East Kalimantan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on East Kalimantan


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

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

Access to information: How it can help prevent disasters

Oct 21, 2014 - 6:03 PM

What the Philippines can learn from Indonesia s East Kalimantan province