Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Environment

Singapore team digs in to help Riau village combat haze – The Straits Times

Monday, 22 May 2017 10:07 pm


The Straits Times
Singapore team digs in to help Riau village combat haze
The Straits Times
Haze collaborated with the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) to build the $3,000 canal block, with money raised from the public. Volunteers told The Straits Times they had joined the trip to better understand the problem that has plagued …

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Indonesia: Government exploiting pornography law to target LGBTI community – Amnesty International USA

Monday, 22 May 2017 4:19 pm


Amnesty International USA
Indonesia: Government exploiting pornography law to target LGBTI community
Amnesty International USA
“These arrests are further evidence of the increasingly hostile environment faced by the LGBTI community in Indonesia. This situation has been fueled over the past year by a series of reckless, inflammatory and inaccurate statements made by public

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A Curious Plan to Save the Environment With the Blockchain – WIRED

Monday, 22 May 2017 3:09 pm


WIRED
A Curious Plan to Save the Environment With the Blockchain
WIRED
Using something akin to Walmart's food safety program, a blockchain could ensure that a grouper being tossed through Tokyo's Tsukiji Market actually came from a sustainable fisherman in Indonesia. The blockchain, Chapron argues, can also enable …

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Indonesia, Sweden seek to boost cooperation on investment, energy – Global Times

Monday, 22 May 2017 1:25 pm


Netralnews
Indonesia, Sweden seek to boost cooperation on investment, energy
Global Times
The governments of Indonesia and Sweden on Monday agreed to seek the possibility to expand cooperation in the sectors of investment, energy and environment. Indonesian President Joko Widodo met with Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at the …
Indonesia-Sweden to Focus on Politic, Economic CooperationNetralnews
Indonesia, Sweden Strengthen Cooperation in Air Navigation, Creative IndustryJakarta Globe
Swedish King calls for strengthening of forestry cooperationANTARA

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Bogor Botanical Garden Celebrate 200th Anniversary – Tempo.co

Saturday, 20 May 2017 3:38 pm


Tempo.co
Bogor Botanical Garden Celebrate 200th Anniversary
Tempo.co
Furthermore, it has become a reference for the development of botanical gardens in the regions, and that it could consequently improve the quality of Indonesia's environment. Meanwhile, the Bogor Botanical Garden is now serving the Secretary General of …

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