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  2. Merdeka - Wikipedia

    Merdeka ( Jawi: مرديک; Indonesian: [mərˈdɛka], Malay: [mərdeka]) is a term in Indonesian and Malay which means "independent" or "free". It is derived from the Sanskrit maharddhika (महर्द्धिक) meaning "rich, prosperous, and powerful". In the Malay Archipelago, this term had acquired the meaning of a freed slave.

  3. Merdeka 118 - Wikipedia

    Merdeka 118. Menara Warisan Merdeka ( lit. Merdeka 118, formerly known as Menara Warisan Merdeka, [a] KL 118 and PNB 118, is a 118-story megatall skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At 678.9 m (2,227 ft) tall, it is the second-tallest building and structure in the world, only behind the Burj Khalifa at 828 m (2,717 ft).

  4. Malayan Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia

    The Malayan Declaration of Independence ( Malay: Pemasyhuran Kemerdekaan Tanah Melayu Jawi: ڤمشهوران کمرديکا ء ن تانه ملايو), was officially proclaimed on Saturday, 31 August 1957, by Tunku Abdul Rahman, the first chief minister of the Federation of Malaya. In a ceremony held at the Merdeka Stadium, the proclamation ...

  5. Merdeka Palace - Wikipedia

    The Merdeka Palace ( Indonesian: Istana Merdeka; also known in Indonesian as Istana Gambir and during the Dutch colonial times as Paleis te Koningsplein ), is one of six presidential palaces in Indonesia. It is located on the north side of the Merdeka Square in Central Jakarta, Indonesia, and is used as the official residence of the president ...

  6. Anies Baswedan - Wikipedia

    Personal life Early life. Anies Rasyid Baswedan was born on 7 May 1969, in Kuningan, West Java, as the eldest son and child of the three children of Aliyah Rasyid (b. 1940), a lecturer at Yogyakarta State University, and Rasyid Baswedan (1934–2013), a vice rector at Islamic University of Indonesia.

  7. Gadjah Mada University - Wikipedia

    Website. www .ugm .ac .id /en. Gadjah Mada University ( Javanese: ꦈꦕꦮꦶꦪꦠꦒꦗꦃꦩꦢ, romanized: Ucawiyata Gajah Mada; Indonesian: Universitas Gadjah Mada, abbreviated as UGM) is a public research university located in Sleman, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Officially founded on 19 December 1949, Gadjah Mada University ...

  8. Y. B. Mangunwijaya - Wikipedia

    RWTH Aachen University. Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies. Yusuf Bilyarta Mangunwijaya ( Ambarawa, Central Java, 6 May 1929 – Carolus Hospital, Paseban, Senen, Central Jakarta, 10 February 1999), [1] was an Indonesian architect, writer, and Catholic religious leader. He was popularly known as Romo Mangun (Father Mangun).

  9. Rakyat Merdeka - Wikipedia

    Rakyat Merdeka (The Free People) is an Indonesian daily newspaper owned by the country's largest media group Jawa Pos. The newspaper has gained prominence as a result of its controversial headlines and its "gritty, often abrasive, style", [2] with articles and caricatures that frequently strongly criticize the political establishment.