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IN PHOTOS: Indonesia forest fire haze reaches the Philippines

Sep 21, 2019 - 10:37 PM

Haze from the forest fires raging in Indonesia drifts across central and southern Philippines

HAZE.  Haze seen from the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Indonesia's toxic haze affecting Borneo's orangutans – rescuers

Sep 18, 2019 - 9:08 AM

'The thick smoke does not only endanger the health of our staff... but also it affects the 355 orangutans we currently care for,' says the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, referring to just once center in Kalimantan

AFFECTED. File photo of a park employee holding an orangutan as it is shown to the public after several months in quarantine at Bali Safari Marine Park in Gianyar regency on August 19, 2019. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

Indonesia forest fires rage, stoking global warming fears

Sep 12, 2019 - 4:07 PM

Indonesia's forest fires are an annual problem but have been worsened this year by particularly dry weather, and in recent days sent toxic smog floating over Malaysia

A firefighter extinguishes a fire in a forest at Rambutan village, in Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra province, on September 11 , 2019. Malaysia has stepped up pressure on neighbouring Indonesia to tackle huge blazes tearing through its rainforests and smothering Southeast Asia in smog, as fires typically started to clear land for crops send diplomatic tensions soaring. ABDUL QODIR / AFP

Malaysia piles pressure on Indonesia over smog-belching fires

Sep 12, 2019 - 8:49 AM

An official in Sarawak state on Borneo – where air quality dropped to very unhealthy levels this week – demands Indonesia to send face masks and medical supplies to Malaysia for those affected by the pollution

HAZE. The Kuala Lumpur skyline, including the Petronas Twin Towers (centger), is seen shrouded in haze on September 11, 2019. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Indonesia picks Borneo island for new capital

Aug 26, 2019 - 4:50 PM

(UPDATED) The proposed location – near the regional cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda – is an area at 'minimal' risk of natural disasters, where the government already owns some 180,000 hectares of land

Dutch tourist killed in Malaysia cave floods, guide missing

Jul 13, 2019 - 5:48 PM

Eight other tourists in the same group are safe after fleeing to higher ground

ACCIDENT. Flash floods kill a Dutch tourist in a popular cave located in the rugged Mulu National Park on Malaysia's Borneo island, an official said on July 13, 2019, as a search continues for a missing guide. Photo courtesy of Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department / AFP

Abu Sayyaf frees 9 fishermen seized off Borneo

Jun 22, 2019 - 9:22 PM

The Abu Sayyaf group releases the fishermen off the coast of Jolo island on Friday, June 21

Cave paintings from 40,000 years ago are world's earliest figurative art

Nov 08, 2018 - 2:53 PM

The discovery adds to a growing body of evidence that cave painting did not emerge only in Europe, as was once thought

FIGURATIVE ART. A handout photo released on November 7, 2018 by the Nature Publishing Group shows the world's oldest figurative artwork from Borneo dated to a minimum of 40.000 years. AFP PHOTO / NATURE / LUC-HENRI FAGE/KALIMANTHROPE.COM

Hari Konservasi Kehidupan Liar Sedunia: 5 orangutan dilepasliarkan

Dec 04, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Yayasan BOS kembali melepasliarkan orangutan ke Hutan Kehje Sewen di Kutai Timur, Kaltim, pada Hari Konservasi Kehidupan Liar Sedunia

Ilustrasi. Yayasan BOS bekerjasama dengan BKSDA Kaltim melepasliarkan 5 orangutan pada Hari Konservasi Kehidupan Liar Sedunia, 4 Desember 2017. Foto dari orangutan.or.id

Ayo, kenalan sama 5 orangutan yang dilepasliarkan ini

Dec 04, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Ayo, kenalan dulu sama kelima orangutan ini, karena masing-masing ternyata memiliki ceritanya sendiri, lho

Foto dari Yayasan BOS

LOOK: There's a newly discovered great ape species in Indonesia

Nov 07, 2017 - 4:42 PM

'It's the first declaration of a new great ape species in about 100 years'

NEW SPECIES. A new species of orangutan has been discovered in the remote jungles of Indonesia, immediately becoming the world's most endangered great ape. AFP PHOTO / SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN CONSERVATION PROGRAMME / JAMES ASKEW

Orangutan Tapanuli menjadi kategori baru orangutan di Indonesia

Nov 03, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Indonesia sekarang mempunyai tiga "spesies' orangutan: Orangutan Borneo, Orangutan Sumatera, dan Orangutan Tapanuli

Pelatih Liga 1 terus berguguran, siapa menyusul?

