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 (pä′däng′, pä-däng′)
A city of west-central Sumatra, Indonesia, on the Indian Ocean. It is a major port, trading in tea, coffee, and spices.
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(Team Sports, other than specified) (in Malaysia) a playing field
[from Malay: plain]


(Placename) a port in W Indonesia, in W Sumatra at the foot of the Padang Highlands on the Indian Ocean. Pop: 713 242 (2000)
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a seaport in W central Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 631,543.
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Friday, September 20, Padang Stage, Zone 4 After a five-year hiatus, legendary trio Swedish House Mafia headlines the Padang Stage.
The afterlife, whom Muslim Malaysians call Padang Mashyar, awaits those who take vengeance against their political enemies in a court of law, said Datuk Seri Najib Razak who is on trial for the misappropriation of RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd.
The police, he added, raided three locations including the Padang Besar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex (in Perlis) and around the Klang Valley.
Aldwin Gamboa, chief of the Legazpi City police, said that the initial investigation revealed that Editha Icban, 60, was cooking at the back of her house when she was struck by lightning in Barangay Padang at around 11:15 a.m.
But I believe that in the era of technological leaps, in the era of abundant information and misinformation, the press is increasingly needed!' said Jokowi while addressing the peak event of the National Press Day (HPN) 2018 at the Lake Cimpago, Padang Beach, Padang, West Sumatra, on Friday (2/9).
Summary: Padang [Indonesia], Sept 1 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 has struck off Indonesia's coast of southern Sumatra, with tremors being felt as far away as Singapore and Malaysia.
Padang, Indonesia, Aug 28 (ONA) An official celebration was held under the auspices of Padang Governor in the presence of a number of local officials and Ali bin Ibrahim al-Ra'eesi, CEO of Oman Charitable Organization and his accompanying delegation to mark the delivery of the Omani Village that was set up at Pariaman Province in Padang in West Sumatra, Republic of Indonesia.
The migration and settlements period of each ethnic group is believed to be different from each group as indicated in most of the consulted references and the oral history of the Dinka (Jieng) Padang. The Dinka Padang (Jieng) was the third group to arrive in the area around (12-15 Century AD).
South Lakes Safari Zoo confirmed on Monday that Padang, a Sumatran tiger which had been at the Dalton zoo since 2003, had died.
South Lakes Safari Zoo confirmed that Padang, a Sumatran tiger which had been at the Dalton zoo since 2003, had died.
Jakarta, Shawwal 18, 1436, Aug 3, 2015, SPA -- The airport in Indonesia's city of Padang remained closed Monday after a passenger plane carrying 178 people overshot the runway in heavy rain, dpa quoted an airline official as saying.