Kamis, 24 Rabiul Awwal 1441 / 21 November 2019

Kamis, 24 Rabiul Awwal 1441 / 21 November 2019

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Orangutans to extinct if forest fire still occurs

Selasa, 24 Sep 2019 00:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KETAPANG -- IAR Foundation Chairman Tantyo Bangun said wildfire ia a tragedy which clearly threatens humans. In addition, the habitat of orangutans and other wildlife inside the forest...

Pekanbaru runs out of air purifier

Senin, 23 Sep 2019 07:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Most of the electronic stores in Pekanbaru, Riau Province, have been running out of air purifier in the last two weeks, following a massive buying by...

Pontianak in dangerous category of haze

Jumat, 20 Sep 2019 16:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK — Metereology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said there were 1.431 hotspots spreaded in several districts in West Kalimantan on Friday (Sept 20). According to ISPU (air pollution...

Kalimantan wildfire forces orang utan trespass residential

Kamis, 19 Sep 2019 00:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMPIT -- Some orang utans (Pongo pygmaeus) fled their habitat and trespassed on residential areas in East Kotawaringin District, Central Kalimantan Province, owing to wildfires raging here for...

New capital city area affected by smoke

Selasa, 17 Sep 2019 18:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PENAJAM — Penajam Paser Utara Regency in East Kalimantan, a new prospective capital city of Indonesia was shrouded thin haze on Tuesday (Sept 17). In the morning, thin haze...

Dozens of orang utans suffers respiratory infection

Selasa, 17 Sep 2019 13:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALANGKA RAYA -- Dozens of orang utans undergoing rehabilitation in the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation area in Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan Province, are reportedly ailing from acute...

Garuda cancels 12 flights due to smog in Kalimantan

Senin, 16 Sep 2019 10:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia cancelled 12 domestic flights on Sunday due to smog resulting in limited visibility. The decision to cancel the flights was based...

West Kalimantan police arrest 52 suspects in wildfire cases

Selasa, 27 Agu 2019 14:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- The West Kalimantan police arrested 52 suspects in land and forest fire cases in the province, West Kalimantan Police Chief Insp. Gen. Didi Haryono stated. "A...

Minister admits poor law enforcement in handling wildfire

Kamis, 22 Agu 2019 08:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto has admitted poor law enforcement against individuals applying slash and burn method caused forest and land fires....

Tesso Nilo elephants show signs of stress due to forest fire

Rabu, 14 Agu 2019 08:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Mahouts of the elephant Flying Squad at the Tesso Nilo National (TNTN ) Park had to evacuate the trained elephants to a safer place, as they...

Pontianak plans to change school hours due to haze

Selasa, 13 Agu 2019 02:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- Mayor of Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Edi Rusdi Kamtono announced the local government's plan to temporarily change school working hours, without dismissing learning activities, in the city...

Satellite detects 2,070 hotspots across Indonesia

Jumat, 09 Agu 2019 02:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Environmental Affairs and Forestry Ministry recorded 2,070 hotspots, with a confidence rate at over 80 percent, during the January-July 2019 period, based on monitoring...

700 Pekanbaru people suffer respiratory illness due to haze

Senin, 05 Agu 2019 10:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Some 700 people in Pekanbaru, Riau Province, currently suffer from respiratory illness as haze from forest fires has shrouded the city over the last several days....

Smog lowers visibility in Pekanbaru

Selasa, 30 Jul 2019 14:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Haze from forest and land fires blanketing Pekanbaru City, Riau Province, since Tuesday morning, has reduced visibility, an official of the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency...

Jokowi highlights efforts to overcome smoke haze

Minggu, 16 Des 2018 07:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has disclosed his government's efforts to overcome smoke haze that affected several parts of Indonesia, including Riau Province, for dozens of years....

Haze shrouds Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan

Senin, 17 Sep 2018 19:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALIKPAPAN -- Haze from forest fires has shrouded Banjarmasin City, the capital of South Kalimantan Province, on Monday morning. In residential and farming areas in Pemurus, South Banjarmasin...

Four people named suspects in C Kalimantan land fires

Rabu, 12 Sep 2018 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMPIT -- Police in East Kotawaringin district, Central Kalimantan, have named four suspects in land and forest fires in a number of areas in the district. Police said...

Beware of long drought this year: Wiranto

Rabu, 22 Agu 2018 05:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto asked all the parties to be aware of the possibility of a long drought in 2018. Due...

BNPB keeps on trying to contain forest fires in W Kalimantan

Selasa, 21 Agu 2018 12:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has deployed four water bombing helicopters to put out land and forest fires in West Kalimantan. On Monday, Pontianak city...

