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W. Sumatra Ready to Accept Rohingya Refugees

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Workers make lemang (a West Sumatra savory glutinous rice snack), a popular breaking-of-the-fast dish in Jakarta, at a workshop in Senen, Central Jakarta, recently. During the holy month of Ramadhan, the workshop can process 150 kilograms of ... Jakarta Post, 6 days ago

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West Papua 'oil palm atlas' portrays industry's explosion in region

There's a saying in the Indonesian palm oil industry: Sumatra is yesterday, Kalimantan is today, and Papua is tomorrow. Tomorrow might well have arrived. A new report sheds light on the industry's rapid expansion in Indonesia's Papua and West Papua ...
 Mongabay.com1 month ago Eagle to build two new CPO mills to double production  Jakarta Post6 days ago Palm sustainability group puts expansion ban on Golden Agri unit  Sharenet1 month ago

Padang to develop 6 islands to attract tourists

The Padang administration in West Sumatra will develop six islands in a bid to help attract more visitors. "We're in the process of searching for investors to develop the six islands," said Padang Marine Resources and Fishery Office head Zalbadri in ...
 Asiaone2 weeks ago Padang to develop six islands to attract tourists  Jakarta Post3 weeks ago

Minority group, starts Ramadhan 2 days ahead of rest

Thousands of members of the Naqsabandiyah sect of Islam in Padang, West Sumatra, will start the Ramadhan fasting month on Tuesday, before the majority of the country's Muslims. Muhammadiyah, the country's second-largest Muslim organization, ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago Meugang: Aceh's way of welcoming Ramadhan  Jakarta Post6 days ago Minister to Strive for Simultaneous Start of Ramadan  Tempo.co1 month ago Religious Minister Puts Effort to Unify Start of Ramadan Month  Tempo.co1 month ago

Islands in focus: Candidates environmental visions required

Members of the West Sumatra branch of the Association of Environmental Intellectuals of Indonesia (Perwaku) and the northern Sumatra coordinator of the Environmental Studies Center have asked the West Sumatra General Elections Commission (KPUD) to ...
 Jakarta Post1 month ago Islands in focus: W. Sumatra PDI-P tests governor candidates  Jakarta Post1 month ago

Council to deliberate Chinese cemetery fee

The Padang municipal legislative council, West Sumatra, is planning to discuss an objection by the Chinese-Indonesian community in the city against a bylaw on cemetery fees they deem excessive. At the end of May this year, the Padang chapter of ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago

Six Indonesian fishermen arrested in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities have detained six fishermen from West Brandan, Langkat, North Sumatra, on Langkawi Island. "Six traditional fishermen from Langkat were arrested and detained in Langkawi, Malaysia," chairman of the North Sumatra office of the ...
 Asiaone1 month ago National scene: Six fishermen arrested in Malaysia  Jakarta Post1 month ago

Illegal mining activities difficult to curb: Administration

The West Sumatra provincial administration has claimed it is facing difficulties curbing illegal gold mines in a number of locations, especially in Sijunjung and South Solok regencies. West Sumatra Energy and Mineral Resources Office head Marzuki ...
 Jakarta Post3 weeks ago

Mentawai's endemic species said to be on brink of extinction

Five primate endemic species in Mentawai Islands regency, West Sumatra, are threatened with extinction, a researcher says. A primate researcher from Padang's Andalas University Biological School, Rizaldi, said the five primate species were under ...
 Jakarta Post3 weeks ago Hunting Threatens Population of Mentawai Endemic Primates  Tempo.co2 days ago Mentawai culture to be taught in schools  Jakarta Post2 weeks ago

W. Sumatra eyes renewable energy boom

The West Sumatra regional administration plans to phase-out fossil fuel-based power plants with the construction of geothermal and hydro power plants, with a goal of generating 375 megawatts by 2019. West Sumatra's current power demand is 480 MW ...
 Jakarta Post1 month ago W Sumatra eyes renewable energy boom  Eco-Business1 month ago Regency prepares new houses for W. Sumatra quake victims  Jakarta Post1 month ago
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