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Jambi

(ˈdʒæmbɪ)
n
(Placename) a port in W Indonesia, in SE Sumatra on the Hari River. Pop: 417 507 (2000). Former spelling: Djambi Also called: Telanaipura

Jam•bi

or Djam•bi

(ˈdʒɑm bi)

n.
1. a province on SE Sumatra, in W Indonesia.
2. Formerly, Telanaipura. a river port in and the capital of this province. 339,944.
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Yesterday, haze was reported following a forest fire in six regions in Indonesia involving Riau, South Sumatera, Jambi, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan and South Kalimantan.
Then in Jambi Province, Manggala Agni also succeeded in extinguishing land fires, namely Manggala Agni Daops, Jambi City, Daops Sarolangun, Daops Muara Bulian, Daops Bukit Tempurung and Daops Muara Tebo.
Authorities have deployed nearly 6,000 personnel to douse the fires that have razed more than 30,000 hectares (74,130 acres) of forest and land in the provinces of South Sumatra, Riau, Jambi on Sumatra island and West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan provinces on Borneo island.
Sumatran tiger Jambi was put down at Edinburgh Zoo due to health issues related to his age.
Derek Grove, Dudley Zoo director, said: "We were very sad to hear that Jambi has passed away.
Sumatran tiger Jambi was 16 years old, the oldest male of his kind known to the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS).
"We found and seized 650 kg of cannabis during raids in Jambi Thanda area.
Some projects were removed from the list of National Strategic Projects, because they have already been completed or have yet to start the construction such as: Soreang - Pasir Koja Toll Road (Bandung); Raden Inten II Airport (Lampung), Kertapati - Simpang - Tanjung Api-Api Railway; Muara Enim - Baai Island Railway; Jambi - Pekanbaru Railway; Jambi - Palembang Railway, MRT Jakarta East West Corridor; Sebatik Airport, and Mojokerto - Surabaya Toll Road.
Jambi is a 22-year-old Sumatran orangutan, a critically endangered species of the red-haired Asian great apes.
Riau recorded an increase in hot spots to 90 from 65 in the previous day while there were 11 hot spots in Jambi and 55 hot spots in Bangka Belitung province.
In an ironic and tragic twist, the very same law was used to punish a child for simply being a victim to the failures of the state and society to protect her, as in the case of a 15-year-old girl in Jambi, who was sentenced to six months in jail for aborting her 8-month-old fetus.