Palembang


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Pa·lem·bang

 (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.

Palembang

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

Pa•lem•bang

(ˌpɑ lɛmˈbɑŋ)

n.
a city in SE Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 1,144,279.
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The Fun Run was to promote the 18th Jakarta -- Palembang Asian Games 2018, to be organised in Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September.
For the 1st time in the Asian Games' history, the competitions will be held in two cities at once -- capital of Indonesia, Jakarta, and capital of South Sumatra province, Palembang -- from August 18 to September 2018.
The 18th Asian Games involving 40 sports and 462 events will be held in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2.
Luhut said the current Jabodebek and Palembang LRT project uses the local contents about 50 percent.
National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said most of the injured were college students from Palembang, in Sumatra, who were visiting the Stock Exchange as part of a study tour.
National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said most of the injured were college students from Palembang in Sumatra, who were visiting the stock exchange as part of a study tour.
A college student from Palembang said she felt a tremor just before the floor collapsed.
PESHAWAR -- President Pakistan Woodball Federation Shahid Khan Saturday said that Pakistan squad will be part of the 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta Palembang, the capital of Indonesia.
Camacho, however, is not closing the door on the bronze medalists and other athletes who aspire to compete in the 45-nation Asiad set in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
For the first time in the history, Asian Games will be held in two cities - Indonesian capital of Jakarta and Palembang, the capital of South Sumatra province and will take place from August 18 to September 2, 2018.
2 sportsfest in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
We intend to test our athletes and to see what the other teams have since athletics is part of the pre-Asian Games in Palembang," said Juico.