Indonesia seeks joint ASEAN effort for sustainable peatland management

Source: ANTARADate: May 5, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia has invited countries in Southeast Asia to work closely together for sustainable peatland management to support economic growth and maintain the ecological balance in the region and the globe.Indonesian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea,...

Riau Islands: BRGM aims to restore 4,617 ha of mangroves

Source: ANTARADate: April 26, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Peatland and Mangrove Restoration Board (BRGM) has set a target of rehabilitating 4,617 hectares of mangroves in Riau Islands province this year. Riau Islands' mangroves are spread over an area of 69,042 hectares, and account for 20.84 percen...

Riau Islands starts collecting anchorage fees amid pandemic slump

Source: Jakarta Post Date: 13 April 2021  The Riau Islands administration, which governs a string of islands adjacent to the South China Sea, has started charging vessels parking fees in six anchorage areas across the province as part of a wider effort to generate revenue amid a pandemic-induce...