The need for better protection of Malaysia’s forests

Learning from past experience, the government moves to fortify existing legislation to prevent exploitation and destruction of rainforests. Malaysia’s vast forests and their biodiversity serve vital and irreplaceable environmental functions. Long-term protection is particularly relevant to the rainforests which are part of the Sundaland forest cover, one of the largest in the world. Malaysian forests have been cleared to develop the […]

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Ministry provides pump assistance to handle flooding in Semarang

The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) provided pump assistance for flood mitigation in Kaligawe area, Semarang City, Central Java Province. “Today, I brought in pumps from Bengawan Solo River, Serayu-Opak River, Cimanuk River, and from Jakarta as well,” PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono informed after reviewing flood handling at Sringin River Pump House, Semarang City, […]

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