mocodompis, Indonesia, employee of JW Marriott.
7. Senger Craig Andrew, Australia.
8 and 9. A Dutch couple identified as Peter Burer and EJC Keaning.

In this opportunity I want to say my condolence to all family of the victim. Really, I cannot say anything more except for this sentence: "Terrorist, whatever its reason, is more cruel than all devils. Even devil not kills human"

Update post on 26 July 2009: The names of the victims died above has been updated based on the data that I found at Communication and Informatics Department of the Republic of Indonesia website. Thanks to Seno and Colson by adding additional information in the comment of this post.

Comments

  1. I want to say my deeply condolence to all family of the victim :( ... You are right..terrorist is more cruel than all devils..!! They wont Indonesia living in peace..

    ReplyDelete
  2. Really very sad to read this. Can 't imagine what their family and friends must be going through at this time.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Looking inside the list of the dead and wounded victims..

    *thank God my name wasn't there*

    This must be a mistake. Coz my heart's broken now.

    ReplyDelete
  4. wakh...semoga tidak terjadi lagi di kemudian hari di indonesia ya, semoga damai

    ReplyDelete
  5. hi Tikno, nice to see u again. I am so sorry I've got a busy hour lately so that cannot visit you recently.
    I also feel so sorry with the violation incident in the two hotels. I have supposed that our country is in the peace condition, because we never got a bombing issue again since Bali blast. bUt it turn out, it happened again.
    Hope our country will be recovery soon. Regards

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is so sad! Our world can never be peaceful again. I wonder what kind of life our children will inherit in the future. :(

    ReplyDelete
  7. My deep condolence to all family of the victims..may they rest in peace, and i hope our govt will never stop to find the actor behind this tragedy.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Ceuceusovi - Agree with you.

    Amrita - even me cannot say any more except for the last sentence above.

    Vicky Laurentina - You are lucky girl.

    Nyegik - Semoga. Amin!

    Niar - I also hope like that. I'm glad that you are fine in Jakarta. Welcome back, Niar.

    Grace - Do not pessimistic. Peace will always there with the billions people who love peace.
    The best way is through education that provide the right insight to our children.

    Mama Hilda - Let's pray together so that the perpetrators can be arrested soon.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Hello things like this are always so sad, mainly because people cant just live and let live... This world would be a better place if people just tried to get along and realize everyone is different, but being different does not make everyone wrong... So Sorry this happened it is sad... Well you take care see you on the filp side...

    ReplyDelete
  10. yes, it's true...I hate terrorists, hate them very much!! huh! btw, nice blog sir...you are really a good father :) salam kenal, saya add ya blog nya...

    ReplyDelete
  11. JK - Thank you. Maybe lots of burden for me to sleep like a baby, ha.. ha...

    Zahra - Thank you.
    Being a good father?? Hmm... may be yes for now and don't know for next, ha.. ha...
    Please critique to me if I digress, that's what friend are for.

    ReplyDelete
  12. No excuse, what they did was completely unacceptable. What a shame.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hi Mr. Tikno,

    seems your blog has presented better update than mine:)

    all the best wishes for Indonesian investigation team.

    Keep writing about your thoughts because Indonesia needs more than my generation's current apathy.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Semoga cepat ditangkap pelakunya ya pak

    ReplyDelete
  15. so sad, and its not like my country character anymore...

    ReplyDelete
  16. Ada satu lagi Mas Tikno, Evert Mocodompis, tetangga saya di Pondok Maharta.

    ReplyDelete
  17. we can learn an important lesson from that..
    that is,,we cannot deny,,when we will die,,or the fate that will come to us,,,

    the important thing is always thank to God...his blessing will always accompany us..

    ReplyDelete
  18. My condolences to the families of the victim too.
    It was all in the news in Norway too - a disaster and it effects the whole world.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Eha - absolutely true.

    Angga Chen - Thanks.

    Magnoliaamber - Don't become apathy just because of one or some persons.

    Kuliah Gratis - Harus ditangkap.

    Suryaden - Hi my friend, we should optimist because so many many good people here. Character of the nation will not change just because a few people act.

    Seno - Terimakasih banyak atas informasinya.

    Wiwik Widiastuti - I will accept naturally fate, but not because of bombing.

    RennyBA - You right, bombing will causes domino effects. I think also because of media.

    ReplyDelete
  20. At the time you posted, a few names of the casualties were still unknown. It is possible by now to add two other names to your list: Mr Peter Burer (62) and Mrs Eugenie Burer-Koning (50), from Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands. The couple was on holiday and about to leave on a domestic flight.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Colson - Already updated. Thank for lets me know.

    Seno - Also thanks to you.

    ReplyDelete
  22. As we all grieved enough over the tragedy, it is now time for recovery and eradication against terrorism.. as each individual in society has a shared-responsibility in keeping our home-front a safe living.

