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(both: sā`räm), island, c.6,600 sq mi (17,100 sq km), E Indonesia, W of New Guinea, second largest of the MoluccasMoluccas
or Spice Islands,
Bahasa Indonesia Maluku, Du. Molukken, island group and prov. (1990 pop. 1,856,075), c.32,300 sq mi (83,660 sq km), E Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea. The capital of the province is Ambon, on Ambon island.
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; also called Seran or Serang. Its chief port and town is Masohi. Traversed by a central mountain range rising to 9,905 ft (3,019 m) at Mt. Binaiyi, the island is c.210 mi (340 km) long and c.40 mi (60 km) wide. The interior has dense rain forests and is largely unexplored. Copra, resin, sago, and fish are important products. Oil is exploited in the northeast near Bula. Portuguese missionaries were active there in the 16th cent. Dutch trading posts were opened in the early 17th cent., and the island came under nominal Dutch control c.1650.


, Ceram
an island in Indonesia, in the Moluccas, separated from New Guinea by the Ceram Sea: mountainous and densely forested. Area: 17 150 sq. km (6622 sq. miles)
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According to a statement from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), "the tsunami hit several areas of the Sunda Strait, including beaches in Pandeglang regency, Serang, and South Lampung."
Deaths have been reported in the Pandeglang, South Lampung and Serang regions.
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Four other industrial centers were located beyond Jabodetabek (Takarta-Bogor-Depok-Tangerang-Bekasi) in the extra outer suburbs, which include Serang (Cilegon and Cikande) and Karawang (Teluk Jambe and Cikampek) (Hudalah et al.
Serang district as the expansion region had its performance in public services almost similar to its main region.
Jokowi was quoted by Antara in Serang, Banten, on Monday as saying: 'President Duterte, at that time [during the bilateral meeting], said [Indonesia could] press ahead if [she is] indeed to be executed.' Jokowi further said that Attorney General M.
A cheval sur sa jument blanche, un grand chapeau sur la tete, Ridwan Sururi ressemble plus a un cowboy qu'un bibliothecaire qui vient preter des livres dans des villages isoles d'Indonesie, comme celui de Serang. L'arrivee du cavalier suscite une vague d'enthousiasme dans ce hameau calme, borde par des champs de riz et un volcan, dans le centre de l'ile de Java, province ou pres d'un million d'adultes sont illettres, selon des statistiques officielles.
Data has been collected from Banten Lama museum, library in Serang Heritage Relics Protection Centre BPCBS (designation for historic preservation matters), Bantenologi as the organization that focuses on Banten, and interviews the experts regarding the Banten Great Mosque and its socio-cultural condition in that area.
SUJ) was established in 2001 in Serang, Banten as a domestic investment (PMDN) company.
Serang, Indonesia, Safar 5, 1434, Dec 18, 2012, SPA -- Some 504 houses in Pandeglang district, Banten province, have been inundated by floods since Monday night, with floodwaters reaching a height of 1-2 metres, dpa quoted National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho as saying.
Joko Trisanyoto, marketing director of Toyota Astra Motor, stated that three of the facilities would be located in Serang, Banten; Manado, North Sulawesi and Makassar, South Sulawesi.