Articles about Lombok

Blog of Pak Made Sujana, secretary of the Language Centre at Universitas Mataram (UNRAM)

Lombok: Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink by Fitri R, The Jakarta Globe
September 9, 2010
While Lombok is surrounded by the shimmering cobalt-blue water usually seen on postcards, getting a glass of the stuff that is
safe to drink isn’t easy for many of the island’s residents.
“We have to buy water. We need about 50 liters a day, and that
means Rp 6,000 [65 cents] leaves our pockets, or about what we pay for a kilogram of rice,” Inaq Sahati said.

Prolonged drought causes rice crops to fail, The Jakarta Post, Saturday, July 26, 2008

Indonesia: Facing the future (huge tourism developments), New Zealand Herald, Sunday, July 27, 2008

Big gold find in Lombok April 2008

Massive investment by United Arab Emirates in mega-tourism project in Lombok March 19, 2008 World-class residential and resort community covering 1,175 hectares brief report

Huge tourism developments (now under threat [2010] due to Dubai financial crisis).

NEWS Nov. 2009 Earthquake shakes Lombok

OLD NEWS April 2008: Drought in Lombok

 

 

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