jakarta jakarta  /dʒə ˈkɑr tə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century

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News

  1. Jakarta Governor Says Indonesia President Bid Hinges on Megawati

    Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo, who leads popularity polls for Indonesia’s presidential election next year, affirmed his allegiance to the party of former leader Megawati Soekarnoputri and said she would decide if he runs.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Judo victory in Jakarta: Milpitas boy takes first place

    On May 24, 7-year-old Aaron Jen of Milpitas took first place in the Ganesa Cup Open Judo Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia. The international meet hosted competitors from Indonesia, Australia, France, Russia, United States, Singapore and Malaysia.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Milpitas Post

  3. One FC Returns to Jakarta in September, Featuring Flyweight Championship

    One Fighting Championship is returning to Jakarta on Sept. 13 for a show that will be headlined by a flyweight world title fight between Japanese rivals Yasuhiro Urushitani and Shinichi Kojima.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

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  1. "As a child, I played soccer on a dirt road in Jakarta, and the game brought the children of my neighborhood together," Obama said, according to excerpts released by the US Soccer Federation on Tuesday. "As a father, I saw that same spirit of...
    on Apr 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. "I will see how I go during the next two weeks in Jakarta and Singapore," said Thongchai, who is 12th on the European Tour money list this season. "I feel I can play good golf and if I can play my game, I can be successful."
    on Mar 17, 2004 By: Thongchai Jaidee Source: Jakarta Post

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