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2008-09-29 09:00:36

Text of report in English by influential Indonesian newspaper The Jakarta Post English-language website on 26 September [Unattributed article: "Yudhoyono inaugurates Makassar's international airport"] President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inaugurated Makassar's newly built Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport on Friday [26 Sep 08] and toured the futuristic shaped state facility.

2006-06-23 03:39:06

SINJAI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian search and rescue operations turned to the sea on Friday in the search for missing victims after landslides and floods on eastern Sulawesi island killed 201 people, officials said.

2006-06-22 21:48:11

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian search and rescue operations turned to the sea on Friday in the search for missing victims after landslides and floods on eastern Sulawesi island killed at least 215 people.

2006-06-22 00:42:08

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian rescuers scoured mud-filled homes for bodies and some survivors suffered diarrhoea and skin diseases after landslides and floods on eastern Sulawesi island killed 210 people, officials said on Thursday.

2006-06-21 22:47:31

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian rescuers scoured mud-filled homes for bodies and some survivors suffered diarrhea and skin diseases after landslides and floods on eastern Sulawesi island killed 188 people, officials said on Thursday. Nearly 150 people were missing.

2006-06-21 04:37:30

SINJAI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Landslides and floods on Indonesia's eastern Sulawesi island have killed 114 people and the toll could rise further, officials said on Wednesday. A search-and-rescue operation was underway after two days of heavy rain in several parts of South Sulawesi province.

2006-06-21 02:51:55

SINJAI REGENCY, Indonesia (Reuters) - Landslides and floods on Indonesia's eastern Sulawesi island have killed 87 people and the toll could rise further, officials said on Wednesday.

2006-06-20 21:44:13

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Landslides and floods on Indonesia's eastern Sulawesi island have killed 51 people and the toll could rise, an official said on Wednesday. A search-and-rescue operation was under way after two days of heavy rain in several areas in South Sulawesi province.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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