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:32 AM

Sembilan pelatih menjadi korban persaingan ketat Liga 1

TIM PERSIB BANDUNG. Michael Essien saat berfoto bersama kru Persib Bandung, Selasa 14 Maret. Foto oleh Yuli Saputra/Rappler

Ayo kenalan dengan Alba, si orangutan albino

May 16, 2017 - 12:19 PM

Alba diselamatkan dari kurungan warga di Kapuas Hulu Kalimantan Tengah Ini kali pertama orangutan albino ditemukan

FAJAR. Alba, orangutan albino, yang diselamatkan dari kurungan warga. Foto dari BOS Foundation/AFP

Final Piala Presiden 2017: Hati-hati bola mati

Mar 12, 2017 - 4:16 PM

Pusamania Borneo FC tak pernah menganggap striker Arema Cristian Gonzales spesial

SESI LATIHAN. Pemain Mitra Kukar menjalani sesi latihan jelang babak perempat final Piala Presiden 2017 di Stadion Manahan, Solo, Jawa Tengah, Jumat, 24 Februari. Foto oleh Mohammad Ayudha/ANTARA

Road to final Arema FC: Tim tiga generasi menatap gelar juara

Mar 12, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Kiprah Arema FC di Piala Presiden 2017 memang tak mulus Tapi perjalanan ke final membuat mereka semakin menakutkan

Pesepakbola Arema Cronus, Al Farisyi (kanan) berusaha melewati pesepakbola Bhayangkara Surabaya United (BSU), Muhammad Syahrul Kurniawan (kiri) dalam pertandingan Indonesia Soccer Championship (TSC), di Stadion Kanjuruhan, Malang, Jawa Timur, Minggu (15/5). ANTARA FOTO/Ari Bowo Sucipto/1nz/6.

Road to final Pusamania Borneo FC: Kuda hitam yang mengancam kekuasaan

Mar 11, 2017 - 11:27 AM

Padahal pasukan yang diturunkan di Piala Presiden 2017 sebagai besar pemain U 21

Pusamania Borneo FC melangkah ke final Piala Presiden 2017 setelah mengalahkan Persib lewat adu penalti. Foto dari Twitter/@pusamaniaborneo

Tiket final dan perebutan tempat ketiga Piala Presiden 2017 mulai dijual hari ini

Mar 09, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Aremania siap birukan Stadion Pakansari

Pusamania Borneo FC melangkah ke final Piala Presiden 2017 setelah mengalahkan Persib lewat adu penalti. Foto dari Twitter/@pusamaniaborneo

Jelang semi final Piala Presiden, Pusamania Borneo FC dapat intimidasi di Bandung

Mar 05, 2017 - 10:38 AM

Skuat PBFC dilaporkan mendapat intimidasi dari sejumlah oknum saat gelar latihan jelang laga melawan Persib Bandung

Pemain Pusamania Borneo FC menjalani sesi latihan jelang babak perempat final Piala Presiden 2017 di Stadion Manahan, Solo, Jawa Tengah, pada 24 Februari 2017. Foto oleh Mohammad Ayudha/Antara

Persib Bandung vs Pusamania Borneo FC: Ulangi memori 2015

Mar 05, 2017 - 10:17 AM

Situasi ini tak aneh bagi Djadjang Dua tahun lalu mereka juga harus menghadapi laga di mana Persib dalam posisi kalah di leg pertama

