Vietnam to Promote High Quality Rice to Boost Export Revenues

  Vietnam has outlined plans to boost revenues from rice exports over the next decade by focusing on a higher quality product and selling more...

World Hunger on the Rise Again Due to Conflict and Climate: UN

  The number of hungry people in the world is rising again after years of decline, as millions suffer from the combined effects of conflict...

Indonesian court revokes license for the Cirebon coal plant

  Foreign NGOs, primarily Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth through its local chapter WALHI, and Friends of the Earth Japan, 350.org and others, succeeded to...

Indonesia: Calls for firing forestry minister Siti Norbaiti increase

  Environment and Forestry Minister, Siti Nurbaya Bakar deemed she does perform well in dealing with  European Union countries which plan to boycott Indonesian forestry...

Indonesian Parliament: New EU peat regulation has negative domino effect

  Much to the delight of the foreign NGOs the new EU peat swamp regulations is triggering a trade war and sours bilateral relationships between...

APP: Haze-linked firm accused ‘opaque with information’

  Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), one of the Indonesian companies blamed for the record-breaking haze that affected Singapore in 2015, has not provided enough...

The Green war against Resolute (and other dissenters)

  A year ago Konrad Yakabuski, from the Globe and Mail, wrote an noteworthy article highlighting the disconnect between environmental groups and their industrial targets. Whereas...

APP: Under fire by Jokowi officials

  A top executive of PT BAP, a company belonging to giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), responded by letter in late January this year...

Jokowi Officials Target OKI in South Sumatra: Symbolism for What?

  On the sidelines of more global developments, Indonesian officials, in a bizarre strategy of acting more like Greenpeace than a government, are taking '"symbolic" actions...

Ebell: Paris Agreement ‘a dead end’

  The Paris Agreement on climate change is dead following the election of Donald Trump as the next US President, right-wing MPs in Australia have claimed. The...
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