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 (pä′ləm-bäng′, -lĕm-)
A city of Indonesia on southeast Sumatra. Center of a powerful Hindu kingdom in the seventh and eighth centuries, it became a Dutch trading post in 1617 and was later occupied intermittently by the British.


(Placename) a port in W Indonesia, in S Sumatra; oil refineries; university (1955). Pop: 1 451 419 (2000)


(ˌpɑ lɛmˈbɑŋ)

a city in SE Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 1,144,279.
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The areas to be added are said to include : Tegal and Pekalongan in Central Java; Medan, North Sumatra; Batam and Pekanbaru in Riau; Palembang, South Sumatra; Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan; Manado, North Sulawesi; Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara; Madura and Pacitan in East Java; and Cirebon and Purwakarta in West Java.
Currently, 34 units of SPBG (natural gas filling station) with a capacity of 30,000 LSP each, including the MRUs, have been built in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek), Palembang in South Sumatra, Semarang in Central Java and Balikpapan in East Kalimantan, with funding from the national budget.
They will arrive in Palembang of South Sumatra on Wednesday,"Sutopo told Xinhua via phone.
Muscat: Younis Al Rawahi stormed into the second round of the men's singles at the ongoing Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) International Tennis Championships in the Indonesian city of Palembang on Wednesday.
The main production centres for fertilisers are Palembang, Cikampek and East Kalimantan, covering the nation's three main islands.
But the Indonesian National Olympic Committee, returned with government support and offered to host the next Asian Games in Jakarta, supported by Palembang, capital of South Sumatra.
In the final, Prannoy defeated local lad Firman Abdul Kholik 21- 11, 22- 20 to clinch the $ 1,25,000 event in Palembang.
TYNE SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Arrivals Date/Time Name From To 3008 0845 Princess Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3008 0900 Siri Knutsen Rotterdam Ocean Berth 3108 0300 City of Rotterdam Ustluga TCT 2 3108 0715 Palembang St Johns OTP Quay Shepherd 3108 0845 King Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3108 1000 Ruth Helsingborg Cont Term 3108 2200 Wega Tees Cont Term Sailings Date/Time Name From To 3008 1700 Princess Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden 3008 1900 Iris Bolten Cont Term Tees 3108 1400 Ruth Cont Term Bremerhaven 3108 1700 King Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden 3108 1759 Siirt TBT Sea 3108 2359 Wega Cont Term Grangemouth 3108 2359 Siri Knutsen Sea Ocean Berth
Four of the nine factories are located in Palembang with an export capacity of 275,000 tons per year.
Pour rappel, le boxeur doit sa consecration a son titre de vice-champion du monde a Almaty (Kazakhstan) et a sa medaille d'or aux Jeux mediterraneens de Mersin (Turquie), alors qu'Amina Bettiche s'est paree d'or aux JM de Mersin et aux Jeux de la solidarite islamique a Palembang (Indonesie).
Palembang, Dhu-AlQa'dah 16, 1434, Sep 22, 2013, SPA -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia opened here today 3rd Islamic Solidarity Games in Palembang in presence of Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, General President of the Youth Welfare and President of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, Saudi ambassador to Indonesia Mustafa Al-Mubarak and a number of presidents and representatives of Olympic committees participating in the games.
THE Bahrain delegation at the third Islamic Solidarity Games attended the closing ceremony yesterday held at Bumi Sriwijaya Stadium in Palembang, Indonesia.