Three Riau residents arrested for burning land

Selasa, 21 Agu 2018 07:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The army personnel joining the Riau Forest and Land Firefighting Task Force have caught red handed three local residents while burning a piece of land in...

BMKG detects 140 hot spots in Riau

Minggu, 19 Agu 2018 21:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Pekanbaru Station's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) detected 140 hot spots. It indicated that forest and land fires (Karhutla) occured in Riau Province.Based on BMKG...

Smoke detectors installed in Jakabaring Sport City area

Jumat, 10 Agu 2018 02:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- Smoke detectors have been installed in the Jakabaring Sport City (JSC) area in Palembang, South Sumatra. The device was installed to ensure the location of the...

Govt discusses precautionary measures against forest fires

Kamis, 26 Jul 2018 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has held discussions on precautionary measures against land and forest fires following the onset of the dry season in 2018. Hotspots have emerged in...

Ministry struggles to make Asian Games free from smoke

Jumat, 20 Jul 2018 13:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Environment and Forestry Ministry is determined to do its utmost to make Indonesia free from smoke when it hosts the Asian Games 2018 from Aug...

Water-bombing choppers deployed to Palembang for Asian Games

Sabtu, 02 Jun 2018 11:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- Two additional water-bombing helicopters have been sent to Palembang, South Sumatra Province, for anticipating wildfires during the 18th Asian Games that will be held from Aug...

Drought to peak in conjunction with Asian Games: BPBD

Senin, 28 Mei 2018 15:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- Regional Disaster Management Board (BPBD) has predicted that the drought will peak in August 2018. It will be in conjunction with the international sporting event of...

Riau to extend alert status on fires ahead of Asian Games

Senin, 21 Mei 2018 22:38 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The Riau provincial government will extend an alert status of land and forest fires (Karhutla), which will end this month, in order to avoid haze during...

Govt optimistic Asian Games to be free from haze

Senin, 02 Apr 2018 03:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- The Environmental Affairs and Forestry Ministry is optimistic that the 2018 Asian Games to be free from haze. The government has been doing its utmost to...

On Forest fires, President says no more

Selasa, 19 Jan 2016 10:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo said here on Monday that Indonesia's economy was corrected by 0.2 percent due to smog problems caused by forest and land fires in...

Indonesia discusses efforts to prevent forest fires

Senin, 18 Jan 2016 23:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo and officers discussed efforts to prevent forest fires in Indonesia in 2016, including the involvement of the private sector.The coordination meeting was held...

BMKD detects 10 hotspots in Riau

Minggu, 27 Des 2015 09:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Pekanbaru detected 10 hotspots which spread across six counties and cities in Riau Province, on Friday (25/12).Head of BMKG Pekanbaru...

Peatland restoration should be based on several considerations

Rabu, 02 Des 2015 18:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PARIS -- The initiative launched by the government to restore peatland ecosystems to mitigate climate change should be based on ecological and economic considerations, stated a researcher from...

In ASEAN Summit, Jokowi explains how to handle forest fires

Minggu, 22 Nov 2015 16:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) explained the issue of forest fires faced by Indonesian. This was conveyed in a plenary session of 27th ASEAN Summit in KLCC,...

Foreign companies involved for causing forest fires, VP says

Rabu, 18 Nov 2015 16:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANILA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla reiterated Indonesia's efforts in addressing the smog disaster in Sumatra and Kalimantan that were affected by a number of neighboring countries. Kalla...

America provides 2.9 million US dollar for Indonesia's forest restoration

Sabtu, 14 Nov 2015 08:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya, said the Government of the United States (US) would provide assistance of 2.9 million US dollars for restoration of...

Indonesia thanks Australia for assistance in handling forest fires

Jumat, 13 Nov 2015 03:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has expressed gratitude to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for lending assistance in handling land and forest fires.President Widodo accompanied by First...

Two helicopters reassigned to South Sumatra

Selasa, 10 Nov 2015 17:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- Two Kamov helicopters will be reassigned to maximize land and forest fire extinguishing operations in South Sumatra, which has recorded 105 hotspots.Head of the National Disaster...

Police arrests 78 suspects of forest fires

Minggu, 08 Nov 2015 19:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Police was handling 286 cases of land and forest fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra. A total of 266 individuals and corporations had been named as suspects."78...

BMKG: Increase in number of hotspots recorded in Babel

Kamis, 05 Nov 2015 21:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PANGKALPINANG -- The Pangkalpinang station of Indonesia's Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) revealed an increase in the number of hotspots detected by the Terra and Aqua...

Norway ready to help solve forest and land fires in Indonesia

Rabu, 04 Nov 2015 17:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Norwegian government has expressed its readiness to help Indonesia in seeking a solution to resolve the forest and land fires permanently."If there is a question...