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The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named 38 members and former members of the North Sumatra Legislative Council as graft suspects. KPK chairman Agus Rahardjo said they were suspected of accepting bribes in the form of gifts or promises from Gatot Pujo Nugroho, the former ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Agus Rahardjo confirmed the investigation warrant against the Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) members of North Sumatra. The letter notified 38 members were named as suspects in the bribery case of the city's ...

Update 09:13 UTC: Northern Sumatra earthquakes are usually shallow transform type earthquakes and even lower Magnitude earthquakes like this one can generate some slight damage. Update 09:13 UTC: Based on the present earthquake parameters (Magnitude, Depth, Population, etc) and ... Indonesia
North Sumatra's traditional textile, ulos, took center stage at Indonesia Fashion Week in Jakarta on Wednesday (28/03). Top Indonesian designers, Merdi Sihombing, Ivan Gunawan, Ghea Pangabean and Sikie Purnomo, turned the fabric into modern ready-to-wear collections by combining it with faux ... Textiles
PREMIUM North Sumatra is hoping to get direct flights to South Asian countries, particularly India, as well as an improved sea network. North Sumatra Governor Tengku Erry Nuradi said after a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Pradeep Kumar Rawat on Friday that he wanted airlines to ... Textiles
President sends team to settle N. Sumatra land conflicts Several members of the House of Representatives meet residents of Sari Rejo, Medan, following a clash on Aug. 15, 2015, with Air Force personnel. (JP/Apriadi Gunawan) ... Textiles

Picture by Azneal IshakSERDANG, March 18 — A proposed undersea tunnel project to connect Bagan Datuk, Perak to Sumatra, Indonesia, is being planned, according to Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said the project's physical planning has been agreed to in principle, but ... Textiles
SERDANG: The government is looking into the possibility of constructing an undersea tunnel to connect the island of Sumatra, Indonesia to peninsular Malaysia in the future, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said. The proposed tunnel would connect the district of Bagan Datuk in Perak ... Textiles
A shocking photograph is circulating which depicts a massive disemboweled Sumatran tiger, hanging in a public hall in North Sumatra, with villagers around it “trying to determine whether it was a supernatural creature,” according to an article in The Jakarta Post . The critically endangered animal was slain, ... Textiles
Local news website chief editor arrested in N. Sumatra Workers prepare for the opening ceremony of Press Freedom Day (WPFD) on May 2 in Jakarta. (Antara/Akbar Nugroho) ... Textiles
A male Sumatran tiger was killed on Sunday with a spear in Hatupangan village of Batang Natal subdistrict, North Sumatra, and its disemboweled body hung from the public hall's ceiling on Sunday morning, after residents thought it was a siluman (shapeshifter). It is not only lack of awareness and a lack of ...
The work in Bukit Mas, Sumatra, is intended to convey a pressing distress signal, drawing attention to the ongoing destruction of Indonesia's rainforests and the critically endangered species, such as the Sumatran orangutan, that reside within it. “Save Our Souls is a message communicated to those at a ...
COMMENT | Proposing an undersea tunnel project connecting Bagan Datuk, Perak, to Sumatra might be enticing from apolitical perspective. However, getting the project implemented would be a herculean task. Beyond this, it is not clear how people in Bagan Datuk will benefit from this proposed project.
Last year a motley crew of conservationists, adventurers and locals trekked into one of the last unexplored regions of Sumatra. They did so with a mission: check camera traps and see what they could find. The team – organized by the small NGO, Habitat ID – came back with biological gold: photos of ...
N. Sumatra fishermen protest over lingering use of trawls Fishermen try out gill nets, a type of fishing equipment, to replace "cantrang", a kind of Danish seine net, which was identified as unsustainable and not environmentally friendly. (tribunnews.com/Rival ...
Moderate damaging earthquake in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia - February 8, 2018. Shares. Created February 8, 2018 Last update February 8, 2018 23:18 By Armand Vervaeck. Damage report in ... The shallow mid-Sumatra fault is extremely dangerous. Eeven moderate earthquakes, like this one, can inflict much damage.

