‘Covid-19 could generate an extra 1,000 tonnes of medical waste in Asian cities every day’

Manila is expected to produce the most Covid 19-related medical waste, followed by Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur, among the five cities surveyed by the Asian Development Bank

The Ocean Cleanup launches river-cleaning device to tackle plastic pollution

The solar-powered Interceptor 001 has been deployed at the Cengkareng drain in Jakarta on a trial run since May 2019.

Formula E halts races due to coronavirus crisis

The racing season will be ‘temporarily suspended for a two-month period’

Jakarta’s city government criticised for hiding polluting river

A screen has been installed over the water ahead of the capital city hosting the upcoming 2018 Asian Games

Indonesia’s energy regulator head arrested over bribery claims

The head of the Indonesian energy regulator has been arrested over allegations of bribery, it has been reported. Rudi Rubiandini, the head of SKK Migas – the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business – and former deputy energy and mineral resources minister, was arrested at his home in South Jakarta and taken […]

Thousands protest in Indonesia over fuel price hikes

Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Indonesia earlier this week against the Government’s plans to increase fuel prices in the country. Reports claim the protesters clashed with police outside the national parliament in the capital city of Jakarta (pictured) on Monday after Ministers voted in favour of a revised budget for a rise […]

Indonesia accepts private gas imports

Indonesia is letting private firms import natural gas for the first time, according to reports. The move is aimed at countering a shortage of gas supply, said Mohamad S Hidayat, the Indonesian industry minister, reported Reuters.The country is the eleventh largest producer of LNG (liquefied natural gas) in the world, according to the US Energy […]