JAKARTA — The archipelagic country of Indonesia has revised upward the official count of its islands, from 13,466 to 14,572. The former figure was submitted in 2012 to the last UN…
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Indonesia's Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti has publicly pledged to intervene in the case of Pulau Bangka, a tiny island off the northeastern tip of Sulawesi where…
The Indonesian fisheries ministry has reopened a probe into Pusaka Benjina Resources, a company at the center of last year’s slavery and human trafficking scandal that is thought to have…
The Indonesian fisheries ministry aired plans last week to expedite its permit-issuance process and get thousands of fishing boats stranded in ports across the archipelago back up and running. The…
Sangihe lies between Indonesia's Sulawesi island and the Philippines' Mindanao island in the Celebes sea. Image: Google Indonesia’s crackdown on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has so far focused…
A fishing boat off the coast of Java. Photo: Rhett A. Butler The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK) has organized dozens of non-bank financial institutions to support the country's maritime…
Pemuteran Bay, the site of a community-based ocean management program in North Bali. Photo: Aji Wihardandi The Indonesian government is preparing a spatial plan for its marine territory, the beginning…
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