PEREMPAT FINAL. Winger muda Persib yang sedang bersinar di Piala Presiden 2017, Febri Hariyadi. Piala Presiden pada akhir pekan ini memasuki babak perempat final. Foto oleh Ari Susanto/Rappler

Persib ditekuk Borneo FC, Djajang kritik kinerja wasit

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:42 AM

Jangan bayangkan kami akan bertahan kami akan pressing mereka di Bandung

Tanpa Sergio Van Dijk, Persib optimistis kalahkan Borneo FC

Mar 02, 2017 - 11:09 AM

“Kami harus bermain pintar luar biasa untuk bisa mencetak gol ”

Semifinal Piala Presiden: Borneo FC tagetkan 2 gol ke gawang Persib Bandung

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:47 AM

“Anak anak sudah siap sepuluh ribu persen

Hasil lengkap perempat final Piala Presiden 2017

Feb 26, 2017 - 8:07 PM

Siapa yang akan lolos ke semi final?

Baby orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet

Feb 23, 2017 - 5:55 PM

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature last year changed its classification of the Bornean orangutan from endangered to critically endangered

ORANGUTAN RESCUE. This picture taken in Kendawangan, West Kalimantan on Borneo island on February 14, 2017 shows Devi Sumantri holding Vena, a seven-month-old baby orangutan, during a rescue operation by the International Animal Rescue and Indonesian Natural Resources and Conservation Agency (BKSDA). Photo by Adek Berry / AFP

Piala Presiden 2017: Borneo FC klaim kantongi kekuatan Madura United

Feb 23, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Borneo FC solid di belakang tumpul di depan

Hasil drawing perempat final Piala Presiden 2017

Feb 21, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Jalur terjal bagi Persib Bandung

Orangutan brutally killed and eaten

Feb 16, 2017 - 6:21 PM

The workers are detained after police find orangutan bones and dried meat in a cupboard at a plantation workers camp in a remote part of Borneo island local police chief Jukiman Situmorang says

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. This file picture taken on August 4, 2016 shows three orphaned orangutan babies at the International Animal Rescue centre outside the city of Ketapang in West Kalimantan. File photo by Bay Ismoyo / AFP

Tim SAR terus cari helikopter TNI AD yang hilang

Nov 25, 2016 - 12:55 AM

Helikopter TNI AD hilang saat tengah mengangkut bahan logistik untuk personil militer yang bertugas di area perbatasan

HELIKOPTER. Ilustrasi helikopter penerbad Bell 412 milik TNI AD. Foto oleh Iwan Adisaputra/ANTARA

Borneo loggers swap chainsaws for cheap healthcare

Sep 18, 2016 - 12:33 PM

Non profit organization Alam Sehat Lestari offers villagers in Manjau healthcare discounts and livelihood training to cease logging

THE LUMBER TRADE. This photograph taken on February 23, 2014 during a ground survey mission by Greenpeace at East Kotawaringin district in Central Kalimantan province on Indonesia's Borneo island, shows a palm oil plantation located in the concession of Karya Makmur Abadi. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Kisah Matthew McConaughey berburu emas di pedalaman Kalimantan

Sep 15, 2016 - 1:02 PM

Matthew pun terlihat mengenakan batik di salah satu adegan film Gold

Matthew McConaughey berperan sebagai Kenny Wells, seornag pemburu emas yang melakukan perburuan hingga ke Kalimantan, Indonesia. Foto dari screen capture youtube The Weinstein Company.

