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  1. Indonesia Shipping Report Q4 2014 - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    That said, we consider 2014 to be a relatively weak transition year prior to the recovery gathering pace in 2015. First quarter growth slowed to 5.2% year-on-year and we expect some further weakening because of the government ban on raw mineral exports and lower investment inflows.


  2. Indonesia Shipping Report Q4 2014 - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 |

    Political Risk Coming Back Down After Elections With the general elections now completed and Joko Wikodo poised to take over from President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, political risk factors are beginning to subside and BMI retains a broadly optimistic outlook for the Indonesian economy. That said, we consider 2014 to be a relatively weak transition year prior to the recovery gathering pace in 2015.


  3. JAMBI: Sumatra, Kalimantan still covered by hazeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Asia News Network

    Haze continued to blanket a number of provinces in Sumatra island and Central and South Kalimantan, amid a prolonged drought. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency's Terra and Aqua satellite detected 234 hotspots in Sumatra on Tuesday, indicating forest and peatland fires in several provinces on the island.


  4. PALEMBANG: Emergency situation extended as haze blankets Indonesian citiesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Asia News Network

    Haze again blanketed cities in Sumatra and Kalimantan on Monday, including Palembang, which decided to extend its emergency status. "The emergency response operation apparently ended on Oct. 31, but as the forest and peatland fires continue, we extended the period until the middle of this month," said South Sumatra Disaster Mitigation Agency head Yulizar in Palembang on Monday.


  5. Indonesia: full-time ESL teacherRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 |

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  6. JAKARTA: More than 1,800 hotspots in Indonesia as haze intensifiesRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | Asia News Network

    Haze from forest and plantation fire in central Kalimantan and south Sumatra have intensified, as more than 1,500 hotspots were detected in the two Indonesian provinces. The Terra Satellite recorded 1,225 hotspots in central Kalimantan, 344 in south Sumatra, 203 in west Kalimantan, 32 in East Kalimantan and 20 in Lampung on Sunday morning, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of Indonesia disaster mitigation agency in a text message to reporters.


  7. Indonesia land law may bring toll projects to swift conclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The China Post

    The implementation of a law on land procurement for public infrastructure next year in Indonesia is expected to help expedite around 35 toll road projects that are mostly being delayed because of land acquisition problems. Under Law No.


  8. Indonesia AirAsia adds two routes from MedanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 |

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  9. the Jokowi Presidency: International Engagement to Kill Our Forest FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Perspektif Online

    President Joko Widodo has never been a foreign minister and he has never been a diplomat, but he has a keen sense of the world and the reciprocal interests it has with the national needs of Indonesia. As a business man he had from early on linked his products to international markets and frequently participated in international fora.


  10. The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | BBC News

    Richard Flanagan's The Narrow Road to the Deep North has won this year's Man Booker Prize. But there's more to the "war in the East" than the horrors of the Burma railway says novelist Isabel Wolff.


  11. PALEMBANG: South Sumatra gives up on haze despite helpRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Asia News Network

    The South Sumatra administration seems to be losing hope as all its efforts to resolve the haze emitted from its land have been fruitless. "The only hope is asking Allah for rain," South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin told reporters in Palembang on Wednesday.


  12. Haze disrupts flights on Indonesia's SumatraRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Nation

    Haze from forest and brush fires caused flight delays in Indonesia's South Sumatra province on Wednesday amid sharply reduced visibility, an official said. More than 10 landings and departures at the Sultan Mahmud airport in the provincial capital Palembang were delayed after visibility dropped to 200 metres in the morning, said Sawirman, a weather official at the airport.


  13. PEKANBARU: Persistent haze grounds flights, shuts schools in RiauRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Several flights from Batam in the Riau Islands to Jambi and Pekanbaru in Riau were canceled on Tuesday as thick haze was still covering the airports in both cities. "Almost every airline wished to avoid the risk and preferred to delay and cancel their flights.


  14. PALEMBANG: Transportation suffers from ongoing haze in SumatraRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Besides endangering the health of residents, haze in Sumatra has also disrupted business activities, shipping and flights, especially in Palembang, South Sumatra. The South Sumatra office head of the Indonesian National Shipowners Association , Kurmin Halim, said members had suffered losses of up to 20 billion rupiah since the Palembang port master imposed an alternating shipping lane policy to avoid accidents.


  15. Haze Disrupts Flights in Sumatra as Pollution Nears Danger LevelRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Haze from Indonesian forest fires is delaying flights to and from Sumatra and increasing respiratory infections on the island as pollution nears dangerous levels. There were 153 fire hotspots in Sumatra, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for the country's national disaster mitigation agency, said by phone message yesterday.


  16. JAKARTA: Indonesia to build 165 airports next yearRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Asia News Network

    The Indonesian government has earmarked 6.2 trillion rupiah to finance the construction of 165 airports in cities across the country next year. Bambang Tjahjono, director of airports at the Transportation Ministry, said around 60 percent of the amount would be channeled for airport construction in the eastern part of the country.


  17. JAKARTA: Trans Sumatra toll finally breaks groundRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Asia News Network

    The ground-breaking ceremony of the first stretch of the long-awaited 2,700-kilometre Trans Sumatra toll road, which will connect major cities from Aceh to Lampung, was held on Friday, as the outgoing administration speeds up crucial projects that will have a multiplier effect on the country's economy. The construction of the mega toll-road project will begin in December with work undertaken on the first section, which will span 15.8 km from Medan to Binjai in North Sumatra and will cost 1.6 trillion rupiah , according to Coordinating Economic Minister Chairul Tanjung.


  18. PALEMBANG: Prolonged haze disrupts flights, schools in South SumatraRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Thick haze paralyzed Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport in Palembang, South Sumatra from 6 am to 9 am on Sunday, forcing airlines to delay the departures of 14 flights. "Visibility was a mere 100 metres due to the haze.


  19. Incheon Bids Annyeonghi Gyeseyo In Another Spectacular ShowcaseRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Malaysian National News Agency

    From Zuriati Zulmi INCHEON, Oct 4 -- After 16 days of competition, the second biggest sporting event in the world, the 17th Asian Games came to a close at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Saturday night. The ceremony started with a song delivering the message of peace and appreciation to Asian friends by Rainbow Choir.


  20. My boy Joseph is a true son of Singapore, says Colin SchoolingRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Straits Times

    Tell that to Colin and he will quickly rebut in Malay: "Nama saya Colin Schooling. Anak berna Singapura."