Smog-affected ASEAN countries, especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, should allocate up to US$10 billion to cope with unending forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan, a scientist said.

The intensity of pollution produced by land and forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan continued to fluctuate over the weekend, putting the health of local residents at risk and disrupting activiti

Hundreds of participants of the first-ever Indonesian River Congress (KSI) have called on both the government and the public to jointly take an integrated and revolutionary approach to save the cou

The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply this year to 4.5 million due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon, the UN has said.

Only about 29 percent of Indonesia’s 250 million people have access to clean tap water, while the rest of the country relies on ground water and other resources for which water quality is not guara

It is believed that oil palm plantations and industrial forest companies have played roles in the spreading of fires currently burning hundreds of hectares of peatland in West and East Tanjungjabun

Indonesia is set to play an important role in rallying Islamic communities in the battle against climate change as the country will be among those signing an “Islamic Climate Change Declaration” th

Around 60 million Indonesians, or 39 percent of the total population, do not have access to proper toilets, causing disease and even death, an official has stated.

Malnutrition in Pakistan will cost the nation heavily when 44 per cent of today’s children of ages up to five grow up as a stunted and unproductive generation in 10 to 15 years.

The government has confirmed that over 9,000 hectares (ha) of rice fields in six provinces have experienced harvest failure over the past few months as it warns that this year’s dry season has not