Day: October 24, 2021

Thai Water Project Clears Major Hurdle After China Shows Interest

BANGKOK — Thailand is moving forward on a controversial and long-pondered water diversion project after the plan drew interest from a major Chinese firm, a move that could give Beijing a new outpost for its sweeping Belt and Road Initiative. Under the leadership of Thailand’s powerful Deputy Prime Minister Prawit

Roundup: Indonesia Pushes For Mangrove Forest Conservation

Indonesia has been working for the restoration of mangrove forests in a number of areas in the country, so as to conserve the world’s largest coverage of mangrove forests. “We are replanting mangroves to protect against waves of sea waters, sea water intrusions, and also to protect the habitat of

Cambodia Lifts Ban On All Flights From Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines

Cambodia yesterday, lifted ban on all flights from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, after most of the kingdom’s population have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Health Minister, Mam Bunheng said, in a press statement. The decision to lift the ban was made by Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, and

TNI, health centre provide health service for Papua children

Indonesian soldiers of the mechanised infantry battalion 403/Wirasada Pratista border security task force collaborated with health workers from Ubrub public health centre (puskesmas) to provide health service for residents in Somografi Village, Web Sub-district, Keerom District, Papua. Task force commander Lieutenant Colonel Inf. Ade Pribadi Siregar stated the task force

Georgetown program honors women graduate leaders

Georgetown Program intends to honor its first women graduates who have accomplished the academic program for the empowerment of women to better meet leadership’s requirements. “The ceremony, to be organized by Qiyadat Global in partnership with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, will honor over 200 graduates from more than

5.4-magnitude quake hits Bengkulu’s Enggano Island

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Enggano Island in Bengkulu Province on Sunday morning, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported. The epicenter of the earthquake which struck at 06.34 a.m. local time was located 71 kilometers northwest of Enggano at a depth of 11 kilometers, the agency said on its