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Water irrigation canals: 1,000 years of history, so what’s the fuss?

  Humans are newcomers to Earth, even though their achievements have been enormous. It was only during the Holocene epoch (10,000 years ago) that the...

The failure of the Middlemen: the Scourge of Development Compensation

  All over Southeast Asia, large iconic developments are sprouting up in spaces known for their natural assets, many of which support the traditional livelihoods...

India Buys First Ever U.S. Crude Oil, to Step Up Purchases

  India, the world's third-largest oil importer, will import crude oil from the United States for the first time after Indian Oil Corp bought a...

Indonesia, Turkey to Ramp Up Cooperation in Energy and Aerospace Industries

  Indonesian ship and airplane builders finalized business deals totaling $520 million with Turkish companies, paving the way for future investments from Turkey into diverse...

Vietnam Renews India Oil Deal in Tense South China Sea

  Vietnam has extended an Indian oil concession in the South China Sea and begun drilling in another area it disputes with China in moves...

Pulp and Paper Industry Fosters Local Entrepreneurship

  Despite Indonesia's pulp and paper industry having experienced ups and downs, affected by challenges from both within and outside the country, one thing that...

Are Indonesian Paper exports suitable for the Quran?

  Giant paper producer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is forecasting the sales volume of Quran paper to increase by 7 percent to 23,625 metric...

Hydropower threatens Mekong ecosystem

  Scientists have once again warned against the 12 hydropower projects along the Mekong River that will cause non-recoverable damages to the river’s ecosystem as...

Trump refused to pledge Paris climate change accord

  TAORMINA, Sicily — Leaders of the G7, the world’s most exclusive geopolitical club, issued their 2017 declaration Saturday, with U.S. President Donald Trump refusing to...

The Battle over Peatlands

  President Joko Widodo must immediately resolve the dispute between Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Peatlands restoration the bone of...
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