Rappler's latest stories on Sumatra island
Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island spews the thick plume after activity picked in recent days. There are no reports of injuries or deaths.
An Indonesian man, who sometimes liked to eat snake, tried to catch the giant python – but it fought back and bit him on his left arm, nearly severing it from his body.
The men were in a narrow 50 meter 160 feet deep shaft on Sumatra island on Monday when heavy rain sent water and earth surging into the mine
Sumatran elephants are critically endangered It is estimated between 2 400 and 2 800 remain in the wild according to conservation group WWF
In Padang two people were seriously injured by falling debris said disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho
It was the latest example of Jakarta taking a tougher approach to defending its waters
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An Indonesian research institute says it had found one positive Zika case on Sumatra Island
3 were found dead while rescuers are searching for the bodies of 15 others
An AFP correspondent in Padang said the earth swayed back and forth for around 10 seconds
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The survivor in his 20s was one of 5 people aboard the Eurocopter EC 130 when it disappeared Sunday
Two critically endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in an Indonesian national park and are believed to have been poisoned