Monday, 27th June 2016
Environment
  • Whale shark sightings promote Bone Bolango as tourist destination
    15th May 2016
    Bone Bolango District Head Hamim Pou has been grateful that regular sightings of 17 whale sharks in Botubarani waters, have attracted tourists to visit the region. "The presence of the 17 whale sharks is blessing for Bone ...
  • Gorontalo whale sharks must not be over exploited: Minister Susi
    14th May 2016
    Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in the Botubarani waters, Kabila Bone, Bone Bolango District, Gorontalo Province, must not be over exploited, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has reminded. "I appeal ...
  • Indonesia to experience La Nina in July-September period: BMKG
    13th May 2016
    Manado (ANTARA News)  - The Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has forecast that Indonesia would experience the La Nina weather phenomenon from July to September 2016. Head of BMKG Andi Eka Sakya ...
  • NGOs against expansion of coal mining industry
    10th May 2016
    A number of non governmental organizations including Wahana Lingkungan Hidup (Walhi), Jaringan Advokasi Tambang (Jatam) and Greenpeace Indonesia expressed their opposition to expansion of coal mining industry in the country. ...
  • Gorontalo celebrates World Migratory Bird Day
    10th May 2016
    Gorontalo is celebrating 2016 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) that is commemorated globally every year on May 10 by organizing several activities, including disseminating information on bird preservation. Gorontalo ...
  • Jagatnatha botanical garden designed to serve multiple functions
    9th May 2016
    The Jagatnatha botanical garden in Jembrana District, Bali Province, is designed to serve several functions as a new tourist destination. "With its strategic position and catering to the communitys need for fresh air and a ...
  • Satellites detect 13 hotspots in Riau
    6th May 2016
    The Terra and Aqua satellites detected 13 hotspots in five districts in Riau Province, on Friday at 5 a.m. local time. "Based on a monitoring by the Terra and Aqua satellites at 5 a.m. Western Indonesian Standard Time (WIB) ...
  • Three ministers review Jakarta bay reclamation site
    4th May 2016
    Three ministers, in the company of Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok, reviewed the Jakarta bay reclamation site on Wednesday. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Rizal Ramli, Environment ...
  • Jakarta bay reclamation to increase coastal area: Minister
    4th May 2016
    Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pujiastuti has opined that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project was not to form new islands but to expand North Jakartas coastal area, instead. "From what we have seen, some of the 17 ...
  • Lore Lindu National Park grappling for funds
    4th May 2016
    The Lore Lindu National Park (TNLL) is currently struggling to procure funding to patch the holes left by illegal gold miners in the Dongi-Dongi Region, Poso District, Central Sulawesi, TNLL chief Sudayatna stated here, ...