A report on Jakarta

Replica of the Padrão of Sunda Kalapa (1522), a stone pillar with a cross of the Order of Christ commemorating a treaty between the Portuguese Empire and the Hindu Sunda Kingdom, at Jakarta History Museum.
The 5th-century Tugu inscription discovered in Tugu district, North Jakarta
Batavia around 1780
The City Hall of Batavia (Stadhuis van Batavia), the seat of the Governor-General of the VOC in the late 18th century by Johannes Rach c. 1770. The building now houses the Jakarta History Museum, Jakarta Old Town.
One of the most monumental projects launched by Sukarno was the demolition of government buildings in Merdeka Square to make way for the National Monument.
Aerial view of North Jakarta
Ancol beach
Facade of the Museum Bank Indonesia in Kota Tua
Wisma 46 in post-modernist architecture, the fourth tallest building in Jakarta
view of Monas, Jakarta's landmark
Bundaran HI, a 1960s landmark of Jakarta located at the west end of Menteng District.
Boat ride at Indonesian archipelago lake in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Ancol Gondola
Chinese in Jakarta praying during Chinese New Year in Glodok, Jakarta
The Indonesian Stock Exchange (Bursa Efek Indonesia) building in Jakarta, one of the oldest in Asia.
Bank Indonesia head office
Gandaria City Mall in South Jakarta
Jakarta Old City Post Office at Fatahillah Square, Central Jakarta
Most visitors to Jakarta are domestic tourists, and Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is aimed at supporting national identity and patriotism.
The main TV tower of TVRI at its headquarters in Jakarta
Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia campus at Semanggi
University of Indonesia campus
Tanjidor music of Betawi culture demonstrate European influence
Gado-gado is a popular Indonesian salad dish.
Football match at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium
Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, 2018
Jakarta Merdeka Palace
Map of the administrative cities (Kota administratif) in Jakarta province. The Thousand Islands Regency (to the north) is not shown. Each administrative city is further divided into districts (Kecamatan).
Batavia map of Meester Cornelis (now Jatinegara)
The Secretariat of ASEAN at Jl. Sisingamangaraja No.70A, South Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Street in Tripoli, Libya
Al-Azhar Great Mosque, It was Jakarta's largest mosque when it was built until it was surpassed by the Istiqlal Mosque.
The Jakarta Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Jakarta.
Kim Tek Ie, the oldest Taoist and Buddhist temple in Jakarta.
Aditya Jaya Hindu temple, Rawamangun, East Jakarta.
Ondel-Ondel, often used as a symbol of Betawi culture
Chinese paifang in Mangga Dua, Central Jakarta
The Golden Snail IMAX theatre at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Jakarta Fair of 2007
Japanese community celebrating Ennichisai in Blok M, South Jakarta
Traditional Betawi dance, Tari Yapong

Capital and largest city of Indonesia.

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I Gusti Ngurah Rai

National Hero of Indonesia

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Nominations undergo a four-step process and must be approved at each level.

Nominations undergo a four-step process and must be approved at each level.

I Gusti Ngurah Rai
Adnan Kapau Gani
Albertus Sugiyapranata
Bung Tomo
Fatmawati
Sam Ratulangi
John Lie Tjeng Tjoan
Kartini
Mohammad Hatta
Pakubuwono X
Sudirman
Sukarno
Tan Malaka
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Those selected by the president, as represented by the Board, are awarded the title at a ceremony in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.

Giant Sea Wall Jakarta

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Giant Sea Wall Jakarta (Tanggul Laut Raksasa Jakarta) is part of a massive coastal development project in Jakarta, Indonesia which commenced in 2014 and expected to be materialized by 2025.

Sudirman

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High-ranking Indonesian military officer during the Indonesian National Revolution.

High-ranking Indonesian military officer during the Indonesian National Revolution.

Sudirman and his wife Alfiah with their youngest son, 1949
Governor-General Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer and General Hein ter Poorten, brought into an internment camp; the two capitulated to invading Japanese forces on 9 March 1942, leading to a three-year long occupation.
The first dedicated TKR headquarters, located in Gondokusuman, Yogyakarta; it is now the Dharma Wiratama Museum.
Sudirman, early 1946
Sudirman arriving in Jakarta on 1 November 1946
The Van Mook Line, with areas under Indonesian control in red; in 1947 Sudirman was forced to recall over 35,000 troops from Dutch-held areas.
Panti Rapih Hospital (pictured c. 1956), where Sudirman was treated for tuberculosis
Sudirman, surrounded by his guerrillas during their campaign
Sudirman (left) being embraced by President Sukarno upon his return to Yogyakarta.
Sudirman's casket being carried by soldiers
Sudirman's grave at Semaki Heroes' Cemetery in Yogyakarta; it has become a pilgrimage destination.
Sudirman on a 5 rupiah banknote, issued in 1968
Jalan Sudirman in Jakarta

After ordering the others to their hometowns, Sudirman made his way to Jakarta and met with President Sukarno, who asked him to lead resistance against Japanese forces in the city.

