In Jakarta, the nation's buzzing capital, he became one of Jemaah Islamiyah's most ardent deputies.
Nearly 40 years ago, Obama lived as a child in Jakarta with his American mother and his Indonesian stepfather.
President Obama is in Jakarta after three postponed visits to Indonesia, which might mean a lukewarm welcome from the locals.
French authorities have been sent to Jakarta to aid Russian and Indonesian investigators looking into the crash.
And restating that America has a powerful tradition of anti-imperialism would come naturally to the former schoolboy from Jakarta.
A Muzak rendition of Beethoven's “Ode to Joy” echoed through the Jakarta airport's domestic terminal shortly after dawn.
The only thing that was there when I first moved to Jakarta was Sarinah [a shopping mall].
The students in Jakarta or Seoul who are eager to use their knowledge to benefit mankind.
“He has identified himself as ‘a little Jakarta street kid,’” Geller responds.
Andrew's latest engagement is in Indonesia, wher he attended a dinner at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jakarta.
Republic and archipelago in Southeast Asia comprising over thirteen thousand islands and extending three thousand miles from Malaysia toward Australia, between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. It includes several of the world's largest islands (see Borneo, Java, New Guinea, and Sumatra). Its capital is Djakarta.
Note: Indonesia was under Dutch control from the beginning of the seventeenth century to World War II, when Japan occupied it. It proclaimed independence in 1945. The islands were called the Dutch East Indies from 1799 until their independence.
Note: The volcanic (see volcano) island of Krakatoa, between Sumatra and Java, erupted in 1883, creating a tsunami that caused great destruction to its neighboring islands. It sent volcanic debris as far as Madagascar.
Note: Rich in nutmeg and cloves, the Moluccas, in the eastern part of the archipelago, are known as the Spice Islands.
Note: Indonesia is the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific.
Note: Indonesia is the largest Muslim nation in the world.
Note: In 1975, Indonesia invaded the former Dutch colony of East Timor and, despite international condemnation, annexed it in 1976. In 1999, East Timorese voted overwhelmingly for independence in a U.N.–sponsored referendum. Pro-Indonesia militias then rampaged through East Timor until the arrival of international peacekeepers. Independence was declared in May 2001.
Note: A severe economic downturn in 1998 triggered public protests against corruption and cronyism in the government and led to the resignation of the country's longtime president, General Suharto.