Appointment Of New Danish Honorary Consul in Medan
The Royal Danish Embassy is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Chaidir Kesuma as new Danish Honorary Consul for Medan (Sumatera).
Mr. Chaidir Kesuma is well known in the business community in Medan. Mr. Kesuma is the Chairman of the shipping company PT Bintika Bangunusa, [...]
[ 12/05/2010; ] 12 May 2010 Election Day for Mayor of Medan City
Will you be coming to Medan tomorrow? Just in case you do, remember its election day for the Mayor of Medan so do not be alarmed that all shops will be closed in the morning.
Governor of North Sumatra has declared the day as special holiday for [...]
Forbes List The 40 Richest People in Indonesia
FORBES ASIA’s kickoff list of the 40 richest Indonesians reveals the emerging nation’s biggest asset: its people. Indonesia is the fourth-most-populous country in the world, with 230 million folks who call its 17,500 islands home. As a result, more than half of Indonesia’s Rich Listers made their fortunes [...]
International World Robotic Olympiade
Medan students proved that they can compete and win International Competitions and events. After several wins from World Wushu Championships by the North Sumatra Wushu Team, today the students from Prime One School Medan show their ability by winning several categories in the International World Robotic Olympiade (WRO) held in Pohang, Postech [...]
Heaviest Newborn 8.71 Kg in Indonesia born in Medan
Daily Mail reports: Indonesian woman gives birth to a giant baby boy weighing 8.71kg / 19.2lb & 62cm in length in Kisaran, North Sumatra around 3 hours drive from Medan on 24 September 2009.
Dwarfing the infant next to him, the heaviest newborn baby ever recorded in Indonesia [...]
Kampung Keling – Little India in Medan
A Touch of India in Sumatra
An article of Indian Community in Medan by Apriadi Gunawan , The Jakarta Post
A middle-aged woman of Indian descent stopped a motorized pedicab at the Gajah Mada crossroads in Medan, asking to be taken to Kampung Keling.
The driver needed no further instructions; he promptly headed [...]
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History of The Tjong A Fie Mansion
A prominent home located in the heart of Medan City at Kesawan Square, this beautiful mansion is full of characters and cultures behind its history in Medan. Now, for limited time only, the mansion is opened to visitors for an inside look at the true history of Tjong A [...]
Sejarah Tjong A Fie
The History (in Bahasa Indonesia) | English version = The Tjong A Fie Mansion
Tjong Fung Nam yang lebih populler dengan nama gelarnya dengan Tjong A Fie dilahirkan tahun 1860 di desa Sungkow daerah Moyan atau Meixien dan berasal dari suku Khe atau Hakka. Ia berasal dari keluarga sederhana, ayahnya yang sudah tua [...]
A Worthy Cause
Panti Asuhan Putra PKS Muhammadiyah
Jl. Amaliun gg.Umanat Medan
Indonesia, with population over 230 millions, being categorised as a developing country with 21% of the popluation living below the international poverty line of US$1.25. Even with the government imposing the minimum wage at Rp 1.000.000 or less than US$100 a month, it clearly is [...]