The following stories talk about the subject ‘Sumatra’.
The Dutch Royal Institute for Linguistics and Anthropology (KITLV) in Leiden has proposed a new inquiry into what actually happened in the conflict between the Netherlands and the Republic in the years 1945-1949. But it will differ from earlier inquiries, that focused on Dutch excesses, in that this time around there will also be attention for the actions of the TNI and the para military groups.
Dutch linguist Gusti Dertik, founder of the comparative study of Indonesian languages; his romancing, or lack of it; and the Christianising (and Islamising) of the Bataks.
Intrepid Travel launches a new tour in Indonesia, covering the highlights of (northern) Sumatra.
The woes of Riau Airlines, as it remains grounded due to financial and regulatory problems.
Bengkulu governor has high hopes of turning Panjang Beach into a tourist mecca to rival Kuta, Bali; the homestays have been prepared.
The number of islands Indonesia has and whether some of them are for sale.
Chris recommends inter-city trains for tourists, and maybe locals too.
A teenage Australian girl from sunny Queensland finds Islam in Lampung and becomes a revert.
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