Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Indonesia: agencies calm public about tsunami threat ASEAN

Indonesia: agencies calm public about tsunami threat

The public need not worry about a tsunami threat along Java’s southern coast if they take mitigation measures to minimise the impact of disasters, Indonesian agencies have said following rising concerns about the phenomenon.
Indonesia: Landslide kills five diamond miners World

Indonesia: Landslide kills five diamond miners

A search and rescue team on April 9 rescued two miners and found five dead bodies after a landslide hit an artisanal diamond mine in Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan province of Indonesia a day earlier.
Indonesia ensures safety for IMF-WB meeting World

Indonesia ensures safety for IMF-WB meeting

The Indonesian government has affirmed that it is ensuring security and safety for delegates and participants of the ongoing 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank (WB) Group Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck in East Java early on October 11, heard a press conference later the same day.