The Indonesian government aims to file a case against the European Union to the World Trade Organization in early November over palm oil, Wisnu Wardhana, foreign trade director general at the Trade Ministry, said on Friday.
Out of 56 companies that relocated their production out of China between April 2018 and August 2019, only three went to India and two to Indonesia. This was the finding of a study by Nomura, a Japanese financial group.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday called for police restraint and promised an investigation into the deaths of two students killed during protests that have spread to become the country’s biggest in decades.
Indonesian forest fires are putting nearly 10 million children at risk from air pollution, the United Nations warned Tuesday, as scientists said the blazes were releasing vast amounts of greenhouse gases.
At least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured as fresh unrest erupted in Indonesia's restive Papua region, with some victims burned to death in buildings set ablaze by protesters, authorities say.
An Indonesian soldier was killed on Monday in a clash with students in Papua, a military spokesman said, while media reports said three students also died in the incident that marks a new escalation in unrest in the easternmost area.
Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs officials said.
Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dangerous" levels, a local government official said on Sunday.