3 Indonesians kidnapped off Malaysia – police

Jul 10, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Authorities haven t disclosed yet if they believe the Abu Sayyaf is involved

Indonesia plans peat monitoring system to curb choking haze

Jun 29, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Monitoring tools will send data real time to ensure that the restoration of peatland is being properly carried out

epa04946616 Indonesian Officers on burned peat land during Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, inspects their work of emergency services putting out forest fires in the village of Sakakajang,Jabiren, Pulang Pisau, Central Borneo, Indonesia, 24 September 2015. Accoridng to local officials Indonesian authorities have suspended the operations of four plantation companies over forest fires on Sumatra island. Police were questioning officials from two of the domestic companies for possible criminal prosecution, said Muhammad Yunus, Director for Enforcement at the Ministry of Forestry and the Environment, witht he penalty for causing pollution being up to five years in prison. Haze from forest fires on Sumatra and the Indonesian part of Borneo island is an annual hazard which authorities have blamed on the illegal practice of open burning by small farmers and plantation companies. burning by small farmers and plantation companies. EPA/BAGUS INDAHONO

Pusamania Borneo FC ditahan seri 1-1 Bhayangkara SU

May 27, 2016 - 7:31 PM

Bagaimana nasib Ibnu Grahan setelah hasil buruk ini?

Pesepak bola Pusamania Borneo FC Pedro Javier Velaquez berebut bola dengan pesepak bola Bali United Hasim Kipuw dalam pertandingan Torabika Soccer Championship (TSC) 2016 di Stadion Wayan Dipta, Gianyar, Bali, Minggu (1/5).

Pusamania Borneo FC vs Bhayangkara SU: Medan pelampiasan Pesut Etam

May 27, 2016 - 2:43 PM

Pesut Etam tak mau kembali kalah untuk kali ketiga

Pesepak bola Pusamania Borneo FC Pedro Javier Velaquez berebut bola dengan pesepak bola Bali United Hasim Kipuw dalam pertandingan Torabika Soccer Championship (TSC) 2016 di Stadion Wayan Dipta, Gianyar, Bali, Minggu (1/5).

Madura United vs Pusamania Borneo FC: Luka Sapeh Kerrab bisa semakin dalam

May 20, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Madura United memang jadi tuan rumah Tapi kekalahan besar 0 5 dari Sriwijaya FC masih menghantui mereka

Pesepakbola Madura United (MU) Bayu Gatra (ketiga kiri) berusaha melewati hadangan pesepakbola Arema Cronus Raphael Maitimo (ketiga kanan) saat Kompetisi Indonesia Soccer Championship (ISC) di Stadion Gelora Bangkalan (SGB) Jatim, Jumat (6/5) malam. Pertandingan tersebut berakhir imbang tanpa gol. ANTARA FOTO/Saiful Bahri/aww/16.

Pusamania Borneo FC vs Persiba Balikpapan: Derby Borneo yang berat sebelah

May 13, 2016 - 1:55 PM

Persiba bakal merepotkan PBFC seiring kembalinya Antonio Teles

Pesepak bola Pusamania Borneo FC Pedro Javier Velaquez berebut bola dengan pesepak bola Bali United Hasim Kipuw dalam pertandingan Torabika Soccer Championship (TSC) 2016 di Stadion Wayan Dipta, Gianyar, Bali, Minggu (1/5).

Ditahan seri Pusamania Borneo FC 0-0, Persib Bandung masih puasa kemenangan

May 07, 2016 - 9:27 PM

Dalam dua laga Persib hanya mampu meraih dua poin

PERSIB BANDUNG. Pelatih Dejan Antonic memberikan instruksi. Foto oleh Akbar Nugroho Gumay/ANTARA

LIVE BLOG: Pusamania Borneo FC vs Persib Bandung

May 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Mampukah Persib Bandung menghadapi Pesut Etam di Samarinda?

HASIL SERI. Persib ditahan imbang 1-1 oleh Sriwijaya FC dalam pertandingan perdananya di Indonesia Soccer Championship, Sabtu, 30 April. Foto oleh Novrian Arbi/ANTARA

Pusamania vs Persib: Saatnya Maung Bandung raih tiga angka

May 07, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Betapa sulitnya meraih kemenangan bagi tim dengan target juara seperti Persib Bandung

Pesepak bola Persib Bandung, Juan Carlos RB (kiri), berebut bola dengan pesepak bola Arema Cronus, Hamka Hamzah. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A/Antara