Hokkien

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Southern Min language native and originating from the Minnan region where it is widely spoken in the south-eastern part of Fujian in southeastern mainland China.

Southern Min language native and originating from the Minnan region where it is widely spoken in the south-eastern part of Fujian in southeastern mainland China.

The character for the third person pronoun (they) in some Hokkien dialects, 𪜶 (in), is now supported by the Unicode Standard at U+2A736.

The Betawi Malay language, spoken by some five million people in and around the Indonesian capital Jakarta, includes numerous Hokkien loanwords due to the significant influence of the Chinese Indonesian diaspora, most of whom are of Hokkien ancestry and origin.

Senen

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Early 20th century photo of Pasar Senen
Senen Station, the main station of Senen Subdistrict.
Proyek Senen, a revitalization of Pasar Senen initiated in the 1960s.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia during the 1970s.
Grand Theater cinema complex, Jakarta's oldest surviving cinema, dates back to the 1930s.

Senen is a long-established urban district of Jakarta, Indonesia that has kept many tourist attractions such as two museums, the National Library of Indonesia and Gelanggang Remaja Senen, a quite narrow alley with old Chinese and similar style shops and restaurants.

Mark 1:9-11 in Betawi language

Betawi language

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Mark 1:9-11 in Betawi language
Distribution map of languages spoken in Java, Madura, and Bali. Betawi language spoken in and around modern Jakarta (blue) is traditionally registered as Malay.

Betawi, also known as Betawi Malay, Jakartan Malay, or Batavian Malay is the spoken language of the Betawi people in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Posthumous portrait by Raden Saleh

Herman Willem Daendels

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Dutch revolutionary, general and politician who served as the 36th Governor General of the Dutch East Indies between 1808 and 1811.

Dutch revolutionary, general and politician who served as the 36th Governor General of the Dutch East Indies between 1808 and 1811.

Posthumous portrait by Raden Saleh
Posthumous portrait by Raden Saleh
General Daendels Taking Leave of Lieutenant-Colonel Krayenhoff (1795)
Java Great Post Road, commissioned by Daendels.
View on Beshankovichy. From J. North (2005) Napoleon's Army in Russia: The Illustrated Memoirs of Albrecht Adam - 1812. Pen & Sword Books. Plate 21.

After a long voyage, he arrived in the city of Batavia (now Jakarta) on 5 January 1808 and relieved the former Governor General, Albertus Henricus Wiese.

Pertamina

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Pertamina fuel station in Bali
Fokker F.27 Series 200 Friendship of Pertamina used for transport of employees and equipment during the 1970s

PT Pertamina (Persero) (formerly abbreviated from Perusahaan Pertambangan Minyak dan Gas Bumi Negara, lit. 'State Oil and Natural Gas Mining Company') is an Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas corporation based in Jakarta.

West Irian Liberation Monument

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Close-up of the sculpture

West Irian Liberation Monument (Monumen Pembebasan Irian Barat) is a postwar modernist monument located in Jakarta, Indonesia.

As Major General, Suharto (at right, foreground) attends the funeral of assassinated generals on 5 October 1965. (Photo by the Department of Information, Indonesia)

Transition to the New Order

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Indonesia's transition to the New Order in the mid-1960s ousted the country's first president, Sukarno, after 22 years in the position.

Indonesia's transition to the New Order in the mid-1960s ousted the country's first president, Sukarno, after 22 years in the position.

As Major General, Suharto (at right, foreground) attends the funeral of assassinated generals on 5 October 1965. (Photo by the Department of Information, Indonesia)
KAMI, KAPPI mass demonstration, 1966
President Sukarno
General Suharto is sworn in as Indonesia's second president on 27 March 1968 (Photo by the Department of Information, Indonesia)
General Suharto

The killings started in the capital Jakarta, spread to Central and East Java, and later Bali.