3 hrs ago
UPDATE 1-Singapore's air turns "hazardous" as Indonesian fires rage
Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "hazardous" levels late on Wednesday as smoke from slash-and-burn land clearing in Indonesia enveloped the city-state, inflaming tensions between the Southeast Asian neighbours.
9 hrs ago
Indonesia calls rain-makers on haze
Indonesia plans to use weather changing technology to try to unleash torrents of rain and extinguish raging fires on Sumatra island that have cloaked neighbouring Singapore in thick haze, an official said Wednesday.
11 hrs ago
Singapore Urges Naming of Firms After Worst Smog Since 1997
Singapore asked Indonesia to name the firms involved in forest burning on the island of Sumatra that has caused the worst smog in the city-state for 16 years.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Javaa s last synagogue demolished as U.S. students visit on religious pluralism tour
Just hours after six American students arrived in Surabaya, Indonesia , on Friday evening, media reported that one of the country's last remaining vestiges of its Jewish community had been reduced to a pile of rubble.
Indonesia Haze: Singpore Wants To Know Who's Behind Fires
Singapore's worst air pollution in 16 years sparked diplomatic tension on Tuesday, as the city-state urged Indonesia to provide data on company names and concession maps to enable it to act against plantation firms that allow slash-and-burn farming.
Tussle over Singapore haze problem
Smog from forest fires in Indonesia stayed at unhealthy levels in Singapore on Tuesday as the two neighbours blamed each other for the seasonal problem.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Jetstar Expands Indonesian Network With Non-stop Flights To Lombok
Jetstar on Tuesday announced it would begin flying between Perth and the Indonesian island of Lombok from Sept 24 with the island becoming the Jetstar Group's fifth Indonesian port.
Cheznye Emmons: Family of poisoned British backpacker demand...
'We want to save another family from going through hell': Parents of poisoned British backpacker, 23, demand Indonesian shopkeeper's arrest for selling her methanol The family of a young British backpacker who died after drinking poisonous methanol labelled as gin have demanded the arrest of the shopkeeper who sold her the deadly concoction.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Asia News Network
JAKARTA: Indonesia to take Apec out of the ivory tower
The upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Bali in October will undoubtedly serve as an opportunity for Indonesia to flex its muscle on economic diplomacy.
Indonesians learn Korean anticipating su...
Some 330,000 Koreans visited Indonesia last year, a 25 percent increase from 2009.
Indonesia smoke haze shrouds Malaysian cities
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Sunday was shrouded with haze from forest fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra causing "unhealthy" levels of pollution in six areas.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
TravelokaConnect Launches Making the Purchase of Complex Flights With One Click Possible
Traveloka has just launched what it believes to be a one-of-a-kind technology that will give Indonesians a truly advanced and secure experience in searching for flight tickets online.
Vic premier off to South-East Asia
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine will be spruiking Melbourne's East West Link road to potential investors when he leads a trade mission to South-East Asia next week.
INTERVIEW-Indonesia's Citilink to buy new planes, may list by 2015
Indonesian budget carrier PT Citilink Indonesia, a unit of state-owned carrier PT Garuda Indonesia, plans to expand its fleet to 50 planes and sell a 30 percent stake in a public offering by 2015, the company's CEO said on Friday.
PNG presidenta s Indonesia visit raises questions o...
President of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill will travel to Jakarta this weekend for discussions with the Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Export Opportunity through New Indonesian Partnership
Waiariki Institute of Technology and Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Bandung/Bandung Institute of Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia have formalised a new partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
A Look to the Inside of Rainbow Warrior
A tour to the inside of Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior - probably won't come twice in my life - was my weekend consolation that is unforgettable.
The Asian Pacific Post
Harnessing the new Asian middle class
Asia is changing beyond all recognition. At the heart of the most sweeping social and economic transformation the world has seen is the rise of a powerful new-largely urban-consuming class.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Semarang 2013: Anything for a plane ride
My Facebook feed is filled with photos of friends off to some faraway land. It is that time of the year again, when families go on their June vacations and the head of the household has to figure out where to take the brood.
Smartphones Hung From Trees Alert Rangers To Illegal Logging
While rainforests cover less than 2% of the Earth's surface, it is estimated that they are home to half of the world's animal and plant species.