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Regency prepares new houses for W. Sumatra quake victims

The Agam administration in West Sumatra has started distributing funds for the construction of houses for 842 families displaced by a landslide in Kenagarian Tanjung Sani following an earthquake in 2009. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency ... Jakarta Post, 2 hours ago

Storytelling could save Sumatran tiger

The Sumatran tiger conservation group, Forum Harimau Kita (Our Tiger Forum), has proven that storytelling could effectively raise public awareness of the needs of the endangered species. The practice is usually used to educate children in various ...
 Jakarta Post14 hours ago Sumatran tiger found dead in wire trap  Jakarta Post1 day ago Sumatran Tigers on brink of extinction due to illegal wildlife trade and habitat loss  ABC Online5 days ago Watch endangered Sumatran tiger make the move on tigress  Breaking News.ie1 week ago

Six hotspots detected on Sumatra Island

Pekanbaru (ANTARA News) - Six hotspots indicating forest and plantation fires were detected on Sumatra Island, according to the Pekanbaru Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency. Most of the hotspots were detected in Riau province by the ...
 Antara News1 day ago 72 hotspots detected in Sumatra  Jakarta Post2 weeks ago

Lake Maninjau in dire straits from keramba overfarming

The West Sumatra Environmental Management Agency (BPLHD) has urged the Agam regency administration immediately to remove 10,000 floating fish cages ( keramba ) from Lake Maninjau to prevent further damage to the environment. Agency head Asrizal ...
 Jakarta Post1 day ago
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Sinabung displaced moving to new homes

As many as 50 families who were evacuated from their homes after Mount Sinabung's eruption in Karo regency, North Sumatra, have occupied government-built relocation accommodation in the Siosar forested area of Merek district, Karo regency. They ...
 Jakarta Post1 day ago Volcano erupts in Indonesia, triggering evacuation  Prokerala1 month ago

Safe ground

: An anoa, an endangered buffalo-like species native to Sulawesi, is seen at the North Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) in Manado on Tuesday. The mammal, predicted to only number around 200 in population, was handed over by the ...
 Jakarta Post1 day ago

Japan offers scholarships to Indonesian senior high school graduates

Medan, News Sumatra (ANTARA News) - The Japanese government has once again offered scholarships to Indonesian senior high school graduates to pursue higher education in the country. The scholarships include programs at universities for S-1 degrees, ...
 Antara News1 day ago Japan offers scholarships for RI high school graduates  Jakarta Post1 day ago

Mount Sinabung lahars menace local people

Heavy downpours in Karo regency, North Sumatra, over the last week have triggered lahars (volcanic mud flow) on the slopes of Mount Sinabung that have affected several subdistricts in the region. One such lahar has reportedly isolated over 300 ...
 Jakarta Post3 days ago

Mentawai passes surfing bylaw

The Mentawai Islands Regency Council (DPRD) in West Sumatra has passed three bylaws regulating tourism, including surfing excursions, in an attempt to collect more revenue from the business. Mentawai Islands DPRD deputy speaker Kortanius Sabeleake ...
 Jakarta Post3 days ago Mentawai Islands to Charge Retribution to Surfers  Tempo.co4 days ago

A showcase for mining in Sumatra

THE Sumatra Miner conference and exhibition will showcase the opportunities that abound in regards to Sumatra's vast coal and mineral resources. This potential is being hindered by the global mining downturn, lack of capital investment, poor ...
 Asia Miner1 week ago Event puts spotlight on Sumatran mining  Asia Miner1 week ago
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