Nusa Tenggara


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Nusa Tenggara

(ˈnuːsə tɛŋˈɡɑːrə)
n
(Placename) an island chain east of Java, mostly in Indonesia: the main islands are Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumba, Flores, Alor, and Timor. Pop: 11 112 702 (2000). Area: 73 144 sq km (28 241 sq miles). English name: Lesser Sunda Islands
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Noun1.Nusa Tenggara - a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
Sunda Islands - a chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago
Bali - an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture is known for elaborate dances and rituals and for handicrafts
Timor - an island in Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago; the largest and most eastern of the Lesser Sunda Islands
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Chairman of the House of Representatives Commission V Fary Djemi Francis has inspected the construction of the Petuk I Bridge in Kolhua Village, Maulafa District, Kupang City, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and Indonesias Ministry of Manpower have signed a Technical Agreement committing them to improve protection for migrant workers and combat human trafficking in the countrys eastern province of Nusa Tenggara Timur.
Around 20 men were seen slowly pushing the plane weighing 35,000 kilograms backwards in the direction of the terminal at Tambolaka Airport in the province of East Nusa Tenggara on Thursday.
1%-owned PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara, a company that effectively owns gold and copper mines in Indonesia; the refinancing of its acquisition finance loan, which could return the over USD250 million due to Medco by Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara; and disposal of non-core assets of more than USD600 million over the next 12 to 18 months.
At a general meeting held in Perth on June 9, Macmahon shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favor of a proposed transaction with Indonesian-based mining company PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT).
According to AP, Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency said that incessant rains in the past five days caused rivers on Sumbawa Island to break their banks and inundate seven sub-districts in West Nusa Tenggara province.
Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, became the World's Best Halal Tourism Destination and the World's Best Halal Honeymoon Destination at the World Halal Tourism Awards (WHTA) last year, inspiring other destinations in Indonesia to develop halal tourism.
This land located in West Nusa Tenggara Barat, East Lombok regency, district Jerowaru.
West Nusa Tenggara, INDONESIA, Oct 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - West Nusa Tenggara governor Zainul Majdi launched a sharia economics movement here on Monday to welcome the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015.
TransNusa also operates a BAe 146-200 and four Fokker 50s on flights in the Nusa Tenggara, Lesser Sunda Islands, region of Indonesia.
A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware that two British nationals have been hospitalised following an incident in West Nusa Tenggara, Eastern Indonesia, on 17 August.
Around 0100 local time (1800 GMT), 13 people were rescued by local fishermen," Budiawan, the head of the West Nusa Tenggara Research and Rescue Agency, told The Wall Street Journal by telephone.