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Indonesia Joins Legal Fight Against Australia’s Tobacco Law

Indonesia Joins Legal Fight Against Australia’s Tobacco LawIndonesia has officially joined four other nations in a complaint against Australia after it submitted a written complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in matters related to the plain packaging of tobacco.

Pew survey: Majority of people in emerging and developing countries support uncensored Internet

PewAccording to the findings of a new Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday, the majority of people in emerging and developing countries support a free Internet, without government censorship.

Flags at Half Mast to mark the Nine Anniversary of tsunami

tsunamiIndonesia's Aceh province witnessed flags flying at half mast to mark the ninth year of the tsunami that annihilated the region and the coastal Areas across South and South-East Asia.

The event was organized in the province to offer prayers for about 170,000 in Aceh. Many residents were gathered at the mass graves on Thursday.

Indonesian Government Ready to Allow Foreign Investments

IndonesianAccording to a latest report, the Indonesian government has decided to allow foreign investment in airports and ports. This strategy is being adopted by the government in order to revitalize the Indonesian economy.

The sources have revealed that the Indonesian government is of the view that their economy is growing at the slowest pace since the global recession.

Footage of Endangered Rhino makes Conservationists Happy

Footage of Endangered Rhino makes Conservationists HappyCamera-traps in a forest in East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo have captured a video of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino.

Conservation groups are rejoicing at footage of the animal. The footage has provided the evidence that the animal has not become extinct as of now.

Indonesian President Faces Legal Case for Haze Crisis

IndonesianAs per a new report, farmers in Indonesia have filed a legal case against President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. It is due to the choking smog experienced by them earlier this year.

It has been claimed by the farmers that Mr. Yudhoyono did not focus enough on halting the slash-and-burn activities and these led to the problem. The famers belong to five different villages in the Riau province of Sumatra.

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