Buru


Also found in: Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Buru

 

an island in the Malay Archipelago, in the Moluccas Islands in Indonesia. Area, 8, 800 sq km. Population, about 30, 000 (1957). The mountains, which consist chiefly of Cenozoic sedimentary rocks, rise to an altitude of 2, 429 m. Buru has humid tropical evergreen forests. Its exports in-clude valuable wood, copra, and spices. Namlea is the main city.

References in periodicals archive ?
Buru's executive chairman Eric Streitberg said: "The well is a relatively shallow vertical well that will provide a wealth of geological information and hopefully find significant volumes of oil which would supplement and enhance our existing reserves and production cashflow from our nearby Ungani Oilfield."
Until now, Buru survivors continue to write memoirs, such as Djoko Sri Moeljono's Pembuangan Pulau Buru: Dari Barter ke Hukum Pasar [ Exile to Buru: From Bartering to the Law of the Market'] (2017).
In the Gazattear of Bihar's district Hazaribagh it is mentioned, ' Parasnath is the 'Marang Buru' or hill deity of the Santals of Hazaribagh, Manbhum, Bankura and Santal Pargana and each year they assemble at the period of full moon in Baishakh from those districts and celebrate a religious hunt for three days, after which a great tribal session is held for the trial of charges against Manjhis and paraganails and of the other grave matters which affects the outcasting of the individuals.
Further to these conventional resource rights, MC has also acquired a 50% interest in the rights to all unconventional resources (shale gas, tight gas and shale oil, etc.) from Buru in these exploration permits by committing to fund 80% (A$40 million) of the cost of the exploration and appraisal program (up to A$50 million), for unconventional resources which will be implemented in 2012 onward.
Prior to the bid, launched at the beginning of December 2009, Buru owned 297,057 shares in Cham Paper.
The Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup will no longer be an annual affair with the next tournament slated for 2011, but goal-scoring hero Buru, one of the playmakers in this all-conquering Brazil side, said the Samba Boys will be ready to defend the title even if the squad undergoes a major makeover.
''Just pray that nothing will happen and we will keep monitoring the situation in the areas, which are the closest to the epicenter, particularly around Buru Island,'' Beni Sipolo, head of the meteorological and geophysics agency in Ambon, said.
They cited his Buru tetralogy, which includes "This Earth of Mankind" and "Child of All Nations," which were based on his story-telling to fellow political prisoners at locations where he had been exiled.
After arresting the author, the military regime shipped him to desolate Buru Island, where he languished in a penal colony for fourteen years as a political prisoner without charges before he was released.
Kenyan police had to rescue Rev James Omunia from his flock in the Buru Buru Church in Nairobi, when bitter resentment over his appointment erupted into a mass brawl.
The report on the island of Buru dated March 6, 1914 by H.A.M.
He spent most of the Suharto era behind bars without trial, including fourteen years at the Buru Island Prison Colony.