Source: ANTARA News Date: 13 August 2020  Indonesia needs US$47 billion in investment to develop ports across the country, a Transportation Ministry official said. "Based on the master plan for national ports (RIPN), we need US$47 billion to develop ports from Sumatra to Papua," director o...
Source: South China Morning Post Date: 9 August 2020  Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia have seen a surge in plastic waste as environmental awareness takes a back seat to health concernsThere has been a heavy reliance on food-delivery services and online shopping ...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 10 August 2020  Japan-backed Patimban Port in Subang, West Java is now scheduled for partial operation in November, while its first development phase will reach completion by October despite previous delays, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has state...
Source: Tempo.co Date: 6 August 2020  Jakarta Water Resources Agency Head Juaini Yusuf, admitted that the city administration has much to do on mitigating flood, such as figuring out how to contain 1,032 cubic meters of water per second that exceeds the capacity of some of the rivers in th...
Source: Mongabay Date: 4 August 2020 A study has found that a poverty-alleviation program in Indonesia was just as successful as dedicated conservation programs in reducing deforestation.The researchers attribute this to the program serving as a sort of insurance against harvest failures, by gu...
Source: Tempo.co Date: 31 July 2020 The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) estimates that southern Indonesia will soon enter the peak dry season. Through a written statement received in Jakarta, Friday, July 31, 2020, BMKG said the potential of the peak of the drought in southern ...
Source: Ministry of Public Works and Public HousingDate: 30 July 2020 To support food and water security nationally, the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) is targeting the construction of 500,000 hectares of irrigation and rehabilitating 2.5 million hectares of irrigation netwo...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 29 July 2020  The ASEAN region lost about 33 per cent of its mangrove forests between 1980 and 2020, a decrease of more than 63,000sq km, said the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB). Nations that comprise ASEAN have just around 43,000sq km of mangrove forest...
Source: Jakarta Globe Date: 27 July 2020 Jakarta's city administration has pledged to accelerate the construction of intermediate waste treatment facilities to convert waste to energy at four locations across the capital as the city's Bantargebang landfill in West Jawa would reach its full-capa...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 27 July 2020 State-owned port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III has recorded a decline in ship traffic in this year's first half as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global trade and decimates the sea freight and logistics industry. Pelindo III president ...
Source: Tempo.co Date: 26 July 2020 The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) has set a target to rehabilitate 200 ha of mangrove forests in several coastal regions across Indonesia this year. KKP planned to improve the condition of mangrove ecosystem by planting mangrove trees in 20...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 21 July 2020 The government inaugurated on Monday a facility to produce refuse-derived fuel (RDF), a fuel made of various types of waste, in Cilacap, Central Java, as part of efforts to improve Indonesia's waste management and speed up the country's transition to ...
Source: The Conversation Date: 17 July 2020 There has been a growing trend of restrictions and bans on plastic bag use worldwide. By mid-2018, over 127 countries had enacted regulations limiting their use, a more than threefold increase over the last decade. The latest adherents are Jakart...
Source: ANTARA News Date: 16 July 2020 Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister, Eddhy Prabowo has made assurance that mangrove forests would henceforth not be converted into ponds, and the ministry, in its place, plans to plant more mangrove trees. "I guarantee that there will be no more d...
Source: Reuters Date: 16 July 2020 Indonesian fisherman Ramidin says he used to catch stingray by paddling just off the shore of his village, but as a giant coal power complex nearby has expanded over the last three decades, he has had to venture further and further out to sea. Now, state-...

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