Indonesia works to improve rice irrigation World

Indonesia works to improve rice irrigation

The Indonesian government plans to continue building dams to irrigate paddy fields as existing facilities can irrigate only 11 percent, or 780,000 ha, of paddy fields, according to a recent broadcast.
Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate World

Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate

The poverty rate in Indonesia declined to 9.8 percent, or nearly 26 million people, of the total population in March 2018 from 10.64 percent, or nearly 27.8 million people, in 2017, according to Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS).
Thai PM unveils new economic development strategy ASEAN

Thai PM unveils new economic development strategy

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced a strategy to build a “People’s State” to bring into full play the strength of the State, people and businesses towards sustainable development.