2nd Former President of Indonesia, Soeharto passed away today, January 27, 2008 at 13:10 WIB (West Indonesian Time, aka Jakarta Time, GMT +7)
Deep condolences for the family. Goodbye, Mr. Soeharto. Thank you for all good things we had have during your government periods in Indonesia. I’ve missed the times when Jakarta was still a very good and peaceful and low-cost-living city to live and to walk in.
7 days of national mourning begins from today …
below, quoted from the Jakarta Post today.
7 days of national mourning after Soeharto dead
JAKARTA (JP): The government announced Sunday seven days of national mourning to condole the death of ailing former president Soeharto earlier of the day .
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono expressed the government condolences after Soeharto died and asked the Indonesian people to give their final pray for him.
Soeharto’s body will be transferred from Pertamina Hospital to his home in Cendana, Menteng, Central Jakarta with President SBY being scheduled to come there later this evening.
Soeharto will be buried on Monday, SCTV station reported.(***)