Stories By Saifulbahri Ismail
123 Aug 2015 Sun
Singapore has had good relations with its neighbours and has prospered with them over the years, but this might not always be the case, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says.
222 Aug 2015 Sat
ASEAN need to engage, but not allow these bigger countries to dictate them, says Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla at the ASEAN Day celebrations commemorating the regional group’s 48th Anniversary.
322 Aug 2015 Sat
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to have a more effective and efficient mechanism to counter the scourge.
422 Aug 2015 Sat
Environment Minister Vivian Balakrishnan says he hopes that through the process of "ground truthing", the Indonesian government will share the identity of the company responsible for a hotspot.
522 Aug 2015 Sat
One of the items on the agenda is the ASEAN Haze Monitoring System (AHMS), developed by Singapore in 2012 to enhance hotspot monitoring.
622 Aug 2015 Sat
Prime Minister Najib Razak says he intended to visit the quake-hit area earlier, but could not get out of his official visit to Saudi Arabia as ties between both countries is important.
722 Aug 2015 Sat
The fund is aimed at helping the mountain guides and porters who have lost their income due to the earthquake on Friday. RM20,000 (US$5,300) has been contributed to start the fund.
822 Aug 2015 Sat
The islands of Batam, Bintan and Karimun became a free trade zone in 2007, but the joint project between Singapore and Indonesia, has not lived up to its potential. Jakarta is considering moving administrative control of the area back to the capital.
922 Aug 2015 Sat
A suspension on forest clearings for mining and plantation activities, which expires on Wednesday, may be extended, according to Indonesia's Deputy Minister for Environment Degradation Control and Climate Change Arief Yuwono.
1022 Aug 2015 Sat
An integrated community will accelerate the pace of structural change, and is expected to generate some 14 million additional jobs by 2025.