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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 ...
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 ...
Six killed in Christmas period traffic accidents in North Sumatra At least twelve traffic accidents occurred across North Sumatra from Saturday to Monday, leaving six people dead. (Antara/Diasty Surjanto) ...
Island focus: 6 killed in 12 road crashes in N. Sumatra ... PREMIUM The North Sumatra police have recorded a total of 12 traffic accidents with six casualties over the past three days during the operation to secure Christmas and year-end holiday, dubbed as Operasi Lilin (Operation Candle) Toba.
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 ...
Two spectacular, moderately large explosions with associated pyroclastic flows occurred this morning at 07:40 and 08:45 local time. The eruption columns from the vertical explosions rose approx. 2.5 km above the crater and were accompanied by pyroclastic flows that descended on the southern slope of ...
Simalungun, N Sumatra (ANTARA News) - A flood submerged 104 homes and affected 444 people in Serbelawan village, Simalungun District, North Sumatra Province, following incessant heavy rains. "The flood waters came very fast, it was like a flash. We did not have time to save our belongings," ...
The Tourism Ministry conducted a seminar called North Sumatra Tourism Development at Aryaduta Hotel, Medan on Nov. 25. The seminar ...
Indonesia replants oil palm trees on 9,109-ha land in N Sumatra Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution said much of the oil palm ...
Tourism Minister oversees homestay development in Bakara Valley, North Sumatra In bloom: A field of flowers is shown in this photo of ...
Along with this, a convergence is formed extending from the West and East Coast of Sumatra, the Karimata strait, the Java Sea and the ...
West Sumatra to host Minangkabau cultural Charm Festival Majestic attraction: Tourists visit Rumah Gadang, a traditional Minangkabau house ...
Jakarta, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) - A German cyclist, Muller Robert, won on Monday the longest phase contended in the ongoing 2017 Tour de ...
PREMIUM The North Sumatra administration is planning to invite dozens of ambassadors from African and ASEAN countries to Lake Toba next ...
PREMIUM Chairman of Golkar North Sumatra Ngogesa Sitepu has decided to withdraw from a plan to run in the upcoming gubernatorial ...
Four sperm whales were reported to have died Tuesday following a mass stranding on a beach on the northwestern tip of Sumatra, Indonesia.
The razed police station complex in Dharmasraya regency in West Sumatra in Indonesia on Sunday. All the main buildings were burned to the ...
Lake Toba in North Sumatra is set to host Toba Coffee Festival 2017 at Sipinsur Park for two days starting Dec. 2. North Sumatra Deputy ...
A photo of Pongo tapanuliensis, identified as a new species of orangutan. The apes were found on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, where a ...
Deep in the highland forests of Batang Toru in western Sumatra, a newly confirmed species of orangutan, considered the most endangered big ...
The new species has a smaller head, and a distinctly 'cinnamon' colour compared with other orangutans. Maxime Aliaga, Author provided ...


 

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