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Floods, landslides hit West, North Sumatra, cut off access

Torrential rain has caused landslides in parts of West and North Sumatra, cutting off access and disrupting economic activity. A 150-meter stretch of the highway connecting West Sumatra and Riau in Jorong Sopang, Pangkalan Koto Baru, Limapuluh ... Jakarta Post, 9 hours ago

Ministry Releases 22,000 Fish to Lake Toba

A fisherman trying to catch fish at Lake Toba, Karo, North Sumatra, (25/01). TEMPO/Dian Triyuli Handoko TEMPO.CO , Jakarta -The Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, through the Directorate General fo Aquaculture Farming, has released ...
 Tempo.co5 hours ago Lake Toba Festival fails to attract foreign visitors  Jakarta Post1 week ago Lake Toba among 10 tourism destinations prioritized by government  Antara News1 week ago Lake Toba Festival kicks off amid criticism  Jakarta Post1 week ago
Jakarta Post

Reporters shot in Medan while on duty

Three reporters have been shot in Kampung Kubur, an area known for drug transactions in Medan, North Sumatra, while covering an alleged robbery. One reporter, Nicolas Saragih, was shot in the forehead and right cheek with pellets from an airsoft ...
 Jakarta Post1 day ago Three Reporters Shot At While On The Job In Medan  Malaysian Digest5 hours ago
Xinhua News Agency

Baby Sumatran orangutans rescued by police in Indonesia

Photo taken on Nov. 23, 2015 shows a baby orangutan receiving medical checkup at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation rehabilitation center in Batu Mbelin, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Nov. 23, 2015. Three baby Sumatran orangutans were recovered recently ...
 Xinhua News Agency6 days ago RSPO votes to tighten checks  Eco-Business1 week ago Indonesian police rescues 3 baby Sumatran orangutans in Deliserdang  Xinhua News Agency1 week ago Islands in focus: BKSDA to relocate three orangutan babies  Jakarta Post2 weeks ago

Sei Mangkei Economic Zone in North Sumatra still lacks infrastructure

A tenant of the Sei Mangkei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Simalungun, North Sumatera has complained that the first SEZ launched by President Joko Jokowi Widodo, has a serious lack of supporting infrastructure. President Director of PT Unilever ...
 Jakarta Post3 days ago Unilever Opens Rp 2t Oleochemical Plant in North Sumatra  Jakarta Globe4 days ago Unilever oleochemical processing plant opens in Indonesia  China Post3 days ago Unilever oleochemical plant open, regional economy boost expected  Jakarta Post3 days ago

East Natuna development faces possible negotiation delay

The development of the East Natuna gas block on northern Natuna Island, off Sumatra, may take longer than expected as state-owned company Pertamina, the operator of the gas block, is still working on several issues with its partners. Pertamina ...
 Jakarta Post3 days ago

RI seeking to form peat ecosystem body before climate meet

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia is seeking to set up a Peatland Ecosystem Restoration Body after the peatlands in Sumatra and Kalimantan suffered extensive damage due to massive fires. The fires, coupled with this years El Nino-induced drought, ...
 Antara News3 days ago Indonesia Seeks to Form Peat Ecosystem Body Before Climate Meet  Tempo.co3 days ago

Floods inundate hundreds of houses in Medan

Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Floods have submerged hundreds of houses in Medan following incessant heavy rains since Tuesday evening. The worst flooded areas included Aur and Sei Mati urban villages located in Medan Maimun sub-district. Heavy ...
 Antara News5 days ago Floods inundate 1,500 houses in Binjai, North Sumatra  Antara News5 days ago
Financial Express

Islands in focus: Mangroves turned into oil palm plantations

Thousands of hectares of mangroves along the eastern coast of North Sumatra have been seriously damaged due to large areas being converted into oil palm plantations. Head of the North Sumatra Environment Agency (BLH), Hidayati, said that almost 50 ...
 Jakarta Post5 days ago Palm oil industry hails move to allow 100% FDI  Financial Express1 week ago Company plans to improve yields  Papua New Guinea National1 week ago Aceh's priceless Leuser Ecosystem still shrinking as oil palm spreads  Mongabay.com1 week ago
Jakarta Post

Police arrest two men in human trafficking sting

Illustration. ( The North Sumatra Police has arrested two suspected pimps in the provincial capital of Medan. The two allegedly ran prostitution rings and were involved in an international human trafficking syndicate. North ...
 Jakarta Post5 days ago Police claim innocence in Lubuklinggau shooting incident  Jakarta Post2 weeks ago Newlyweds arrested over eating genitals of man who allegedly raped wife before wedding  TheJournal.ie1 week ago Newlywed couple 'dined on mutilated parts of wife's rapist', say police  Yahoo! Tech1 week ago
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