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With Haze Contained, Attention Turns To Peatlands

The menacing haze which caused havoc in Indonesia and neighboring countries in 2015 has been contained, thanks to the government’s strict policy enforcement and a prolonged rainy season. Attention is now on making peatlands fire-preventive.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.