Stories By Saifulbahri Ismail
127 Jul 2015 Mon
One of the items on the agenda is the ASEAN Haze Monitoring System (AHMS), developed by Singapore in 2012 to enhance hotspot monitoring.
224 Jul 2015 Fri
Indonesia’s economic slowdown has not discouraged people from going to Jakarta in search of a job during the peak migration period of Idul Fitri, and observers say they expect more Indonesians outside Jakarta to flock to the capital this year.
309 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.
408 Jun 2015 Mon
Tour companies operating adventure trips to Mount Kinabalu say any early warning system will help ensure the safety of climbers.
507 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
607 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.
704 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.
802 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.
921 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.
1015 May 2015 Fri
Indonesia is aiming to reduce ships' dwelling time at its ports, and it hopes to learn from Singapore's port operations.