• Good Morning Rinjani!

    Good Morning Rinjani!0

    The picturesque landscape that greets mountaineers as they opened their tents, struck by the strong winds battering all night long, was a feast to the eyes and truly breathtaking. Dare they say, the stunning scenery on Plawangan is akin to a painting from a faraway land, with the 3,200-Mdpl Mount Sangkareang towering in the backdrop!

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  • Success of a Food Estate with a Sustainability System

    Success of a Food Estate with a Sustainability System0

    Professor of IPB University from the Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. Edi Santosa, said the key to the success of the food estate project is sustainability in terms of all aspects, especially economic, social and ecological aspects. “Do not let Indonesia commemorate its 100th independence be trapped by a food crisis because the food estate project

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  • ‘Palm Oil Free’ Ads Irk Gov’t, Association

    ‘Palm Oil Free’ Ads Irk Gov’t, Association0

    Jakarta. The growing number of “palm oil free”-labeled products on the market can cast palm oil in an unfavorable light, according to a recent webinar held by the Indonesian Palm Oil Association or Gapki. Earlier this month, Australian chocolate company Darell Lea launched an ad to announce that they have entirely ditched palm oil in their

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  • 14 million hectares of river basin areas in critical condition: minister

    14 million hectares of river basin areas in critical condition: minister0

    Jakarta – Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya revealed that 14.3 million hectares of river basin areas in Indonesia are in critical condition and need to be rehabilitated. “Indonesia has 17,076 river basin areas spanning more than 189 million hectares, of which 14.3 million hectares are in critical condition and must be handled and replanted,”

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  • The Disparity of Gig Economy and Rural-urban Poverty

    The Disparity of Gig Economy and Rural-urban Poverty0

    by: Namira Samir *) “We know what can end poverty. But how come poverty never diminish?” — was the reply I received from my friend, Harry, who works as a gig worker in a city in Scotland when we were discussing about poverty. The reason I specify his identity is because it is significant to

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  • RI to seek private investment to develop digital infrastructure: Sri Mulyani

    RI to seek private investment to develop digital infrastructure: Sri Mulyani0

    Indonesia will seek private investment, both from foreign and domestic investors, to develop the country’s digital infrastructure, as the COVID-19 outbreak has accelerated the digital transformation, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday. The government will seek more public-private partnership (PPP) schemes through the Communications and Information Ministry in a bid to speed up development, she

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