A 56-year-old Eastpoint man suffered serious injuries when the tow truck he was driving ran off the road just south of Sumatra Tuesday evening. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Thomas Litton was driving a 1987 Isuzu flatbed tow truck, unloaded, southbound on State Road 65 at about ...
LONDON – Indonesia's government has awarded Premier Oil and partners Mubadala Petroleum and KrisEnergy the Andaman II license under the 2017 Indonesian License Round. The concession is in the little explored but proven North Sumatra basin offshore Aceh. Premier has identified various ...
A woman has her picture taken with a street performer (centre) in Kota Tua, or the Old Town, a popular tourist spot in Jakarta, Indonesia February 15, 2016. — Reuters picPADANG (Sumatra), Feb 6 — Malaysians are recorded as the highest number of people travelling to West Sumatra, the Indonesian ...
KPK eyeing more suspects in N. Sumatra bribery case The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) office on Jl. HR Rasuna Said in Jakarta. (JP/Wienda Parwitasari) ...
Djarot Saiful Hidayat, the former governor of Jakarta and one of the most high-profile politicians in Indonesia, would run for governor of North Sumatra in elections to be held in June. To many, this news came as a surprise. “Djarot did not decide to run in North Sumatra himself”, Jumiran Abdi, the PDIP ...
SEKALAK, Indonesia — The inhabitants of Sekalak village, in this forested region of southern Sumatra, have for generations passed down the legend of Puyang Baju Lantung, a man who was said to have transformed into a tiger to serve as the community's guardian. The myth goes that Puyang, who lost a ...
Indonesia – Sumatra particularly – has seen some of the world's most devastating deforestation, millions of hectares of rainforest destroyed to make way for productive crops, mainly oil palm. “If she's still out there, living harmoniously in that environment, then there's hope for us all,” he says. “But if we've ...
Shares of PP London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk (LSIP.JK) opened the last session at 1310.00, touching a high of 1360.00 and a low of 1300.00 , yielding a change of 10.00. The latest reading places the stock below the Ichimoku cloud which indicates negative momentum and a potential sell signal for the ...
The Chinese were among the first foreigners to do trade with the island of Sumatra. Six hundred years ago, villages would have been but infinitesimal specks in an inconceivably vast and sublime rain forest. In 1416, a Chinese report on Sumatra noted that “There are in the forests immense quantities of wild ...
Police shoot dead 3 drug trafficking suspects in North Sumatra National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian (right) prepares to brief the media following a major drug bust on Jan. 6. (Antara/M. Agung Rajasa) ...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published a short case study on its financing for the 80 MW Muara Laboh geothermal project in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The project is developing geothermal steam resources through production and injection facilities in the Liki Pinangawan Muaralaboh ...
GAJAH MAKMUR, Indonesia — This small agricultural village in the hills of Sumatra island, in the province of Bengkulu, is a testament to happy days in human-elephant relations: When the village — whose name translates to “Prosperous Elephant” — was founded in 1991, residents nursed an injured wild ...
Last year, according to data from BPJT, only 152 km of new roads became operational, including 92 km of toll roads in Java and 60 km of toll roads in Sumatra. Herry said the Ngawi-Kertosono toll road, part of the mega 1,167-kilometer TransJava toll road project, will be the first road to become operational ...
N. Sumatra fishermen support govt policy to sink illegal, foreign fishing boats Preserving the environment: Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti talks to Central Java fishermen after she handed over environmentally friendly fishing equipment in Semarang on Sept.20, 2017. (Antara/Aji ...
BUSINESS stakeholders at Simu 2000 commuter bus station have asked the Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (Sumatra), to increase the number of commuter buses at the station from the current 560 to at least 1,000 so as to ease transportation and boost business at the area. They said ...
THE Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (Sumatra) on Monday started a special operation to punish commuter bus operators who ignore hygienic issues as per the authority's directives. The directives include appearing in proper uniforms and shoes which drivers must wear in order to ...
Sumatra Copper & Gold's chief is quitting the business so he can better focus on one of the ASX's most talked about takeovers, Finders Resources. The junior explorer's (ASX:SUM) chief operating officer Robert Gregory will take up the top job and David Fowler will become a non-executive director.
