Updated Wednesday, October 7, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Indonesia's disaster chief Tuesday rejected criticism his country was not doing enough to combat the haze crisis, saying every possible resource was being deployed to fight forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in smog.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Saturday, October 3, 2015
The forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in choking haze are on track to become among the worst on record, NASA has warned, with a prolonged dry season hampering efforts to curb a crisis that has persisted for nearly two decades.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Indonesian police were Wednesday investigating claims that several Rohingya women were sexually assaulted by local men outside a camp housing members of the Myanmar minority who had arrived as migrants by boat.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
A lucrative illegal market for land to plant crops such as oil palm is a major cause of annual fires in Indonesia, a senior forestry researcher says, with the racket driven by complicit local officials and the global demand for commodities.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015
Indonesian police have detained seven people whose companies are allegedly connected with illegal agricultural fires that have cloaked Southeast Asia in haze, in rare arrests over the annual smog outbreaks.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Three critically endangered Javan rhino calves have been filmed in an Indonesian national park, taking to 60 the total population of the world's rarest rhino and offering hope for the creature's future.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
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