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  5.7 Quake Hit Padang, Malaysian Students Safe :: Bernama.com
JAKARTA, Nov 11 (Bernama) -- No Malaysian students studying medicine at the Andalas Universiti in Padang are injured in the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that hit West Sumatra province and caused residents to panic early today.
Malaysian Students' Department director Dr Junaidi Abu Bakar said his quick check with several student leaders there this morning confirmed none of the 281 students were injured or affected in any way.
There were no reports of casualties or damage to properties in both incidents, according to local authorities in Padang and Bengkulu.
www.bernama.com /bernama/v3/news_lite.php?id=295514   (254 words)

  Padang. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
631,263), capital of Sumatra Barat prov., on W Sumatra, Indonesia, on the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the small Padang River.
An important port, it has a large trade in coffee, copra, rubber, spices, tobacco, and cement, which are shipped principally from its port, Teluk Bayur.
Padang remains the principal outlet for the important Umbilin coalfields.
www.bartleby.com /65/pa/Padang.html   (135 words)

 Padang travel guide - Wikitravel
Padang, the capital of the province of West Sumatra, is mostly used by tourists as an access point to the surfing sites of the Mentawai islands, the inland hills of Bukittinggi and the Kerinci Seblat National Park.
The city is also the home of the delicious Padang food at the town is stuffed with restaurants and street stalls.
Padang is famed throughout Indonesia for spicy Padang food (masakan Padang).
wikitravel.org /en/Padang   (919 words)

Padang, sebenarnya terletak di dalam jajahan Sumatera Barat di sebelah barat Kepulauan Sumatera, Indonesia.
Sebelum pulang ke bandar Padang, kami singgah ke Taman Wisata Malibao Anai.
Malam itu kami tidur awal kerana harus meneruskan perjalanan ke destinasi yang lain pula keesokan hari.
members.tripod.com /~sinaganaga/padang.html   (1301 words)

  Padang, Indonesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Padang is divided in 11 subdistricts (kecamatan): Bungus Teluk Kabung, Koto Tangah, Kuranji, Lubuk Begalung, Lubuk Kilangan, Nanggalo, Padang Barat, Padang Selatan, Padang Timur, Padang Utara, Pauh
Padang's Teluk Bayur harbor is the largest and busiest harbor on the west coast of Sumatra.
Padang is a common transit point for surfers travelling to the Mentawai Islands, and for tourists visiting the West Sumatran highlands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Padang,_Indonesia   (555 words)

 Padang - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Padang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Port and capital of West Sumatra province, on the west coast of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia;; population (1997 est) 739,500.
The port area lies on the Padang River, 8 km/5 mi south of the city.
Padang has an airport, and is home to Andalas University (1956).
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Padang   (115 words)

 Musik Berdentam-dentam di Padang... -- Minggu, 4 Februari 2001
Maka kalau Anda berkunjung ke Kota Padang, barangkali Anda akan merasakan pengalaman ini: di tengah terik Matahari siang, Anda naik minibus yang tentu tidak ber-AC, kapasitas yang idealnya sekitar delapan penumpang dijejali sampai 15 orang, sebagian penumpang merokok dengan asap mengepul-ngepul memenuhi kabin kendaraan, sementara suara musik berdentum-dentum keras.
Pedagang lain menyatakan hal serupa, yakni bisa menjual sekitar 10 keping CD/VCD itu setiap harinya.
Maka, suara-suara dari pedagang kaki lima sampai angkutan kota itulah "disko jalanan" ala Kota Padang...
www.kompas.com /kompas-cetak/0102/04/utama/musi01.htm   (676 words)

 Padang - Sumatra - Indonesi├ź
Padang is de hoofdstad van West-Sumatra, het land van de Minangkabau.
Sommigen stellen zelfs dat er in Jakarta meer mensen uit Padang wonen dan in Padang zelf.
Tot 20.00 gaat er openbaar vervoer naar Padang.
www.travelmarker.nl /bestemmingen/azie/indonesie/bezienswaardigheden/padang.htm   (869 words)

 Padang, Singapore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An aerial view of Singapore, showing the Padang on the right, surrounded by Singapore Parliament building, new and old Supreme Court building and Swiss├┤tel The Stamford.
The Padang is an open field located within the Downtown Core of the Central Area in Singapore, at the heart of Singapore's central business district.
The Padang is surrounded by several important landmarks, which include Saint Andrew's Cathedral, City Hall, the Old Supreme Court Building and the City Hall MRT Station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Padang,_Singapore   (145 words)

 AllRefer.com - Padang, Indonesia (Indonesian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
631,263), capital of Sumatra Barat prov., on W Sumatra, Indonesia, on the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the small Padang River.
An important port, it has a large trade in coffee, copra, rubber, spices, tobacco, and cement, which are shipped principally from its port, Teluk Bayur.
Padang remains the principal outlet for the important Umbilin coalfields.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Padang.html   (176 words)

