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Indonesia, Malaysia compete over joint office for haze

Source: AsiaOne

Published on 31st March, 2015 by Margareth S. Aritonang

Indonesia is in a race with Malaysia for leadership of the upcoming ASEAN secretariat that will coordinate efforts to reduce transboundary air pollution caused by land and forest fires in the region. 434 more words


Rules are Meant to be Broken


It had been a while since I’ve been here, hadn’t it? Sorry.

This time, there’s no moaning about teenagers these days. Today, I’m going to talk about people in general. 678 more words


Climbing Mount Rinjani

When I was a young boy my parents always used to take my siblings and I walking. Every bank holiday weekend, when our classmates were going to the seaside or to a theme park, we were tramping up and down the hills of the Lake District or Snowdonia. 868 more words


Yoga in Bali

No matter how many times I’ve been here, Bali, and in particular, Ubud, will always be a special place for me.

There’s just something about the little shops that line the streets, the smiling, waving children as you ride by on your motorbike, the serene rice terraces and of course, the yummy, yummy food, that just sings to my belly me. 513 more words


Indonesia's Protected Areas Are Failing

A new study by Singapore University has confirmed the government of Indonesia it is not doing their job well. Apparently, all the biodiversity protected areas are still suffering from deforestation. 85 more words


An evening in Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort

I felt so embraced with comfort almost immediately after I entered the gate leading to Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort. After a gruelling hike up the Mount Rinjani and sleeping in tents for 2 nights, Sheraton was definitely a great choice that I didn’t regret as I know I will have an awesome stay in this beautiful resort. 67 more words


Fruit of the Month: King Durian

The durian fruit is, in the words of Anthony Bourdain, “indescribable.” Imagine the refined pungency of a stinky cheese, the satiny smoothness of custard, and the sweet juices of the tastiest mango. 161 more words