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2009-08-25 05:21:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with the Republic of Indonesian independence 64th anniversary, Indonesia has successfully held the Sail Bunaken 2009. This event was also followed by fleet review participants from 33 countries, 158 yachts rally, the coming up of two mass diving world record which was recorded in the Guinness Book of Record, and the symposium on waters territory control in South East Asia and the IUU Fishing control. Maritime affairs and Fisheries...

2009-08-17 20:54:32

An Indonesian admiral did the honors Monday, announcing a world record for a mass scuba dive of more than 2,500 divers. Rear Adm. Moekhals Sidik confirmed that 2,562 scuba divers took the plunge for an underwater flag-raising in North Sulawesi that marked Indonesia's Independence Day. Indonesia should be proud of this achievement, Sidik said. It shows that we can do something good for the country. The Jakarta Globe said a representative of the venerable Guinness World Records was on hand to...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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