11 Nov '11, 5pm

SEA Games: Fireworks and lasers open Games in Indonesia

SEA Games: Fireworks and lasers open Games in Indonesia

PALEMBANG, Indonesia: The Southeast Asian Games opened on Friday with organisers hoping a spectacular fireworks and laser show would go some way to banishing the bad publicity swirling around the competition. The opening ceremony in the South Sumatran city of Palembang thrilled the crowd as Indonesia sought to move on from the graft allegations, delayed construction and poor planning that have dogged the build-up. In Palembang, 500 kilometres from co-host city Jakarta, an AFP photographer earlier saw frantic work to complete roads and landscaping around the Games complex, with the bulk of the events beginning on Saturday. But with the eyes of the region watching, Indonesians were keen to see their $60 million investment in the competition rewarded with success. "I'm so happy," said 19-year-old Eva Noviyanty a steward watching the ceremony on big screens in central Jakarta....

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