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Jakarta Floods: Yet Another Reminder of Indonesia’s Capital Woes?
January 10, 2020

Jakarta Floods: Yet Another Reminder of Indonesia’s Capital Woes?

By Luke Hunt
The recent incident once again highlighted the woes facing the capital city amid plans to shift it.

Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital
April 30, 2019

Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital

By Associated Press
Discussion on the move continues despite the significant challenges that remain.
Asia’s Risky Cities
September 23, 2015

Asia’s Risky Cities

By Anthony Fensom
Some of the most at-risk cities in the world can be found in Asia, according to one report.

Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
July 30, 2015

Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
Higher than average temperatures have led to increased glacial melt and dangerous mudslides across the region.

Climate Change and the Pacific Islands
April 27, 2014

Climate Change and the Pacific Islands

By Eileen Natuzzi
How Solomon Islands could serve as a model for protecting small Pacific Island nations from the effects of climate change.

Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?
September 09, 2012

Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?

Last year, Thailand suffered historic floods. Forecasts suggest parts of the capital could be underwater by 2030. Is the country prepared?

Thailand’s Turbulent Year
December 24, 2011

Thailand’s Turbulent Year

Thailand saw flooding, criticism over its lese majeste laws and its first female premier. Its been turbulent year.

Thailand’s Turbulent Year
December 24, 2011

Thailand’s Turbulent Year

Thailand saw flooding, criticism over its lese majeste laws and its first female premier. Its been turbulent year.

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