Category Archives: Miscellanous

Written on Jan, 17, 2012 by in , | Leave a comment

Bagi masyarakat Nias di wilayah Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang dan Bekasi (Jabodetabek), diundang untuk menghadiri Ibadah Syukur dan Perayaan Hari Natal 2011 dan Tahun Baru 2011 yang digelar oleh Forum Komunikasi Niha Keriso Ono Niha (FKNO) se-Jabodetabek.

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Written on Mar, 31, 2010 by in , , | Leave a comment

Medical Teams International is a non-profit organization, which serves to bring aid and medical care to those in need worldwide. We are looking for people who are skilled, passionate, determined and experienced for the positions below: Community Health Coordinator (Code: CHC) Duty station: Nias Selatan She/He will supervise the Health Facilitators and will plan and coordinate their activities as well …

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Written on Mar, 14, 2010 by in , , , | Leave a comment

The Jakarta Post | Tue, 03/09/2010 3:46 PM | National North Sumatra Animal Husbandry Agency head Teti Erlina Lubis said Tuesday that she had declared rabies endemic in Nias Island following the recent death of a local health agency head due to a bite from a rabies-infected dog. North Nias health agency chairman Christian Zai was reported to have died …

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Written on Feb, 21, 2010 by in | Leave a comment

Four regencies and a mayoralty in Nias Islands have agreed to go ahead with their aspiration to set up an autonomous province separated from North Sumatra mainland.

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Written on Aug, 27, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

A group of caring Coolum people will head to Indonesia next month to help poor villagers living on the islands of west Sumatra.

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Written on May, 23, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

Four villagers from the island of Nias will receive Australia’s third-highest bravery award for providing assistance to the dying and injured aboard a downed Royal Australian Navy helicopter in 2005, the Australian Embassy in Jakarta said on Friday. Nine Australians aboard the Sea King helicopter were killed and two others seriously injured when it crashed due to mechanical failure. The …

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Written on Apr, 24, 2007 by in | Leave a comment

By Chad Bouchard Jakarta, 23 April 2007 Scientists have discovered that an earthquake two years ago in Indonesia lifted hundreds of kilometers of sea floor out of the water, causing the largest death of coral reefs ever recorded. As Chad Bouchard reports from Jakarta, this is only one of several threats facing Indonesia’s fragile marine ecosystems.

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Written on Jan, 02, 2007 by in | 3 Comments.

Nias Online (the English version, this site) has moved to the new location at: http://niasonline.net/eng/ and become the subdomain of Situs Yaahowu (the Indonesian version). The news update will be displayed in the new location (niasonline.net/eng/). Read Hammerle’s paper entitled: “Society and Culture in Nias” presented at a Conference in Vienna, 30 – 31 October 2006.

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Written on Oct, 13, 2006 by in | Leave a comment

CILACAP, Indonesia (UCAN) — Brigita Denis Dwinatalia’s dream of studying psychology at state-run Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta crumbled when an earthquake hit south-central Java Island on May 27.

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Written on Sep, 08, 2006 by in | 2 Comments.

By Robin StringerSept. 6 (Bloomberg) — Indonesian primary school children in disaster-hit regions Aceh and Nias are suffering stunted growth and retarded intellectual development, according to a study by the United Nations World Food Programme. “The situation is quite concerning,” said program coordinator Charlie Higgins on the UN Web Site. “ Health and nutrition-related morbidity — the incidence of disease …

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Written on Aug, 07, 2006 by in | Leave a comment

Jaya Suprana takes Brisbane crowd on musical tour Cynthia Webb, Contributor, Brisbane Last Saturday night I was lucky to be in an audience who were escorted on a musical journey around Indonesia, right here in Brisbane. The music was played by the one and only Jaya Suprana and his group, Kwartet Punakawan, from Jakarta. As is well known in Indonesia, …

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Written on Jul, 31, 2006 by in | Leave a comment

WASTE: Many of the drugs donated following disasters were damaged or unusable, adding to the government’s problems of storing, handling or even incinerating them AFP , BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA Saturday, Jul 29, 2006,Page 4 Tonnes of drugs and medical equipment that have poured into Indonesia in the wake of a slew of major disasters are often damaged, out of date …

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Written on Jun, 24, 2006 by in | Leave a comment

23/06/2006 13:33  – (SA)  Jakarta – More survivors were found on Friday after a ferry sank in heavy seas off Indonesia's Sumatra island, but 23 were still missing, according to an official. Frits Agamsyah, the port administrator in Sibolga, North Sumatra province, said a vessel operated by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) plucked 11 people from waters between the islands …

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Written on Jun, 24, 2006 by in | Leave a comment

[SIBOLGA] Thirty nine passengers of the sunk ferry Surya Makmur Indah are still missing. The other 94 passengers have been rescued. Seven were admitted to Sibolga public hospital due to weak conditions. The rescue opration is still ongoing. At least 5 ships have been assgined to search for the people still missing.

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Written on Jun, 24, 2006 by in | Leave a comment

The following are the names of passengers of sunk ship “Surya Makmur Indah” received from Sibolga seaport authority by a Medan based newspaper (Harian SIB): Lena, Alex Harefa, Rusdini, Ahmad, Azul, Gedi, Rina, Imuzniar, I Zulaeni, Rosnimar, Yardina, Sr. Fedelia, Sr. Evelly, A Firman, A Fendi, A Faris, Tiardin, Edward, Tjuk fuk, Hemo, I Nota, akiluddin, Irwansyah, Ismail, Mince, Silalahi, …

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