Dutch East Indies

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Dutch East Indies:

see IndonesiaIndonesia
, officially Republic of Indonesia, republic (2005 est. pop. 241,974,000), c.735,000 sq mi (1,903,650 sq km), SE Asia, in the Malay Archipelago. The fourth most populous country in the world, Indonesia comprises more than 13,000 islands extending c.
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The story generally alternates between the love affair and the officer's naval duties during the Japanese invasion and conquest of the Philippines and the Dutch East Indies.
With all flights now direct to Bali there's just no need to be curious about the once exotic Dutch East Indies outpost, unless you are a fan of the Mutiny on the Bounty legend.
In July 1941, the Imperial Japanese Army advanced into the southern part of French Indochina with an eye to obtaining oil and other resources in the Dutch East Indies (currently Indonesia).
The last time a country from Southeast Asia made the World Cup was 1938 -- when Indonesia was known as the Dutch East Indies -- and after none of its teams qualified for the 2011 Asian Cup in January, having just a single representative in the group stage of qualifying for Brazil 2014 would be another disappointment.
After the fall of Hong Kong, Singapore and the Dutch East Indies, some 50,000 British forces were captured by the Japanese.
1) Kam first went to Maluku in the Dutch East Indies in 1815, when he was well into his forties.
This went on until 1641, when the Dutch forced out the Portuguese and incorporated Malacca into the Dutch East Indies.
Elson's account describes the invention of Indonesia by colonizers who created the Dutch East Indies and nationalist elites who sought freedom, the formative years of Japanese occupation and nationalist revolution in 1945-49, and efforts to develop the idea after independence--first under parliamentary democracy, then under Sukarno's "guided democracy," Suharto's post-1965 integralist state, and finally the democratizing decade since 1998.
Dutch East Indies in 1938 - have put in a bid to host the finals in 2022.
Anjer was in 1883 in the Dutch East Indies and was a cosmopolitan township with a Chinese quarter, a mosque, a busy harbour, a Dutch quarter for the town's officials, as well as a kampong for the native Javanese.
What did the Dutch East Indies change their name to?
The Dutch East Indies Company (DEIC), which captured the town and destroyed it in 1619, changed its name into Batavia and made it the centre for the expansion of their power in the East Indies.