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  CNN.com - Indonesia now worst for bird flu - Aug 9, 2006
The deaths bring the total number of fatalities from bird flu in Indonesia to 44, the highest total for any single nation.
To date, 56 human cases of bird flu have been confirmed in Indonesia.
Vietnam is the second worst hit at 42, but it has not recorded any deaths in 2006.
www.cnn.com /2006/HEALTH/conditions/08/09/indonesia.birdflu   (520 words)

  Travelling to Indonesia (North Sumatra)
Medan is the capital of North Sumatra Province, a trading center and important harbor.
The Portibi temple is at Padang Bolak, 78 km from Padang Sidempuan, or 518 km from Medan.
Hotels are concentrated in the provincial capital of Medan and in the lake resort town of Parapat.
www.emp.pdx.edu /htliono/sumut.html   (1489 words)

 Medan travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Medan is located on the northern part of Sumatra Island, and is the capital of North Sumatra.
Medan is the third biggest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya.
Medan is connected by rail to other conurbations on the eastern coast of Sumatra, such as Tanjungbalai, Rantauprapat, Siantar and Binjai.
wikitravel.org /en/Medan   (2345 words)

 CNN.com - 100 killed in Indonesia jet crash - Sep 5, 2005
The airport in Medan is near the center of town.
Families were gathering at the airport in the capital Jakarta as well as the one in Medan, the largest city on Sumatra island and Indonesia's third most-populous urban area.
Indonesia's last crash involving a jetliner occurred in February 2005, when 26 people were killed when a plane operated by Lion Air, another low-cost carrier, skidded off the runway on Java Island, killing 26 people.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/asiapcf/09/05/indonesia.plane   (518 words)

 Hotel Danau Toba International - Medan, Indonesia
Medan today is capital North Sumatra, and is the 3rd largest city in Indonesia.
Medan is also the transit point to other places of interest like Lake Toba, Si-piso piso waterfalls, Orang-utan nature reserves and crocodile farms.
Hotel Danau Toba International Medan is situated ideally in the heart of the city, with access to the airport (10 minutes) shopping centres, banks and government and trade offices.
www.hoteldanautoba.com /medan.htm   (203 words)

 Medan, Indonesia, Pictures
Medan is located at the confluence of the Deli and Babura rivers, near Belawan (the port of Medan on the Strait of Malacca).
Medan is the site of the University of North Sumatra (1952), the Islamic University of North Sumatra (1952), the palace and residence of the sultan of Deli, a large mosque, and a tobacco-research station.
It served as a capital of the East Coast residency under Dutch rule and was capital of the state of East Sumatra from 1945 to 1948.
www.greatestcities.com /Asia/Indonesia/Medan_city.html   (254 words)

 Medan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Medan is the capital city of North Sumatra province, Indonesia.
Medan did not enjoy significant development until the 1860s, when the Dutch colonialists began clearing the land for tobacco plantations.
Railroad tracks connect Medan to Binjai and Tanjungpura to the northwest, to port of Belawan to the north, and to Tebing Tinggi and Pematang Siantar to the southeast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medan,_Indonesia   (737 words)

 H5N1 Cluster in Medan Indonesia Grows
If the Medan cluster has the wild type sequence, the number of human sequences that are closely related to the published bird sequences would increase dramatically.
The co-circulation of two distinct sequences in Indonesia would be cause for concern, because immunization may require two distinct vaccines and teh two sequences can easily recombine to produce more genetic diversity..
Clearly the H5N1 sequences in the WHO private database should be released immediately, and animal sequences throughout Indonesia should be significantly expanded.
www.recombinomics.com /News/05220601/H5N1_Medan_Grows.html   (325 words)

 Medan Travel Information, Maps, Tourist guide and Indonesia Hotels.
edan, Indonesia's fourth - largest city, occupies a strategic point on Sumatra's northeast coast and is a major entry point for boats and flights from Malaysia.
It has acquired a reputation for being filthy and chaotic, but also holds some glorious examples of nineteenth-century colonial architecture, built by the Dutch gentry, who grew rich on the back of the vast plantations that stretch up the slopes of the Bukit Barisan to the west of the city.
The boom was started by the entrepreneurial Jacob Nienhuys, who saw the potential for tobacco plantations, prompting even the local royalty to migrate to the city to be nearer the action.
www.hotel4stay.com /indonesia/medan.html   (116 words)

 | Victory News Magazine | Reflections In Medan - The Children |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The joy and sadness in Medan, as a temporary resident here, is in experiencing and being witness to the lives of the children.
In Medan, children can be seen begging by the side of the road with their plastic cups used for the collection of any coins that they may be blessed to be given.
These coins and small notes, insy’Allah, assist the Mother in feeding the family, who will also be seated at an intersection with her baby, a tattered scarf on her head and a small bottle of dirty water for drinking.
www.victorynewsmagazine.com /ReflectionsInMedanTheChildren.htm   (796 words)