 Padang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Padang Golf kumpulan padang golf di seputar Jakarta.
Scouts Association of Malaysia, Perak - Batang Padang 'A' Rover Scouts Crew The crew was known as Alpha Rovers and it was an open rover crew based in Batang Padang District, Perak.
Hospital Bukit Padang A 302 bed Psychiatric Hospital situated in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Padang.html   (365 words)

 Padang Cuisine
According to him Padang Food should not be called Padang food but Minangkabau food because western Sumatra is not only Padang, referring to the capital of the province of West Sumatra.
Padang restaurants normally serve various typical chicken dishes, grilled fish, gulai otak, dendeng balado, gulai nangka, gulai daun singkong, fried intestines, krupuk kulit (fried buffalow skin) and other dishes which are mostly put together on the table in the region style.
However Padang food outside its region has been influenced by some foreign overtones too.Stopping at a large and modern Padang restaurant in west Java the waiter balances his array of dishes onto the table and asked politely whether my husband and I were intrested to taste the restaurant's most renowned chicken dish.
www.balitraveling.com /articles6.html   (970 words)

 Visiting Padang Padang on the Bukit Peninsula Bali - Travel Tips - Bali Daily - Bali Daily Exploring Bali - Bali Blog
The Bukit Peninsula has an array of great surfing beaches and one of the most famous is Padang Padang, just down the road from Impossibles.
Padang Padang has a sandy beach which is good for sunbathing and taking it easy.
Swimming at Padang Padang is not recommended at any time because of the sharp reef and strong currents.
www.baliblog.com /04-06/visiting-padang-padang-on-the-bukit-peninsula-bali.html   (778 words)

 Asia Times -
A new management team of the Semen Padang subsidiary, which had to be guarded by hundreds of police and soldiers when they virtually took over the management on September 8, last week promised faithfully to spin off the unit from the parent company and thus leave it in local hands.
Semen Padang, they said, would be supervised by the provincial legislature until such time as it would be spun off from Gresik, and its status returned once again to that of a state-owned enterprise (SOE) in its own right.
Semen Padang was a chance for the government to demonstrate and maintain its authority but instead of being resolute and pushing ahead with Gresik's privatization, Jakarta waffled and allowed the assets to be taken away without legal grounds.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Southeast_Asia/EI16Ae01.html   (1278 words)

 Padang City of West Sumatra
Padang has several houses built in traditional architecture, including Padang Museum, which houses objects of cultural and historical interest.
Padang is a prosperous city and major ports, which has retained the atmosphere of a market town.
South of Padang, the massive Kerinci-Strait, Nature Reserve is Indonesia's largest national parks sprawls across a 345 sq km stretch of Jungle Mountain dominated by the volcanic core of Mount Kerinci, which is Sumatra's highest mountain.
www.indonesia-tourism.com /west-sumatra/padang.html   (514 words)

 indahnesia.com - Barat - Colonial harbour at the ocean shore - Discover Indonesia Online
Padang is the provincial capital of Sumatera Barat and the main gate to the Minangkabau highlands.
West of it is the perfectly shaped Gunung Padang, as a waiter at the mouth of the river Batang Arau, A path leads to Siti Nurbaya partk, with remains of a bunker and the Dutch trigonometrical point for the very first explorations of Sumatera.
The village of Bungus, 25 km south of Padang (about 45 minutes by bemo), is located along a beautifyll bay with quiet water and a nice (paid) beach, which partially belongs to a recreational facility.
www.indahnesia.com /indonesia.php?page=SBAPAD   (972 words)

 Singapore Biennale 2006 > Venues > The Padang
The Padang, planned during the Raffles era and later enlarged to its present size, has always been kept as a public open space.
It was the venue for the swearing-in of Singapore's first president, Mr Yusof Ishak, on 3 December 1959 and is a popular venue for sports, line-dancing and rock concerts.
The Padang will be the venue for the Singapore Biennale Opening Party on 1 September 2006.
singaporebiennale.org /venues-padang.html   (295 words)

 Padang Bai Harbor
Padang Bai is the port for ferry terminal to Lombok.
It is a sleepy fishing village situated in a perfectly sheltered bay.
A flawlessly shaped bay cradled by the hills, Padang Bai is a perfect escape in the east of Bali.
www.indo.com /geo/padangbaiharbor.html   (118 words)

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The beach at Padang Padang is one of the prettiest beaches in all of Bali.
Padang Padang is one of the heaviest waves in Bali.
Others say that Padang is a holy beach and that the warungs weren't supposed to be there in the first place.
www.jordanstallard.com /bali2001/padang.htm   (241 words)

 Secara keseluruhannya   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Berdasarkan soalan ini, maklumat sama ada padang yang sedia ada patut diubah suai atau ditambah kemudahannya dapat diperolehi.
Keadaan padang yang memuaskan ataupun tidak turut mempengaruhi kunjungan penghuni ke padang-padang yang ada.
Secara kesimpulannya, walaupun diperhatikan bahawa padang yang sedia ada masih berada pada tahap yang kurang mempunyai kemudahan, namun penghuni tetap menyatakan secara tidak lansung bahawa mereka tidak ingin dan tidak mahu padang yang sedia ada ditukar status hakmiliknya kepada pasar.
www.hbp.usm.my /PlanningStudio206/GrpOne/padang.htm   (414 words)

