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South Korea’s New Energy Minister Says to Support Nuclear Reactor Exports

  South Korea's new energy minister said on Monday (24/07) that he plans to support the country's push to sell nuclear reactors overseas, even as the...

Indonesia Environment Minister Wants Permanent Ban on Licences to Use Forest Land

  Indonesia's environment minister said on Monday (24/07) she wants to make permanent a moratorium on issuing new licences to use land designated as primary...

Forests in Sumatra Estimated to Face Extinction in Next 25 Years

  The current poor condition of forests in Sumatra will extinct in the span of 25 years if serious measures are not taken to conserve them. The...

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way of Life in Danger

  Out here, in West Pokot County, Kenya, the landscape looks like Mars — red clay, rocks, and in the distance, a mountain so bare,...

Evacuation Orders Lifted but California Wildfire Rages on

  Residents of a historic gold-mining town in central California began returning home on Friday (21/07) as evacuation orders prompted by a massive wildfire were...

NGO funding must be monitored & audited

  JAKARTA --- Ricky AVENZORA, a forestry and environmental observer from Bogor Agricultural Institute/IPB reminds that the government must not permit elite mafia donor and...

Malaysia’s Petronas Delivers First LNG Cargo to Thailand’s PTT

  Malaysian state oil firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd announced on Friday (21/07) the delivery of its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Thailand. Petronas, as...

With Climate Change Driving Child Marriage Risks, Bangladesh Fights Back

  Climate change-driven extreme weather - from flooding and mudslides to blistering heat - is accelerating migration to Bangladesh's cities, raising the risks of problems...

Philippines Shortlists Six Countries for $2 Billion LNG Hub, to Pick One Partner

  The Philippines has shortlisted six countries and will choose one from them as a partner for its planned $2-billion receiving and distribution facility for...

Thailand’s PTT Considers Taking Stake in Malaysia Gas Facility

  Thailand's state-owned oil and gas giant PTT is considering taking a stake in a natural gas liquefaction plant to be built in Malaysia, a...
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