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Former Jakarta governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat has been nominated as candidate for governor of North Sumatra in the election in June this year. The general chairperson of the ruling Indonesia Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP), Megawati Soekarnoputri, declared the nomination ...
North Sumatra police chief cancels Papua gubernatorial bid Incumbent North Sumatra Police chief and former Papua Police chief Insp. Gen. Paulus Waterpauw (fourth right) registers his candidacy for the 2018 Papua gubernatorial election on June 12, 2017 at the Golkar Party Regional Executive Center n ...
Coffee farmers in Sumatra are having to find ways to cope with the increasingly unpredictable weather caused by climate change which is hitting their harvests. Some farming groups in the Indonesian island's northern Gayo Highlands say they have seen coffee harvests fall by up to 50%, with damage to ...
JAKARTA – A highly active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Wednesday afternoon, sending searing hot clouds of gas and ash as far as 4.6 kilometers down its slopes, the country's volcanology agency said. The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation said ...
In the mass grave in Siron in Aceh, the province at the northern tip of Sumatra, 46,718 unidentified bodies were buried just days after a 9.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the west coast of Sumatra on Dec. 26, 2004, triggering history's deadliest tsunami. About 20 minutes later, three giant waves hit the ...
Mount Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatera, Indonesia, on Dec. 18, 2017. Volcanic acitivity has become active for Mount Sinabung since its recent eruption in 2010. (Xinhua/Alberth Damanik). JAKARTA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Sinabung volcano in Indonesia's North Sumatra ...
JAKARTA - Indonesia's Sinabung volcano in northern Sumatra province erupted on Monday (Dec 18) spewing hot clouds of ash, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing an official monitoring the volcano. The eruption took place at 1.02pm local time and was accompanied by about 5 minutes of tremors ...
According to Taufik, the staggering amount of costume types is because in each area in West Sumatra, there are different types of traditional female costumes. In one area alone, there are also different tribes that don different traditional female costumes. The differences can be seen in the ornaments and ...
Two toll road sections in Sumatra start operations President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (second left), accompanied by State-Owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno (second right), Lampung Governor M Ridho Ficardo (left) and Public Works and Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono, inspects a toll gate in ...
13 dead as boat capsizes in Sumatra. A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 06, 2018, with the headline '13 dead as boat capsizes in Sumatra'. Print Edition | Subscribe. Topics: INDONESIA · ACCIDENTS · Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet ...
There was no public panic since Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra erupts nearly everyday, Indonesia's disaster agency said. Ash continued to spew Thursday and Friday, which is common for the volcano. Another eruption occurred Thursday lasting around seven minutes long, according to Indonesia's ...
This timed-exposure photo shows Moung Sinabung volcano spewing lava that lights up the night sky in Karo, North Sumatra. Mount Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years, after another period of inactivity it erupted once more in 2013, and has remained highly active since.
Coffee farmers in Sumatra are having to find ways to cope with the increasingly unpredictable weather caused by climate change which is hitting their harvests. Some farming groups in the Indonesian island's northern Gayo Highlands say they have seen coffee harvests fall by up to 50%, with damage to ...
JAKARTA – A highly active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Wednesday afternoon, sending searing hot clouds of gas and ash as far as 4.6 kilometers down its slopes, the country's volcanology agency said. The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation said ...
Gerindra, PKS, PAN endorse Army general in North Sumatra election Army Strategic Reserves Command (Kostrad) chief Lt. Gen. Edy Rahmayadi leads a ceremony to commemorate the 72th anniversary of the Indonesian Military (TNI) in Banten province on Oct. 5. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan) ...
Hutama Karya signs Rp 8t in loans for Sumatra toll road All smiles: PT Hutama Karya president director IGN Putra (left), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani (second left), State-owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno (second right) and Public Works and Public Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono pose ...


 

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