"Dr Conti", as Kurniawan was known for his affection for RomanConti wines, was thus able to sell vast quantities to these unsuspecting "friends", including a staggering $35 million worth of wine at two 2006 auctions alone.
“This tragedy today reinforces the fact that our law enforcement officers’ jobs are dangerous and you never know what they might encounter,” Pamerleau said. “Here was a quiet and peaceful community in south Texas that in an instant turned to tragedy."
The final step left was for the cabinet and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to approve the MOU, though the unfolding presidential election delayed ratification and there were concerns the deal could still fall through.
"We hope to launch a Chinese-made desktop operating systemby October supporting app stores," Ni told the trade paper. SomeChinese OS already existed, but there was a large gap betweenChina's technology and that of developed countries, he added.