Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

KAMPAR, Indonesia - For farmer Achmad Rusli, it was a...forest fires that burned a chunk of Indonesia the size of New Jersey.The fires record levels of unhealthiness.Indonesia's neighbors have grown increasingly...
Nation and World
Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

SIAK, Indonesia - Forest fires difficult to control? Call in the pachyderm patrol.Officials in Indonesia are using trained elephants outfitted...settlements back to their habitats.So far, Indonesia has been unable to put out fires this...
Nation and World
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...From Australia to Zambia, Chile to Indonesia, the pain of China's sharp economic...IndonesiaArbona Hutabarat of Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank, says...economy cuts 0.6 percentage point off Indonesia's. The IMF thinks Indonesia's economy...
Nation and World
Indonesia says it sent boat of Rohingya to Malaysia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Hundreds of migrants abandoned at...people successfully landed in western Indonesia, with some migrants jumping into the...more was turned away early Monday.Indonesia's Navy spokesman, First Adm. Manahan...
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My Turn: How did climate change affect Shell's Arctic decision?

...Mobil. A year ago, he claimed that Exxon's initial interest in climate change stemmed from a natural gas prospect off Indonesia that dates back to 1981. If that site had been developed, it would have been the largest point source of CO2 emissions in...
Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

MEDAN, Indonesia - Rescuers with heavy machinery searched...personnel and their families, went down in Indonesia's third-largest city of Medan, striking...reach remote destinations is common in Indonesia, a sprawling archipelago that spans...
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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...pilgrims killed, while Egypt lost 148 and Indonesia 120.Others include Nigeria with 99...bodies were photographed multiple times.Indonesia's religious affairs minister, Dubai; Niniek Karmini in Jakarta, Indonesia; Nirmala George in New Delhi; Julhas...
Nation and World
Icicle sale melts under heat of Asian markets

...processors and fishing boats, as well as the company's fishing rights.Convergence and Dominion are owned by the Soetantyo of Indonesia, while Paine and Partners is a private equity firm that bought Icicle in 2006.Paine and Partners said Icicle remains a...
State | Local
Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

BANGKOK - The decision by Indonesia and Malaysia to give temporary shelter...Muslims and Bangladeshis have landed in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.How many...happens in a year?Malaysia and Indonesia have made clear that their offer...
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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...a large scale: converting trash into fuel.They have no other choice.As people in countries such as China, India and Indonesia get wealthier they are increasingly turning to air travel for vacation or business, creating an enormous financial opportunity...
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