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  • Three Corporate Leaders Appointed for Land Burner Suspect

    September 15, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Regional Police of Central Kalimantan appointed three leaders of oil palm plantations as land burner suspect. Each served as President Director of PT Makmur Bersama Asia, Kuala Kapuas , PT Antang Sawit Perdana, Pulang Pisau, and PT Globlindo Alam Perkasa, Sampit. “Three people have become suspect. They are all president director,” said […]

  • Dozen Tons of Illegal Mangrove Seized

    September 15, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Aceh Tamiang, Ekuatorial – Forest Management Unit (FMU) of Region III Aceh seized 17 tons of illegal mangrove during forest surveillance operations in Aceh Tamiang, Aceh on September 14, 2015. “Allegedly those illegal mangrove wood from protected forest and production forest in Pusong Kapal village mangrove area, Seruway, Aceh Tamiang,” said Head of FMU of […]

  • Haze Emergency, PSI in Pekanbaru Reach 1,065

    September 14, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – The haze from forest and land fires residue in some areas in Riau adversely affect air quality. At 09.00, the Air Pollution Standard Index (PSI) in Pekanbaru reached 1,065 micrograms per cubic meter of air. Three times over a dangerous level. Riau status increased to haze emergency. “Determination of the status is […]

  • Thick Haze Compels Students in Palangkaraya to Stay Home

    September 10, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Thick haze in Central Kalimantan, Palangkaraya made local government announced holiday for elementary school and kindergarten student. This policy is valid from Wednesday, September 9, 2015, until the next week. “When the haze thicker then all students will be staying at home,” said Deputy Mayor of Palangkaraya, Mofit Saptono Subagyo. Junior and […]

  • Hotspots in Central Kalimantan Soared

    September 09, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – The hotspots in Central Kalimantan soared in just three days. The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics monitored the 23 hotspots indicated as forest and land fires on September 7, 2015. The number rose to 1,295 hotspots on September 9, 2015. According to BMKG forecaster Palangkaraya, Alfond, they did not think the difference can […]

  • Drought Caused Harvest Failure in North Bolaang Mongondow

    September 09, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Boroko, Ekuatorial – Drought in North Bolaang Mongondow regency, North Sulawesi, began to have an impact on food production. Crop failure is predicted to hit hundreds of hectares of rice and corn fields. Head of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Plantation and Forestry of North Bolaang Mongondow, Syafrudin Pontoh, said that the drought impact on […]

  • Central Kalimantan Facing ‘Haze Emergency’

    September 08, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Central Kalimantan Government declared ‘haze emergency’ status due to haze worsens from forest and plantation fires. “All the requirements for emergency status have been fulfilled and the impact has been greatly felt by the people,” said the acting governor of Central Kalimantan, Hadi Prabowo. The decision of this status is a mutual […]

  • PT LIH Indicated as Burners of 530 Hectares Land in Riau

    September 08, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Police determined PT Inti Hebrindo Langgam for fires in 530 hectares of forest and land in Riau. “Friday we will take information from leaders of PT Inti Hebrindo Langgam and corporation expert witnesses,” said Deputy Director of the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate, AKBP (Police Adjunct Senior Commissioner) Arif Rachman, Tuesday (8/9). Total […]

  • Aceh Border Shrouded by Smog

    September 03, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Langsa, Ekuatorial – Langsa, the border region between North Sumatra and Aceh shrouded by smog from forest and land fires. In the last two days, the smog is thick enough so that the citizens complained of eye irritation and cough during outdoor activities. Head of Langsa Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), Rinaldi Aulia urged people […]

  • Pekanbaru Still Shrouded by Smog from Fires Residue

    September 03, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Riau still shrouded by smog from forest and land fires residue. Dense smog back on last three days. Therefore, Education Department of Pekanbaru to dismiss the whole school activities. “Previously only level of kindergarten and elementary school, but now up to high school,” said Head of Education Department of Pekanbaru, Zulfadil, Wednesday […]


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