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West Sumatra makes Indonesia a cultural superpower

Rabu, 08 Nov 2017 02:30 WIB

PADANG -- West Sumatra's cultural diversities have become one of the supporting pillars to help Indonesia gain recognition as a cultural superpower by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). "West Sumatra...

Wildfire burns 20 hectares palm oil plantation in W Sumatra

Rabu, 02 Agu 2017 04:20 WIB

SIMPANG EMPAT -- Wildfire is still burning some 20 hectares of palm oil plantation in the sub district of Nagari Sungai Aur, West Sumatra province, since Monday, a disaster mitigation official stated here...

Sumatran tiger gives birth to triplets in West Sumatra

Rabu, 03 Mei 2017 08:19 WIB

BUKITTINGGI -- Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) gave birth to three tiger cubs at Budaya Kinantan Wildlife Park of Bukitttingi, West Sumatra Province, on Tuesday. "We received a report from the animal caretaker that...

West Sumatra to hold festival of five lakes in 2018

Senin, 27 Mar 2017 19:14 WIB

AROSUKA -- A Festival of Five Lakes, which was earlier called Four Lakes, will be organized by the Solok District Administration, West Sumatra, in 2018. Solok has five lakes, namely Lake Singkarak, Lake Diatas,...

Floods Hits Lima Puluh Kota Regency in West Sumatra

Jumat, 03 Mar 2017 21:53 WIB

PADANG -- Floods and landslides due to heavy rain hits Lima Puluh Kota Regency in West Sumatra. At least three areas affected by landslides and 11 struck by flooding.  The landslides disaster...

West Sumatra prepares coastal zoning regional regulation

Selasa, 25 Okt 2016 17:00 WIB

PADANG -- West Sumatra Provincial Government is still preparing for a Regional Regulation (Perda) related zoning of coastal areas and small islands. According to the Vice Governor of West Sumatra, Nasrul Abit, the...

Foreign tourists visit to West Sumatra soar up

Jumat, 02 Sep 2016 07:47 WIB

PADANG -- The Central Bureau of Statistics of West Sumatra recorded the number of foreign tourists visiting the province in July 2016 soared up to 4.094 or up by 94,58 percent compared with...

Padang to hold international cooperative conference

Kamis, 14 Jul 2016 22:06 WIB

PADANG -- The Cooperatives and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (UMKM) Service of Padang, West Sumatra, will hold the International Cooperatives Conference (KKI) on July 24-26, 2016.Head of the UMKM of Padang Yunisman...

5.3 magnitude earthquake jolts Mentawai

Rabu, 22 Jun 2016 21:03 WIB

JAKARTA -- An earthquake magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted at sea, Mentawai Islands, Sumatra, on Tuesday (21/6) at 09:23 pm.The earthquake happened with epicenter depth of 34 kilometers (km) at 98...

West Sumatra earthquake triggers small tsunami in Muko-Muko

Jumat, 03 Jun 2016 20:24 WIB

JAKARTA -- An earthquake magnitude 6,5 on the Richter scale jolted the Pesisir Selatan District, West Sumatra, on Thursday (2/6) morning. It triggered small tsunami waves in the sea in Mukomuko district, Bengkulu...

Residents of Pekanbaru also feel Padang earthquake

Jumat, 03 Jun 2016 15:51 WIB

Pekanbaru - The earthquake rock the city of Padang, West Sumatra on Thursday (2/6) morning at 5:56 am caused quite panic among residents Pekanbaru and its surroundings."Yeah just now, feel the vibrations as...

No substantial damage caused by earthquake

Kamis, 02 Jun 2016 15:47 WIB

PADANG PANJANG -- The government of Padang Panjang town, West Sumatra, is yet to receive reports from the community of any concrete damage following an earthquake that shook the city in the early...

Strong tremor strikes near Padang in West Sumatra

Kamis, 02 Jun 2016 07:41 WIB

PADANG -- The earthquake, which struck at 5:56 a.m. local time on Thursday, was centered 67 kilometers (42 miles) west of the village of Tapan, or some 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of...

West Sumatra urged to focus on tourism development

Selasa, 01 Mar 2016 13:35 WIB

PADANG -- Sari Lenggogeni, an academician at the Andalas University (Unand) in West Sumatra, has opined that the local government has yet to set its focus on tourism development."Tourism has not been included...

Official: Sea turtle eggs trade rampant in W Sumatra

Kamis, 21 Jan 2016 08:40 WIB

PADANG -- The rampant trade in sea turtle eggs in Padang, West Sumatra, disrupts the natural ecosystem and sustainable exploitation of sea resources."Although some cases did go to trial, the sea turtle eggs...