 Padang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Padang pony originates from the Indonesian archipelago on the island of Sumatra.
The Padang pony was developed from a strain of the Batak and then bred selectively by the Dutch at Padang Mengobes.
The Padang pony is sturdy and unrelenting for its size.
www.terrific-horses.com /breeds/padang.asp   (103 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Padang Bai is a small, scenic and busy fishing village and port.
A drift dive, Tepekong can have strong currents but you are often rewarded with the sight of big pelagics and sometimes, sunfish.Grey reef sharks are also common in these two areas.
The southern part of the reef drops vertically to 20m and continues in a sandy area.
www.tulambenwreckdivers.com /DiveSites/PadangBai.htm   (264 words)

If we don’t take the road to Sibolga but continue straight on from Tarutung to Padang Sidempuan, we arrive after several hours via many Batak Tapanuli villages, in the town of the 'salak' or sweet sour snake skin fruit.
To reach Padang behind the Minangkabau highlands, you travel along this winding mountain road ending in the beautiful city of Bukittinggi, the former 'Fort de Kock'.
From Bukittinggi it is four hours drive to Padang via the beautiful Anai Valley, or an additional day if you follow the costal route with an overnight stay at the borders of the lake Maninjau.
www.trijaya-travel.com /htm1/west-sumatra.php   (415 words)

 Situation Reports: Indonesia: Landslide - Sep 2005, Indonesia: Padang Landslides OCHA Situation Report No. 1
This report is elaborated by the OCHA Office in Jakarta and based on information provided by the Provincial Coordinating Unit for the Management of Disaster and IDPs/Refugees of West Sumatra (SATKORLAK PBP), District Executing Unit for the Management of Disaster and IDPs/Refugees of Padang (SATLAK PBP), Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), and media reports.
According to SATLAK PBP Padang, as of 4 September, 16 people were found buried and dead, nine others were reported missing, and at least 10 people were injured.
The local Search and Rescue team from Padang, together with the Indonesian Military (TNI), the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), as well as some community volunteers have continued to search for the missing victims since 2 September.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/EVOD-6FXLRD?OpenDocument   (434 words)

 Padang November-January 2006 - Inflight Magazine of Tiger Airways
Masakan Padang “Padang” is synonymous with the spicy cuisine of the region that has enjoyed enormous popularity throughout the archipelago.
Padang Restaurants (Masakan Padang) are common throughout West Sumatra and Indonesia.
Padang is one of the few places that still offer surfers a good run on the waves.
tigerinflight.com /destinations/2005/Padang   (707 words)

 Kandui Resort ::::: Mentawai Islands ::::: Indonesia :::: Arriving in Padang
We're sure you'll find the people of Padang and our ground staff to be as friendly and accommodating as anywhere else in the world.
Mentawai Express Ferry departs Padang at roughly 9:00am and arrives at Kandui at roughly 2:00pm in the afternoon.
Mentawai Express Ferry departs Kandui at roughly 10:00am and arrives at Padang at roughly 4:00pm in the afternoon - another overnight stay at the Bumiminang is required.
www.mentawaiislands.com /kanduitravelinformation/padang.html   (1763 words)

 Padang - KangGURU Travels in Indonesia
Then he went to Padang to visit Padang FM and the Australian Studies Centre at Andalas University.
I flew to Padang at midday and was met at the airport by Pak Afrizal and his wife Sri.
Padang FM staff members, Asrul, Yusuf, Fadli and Windi S, were there to meet me. We discussed their new interactive program due to start soon with Pak Herman as the presenter.
www.kangguru.org /travel/kgretravel2005padangsolok.htm   (1690 words)

 innsaver.com -- Destination Guides - Asia - Southeast ...
PADANG BAI, the port for Lombok (ferries run to Lembar every 2hr), nestles in a small cove with a white-sand beach lined with fishing boats.
Increasingly, people are choosing to stay a night or two in Padang Bai, and the village has developed into a small laid-back resort.
Several places in Padang Bai rent out snorkelling equipment: there's good snorkelling at Blue Lagoon, just around the headland in Amuk Bay, but it's even better to charter a boat (you'll start negotiating at Rp100,000 for 2hr); ask at Celagi restaurant or your guesthouse.
dg.travelnow.com /index.jsp?cid=60122&action=viewLocation&locationId=27643   (371 words)

 PADANG BAY DIVING - BALI VISION -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are two main dive spots at Padang Bai: Pura Jepun and Tanjung Bungsil.
A good, deep chill can take the pleasure out of any dive.The ride to Padang Bai from the Kuta-Nusa Dua-Sanur triangle is a long, traffic-clogged 60 kms.
Padang Bai is the port for the five-times-a-day Lombok ferry run, and things can always get a bit congested near the dock area.
www.balivision.com /Travel/dive_padangbay.asp   (1047 words)

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