Thursday Nov 21
Indonesia proposes to renew collaboration with S'pore to prevent forest fires
Indonesia has proposed a draft Memorandum of Understanding to renew bilateral collaborations with Singapore so as to prevent and reduce forest and land fires in Sumatra that cause transboundary haze pollution.
Asia News Network
JAKARTA: Pelindo spends US$47 million on Indonesian port project
State-owned port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III has spent 540.64 billion rupiah this year to expand Trisakti Port in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, to help increase the productivity of the port.
XL Axiata says more BTS, fibre to be deployed by December
Indonesian mobile network operator XL Axiata, a subsidiary of Axiata Group of Malaysia, has announced plans to deploy additional base transceiver stations and fibre-optic cables by December, as it looks to improve the overall quality of its wireless data services in the country.
Christian Science Monitor
A move to blend culture with maps to save vanishing forests
With machetes slung over their shoulders and cooking pots tied to their packs, a team of seven surveyors set off from this sleepy hill town recently to complete a mapping project they hope will bring their village into existence for Indonesian officialdom.