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or Ma·ka·sar  (mə-kăs′ər)
A city of central Indonesia on southwest Sulawesi Island. Settled by the Portuguese in 1512 at the invitation of the local ruler, it fell to the Dutch in the 1600s. From 1971 to 1999, it was known as Ujung Pandang.


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(Placename) a port in central Indonesia, on SW Sulawesi: an important native port before Portuguese (16th century) and Dutch (17th century) control; capital of the Dutch East Indies (1946–49); a major Indonesian distribution and transshipment port. Pop: 1 100 019 (2000). Former name (1971–99): Ujung Pandang
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Brigadier Asiri said that the situation in Aden is improving day after day adding that operations were confined to Mualla area and Khor Makasar in which the militias are entrenched in a defensive position, and noting that the People's Committees are now searching for weapons and ammunition sites inside houses and among them.
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The shop, called Makasar, promises to be a fusion of extremely modern design and traditional tea culture, where customers are attracted and intrigued by the setting but comfortable enough to ask for information and advice in choosing the tea to suit their taste.
By upgrading to Acumatica, LAI was able to replace several different accounting systems and integrate operations across many branch locations including Jakarta, Medan, Makasar, Menado, and Jayapura.
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Meanwhile, he handed over an invitation to Dr Al-Turki to participate in the 32rd conference for the society of 'Nahdat al-Ulema' in Indonesia, due to be held on March 22, 2010, in Makasar city, and reiterated the keenness of the Islamic institutions in Indonesia on cooperating with the MWL.
To implement the monitoring in Indonesia, Indonesian NGOs decided to set up seven Focal Point Groups (FPGs) in seven major cities: Jambi, Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Surabaya, Madura, East Nusa Tenggara and Makasar to monitor progress on RHR.