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2013-07-08 14:53:30

Small and large-scale farmers in Riau province, Sumatra, have been blamed for the recent choking smoke smothering Singapore and parts of Malaysia. But scientists in Indonesia have added a third category of 'mid-level entrepreneurs'. These entrepreneurs buy unregulated access to land for oil palm and clear it by burning, seemingly unrestrained by government. Scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre, who have been studying land conversion in Sumatra, say they have identified this third...

2013-07-01 16:27:02

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACDI/VOCA and the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) are launching an agricultural development initiative in Indonesia called the Cocoa Innovations Project, leveraging private-sector partnerships to help further develop the Indonesian cocoa sector. The project aims to improve cocoa farmers' incomes and efficiency through innovations in crop management and the application of information technology. WCF provided ACDI/VOCA a $300,000 grant for the...

2013-06-24 08:29:26

SINGAPORE, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggreko, the world leader in the supply of temporary power generation [http://asia.aggreko.com/products-services/power-overview ] and temperature control [http://asia.aggreko.com/products-services/temperature-overview ], today announced it will be relocating its APAC regional headquarters to a new facility at Jalan Buroh during a ground breaking ceremony attended by senior representatives from Singapore's Economic Development Board, JTC...

2013-06-21 08:21:36

~ Indonesia's large domestic market coupled with a growing middle class population will drive demand for variety of products ranging from food to cars to houses. This will drive the need for high quality, sustainable chemicals and materials" JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan predicts that the global chemicals market is expected to grow at CAGR 4.6% from 2012-2015 with Asia as the fastest growing region in the world, with chemicals sales expected...

2013-06-19 12:27:38

DUBLIN, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gdhpt3/otc) has announced the addition of the "OTC Pharmaceuticals and Self-medication in Seven Emerging Markets - Expanded Access, Aging Populations and Increasing Obesity Levels to Drive Future Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gdhpt3/otc ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Russia's Rapidly...

2013-06-18 23:24:34

transcosmos Indonesia To Be Established To Help Accelerate transcosmos´ Business Development In ASEAN Market Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) is to launch a joint venture company, PT transcosmos Indonesia with PT Cyberindo Aditama (Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia; President/CEO: Dani Sumarsono, hereinafter, CBN), an IT company under the umbrella of...

2013-06-14 12:22:08

BOTHELL, Wash., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that on June 10, 2013, effective June 1, 2013, Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (the "Company"), entered into agreements (the Deed of Sale of Shares, the Equity Entrustment Agreement and the Stock Purchase Agreement or collectively, the "Agreements") to purchase a 90% ownership interest in PT Puncak Kalabat, an Indonesia corporation ("Kalabat"). Upon...

2013-06-05 16:22:14

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JMPR Public Relations announced that it has been named agency of record for NanoHiFi, a new, cutting edge Jakarta, Indonesia-based audio technology company. JMPR will be responsible for launching the company in the United States and handling media outreach and brand awareness both nationally and regionally. After the successful release of NanoHiFi's line of modern, high-performance audio systems across Asia, the product line debuted in...

2013-06-05 08:24:55

DUBLIN, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Asian Animation Industry: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4kwjs4/asian_animation ] ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4kwjs4/asian_animation) report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Much of Asia's animation production since the 1960s has been tied to foreign...

2013-06-05 04:20:13

ZURICH, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Major order secured from governmental organisations The Swiss company Qnective [http://www.qnective.com ] (http://www.qnective.com) has received a major order for its software solution Qtalk Defense for 120,000 users. This will incorporate the building of a secure communications network for various military and governmental organisations in Indonesia by using the public mobile networks. Members of each of these organisations will be...


Latest Indonesia Reference Libraries

Batak Pony
2014-04-10 11:16:16

The Batak Pony is a breed of pony that originated in Central Sumatra, Indonesia. It is thought to have a bloodline from the Mongolian Horse and the Arabian. This breed is being continually bred with  Arabian bloodline to improve its quality. Indonesians breed the Batak selectively and often use them to improve the quality of nearby island horses. The Batak along with seven other breeds are native to Indonesia. The Batak were used as sacrifices to the Gods long ago, but now they are mostly...

Mount Kerinci
2014-04-08 13:32:05

Mount Kerinci, known by many other names including Gunung Kerinci, Berapi Kurinci, and Peak of Indrapura, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It reaches an elevation of 12,484 feet, making it the tallest volcano in Indonesia, and is located within Kerinci Seblat National Park. This volcano features fifteen lakes, the largest of which are Kerinci Lake and Gunung Tujuh Lake. The summit holds a deep crater that is sometimes slightly filled by a...

Sulawesi Bear Cuscus, Ailurops ursinus
2013-08-21 14:19:04

The Sulawesi bear cuscus (Ailurops ursinus), also known as the Sulawesi bear phalanger, is marsupial that is classified within the Phalangeridae family. It can be found in Sulawesi, Indonesia, and neighboring islands. It prefers a habitat within tropical or subtropical arid or moist forests, at elevations of up to 1,968 feet above sea level. The Sulawesi bear cuscus is an arboreal animal, preferring to reside in the trees, and can typically be found in pairs. It is active during the day and...

Javan Torrent Frog, Huia Masonii
2013-07-19 12:55:28

The Javan Torrent Frog (Huia masonii) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It is native to Indonesia. Its natural habitats include tropical or subtropical moist lowland forest, tropical or subtropical moist montane forests, and rivers. The male individual of this species utilizes high-frequency communication to overcome the noise of their riverine habitats that is dominated by low frequencies. Out of the calls, the second harmonic is ultrasonic. Warbles are highly...

Masked Rough-Sided Frog, Hylarana Baramica
2013-07-19 11:18:45

The Masked Rough-Sided Frog (Hylarana baramica) known also as the Baram Frog, is a species of true frog belonging to the genus Hylarana. It can be found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Its type locality is the Baram River in Sarawak, Malaysia, giving it one of its common names. Their natural habitats are tropical or subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical or subtropical swamps, and swamps. It's not considered threatened by the IUCN. Overall, this frog is...

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