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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 Post, 30 minutes ago

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Disaster warnings up as seasons change

The West Sumatra Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has warned residents, especially those living in areas prone to landslides, floods and tornadoes, to raise their awareness of disasters during the transitional season. West Sumatra BPBD emergency ...
 Jakarta Post1 day ago

Govt urged to disburse US$5m CSR scholarship fund

NGO activists in West Sumatra have urged the provincial administration to disburse over US$5 million in scholarship funds for students from low-income families that it has kept in its bank account for almost nine years. The funds came from a ...
 Jakarta Post3 days ago SOPs for meetings in hotels urged to prevent dismissals  Jakarta Post1 month ago

A call to stop traditional feast on meat of endangered sea turtles

Conservationists have called on traditional communities in the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, to stop catching and eating sea turtles as the protected animal is on the verge of extinction and those consuming it are at risk of poisoning. Padang's ...
 Jakarta Post5 days ago Mentawai Puskesmas to use traditional herbs  Jakarta Post1 month ago

Mentawai lacks blood bank, fears accidents

Residents living in Mentawai Islands regency in West Sumatra fear requiring emergency medical treatment that needs blood transfusions, such as bleeding during childbirth and accidents, due to the absence of a blood bank. She gave birth to her ...
 Jakarta Post1 week 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 week ago National scene: Six fishermen arrested in Malaysia  Jakarta Post1 week 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 week ago W Sumatra eyes renewable energy boom  Eco-Business1 week ago Regency prepares new houses for W. Sumatra quake victims  Jakarta Post2 weeks ago West Sumatra protests unfair distribution of village funds  Jakarta Post1 month ago

Sumatran tiger found dead in a pig trap

Authorities in the Indonesian province of West Sumatra buried the rotting carcass of a critically endangered female tiger that died after being ensnared by a pig trap on a rubber plantation earlier this month. The creature, a mother who was probably ...
 Mongabay.com1 week ago Indonesian zoo reviewed over orangutan's death  Asiaone1 week ago Storytelling could save Sumatran tiger  Jakarta Post3 weeks ago Sumatran tiger found dead in wire trap  Jakarta Post3 weeks ago

Govt urged to improve management of tsunami shelters

The Tsunami Alert Community (Kogami), an NGO educating people on disaster risk reduction in West Sumatra, is urging the provincial administration to improve the management of escape buildings or temporary evacuation places (TES) to increase their ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago Government urged to improve management of tsunami shelters  Asiaone2 weeks ago

Damaged buildings scratched from heritage list

A number of historical buildings in the Kota Lama area of Padang, West Sumatra, are likely to be omitted from a list of heritage sites. Most of them are in a state of severe damage caused by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that occurred on Sept. 30, ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago
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