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Stories with place: Sumatra
  • New Indonesia mill raises doubts about APP's forests pledge story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 11:18 pm

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - A landmark commitment by one of the world's largest producers of tissue and paper to stop cutting down Indonesia's prized tropical forests is under renewed scrutiny as the company prepares to open a giant pulp mill in South Sumatra.

  • Indonesia sinks 23 foreign fishing boats 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 8:42 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian authorities on Tuesday blew up 23 foreign vessels that were captured for fishing illegally in the country's waters.

  • Indonesia minister says DiCaprio needs more information 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 10:10 pm

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's environment and forestry minister says Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio lacked complete information when he criticized the destruction of rainforests during a visit to a protected national park last month.