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News Indonesia » Bengkulu: As Indonesia gears up for elections, activists brace for an environmental sell-off

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A key river in Sekalak village, in Sumatra’s Bengkulu province, has been polluted by chunks of coal and soil deposition reportedly coming from mining company PT Bara Indah Lestari which operates nearby. Photo by Dedek Hendry/Mongabay-Indonesia.

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: KPAI apologizes for article blaming secularism for rampant sexual abuse

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Yuyun, a 14-year old student of state junior high school SMP Padang Ulak Tanding, Rejang Lebong regency, Bengkulu, was gang raped and murdered ... result of a secular political system embraced by Indonesia. The article, “Maraknya kekerasan seksual ...

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: Umbulan Bengkulu, Indonesia 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: Friday 26 January 2018

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News Indonesia » Bengkulu: Wildlife detectives pursue the case of dwindling elephants in Indonesia

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Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

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 ...

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: Clouds may block view of super blue blood moon: Weather agency

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Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

Kepahiyang regency in Bengkulu will potentially be blanketed in fog on Wednesday evening. Meanwhile, Jakarta and Tangerang are expected to be lightly covered with clouds with a coverage level of between 12 and 25 percent, respectively. “People will need ...

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: New Species of Rafflesia Discovered in Indonesia

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Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Of the about 30 described species, 14 are found in Indonesia. The newly-discovered species, named Rafflesia kemumu, occurs in several regions of the Indonesian province of Bengkulu. “Four populations of Rafflesia kemumu occur in the Palak Siring area ...

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: Indonesia Travel Advisory

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Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in Indonesia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting police stations, places of worship, hotels, bars, nightclubs, shopping areas, and restaurants. Read the Safety and Security section on ...

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: Separatist violence threatens to disrupt Freeport's Indonesia mine

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Publication date: Wednesday 08 November 2017

Bengkulu province JAKARTA/TIMIKA, Indonesia: Armed separatists have occupied five villages in Indonesia's Papua province, threatening to disrupt Freeport-McMoRan Inc's giant Grasberg copper mine, which has already been hit this year by labour unrest and a ...

News Indonesia » Bengkulu: Women activists decry sexual violence in Asean

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Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

Five of them were later imprisoned for over a year. Gang-rape cases are also rising in Indonesia. The most recent case involved a 13-year-old girl who was raped by 20 men in Bengkulu. Though the case stirred public anger, some still saw rape as a moral or ...