Recent news on Indonesian forest crimes, and related developments on NGO activities, company and government actions, changes to environmental rules, lawsuits and acquittals. Also features press releases and blog posts.
13 May 2008 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
JAKARTA May 7 -- A massive new logging road will threaten the backyard of the only Australian zoo-born orangutan released into the Indonesian wilderness,...
07 May 2008 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and Riau Police Office would synchronize efforts to tackle environmental crime inquiries in the province as...
05 May 2008 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Riau Police Chief Brig.- Gen. Sutjiptadi is one of eight provincial police chiefs whom reshuffled recently amid fears that his replacement is...
23 Apr 2008 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Riau Police said that at least 258 persons named suspects of ongoing environmental and forestry crime cases involving pulp and paper companies and...
17 Apr 2008 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—The Government’s team for solving Riau’s Illegal Logging Problem called on pulp and paper industry to await upcoming instruction which recently...
10 Apr 2008 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Minister of Forestry Malam Sambat Kaban blamed detained Pelalawan District Head Azmun Jaafar over allegedly issuing 15 logging licenses to...
07 Apr 2008 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—The only bridge connecting Asia Pacific Resources International Limited Holding's (APRIL) logging road to logpound of PT Madukoro’s concession in...
04 Apr 2008 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)— Police and PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) employees were engaged in clash in the gate of the Asia Pacific Resources International Holding...
26 Mar 2008 / EoF Press Release
Lack of governance,
The road would allow APP and affiliated companies to restart clearance of natural forest and destruction of deep peat soil at any time in a globally recognized...
25 Mar 2008 / EoF Press Release
In an investigative report published today by Eyes on the Forest, evidence shows that a new logging road in Riau Province -- strongly indicated as illegally built by...