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Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
news about Sumatra
Mar 31, 2019 00:52
Arachnid found in 2016 was named after the state’s senior forest official Sunil Limaye read more
Mar 20, 2019 18:15
The five couples flogged Thursday received between four and 22 strokes from a rattan cane outside a mosque in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, after they served several months in prison. read more
Jan 26, 2019 18:12
The number of the evacuees has doubled from Friday after the disaster mitigation officials managed to get access to previously isolated districts and update the figures. read more
Jan 01, 2019 12:01
Authorities struggled to get tractors and other heavy equipment over washed-out roads as heavy rain was hampering search efforts, Nugroho said. Television footage showed hundreds of police, soldiers and residents digging through debris with their hands,... read more
Dec 25, 2018 12:50
Survivors recall how a perfect night turned into a nightmare when a torrent of water emerged from the darkness like a monster, swallowing everything in its wake. read more
Dec 24, 2018 12:51
Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone nations on Earth due to its position straddling the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, where tectonic plates collide. read more
Dec 23, 2018 11:43
A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 62 people around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing some 65 feet inland and sweeping away hundreds of properties. read more
Nov 30, 2018 19:06
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. read more
Nov 16, 2018 13:58
The father of Rio Nanda Pratama filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the US state of Illinois, where the plane manufacturer is headquartered, over the death of the young doctor who was to have married his high-school sweetheart this week. read more
Nov 08, 2018 20:47
In the latest incident, the jet clipped a pole as it taxied to the runway at Bengkulu airport on Sumatra island ahead of its flight to Jakarta. read more
Oct 29, 2018 12:39
Disaster Official says, “The aircraft, on a 1-hour-and-10-minute flight to Pangkal Pinang on an island chain off Sumatra, was carrying 181 passengers, including one child and two babies, and seven crew members.” read more
Oct 13, 2018 14:05
Both North and West Sumatra provinces declared a weeklong emergency relief period as hundreds of terrified survivors fled their hillside homes to safer ground, fearing more of the mountainside would collapse under continuing rain. read more
Jul 29, 2018 08:27
An emergency tent was set up on a street in Sembalun to treat the injured because the local hospital was damaged, and those in a critical condition were taken to other hospitals. read more
Jul 22, 2018 15:33
A league match between Sriwijaya FC and Arema FC ended in chaos Saturday afternoon when the fans tore up seats at the Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium in Palembang on the island of Sumatra. read more
May 16, 2018 11:04
National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto says the men attacked officers Wednesday after driving a minivan into Riau province’s police headquarters. read more