At The End of the Sungsang Road
A shift of the boundary line of the Air Telang protected forest in Banyuasin by 18.8 kilometers by the environment and forestry ministry is benefitting Ryamizard Ryacudu. The shift in the boundary happened while Ryamizard was defense minister.
HARD rainfall that drenched Sungsang village in Banyuasin, South Sumatra, on Wednesday, January 29, made parts of the road still consisting of packed earth at the village end slippery and muddy. Passing vehicles would occasionally get stuck in a mudpool. The area has hardly any trees for people to seek shelter under.
The region on the eastern coast of Sumatra has changed drastically since early 2019. The three-kilometer stretch of road was...