Strong earthquake hits Indonesia World

Strong earthquake hits Indonesia

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Northwestern Indonesia's Aceh on January 7, according to the US Geological Survey.
Indonesia cancels plan to close Kodomo Island World

Indonesia cancels plan to close Kodomo Island

The Indonesian Government decided to cancel the planned shutdown of Komodo Island, a popular destination in the eastern region as populations of the rare lizard Komodo remain stable despite influx of visitors.
Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke World

Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke

As many as 39,277 residents in Riau province in Sumatra Island, Indonesia, have suffered from respiratory problems due to the escalating smoke haze caused by forest fires, according to head of the provincial Health Office Mimi Nazir.
Several Indonesian regions brace for drought World

Several Indonesian regions brace for drought

Authorities of several regions in Indonesia have been reminded to intensify the monitoring for possible forest fires and droughts, as this year's dry season is forecast to be drier compared to the previous year.
Indonesia strives to stabilise domestic rice prices World

Indonesia strives to stabilise domestic rice prices

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution has called on the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) to distribute imported rice that is currently stored at its warehouses to push rice prices down.
Indonesia likely to stop salt import in 2020 World

Indonesia likely to stop salt import in 2020

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Panjaitan has called for a stop to the import of salt for industries in 2020, according to the ANTARA news agency.
Indonesia develops infrastructure in tourism areas World

Indonesia develops infrastructure in tourism areas

Indonesia’s Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing has inked cooperation agreements with seven regional administrations for the construction of infrastructure for local residents in tourism areas.
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Indonesia vows to erase malaria

Indonesia’s Health Ministry has vowed to intensify efforts to erase malaria on the occasion of the World Malaria Day (April 25).
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Indonesia supplies 43 pct of world’s pearl

Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of the South Sea Pearl with 43 percent of the world supply, the Indonesia News Agency quoted Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Sharif C. Sutardjo as saying.