Saturday, 20 Safar 1441 / 19 October 2019

Saturday, 20 Safar 1441 / 19 October 2019

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Police unviel 15 cases international drug ring in N Sumatra

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 17:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Narcotics Directorate of North Sumatra Police said it has unveiled 15 cases of international drug syndicates involving 34 suspects so far in November. The Narcotics...

Jokowi optimistic of MTQN strengthening national unity

Monday, 08 Oct 2018 14:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has expressed belief that the 27th National Qur'an Reading Competition (MTQN) would function to strengthen the nation's unity. He explained the MTQN...

Drug courier allegedly working for lawmaker arrested: BNN

Thursday, 23 Aug 2018 20:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's National Narcotics Agency (BNN) personnel have nabbed Syafwadi for his alleged role as a drug courier for drug dealer Ibrahim alias Hongkong....

North Sumatra lawmaker arrested over drugs possession

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 15:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Anti Narcotics Agency (BNN) has arrested a Langkat lawmaker on charge of being in possession of three sacks of methamphetamine. He also kept 30,000...

Most illicit drugs smuggled into Indonesia come from China

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 18:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- Chairman of the National Anti-Narcotics Movement (Granat) Hamdani Harahap noted that illicit drugs smuggled into Indonesia were mostly from China and several other...

Police confiscate 250 kg of marijuana in Langkat

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 21:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LANGKAT -- Police have confiscated 250 kilograms of marijuana following the arrest of two drug suspects in the district of Langkat, North Sumatra, chief of the Langkat police...

Navy foils attempt to smuggle 5.2 kg of crystal meth

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 01:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANJUNGBALAI -- The Indonesian Navy Fleet Command (Koarmada) I foiled an attempt to smuggle 5.297 kilograms of crystal meth in Asahan waters in North Sumatra province. The First...

Govt to evaluate ferries after several boat accidents

Thursday, 05 Jul 2018 08:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said here on Wednesday that the government would immediately conduct an evaluation on ferries operating in the country, following recent boat...

Basarnas joint team prepares to leave Lake Toba

Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018 23:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) joint team has prepared to leave the search post for MV Sinar Bangun victims. Earlier, the search for victims of...

Govt stops search operation of MV Sinar Bangun victims

Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018 12:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The search for victims of MV Sinar Bangun which sank in Lake Toba, North Sumatra will be stopped on July 3. The decision has been approved...

MV Sinar Bangun search period extended until Saturday

Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 20:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) announced that the search period for victims of MV Sinar Bangun and the ship will be extended. The join team...

Basarnas deploys trawls to find MV Sinar Bangun victims

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 19:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- The joint National Agency for Search and Relief (Basarnas) team added more equipment to search for victims and shipwreck in the waters of Lake Toba in...

Police continues to search victims of MV Sinar Bangun

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 17:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- The North Sumatra Police confirmed that the search period of MV Sinar Bangun victims will be extended. The search would not be stopped until the victims...

103 Simalungun residents were passengers of sunken ship

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 02:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- The Simalungun district government in North Sumatra Province confirmed that 103 residents of Simalungun District and Pematang Siantar City were passengers aboard KM Sinar Bangun that...

Three helicopters deployed to search MV Sinar Bangun

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 18:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN --  The search of MV Sinar Bangun and its passengers continued with helicopters on Tuesday (26/6). It has been nine days since the boat capsized in Lake...

Basarnas not sure object detected by sonar is Sinar Bangun

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 17:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) chief M Syaugi has confirmed the finding of objects that possibly is the wreckage of MV Sinar...

Jokowi states 5 messages for ship victims' families: Marham

Monday, 25 Jun 2018 21:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of Social Idrus Marham said there were five messages from President Joko Widodo that must be delivered to the families of the victims of Sinar...

Transportation Minister expects sunken ship found soon

Monday, 25 Jun 2018 17:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi appreciated all parties that has found objects that possibly is the wreckage of MV Sinar Bangun which sank in Lake Toba...

Scan sonar detects object beneath Lake Toba

Monday, 25 Jun 2018 01:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- Scan sonar has detected objects in two locations at a depth of 490 meters in Lake Toba in North Sumatra on Sunday evening....

SAR utilizes sonar devices to detect sunken ship victims

Monday, 25 Jun 2018 01:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- The Search and Rescue Agency is utilizing a sonar scanning device to search for victims of Sinar Bangun Motor Vessel (MV) that sank in Lake Toba....

