Stories By Saifulbahri Ismail
109 Jun 2015 Tue
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.
208 Jun 2015 Mon
Tour companies operating adventure trips to Mount Kinabalu say any early warning system will help ensure the safety of climbers.
307 Jun 2015 Sun
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin also says the government will consider setting up an earthquake research centre in Sabah to help manage any similar incidents in the future
407 Jun 2015 Sun
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.
504 Jun 2015 Thu
Indonesia’s sluggish economy has prompted many firms to slash payrolls, and as a result, thousands of workers, especially in labour intensive industries, have been given the boot.
602 Jun 2015 Tue
The Jakarta provincial government wants to implement Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) by the end of 2015 and is expected begin an intensive public campaign to educate motorists in the next few months.
721 May 2015 Thu
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.
815 May 2015 Fri
Indonesia is aiming to reduce ships' dwelling time at its ports, and it hopes to learn from Singapore's port operations.
915 May 2015 Fri
Indonesia will continue providing food and settlement for refugees already on its shores, but it will follow international regulations on illegal migrants, says Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Indroyono Soesilo.
1013 May 2015 Wed
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.