 AllRefer.com - Medan, city, Indonesia, Indonesia (Indonesian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
1,730,052), capital of North Sumatra prov., NE Sumatra, Indonesia, on the Deli River, c.15 mi (25 km) from its mouth, where the city's port (Belawan) is situated.
The largest city in Sumatra and the fourth largest in Indonesia, Medan is the marketing, commercial, and transportation center of a rich agricultural area containing great tobacco, rubber, and palm oil estates.
Medan, gateway to the beautiful Lake Toba region, is a tourist center, with an international airport; attractions include the Great Mosque (the largest in Sumatra) and the Palace of the Sultan of Deli.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/MedanSum.html   (271 words)

 The Seattle Times: Travel & Outdoors: Focus on Asia | Exploring Indonesia's Aceh region in wake of tsunami, civil war
I pause mid-step, pull a couple of wriggling leeches off my legs and tune my ears to the cacophony of jungle noises: the "whomp, whomp" of a hornbill as its wings cut the air; the hysterical laughter of macaque monkeys; the machine gun ratter of a woodpecker; the ubiquitous screeching of cicadas.
Their mating call sounds a little like the hornbill, but an accompanying "thud" followed by a strong whiff of manure is a dead giveaway.
This has been a running joke since I asked John several hours ago to listen to a noise I said "sounded like a tiger sleeping." It was in fact the throaty bubbling of an underground spring, but to 27-year-old John, it was hilarious.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/traveloutdoors/2003466558_webindonesia10.html   (989 words)

 Indonesia Hotel - Tiara Medan Hotel Sumatra Indonesia
The Tiara Medan Hotel is situated right in the downtown area of Medan, only five minutes away from the airport.
For business and leisure travellers, Tiara Medan Hotel offers first class facilities that are second to none.
The Tiara Medan Convention Centre is the state of the art facility, to world class standards.
www.southtravels.com /asia/indonesia/tiaramedan/index.html   (353 words)

 Medan, Indonesia. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
MEDAN, Indonesia's fourth-largest city, occupies a strategic point on Sumatra's northeast coast and is a major entry point for boats and flights from Malaysia.
Medan has its own style of alfresco eating, where a bunch of stall-owners gather in one place, chairs are put out, and a waitress brings a menu listing the food available from each of the stalls.
Medan's Belawan harbour serves both ferries to Malaysia and other parts of Indonesia.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/indonesia/medan   (279 words)

 Marriott to Open Fifth Hotel in Indonesia in 2008
Marriott International is to add a fifth hotel to its lodging portfolio in Indonesia in 2008 under a management agreement with PT Kurnia Tetap Mulia.
The Medan Marriott Hotel will be situated in the city’s north central business district along Jalan Putri Hijau, the main north-south traffic artery in the city, approximately four kilometers from Medan’s Polonia Airport.
For weddings, conferences and other events, the Medan Marriott Hotel will have 3,210 square meters of space including a 1,850-square meter ballroom that will be divisible into two sections; a 660-square meter function room that will be divisible into three sections; and four individual meeting rooms, all measuring 175 square meters.
www.asiatraveltips.com /news06/136-MedanMarriottHotel.shtml   (532 words)

 Foreign Embassies and Consulates Directory in Indonesia
Description: Formal relations between Singapore and Indonesia began with the establishment of a Singapore Liaison Office in December 1966.
Following the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between Indonesia and both Malaysia and Singapore, S Rajaratnam, then Singapore Foreign Minister wrote to his counterpart, Indonesian Foreign Minister Adam Malik, in September 1967 proposing the exchange of diplomatic representatives between the two countries.
In 1968, Mr P S Raman was appointed as Singapores first Ambassador to Indonesia.
www.embassiesabroad.com /embassies-in/Indonesia.cfm   (1190 words)

 | Victory News Magazine | Mawled Nabi Muhammed [s.a.w.] Masjid Raya, Medan, Indonesia |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The historical Masjid Raya of Medan, North Sumatra in Indonesia, has seen in some big and successful events this year 2002, from Eid ul Fitr, pictured above, to the the Commemoration of the Birth of the Holy Prophet of Islam (SAW).
For the celebrations of Mawled Nabi (SAW) on 27th and 28th May 2002, the Ladies of the Masjid [pictured below], who are mostly of West Sumatran/ Minang/ Padang Cultural Ethnic Group, prepared special "masakan Padang" [famous Padang cooking] for the catering and for feeding the orphans.
The process of extraction of the coconut milk from the coconut, called "santan" in Bahasa Indonesia.
www.victorynewsmagazine.com /MawledNabiMuhammedSMasjidRayaMedan.htm   (354 words)