Govt establishes ad-hoc team to investigate Toba tragedy

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 12:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has established an ad-hoc team to investigate the sinking of MV Sinar Baru in Lake Toba, North Sumatra. The National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT)...

Minister inspects construction of ship for Lake Toba

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 20:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PORSEA -- Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has inspected the construction of a roll-on-roll-off ship in Porsea, Toba Samosir district. It would serve shipping routes on Lake...

Navy operates sonar scanner to investigate Lake Toba tragedy

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 17:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- The Indonesian Navy began operating a sonar scanner to search for the MV Sinar Bangun motorboat that sank in the waters of Lake Toba, North Sumatra...

Lake Toba's depth hinders rescue efforts

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 01:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- The depth of Lake Toba is hindering rescue efforts to search for the victims of MV Sinar Bangun boat that sank in the area of Simalungun...

Kayak team helps to find lost victims in Lake Toba

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 19:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TIGARAS -- A team of kayaks from the Sumatran Paddler and Onestha Camp has deployed personnel to help search for MV Sinar Bangun Motor passengers. The victims drowned...

Search efforts for Lake Toba ship accident to last 7 days

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 17:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has stated that the search efforts for the victims of MV Sinar Bangun passenger ship that on Monday sank in Lake...

Sunken ship in Lake Toba allegedly overloaded

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 14:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The MV Sinar Bangun passenger ship that sank in the waters of Lake Toba, North Sumatra Province, on Monday was allegedly carrying passengers beyond its loading...

Coordinates of ship capsized in Lake Toba found: BPBD

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 07:38 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LAKE TOBA -- The government has already found the location coordinates of KM Sinar Bangun. The boat was sank in the waters of Lake Toba,...

Ministry forms teams to handle Lake Toba shipwreck incident

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 00:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIMALUNGUN -- Directorate General of Land Transportation Ministry of Indonesia Budi Setiyadi headed a meeting to form five teams for handling the shipwreck incident in the waters of...

Transportation ministry to send investigation team to Toba

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 07:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CIKOPO -- The Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi would send a team to investigate a boat that capsized in the waters in Lake Toba,...

14 passengers found safe after boat capsized in Samosir

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 06:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMOSIR -- Fourteen passengers of KM Sinar Bangun have been reported being saved and taken to a hospital. The boat capsized on its way from Samosir to Simalungun,...

Police arrest international drug dealer in North Sumatra

Sunday, 27 May 2018 13:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The North Sumatra Police has arrested an international drug dealer operating in Malaysia-Aceh-Medan area. Police seized 28.18 kilograms of methamphetamine and 300 ecstasy pills as evidences. The...

KRNA keen to invest in transportation sector in N Sumatra

Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 04:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- The Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) stated their interest to invest in mass transportation sector in North Sumatra. KRNA believed the province has potential economic resources to...

North Sumatra set to chalk up increase in rice production

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 01:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- The province of North Sumatra is set to continue to boost its rice production after hitting a record high in 11 years at 4.61 million tons...

South Tapanuli earthquake forces locals to flee houses

Friday, 14 Jul 2017 13:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- Inhabitants of South Tapanuli District rushed out of their homes in panic, as an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted the district in North Sumatra...

5.5-magnitude quake hits North Sumatra

Friday, 14 Jul 2017 11:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted North Sumatra Province at 8.25 a.m. Western Indonesia Standard Time (WIB) on Friday, Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency...

Power generating vessel from Turkey ready to be operated in North Sumatra

Sunday, 21 May 2017 19:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- A power generating vessel ordered by the state-owned utility company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) with a capacity of 240 megawatts has arrived in Belawan, North...

N Sumatra to host Quran recital competition in 2018

Sunday, 07 Aug 2016 14:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MATARAM -- North Sumatra will host the 27th Musabaqoh Tilawatil Quran (MTQ, Quran Recital Competition) in 2018.West Nusa Tenggara Governor M Zainul Majdi handed over a flag of...

Expert: Image of North Sumatra getting worse as most corrupt province

Sunday, 19 Jun 2016 14:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- The image of North Sumatra, already labelled the country's most corrupt province, is getting worse with seven more regional lawmakers were charged with graft, a political...

Palm oil 39 percent of North Sumatra's forex earning

Sunday, 15 May 2016 13:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- Crude palm oil and derivatives contributed 38.73 percent to foreign exchange earning of North Sumatra in the first quarter of 2016."In the first quarter of 2016,...