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SUMATRA

An emergency vehicle drives through volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Marapi near Sumatra Island's village of Nagari Lasi on Sunday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 3, 2023
Hikers evacuated as Indonesia volcano spews ash tower
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties after the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Marapi, but 42 hikers were unaccounted for.
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 28, 2017
Sumatra's Sinabung volcano has biggest eruption since August
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.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 3, 2017
Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km
A highly active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Wednesday morning, spewing ash as high as 4.2 km in the sky, the country's disaster agency said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 3, 2016
Indonesia's early tsunami warning buoys down when big quake hit
All 22 of the early-warning buoys Indonesia that were deployed after the 2004 tsunami disaster were inoperable when a massive undersea earthquake struck off the country's coast on Wednesday, a national disaster mitigation agency official said.
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 3, 2016
Massive 7.9 magnitude quake strikes Sumatra's west coast
A massive and shallow earthquake struck on Wednesday off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami, and there were early reports of deaths.
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 5, 2014
Japan, Indonesia to cooperate on gas reactor development
The government-funded Japan Atomic Energy Agency said Monday it has reached an agreement with the Indonesian National Nuclear Energy Agency to cooperate in the research and development of high-temperature gas reactors.
Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT
Jun 1, 2013
Ecological disaster looms for rain forests of Sumatra
Our small plane had been flying low over Sumatra for three hours but all we had seen was an industrial landscape of palm and acacia trees stretching 50 km in every direction. A haze of blue smoke from newly cleared land drifted eastward over giant plantations. Long drainage canals dug through equatorial...
Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT
Jun 1, 2013
Indonesia seeing a new corporate colonialism
Land conflicts between farmers and plantation owners, mining companies and developers have raged across Indonesia as local and multinational firms have been encouraged to seize and then deforest customary land — land owned by indigenous people and administered in accordance with their customs.

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