Friday, 4th September 2015
Environment
  • Self-driven taxis to help reduce carbon emissions: Study
    7th July 2015
    Electricity-powered autonomous taxis could significantly reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions from light-duty vehicles in the United States within the next 20 years, according to a paper published Monday (July 6) in the ...
  • Researcher identifies 52 species of reptiles in W Sumatra
    1st July 2015
    A researcher of reptiles Salvator Fakhrul Reza successfully identified 52 species of reptiles such as snakes, lizards and turtles around Karamuntiang Hills, Padang city, West Sumatra province. "The 52 species include three ...
  • Riau authorities extinguish 10 bushfires
    30th June 2015
    The fire brigade and disaster mitigation office of Pekanbaru, Riau Province, has extinguished bushfires in at least 10 locations during the period between January and June 2015. During the six-month period, the office ...
  • Rwanda imports lions from S. Africa to boost tourism sector
    28th June 2015
    Rwanda has imported seven lions from South Africa in a bid to boost the tourism industry which is the countrys biggest foreign exchange earner. African Parks together with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) will relocate ...
  • President Jokowi raises garbage processing issue at cabinet meeting
    23rd June 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) held a limited cabinet meeting here on Tuesday to discuss garbage-related problems in the country. He said that breakthroughs must be made with regard to processing garbage right from ...
  • NTT farmers urged to brace for El Nino-induced drought
    22nd June 2015
    Farmers in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province have been urged to brace for El Nino-induced drought expected to hit from June until November 2015. "There is no need to panic but instead to brace for the possibility by ...
  • No need to import food to face El Nino: Kalla
    18th June 2015
    The government does not need to import food commodities to face the impacts of El Nino on Indonesia, Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla said. "Effects of the El Nino phenomenon are expected to be moderate. If we prepare well, we ...
  • Indonesia to adopt greener model for development
    11th June 2015
    The Government of Indonesia, in cooperation with various businesses, is committed to shifting development planning to a greener model in order to support inclusive and sustainable economic growth. The country is now welcoming ...
  • Indonesia, Japan cooperating to conserve Bali`s myna bird
    11th June 2015
    Japans Yokohama city administration and the Indonesian government are cooperating to conserve the Bali starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), locally called jalak or curik, by donating the birds for release at the Bali Barat National ...
  • Pertamina to start work on blue sky gasoline project in October
    21st May 2015
    State owned energy company PT Pertamina will break the ground to mark the start of work for its Cilacap blue sky gasoline (PLBC) project in October 2015. Processing director of Pertamina Rachmad Hardadi said the PLBC ...