ASEAN set up working group on climate change World

ASEAN set up working group on climate change

Environment ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have set up a working group to promote closer and deeper regional co-operative ties on issues related to climate change.

Strong quake hits Indonesia

A strong earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale shook Sumatra island, Indonesia , on Sept. 30, destroying buildings and bridges and causing fires in Padang city.

People – the best way to protect forests

By using people to protect forests, the Tam Dao National Park and Buffer Zone Management Project (TDMP) has provided a lot of useful lessons, said an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).