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China-backed hydro dam threatens world’s rarest orangutan

The Tapanuli orangutan is a newly discovered species that numbers just 800 individuals.

A billion-dollar hydroelectric dam development in Indonesia has sparked fresh concerns about the impact of China’s globe-spanning infrastructure drive. The site of the dam in the Batang Toru rainforest on Sumatra island is the only known habitat of the Tapanuli orangutan, a newly discovered species that numbers about 800 individuals …

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Vietnam’s FastGo app looks to speed across borders

FastGo plans to launch the app at Indonesia and Myanmar soon.

The nation’s first ride hailing app, FastGo, is set to hit the road in Indonesia and Myanmar later this year. FastGo CEO Nguyen Huu Tuat said on Friday that the app will have its own payment system and will “personalize” promotion deals that will match customers’ interests. “Our goal is …

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Vietnam, Indonesia aim for breakthroughs in economic ties

At the talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Indonesian President Joko Widodo have stressed the need to create breakthroughs in bilateral economic cooperation, making it the main pillar of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Indonesia. During their talks in Bali, Indonesia, on October 12, the leaders exchanged views on orientations to …

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Vietnam donates $100,000 for disaster relief work in Indonesia

Residents stand in front of a damaged shopping mall after an earthquake hit Palu, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, September 29, 2018.

Vietnam will hand over Vietnam in aid to Indonesia as it deals with the quake-tsunami disaster on Sulawesi Island. The donation is aimed at helping Indonesia to overcome the consequences of the disaster, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday. The 7.5-magnitude earthquake last Friday triggered …

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Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

Indonesian vice-president Jusuf Kalla said the final number of dead could be in the

The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, and the final number could be in the “thousands.” The new toll announced by the national disaster agency was almost double the previous figure. Indonesian vice-president Jusuf Kalla said the final number of dead could be …

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Indonesia stops anti-dumping investigation on Vietnamese steel

The Komite Anti Dumping Indonesia (KADI) under the Ministry of Trade on September 25 announced the termination of an anti-dumping investigation on colour-coated steel products imported from Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam. Indonesia announced the termination of an anti-dumping investigation on …

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