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Alleged killers of orang utans on trial

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 19:29

The first trial of four men allegedly killing orang utans and other endangered species at an oil palm plantation in East Kalimantan began on Tuesday at the Kutai Kartanegara Court.

At least 400ha of Musim Mas' conservation area burnt

Mon, 01/30/2012 - 11:52

At least 400 hectares of conservation areas belongs to PT Musim Mas were found burnt in four main points, including Estate VI in Talau and Betung, Riau Province.

Weather condition favorable for food crop production: BMKG

Mon, 12/19/2011 - 18:57

The Geophysics, Climatology, and Meteorology Agency (BMKG) predicts that weather condition between January and May of 2012 will be relatively favorable for food crop production.

Cigarette tax to double

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 12:00

The Indonesian Constitutional Court has decided to double cigarette tax to 12.2 percent in 2012, expecting to cash in about Rp 3 trillion worth of cigarette tax next year.

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