Makassar


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Ma·kas·sar

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.

Makassar

(məˈkæsə; -ˈkɑː-) ,

Makasar

or

Macassar

n
(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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Auto Business News-November 27, 2015--Honda to launch BR-V at 2015 Makassar Auto Show
Marking the start of railway fit-out on the 145 km standard gauge route being built from provincial capital Makassar to the port of Pare Pare, the first track has been laid on the island of Sulawesi.
The plane was found in the Enrekang region, around 240 km (150 miles) from the port city of Makassar in South Sulawesi, MetroTV said.
Every element was custom-created for the store, including the rounded Makassar ebony and bronze display cases that Shawmut installed.
One of its new gas yilding areas is off East Kalimantan's shore, in Makassar Strait where its fields include Kutai Basin's Gendalo-Gehem which in 2014 began pumping; their plateau is 1,100 MCF/d of gas and 47,000 b/d of condensate.
On Sunday, fishermen found a body, thought to be that of a child, off the coast of Makassar, a city in Southwestern Sulawesi.
Makassar language is one of the clumps of Indonesian languages and classified as Oceania language which is under the Austronesian family.
Makassar has seen the worst protests over the increase in fuel prices.
The Flying Eye Hospital will be in Makassar for two weeks to provide intense thematic and subspecialty training
The Ruby gas field is located within the Sebuku Production Sharing Contract in the Makassar Strait between the islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
A stable flow was established through the export pipeline at the gas field, which is located within the Sebuku Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in the Makassar Strait between the islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
Protests were also held in the Sumatran cities of Medan and Pekanbaru, as well as Makassar in Sulawesi.