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Islands in focus: Sarpin retracts defamation report

South Jakarta District Court judge Sarpin Rizaldi retracted on Friday a defamation report he had filed with the West Sumatra Police against Andalas University professors Charles Simabura and Feri Amsari. Sarpin, who graduated from the same ... Jakarta Post, 1 week ago
Cops follow up Sarpin's defamation report Jakarta Post, 1 month ago

Islands in focus: Sawahlunto to build two more museums

The Sawahlunto municipality in West Sumatra plans to build two more museums this year — the Chained Men Prison Museum and the Silungkang Songket Museum. Sawahlunto Heritage and Museum Office head Evrinaldi said the Chained Men Prison Museum ...
 Jakarta Post1 week ago

Island in focus: BIM set to launch railbus service in October

The Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) in West Sumatra is scheduled to launch a railbus service in October this year. West Sumatra Transportation, Communication and Informatics Office head Amran said his office was currently building ...
 Jakarta Post1 week ago

Island in focus: Six of 11 missing residents found

Rescuers have found six of the 11 residents of Tanjung Beringin village in Pasaman regency, West Sumatra, who went missing for five days in the forest. The remaining five are still being sought. Pasaman Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) head ...
 Jakarta Post3 weeks ago Islands in focus: Eleven Pasaman residents missing in forest  Jakarta Post3 weeks ago

Major magnitude of earthquake jolts off Indonesia's West Sumatra coast

JAKARTA, March 3 (Xinhua) -- A six-magnitude earthquake jolted waters off Indonesia's West Sumatra province's coast on Tuesday afternoon, but no tsunami potential was reported, according to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency ...
 Xinhua News Agency4 weeks ago 6.0 quake jolts Pariaman  Jakarta Post4 weeks ago XINHUA - 1st Ld-Writethru: Major magnitude of earthquake jolts off Indonesia's West Sumatra coast  Namibia Press Agency4 weeks ago Earthquake jolts off Indonesia's West Sumatra coast weeks ago

Inpres sought to mend serious damage in Batanghari River

West Sumatra is in need of a presidential instruction (Inpres) to stop illegal gold-mining activities that have caused extensive damage in the Batanghari River, South Solok regency, an official has said. West Sumatra Water Resources Management ...
 Jakarta Post4 weeks ago Islands in focus: Gem stone miners worsen Batanghari River  Jakarta Post4 weeks ago

Islands in focus: Diphtheria outbreak hits Padang

The West Sumatra Health Agency is running a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of children in Padang and three surrounding regencies against diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus after the city declared a health emergency. West Sumatra Health ...
 Jakarta Post1 month ago Thousands of Padang children immunized against diphtheria  Jakarta Post1 month ago
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Elephant patrols guard Indonesia's rainforests

AFP TRUMON, Indonesia--Indonesian men ride on Sumatran elephants as they patrol though dense jungle in the west of the tropical archipelago, warriors on the front line of the fight against illegal logging and poaching. They trek alongside rivers, ...
 China Post1 month ago Elephant patrols protect Indonesia rainforest  Sky News Australia1 month ago Elephant patrols seek to protect Indonesia's rainforests month ago

Non-Muslims struggle to find suitable cemeteries in W. Sumatra

Non-Muslims in Padang and Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, say they face difficulties finding places to bury their loved ones. Padang Diocese spokesperson Windi Subakto said the public cemetery, which housed many non-Muslim graves — TPU Bungus — was ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago

Padang to Hold International Matrilineal Festival

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta - West Sumatra is set to host Matrilineal Festival that will become the first and biggest ever matrilineal festival in Indonesia. The festival is scheduled to enliven the Gadang (Minangkabau traditional house) house complex in ...
 Tempo.co2 weeks ago Island in focus: W. Sumatra to hold Matrilineal Festival  Jakarta Post3 weeks ago
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