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News Indonesia » Riau: Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/indonesia-mobilizes-combat-health-damaging-forest-fires-53235127
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Wednesday that emergency alerts in Riau and South Sumatra provinces on the ... The agency said satellites have detected 90 "hotspots" or fires across Indonesia, with the biggest numbers in West and Central ...

News Indonesia » Riau: Several provinces in Indonesia established emergency alert status for forest, land fires

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/22/c_136990122.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

A firefighter tries to extinguish peat land fires in Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia, Feb. 21, 2018. Several provinces in Indonesia have established emergency alert status for forest and land fires. (Xinhua/Dedi Sutisna)

News Indonesia » Riau: Indonesia seizes 2nd drug-loaded boat falsely flying Singapore flag

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/indonesia-seizes-2nd-drug-loaded-boat-falsely-flying-singapore-flag
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Indonesian authorities said a boat carrying a record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine that it had intercepted near the Riau Islands on Tuesday was ... drug-loaded vessel caught this month by Indonesia to be falsely flying a Singapore flag.

News Indonesia » Riau: Riau ups wildfire alert status

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/02/20/riau-ups-wildfire-alert-status.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Firefighters extinguish a peatland fire in Pekanbaru, Riau, on Feb. 1 in one of 73 detected hotspots causing haze in Sumatra. Haze is an annual problem in Indonesia, caused by fires in forest areas and on carbon-rich peatland, which are often set to ...

News Indonesia » Riau: Rash of forest fires breaks out in Indonesia

News channel or source: http://www.asiaone.com/asia/rash-forest-fires-breaks-out-indonesia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Pekanbaru, Indonesia - Indonesia was battling a rash of forest fires ... Fires have broken out in four provinces - South Sumatra, Riau, West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan - prompting them to declare "alert emergency" status, one notch below the most ...

News Indonesia » Riau: Scientists from Indonesia, Germany and the Netherlands win Indonesian Peat Prize

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/scientists-from-indonesia-germany-and-the-netherlands-win-indonesian-peat-prize/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Indonesia will have two years to fully adapt the winning methodology ... of peatland in Kubu Raya district in West Kalimantan and Bengkalis district in Riau province in five days. While the IPMT now has up to two years to fully flesh out the method as ...

News Indonesia » Riau: First M'sia-Indonesia RORO shipping service ready by year-end

News channel or source: http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/02/15/first-msia-indonesia-roro-shipping-service-ready-year-end
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

JOHOR BARU: Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi said Tanjung Bruas Port in Malacca will construct the Roll on Roll Off (RORO) infrastructure on its ships to start RORO services to the Dumai Port of Riau, Indonesia by year-end. The deputy ...

News Indonesia » Riau: No Better Time for Indonesia's Indigenous Communities to Reclaim Land Rights

News channel or source: http://www.wri.org/blog/2018/02/no-better-time-indonesias-indigenous-communities-reclaim-land-rights
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

In Indonesia, where the national climate commitment under the Paris Agreement hinges on keeping forests intact, indigenous communities could be the key to climate action. The Gajah Bertalut community of Riau in Sumatra, for example, has an impressive ...

News Indonesia » Riau: Johor Port inks MoU with Indonesia’s Pelindo I for strategic logistics collaboration

News channel or source: http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/johor-port-inks-mou-with-indonesias-pelindo-i-for-strategic-logistics-collaboration/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Johor Port Bhd, a subsidiary of MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd, has inked a preliminary agreement with PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Pelindo I ... and Singapore-Johore-Riau (SIJORI). These marketing activities will encourage trading of commodities and cargo ...

News Indonesia » Riau: Indonesia’s new private island eco resorts

News channel or source: https://howtospendit.ft.com/travel/202716-indonesia-s-undiscovered-private-island-resorts
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Opened three months ago in the Anambas, an archipelago in Indonesia’s Riau Islands – a province populated mostly by farmers and fisherman – it’s the first bona-fide resort of any metric here. This, given the unspoiled beauty in and around these ...