    Each of us is a police ourselves, a protector of our own home, let's us unite and start keeping our home free from terrorist and not acting like one.

    Peace greetings from us, Indonesian peacekeepers working from a far for peace.

    ReplyDelete
  23. Sama2 Mas Tikno, maaf baru sempet bales komeng, baru weekend, pulang langsung kemari.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Hi Tikno, nice to be here again...

    Yes, it was so sad for that bombing incident...

    ReplyDelete
  25. Ksatrio Wojo Ireng - Great comments!
    Yes, very agree with you and also I'm proud to you as the UN peacekeeping guard.

    Seno - Thanks bro.

    Dede - Nice to see you again.

    ReplyDelete
  26. It's a tragedy for our nation and the human race as a whole

    ReplyDelete
  27. Harry Nizam - absolutely!

    ReplyDelete
  28. Ksatrio Wojo Ireng - Why someone is able (and unbelievable) to perform this terror. Would you like to give some analysis?
    As an army, surely interesting to hear from you.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

STOP the hatred war in the social networking site

Lately, I feel very worried by unscrupulous users of Facebook who already out of the spirit of Facebook motto namely "Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life". Some of Facebook users who use this site only for uploading pornographic images and shared it using private setting to certain people (not shared to everyone) and the other using it for spreading the hatred feelings, like a Facebook Group calling for Obama's death.

Although a very controversial Pages on Facebook namely "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day" which it created by Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris has been closed by Facebook after receiving protests from various parties including protests from the Indonesian government, the most recent controversy is the two opposing group on Facebook who mocked each other namely: "Everybody Draw Mohammed day (Indonesian version)" and the other one is "Everybody Draw Jesus day (Indonesian version)". As I observed on its la…

VETO VS DEMOCRACY

In this post I only quotes the things associated with the two words above. Please use your sense and read carefully to find and feel the fundamental differences from it.

VETO
According to Wikipedia: "A veto, Latin for "I FORBID" is used to denote that a certain party has the right to stop unilaterally a certain piece of legislation. In practice, the veto can be ABSOLUTE (as in the U.N. Security Council, whose permanent members can block any resolution). In the United Nations Security Council, the five permanent members (the United States, Russia, the People's Republic of China, France and the United Kingdom) have veto power in substantive matters, though NOT in procedural ones. If any of these countries votes against a proposal, it is REJECTED, even if all of the other member countries vote in favor.

According to Global Policy Forum: "The five permanent members of the Security Council (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, and United States) ENJOY the privileg…

Equalize bachelor's degree with diploma's degree

At this time many Indonesian students continue to the higher education in various universities in Australia to obtain academic degrees such as Bachelor, Master or Doctorate. My three cousin and several other relatives also continue the higher education in Australia after finished Senior High School in Indonesia.

But I was startled after knowing the news from Antara News that the policy of Directorate General of Higher Education (Department of National Education) is to equalize Bachelor degree from several universities in Australia only equal to the Diploma-3 degree (D-3) in Indonesia. This policy was determined on 01 July 2009 within the Peraturan Direktur Jendral Pendidikan Tinggi (English : Regulation of Directorate General of Higher Education) Nomor:82/DIKTI/Kep/2009 concerning the assessment guidelines to certificate of foreign graduate. This regulation was followed up with the surat edaran Direktur Akademik (circular letter from Academic Director) No: 1850.1/D2.5/2009. At point n…

What a PhD mean for you

What is Ph.D.? Yes I know it is a prestigious academic degree. Only that? Hmm... I think NO. It's hard to describe it in words. You better focus on the illustration below:













And... the things that made me fall silent is what was said by Matt, below:
If you zoom in on the boundary of human knowledge in the direction of genetics, there's something just outside humanity's reach. My wife and I chose to start funding these graduate students after we learned that our son has a rare, fatal genetic disorder. It may be too late for my son, but it's not too late for other children. Even one child suffering is one child too many. The only way to end this kind of suffering is science. And, the best way to do science is through graduate students.

What a beautiful thoughts that touched my heart.
Note: This work was originally from The Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D. by Matt Might.

Kartini's Day and Indonesian women

Recently on April 21 the Indonesian nation commemorate Kartini's Day. Actually Kartini's Day is similar to Mother's Day (celebrated in Indonesia on December 22) or International Women's Day. Perhaps to understand Mother's Day you need to understand a person in your life called Mother, and for the International Women's Day and Kartini's Day perhaps you need to understand the person in your life called wife or sister. If you are underestimating women then firstly you need to look at your mother. Am I wrong?

In short: That is all for women. In wider meaning: That is how these special Day to further raise the awareness of Indonesian society or even the world - especially the women themselves - about women rights, their struggle for equality, and their important role in various spheres of life. This is also an occasion for Indonesian women to review how far their struggle get acknowledgment especially from the point of view of Indonesian traditional society who…