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Treasures On The Coast

Indonesia has a vast potential for marine ecotourism. According to Greenpeace, the country boasts more than 50,000 square meters of coral reefs. Additionally, parts of the archipelago are covered by three million hectares of mangrove forests, according to the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Unquestionably, Indonesia offers some of…

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Mangrove Revival

Serdang Bedagai’s fishermen protect their coastal areas by planting mangroves, which they eventually harvest and sell. These fishermen have transformed their neighborhoods into an ecotourism zone.

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Monday, October 09, 2017

From Kazanlak with Grenades

A meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.

There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.