 Tiara Medan Hotel, Medan Indonesia
The Tiara MEdan in Medan, Indonesia, a seven story and modern styled building consists of 175 rooms, fully equipped with satellite TV, International Direct Dial, Mini refrigerator, Air conditioning with fan speed.
For the guests The hotel Tiara Medan offers first class facilities such as conference facilities, internet connection and all rooms are air-conditioned.
Tiara Medan Hotel is a perfect base for your Sumatra tour such as Lake Toba tour, Samosir island tour, Orangutan tour, and any Sumatra tour.
www.marimari.com /hotel/indonesia/medan/tiara/index.html   (329 words)

 News: Indonesia: Earthquake - Mar 2005, Singapore's relief efforts continue in Indonesia's Nias, Medan
Three SAF C-130 transport flights joined the efforts by airlifting additional personnel, relief supplies and emergency aid from Singapore to Medan on Wednesday and Thursday, the ministry said.
Currently, a total of 94 SAF personnel is in Nias and Medan assisting the Indonesian authorities and the United Nations (UN) medical team with relief operations.
With the exception of public UN sources, reproduction or redistribution of the above text, in whole, part or in any form, requires the prior consent of the original source.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/VBOL-6AZGFV?OpenDocument   (237 words)

 Hanson Visits Medan, Indonesia, June 30-July 2
The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, ELCA presiding bishop and LWF president, was flanked June 30 by Muslim (left) and Christian chairs of the LWF Seminar on Dialogue in Life, Tiara Hotel, Medan, Indonesia.
The Rev. Mark S. Hanson (3rd from right), ELCA presiding bishop and LWF president, was welcomed July 1 with traditional garb by officials of the HKBP's Nommensen University, Medan, Indonesia.
The HKBP Sudirman is the largest Lutheran congregation in Medan.
www.elca.org /news/photos/0606Indonesia.html   (266 words)

 Monroe's Talkabout the World - 42nd Edition - Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
Itís ëTalkaboutTheWorld.comí milepost #107,126, and I am reporting today from Room #613 in the Tiara Medan Hotel & Convention Center, located in downtown Medan, the capital city of the province of North Sumatra, on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, Southeast Asia.
It was in the Gunung Leuser National Park, just two and a half hours drive north-west from Medan where I experienced one of the most thrilling encounters of my life.
They are based in Medan and they have an extensive network of local guides throughout Sumatra.
www.talkabouttheworld.com /edition_42   (1167 words)

 Indonesia Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Indonesia: Administrative Divisions (Political) U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 2002 (220K)and pdf format (228K)
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www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/indonesia.html   (577 words)

 Medan hotels : Tiara Medan Hotel Medan, Medan, Indonesia. Hotel description, reviews, deals from asiahotels.com
Medan hotels : Tiara Medan Hotel Medan, Medan, Indonesia.
Tiara Medan Hotel Medan is located right in the downtown area, only 8 minutes away from the Polonia Airport.
For your relaxation, Tiara Medan provides a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and a tennis court.
www.asiahotels.com /hotelinfo/Tiara_Medan_Hotel_Medan   (228 words)

 Indonesia - Medan phone card ; calling cards ; cheap phone cards to Indonesia - Medan from US
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 Indonesia Hotel - Travellers Suites Medan
TravellerS SuiteS MedaN (formerly known as Quality Suites Medan) is an international and upscale four stars serviced apartment hotel chain, franchised by TravellerS International.
TravellerS SuiteS MedaN is within walking distance to the CBD and shopping centers.
Experienced professional technicians can assist with the set-up and operation of each audio-visual programme.Experts in arranging conferences, meetings and theme parties, our team of dedicated specialists are full of inspiring ideas to assist you with every step of planning for your event and will ensure your event runs smoothly.
www.southtravels.com /asia/indonesia/qualitysumatra/index.html   (505 words)

 Medan Hotels - Hotel Accommodation in Medan | Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Medan Hotels - Hotel Accommodation in Medan
Unfortunately, we don't yet have any user reviews about Medan.
With a great range of budget to luxury hotels in Medan, with many reviews and thousands of visitors per day, you can be sure to enjoy your visit.
www.simplehotels.com /en/id/medan   (126 words)

 Medan, Indonesia Calling Cards - Phone Cards Indonesia
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 Medan, (Western), Indonesia current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
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 Novotel Soechi Medan - Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Novotel Soechi Medan is located on the Island of Sumatea, right in the heart of Medan's business district,
Medan's history comes alive when you visit the ceremonial Maimoon Palace, the imposing Grand Mosque and the Bukit Barisan War Museum.
Medan is the ideal start-off point for day tours to the traditional villages, mountain and hot springs in the Karo highlands as well as the Asia's largest volcanic lake, Danau Toba
www.asiatravel.com /indonesia/novotelmedan/maps.html   (79 words)

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