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How Thailand is hurtling towards a massive waste disposal crisis

Sep 01, 2014

How Thailand is hurtling towards a massive waste disposal crisis

struggling to tame its trash.From Jakarta's Bantar Gebang dump to Manila's 'smokey mountain', open landfills blight Southeast Asia's booming megacities, as
Indonesia's rice-for-poor scheme to test new president

Aug 29, 2014

Indonesia's rice-for-poor scheme to test new president

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's powerful anti-graft agency will launch a probe into the nation's subsidised rice scheme unless major flaws are fixed
In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

Aug 28, 2014

In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

of tech-smart programmers, social media savvy and crowdsourcing."Open data may well have saved this election," said Paul Rowland, a Jakarta
Shambolic election campaign leaves Indonesia's president-elect much to prove

Aug 28, 2014

Shambolic election campaign leaves Indonesia's president-elect much to prove

JAKARTA (Reuters) - When he was nominated in March as a candidate for Indonesia's presidential election, polls showed Joko "Jokowi" Widodo
Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

Aug 26, 2014

Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

territorial disputes between its Southeast Asian neighbours and regional giant China.Jakarta's foreign ministry insists there is no problem with China over the
Indonesian police to keep Bali suitcase murder suspects apart

Aug 24, 2014

Indonesian police to keep Bali suitcase murder suspects apart

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A U.S. teen and her boyfriend detained in connection with the death of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali will not
Indonesia's president-elect eyes swift  fuel hike to boost budget

Aug 23, 2014

Indonesia's president-elect eyes swift fuel hike to boost budget

JAKARTA (Reuters) - President-elect Joko Widodo will sit down with Indonesia's outgoing leader next week in the hope of reaching an agreement to
Indonesia's highest court upholds Widodo's presidential win

Aug 22, 2014

Indonesia's highest court upholds Widodo's presidential win

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's highest court unanimously upheld last month's presidential election result on Thursday, paving the way for Joko
Indonesia court upholds Widodo's presidential victory

Aug 22, 2014

Indonesia court upholds Widodo's presidential victory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's highest court on Thursday unanimously upheld last month's presidential election result, paving the way for Joko