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Surakarta stops for Soeharto's entourage

  • The Jakarta Post

Surakarta, Central Java | Tue, January 29 2008 | 12:25 pm

PREMIUM Hundreds of thousands of Central Java people bid farewell to former president Soeharto on Monday, who they said deserved the highest of tributes from the nation, despite his controversial role in the past. Hours before Soeharto's body arrived Monday at the Adi Sumarmo airport in Surakarta -- also known as Solo -- residents lined the 35-kilometer road the military ambulance used from the airport...