Pangolin critically endangered, wildlife watchdog warns

Shy, scaly and highly elusive, pangolins exist primarily in Asia and Africa. Today, they are also currently the most heavily trafficked mammal in the...

Malaysia burns tonnes of ivory

The African elephant is being hunted to extinction. Source: YouTube The Malaysian authorities have destroyed 9.5 tonnes of seized elephant ivory to deter smugglers who...

Freeport looks to sue Jakarta

Most indigenous Papuan communities have not embraced the foreign mining companies. Source: Wikimedia Freeport-McMoRan has warned Indonesia it was prepared to sue if it...

Papua mine talks still deadlocked 

Freeport-McMoran is encouraged by talks over its giant Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesian Papua, according to chief executive Richard Adkerson said. While conceding...

Army tackles Java plastic crisis 

The Indonesian military has been deployed to unblock rivers and canals clogged with bottles, bags and other plastic packaging. Indonesia is estimated to be the...

Indonesia unveils plans for green growth

Indonesia’s planning minister, Bambang Brodjonegoro, has unveiled plans for sustainable economic development from 2020 that could deliver growth of up to 6 per cent...

ADB commits financing for Philippine tourism hubs

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has opened its doors for the Philippines to boost and develop two of its infamous tourism hubs. ADB said in...

Philippines reef named Asean Heritage Park

A coral reef in Tubbataha Natural Park Asean has named Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park as an Asean Heritage Park (AHP). Roberto Oliva, executive director of the...

Six journalists deported from Papua 

Six Japanese journalists trying to make a documentary have been deported by the Indonesian authorities from the province of Papua.  The team was working for...

Filipinos die in jeepney crash 

A bus collided with a jeepney van carrying pilgrims to Christmas Mass in the Philippines, leaving at least 20 people dead and adding to...

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Vietnam's Resolution 105 will help revive the country's dwindling economy.

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