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Synonyms for ambo

a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

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Sixty-six years on, 89-year-old former airman Harries has again been able to share his memories of the Moluccas Islands of Ambon and Haruku in Indonesia after being reunited with the few who survived.
Rumf took up documenting natural history on the island of Ambon.
Lion Air, together with Boeing and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation, successfully performed validation flights to test tailor-made RNP Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures at two terrain-challenged airports, Ambon and Manado, Indonesia.
Lion Air, Boeing and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation are said to have already performed validation flights to test tailor-made RNP Authorisation Requires (RNP AR) procedures at Ambon and Manado in Indonesia.
They said that 170 others were injured, 31 of them seriously, in the riot, which witnesses said waw sparked by rumors that a Muslim motorcycle taxi driver had been tortured by a group of Christian residents in the Maluku provincial capital of Ambon.
Joseph was received by the British officials in Java and was assigned to the eastern end of the colony to oversee what remained of the Church of the Indies in Ambon, Maluku.
Originally from Ambon, Indonesia, Alto began working for Mercy Corps in 2000, when his home island was rocked by a sectarian conflict that killed thousands and displaced more than a half-million people.
Indigenous groups in the southern Moluccas, particularly on Ambon island, have long agitated for the creation of an independent Republic of the Southern Moluccas (RMS).
The cocktails include local creations like The Green Flash (Grey Goose vodka with lemon and a OhintO of local cucumber); the Arashi (Grey Goose LOOrange with Blue Curacao, Apple Pucker and orange and passion fruit); Cactus Punch (Pisang Ambon, Grey Goose Poire and pineapple juice); and the Aruba Arriba (vodka, rum, Crme de Grand Marnier and a splash of Grenadine with island flavors of orange, pineapple and grapefruit juice).
Local conflicts with religious nuances such an in Poso and Ambon could
The local media in Ambon split along communal lines; local outlets, including radio stations, became the trumpets of the contending communal groups and succumbed to carrying provocative news during the escalating conflict.
The verdict was handed down at a district court in Ambon, the main town in the Maluku island chain.
PLN warned in early 2001 that 21 regions would suffer power shortages in the near future, including Aceh, Bangka, Bengkulu, Jambi, Pontianak, Lombok, Ambon, Balikpapan and Papua.
The state-run news agency Antara reported the quake sent residents on the islands of Ambon, Buru and Seram into panic and went out of their houses.
SNET, a subsidiary of ENDESA (NYSE:ELE), has begun construction of the 10 MW capacity Ambon wind farm, situated in the gulf of Morbihan in the region of Brittany.