Time to stop kidnap for ransom in Sulu

Apr 27, 2016 - 5:51 PM

Clearly the strategy the Philippine government has adopted with regard to the ASG is not working It is time to take more aggressive measures

VIRAL: Macaques killed, tied on motorcycles and mocked online

Apr 27, 2016 - 5:27 PM

Netizens express anger and sorrow for the macaques

Critically endangered Sumatran rhino dies weeks after landmark discovery

Apr 06, 2016 - 10:55 AM

This is a very valuable lesson that shows saving a rhino can be very difficult and needs the support of experts

ENDANGERED. This photo show a file photo of a Sumatran rhino, previously believed to be extinct. Photo by AFP

Pusamania vs Mitra Kukar: Penentuan status Raja Borneo

Mar 24, 2016 - 11:56 AM

Derby Borneo akan tersaji dalam lanjutan laga grup A Piala Bhayangkara Siapa yang layak disebut King of Borneo Pusamania Borneo FC atau Mitra Kukar?

Pesepakbola Sriwijaya FC T.A. Mushafry (kiri) berebut bola dengan pesepakbola Mitra Kukar Saepuloh Maulana (kanan) pada laga Piala Bhayangkara, pada 22 Maret 2016. Foto oleh Novrian Arbi/Antara

Believed to be extinct, environmentalists make first contact in decades with rhino in Borneo

Mar 23, 2016 - 5:03 PM

The contact with the rhino comes after environmentalists discovered in 2013 that the Sumatran rhino was not extinct on Indonesian Borneo – as had long been thought – when hidden cameras captured images of the animals

ENDANGERED. This photo show a file photo of a Sumatran rhino, previously believed to be extinct. Photo by AFP

PS TNI vs Pusamania Borneo FC: Menunggu tuah rotasi

Mar 22, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Dua tim yang belum pernah merasakan kemenangan di grup A Piala Bhayangkara akan saling berjumpa Siapa yang lebih gurem Pusamania Borneo FC atau PS TNI?

Diego Michels (kanan) saat tampil di Piala Jenderal Sudirman. Foto oleh M Risyal Hidayat/ANTARA

Persib Bandung vs Pusamania: Menunggu pembuktian di atas lapangan

Mar 20, 2016 - 6:06 PM

Persib akan melawan tim yang kerap menantang mereka psywar Pusamania Borneo Laga ini bisa menjadi pijakan Persib untuk menunjukkan sejauh mana mereka layak difavoritkan di Piala Bhayangkara

Komisaris PT PBB Kuswara S. Taryono (kiri) memberikan tumpeng kepada pelatih Persib Bandung Dejan Antonic pada perayaan HUT ke-83 Persib, di Bandung, Jawa Barat, 14 Maret 2016. Foto oleh Agus Bebeng/Antara

Piala Bhayangkara: Sriwijaya FC siapkan balas dendam untuk Pusamania

Mar 18, 2016 - 3:02 PM

Sriwijaya FC takluk dari Pusamania Borneo FC di semifinal Piala Gubernur Kaltim Tak ada waktu yang paling tepat untuk membalasnya kecuali sekarang

Diego Michels (kanan) saat tampil di Piala Jenderal Sudirman. Foto oleh M Risyal Hidayat/ANTARA

Pusamania Borneo FC juarai Piala Gubernur Kaltim

Mar 13, 2016 - 10:53 PM

Menang 1 0 atas Madura United

Daftar 10 kandidat pemain terbaik Piala Gubernur Kaltim

Mar 13, 2016 - 2:16 PM

Para kandidat dipilih dari tim yang tampil di final dan dua tim yang memperebutkan tempat ketiga Piala Gubernur Kaltim

Pesepakbola Arema Cronus, Cristian Gonzales (tengah) berusaha melewati pesepakbola Mitra Kukar dalam pertandingan semi final Piala Jenderal Sudirman leg kedua di Stadion Kanjuruhan, Malang, Jawa Timur, pada 17 Januari 2016. Foto oleh Ari Bowo Sucipto/Antara