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The Malaysian state of Sarawak is blessed with the rivers and heavy rainfall needed to create hydropower that can generate clean electricity needed for emissions-free hydrogen.
Apr 20, 2024
Clean hydrogen’s best bet may be a rainforest state in Borneo
The state is hoping an abundance of hydropower can help it defy challenges that are clouding the fuel’s prospects elsewhere.
Japan Times
Nov 21, 2019
Japan offers Indonesia help with building its new forest capital
Japan has offered to assist Indonesia in accomplishing its ambitious plan of relocating the national capital to the forests of Borneo.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Sep 15, 2019
Schools closed for a week due to 'dangerous' air pollution in Indonesia's Borneo Island
Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo Island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dangerous" levels, a local government official said Sunday.
Japan Times
Sep 3, 2019
Fix Asia's megacities, don't move them
Shifting bureaucrats to Borneo won't solve the problems faced by millions in Jakarta.
Japan Times
Aug 26, 2019
Joko Widodo selects East Kalimantan to be Indonesia's new capital to replace sinking Jakarta
Indonesia will build a new capital city on the island of Borneo, home to some of the world's biggest coal reserves and orangutan habitats, as President Joko Widodo seeks to ease pressure on congested and sinking Jakarta.
Aug 15, 2017
15 Japanese tourists rescued on Borneo after being trapped by flooding
Fifteen Japanese tourists have been rescued on Borneo island after being stranded by flooding in a remote village, Malaysian authorities said.
May 11, 2017
Borneo village chief urges Tokyo to stop using cheap timber in centerpiece Olympic stadium
A village leader from Borneo urged Japan on Wednesday to stop building its Olympic stadium with cheap timber that he says is obliterating traditional life for his indigenous people.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan