North Natuna Sea



  • The Bogor Town Square
    Letters

    The Bogor Town Square

    Topi Park becomes the Bogor Town Square. But the road is congested.

  • Coral Destruction by Trawler Ships
    Environment

    Coral Destruction by Trawler Ships

    Vietnamese fishing boats are poaching fish in the North Natuna Sea by using pair trawls that damage coral reefs. Natuna fishermen are forced to go fishing longer and farther. This article on the impact of coral reef damage in the North Natuna Sea is supported by the Environmental Justice Foundation.

  • Time to Take A Stand in Natuna
    Opinion

    Time to Take A Stand in Natuna

    Indonesia has yet to take any action to counter the incursion of Chinese ships into Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the North Natuna Sea. Diplomatic pressure is warranted.

  • Securing Economical Projects in Tuna Field
    Economy

    Securing Economical Projects in Tuna Field

    Exploration of the Tuna Block’s second well is continuing despite protests from China. Oil and gas production in the North Natuna Sea is very cost-efficient.

  • We Don’t Want Natuna to Turn into a Battle Zone
    Interview

    We Don’t Want Natuna to Turn into a Battle Zone

    Indonesian Coast Guard Chief Vice Adm. Aan Kurnia says that the abundant resources of fish, gas and oil in the Natuna Sea have made its waters a huge bone of contention among several nations in the region.

  • We Cannot Allow Sipadan-Ligitan to Recur
    Environment

    We Cannot Allow Sipadan-Ligitan to Recur

    Poaching produce in the North Natuna Sea is not only triggered by economic need. According to the Director of the Fleet Monitoring and Operations of the Marine and Fisheries Resources Directorate-General in the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry, Pung Nugroho Saksono, a conflict similar to the Sipadan-Ligitan case between Malaysia and Indonesia should not be allowed to recur.

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