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This picture taken on December 19, 2012 shows the Indonesian flag... News PhotoArchitecture,Arts Culture and Entertainment,City,Flag,Grounds,Hoisting,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Indonesia,Jakarta,Outdoors,PalacePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on December 19, 2012 shows the Indonesian flag hoisted in the grounds of the Merdeka palace in Jakarta. The Merdeka palace (the Freedom Palace) originally called Koningsplein Paleis is a neo-clasical building designed by Drossares built in 1873 during the reign of Governor-General Louden and completed in 1879 during the reign of Governor Johan Willem van Landsbarge. Nowadays it functions as an official venue for presidential meetings and state functions. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY (Photo credit should read ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)