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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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To address this issue, ASEAN and UNESCO held a conference on the protection of underwater cultural heritage on 19-20 September in Makassar, Indonesia.
While migration scholarship has dedicated substantial attention to immigration detention and the deplorable living conditions inside immigration detention centres (IDCS), this article explores "alternatives to detention" (ATD) in two Indonesian localities: the city of Makassar and the province of Aceh.
This is reflected in the curriculum structure Art Performance Education, Faculty of Art and Design, Makassar State University
A contractor of eight high-profile property developments spread across a number of Indonesia's big cities such as Jakarta, Tangerang, Cilegon, Solo, Surabaya, and Makassar, ABMA Land owns and manages over 87,2 hectares of land banks.
She combs Dutch and English reports as well as primary and secondary Bugis material to explore the pattern of autonomous governance and local interaction of Wajo migrants in Dutch-ruled Makassar (where they were constrained by the power of Bone), Malay-ruled Kutai and Berau in eastern Borneo, and British-ruled Bengkulu (and nearby Inderapura) in Sumatra.
Six rescue boats and ships were sent from Kendari and Makassar after they received a distress call from the crew, who reported that the vessel was starting to take on water.
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Makassar, Dhu-AlHijjah 21, 1436, Oct 5, 2015, SPA -- Indonesian rescuers said Monday they have found the wreckage of a small plane carrying 10 people that went missing on a domestic flight three days ago.
For instance, in the first article, Kampong Makassar is not part of Makassar--it is a Batavia kampong.
Both companies will sign the MOU on 8 September 2015 at the ASEAN Mayors and Makassar Investment Forum taking place in Indonesia.
For those reasons, research needed to be conducted in order to assess value added of actors who involved in beef cattle supply chain community farms-based in the regional enterprise slaughterhouse Makassar.
Every element was custom-created for the store, including the rounded Makassar ebony and bronze display cases that Shawmut installed.