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Some of Anindya Bakrie’s supporters in the Indonesian Chamber of Industry and Commerce National Conference were reportedly visited by the National Intelligence Agency. There is also information that a Palace representative summoned Anindya and asked him to withdraw from the race.
We’ve Lost Hope in ASEAN
Dr. Sasa carries out his duties as International Cooperation Minister and Spokesperson for National Unity Government (NUG), Myanmar’s parallel government, from an undisclosed hiding place. He moves from one discussion forum to the next to lobby for support from the international community. Sasa has been in contact with international leaders and politicians from the US, UK, EU or even Japan, yet he has been unsuccessful in establishing communication with ASEAN. He presses ASEAN to take a more prominent role in resolving the crisis in his home country, among others, by promptly appointing a special envoy to mediate dialog between the NUG and junta leader Gen. Min Aung Hlaing. According to him the five point consensus from the ASEAN Summit has not been followed up.
Protests against coal waste management have repeatedly erupted. Dispute resolution efforts are seen as not pro-environment and public health.
Countries in Asia designate fly ash and bottom ash in different categories and have long allowed it to be used in various processes, generally for a mixture of building materials and road pavers.
Taking Toxic Waste Off the Hazardous Waste List
The Environment and Forestry Ministry issued a ministerial regulation which becomes the basis of implementing rules for toxic and hazardous waste processing. There seems to be a bias towards businesses.
K-Pop Madness Food
Delivery drivers crowd and wait for BTS meal orders in a McDonald’s restaurant in Bogor, West Java, Wednesday, June 9. Thirty-four McDonald’s stores around the country re-opened on Friday, June 11, after they were forced to close amid soaring demand for special meals inspired by K-pop sensation BTS that led to chaos amid huge food delivery orders. The meal features 10 Chicken McNuggets, fries and a Coke, along with sweet chili and cajun dipping sauces hand-picked by the band members, McDonald’s Korea said when it went on sale there. Sofyan Shah/Radar Bogor/via REUTERS
Mineral’s nickel mining activity on the hills located in Lasolo Subdistrict, North Konawe Regency, Southeast Sulawesi, Friday, June 11. The local forestry office has ordered Tiran Mineral to stop its nickel mining activities in a prohibited production forest area of 800 hectares because the permit issued by the government was only for a smelter factory construction. ANTARA/Jojon