Public joined in cleaning Narathat Beach before Songkran festivities.
Facing pollution and waste management issues, under a bi-lateral deal, Warsaw offers Jakarta aid through new technologies and expertise.
Floods in the capitals displace tens of thousands of people.
Indonesian officials are encouraging Manila to focus on transparency, co-ordination of relief efforts, and strong leadership during typhoon recovery.
Conservationists say better stewardship of Bali's natural assets will not only save species but help sustain the tourist economy and the jobs it provides.
The annual fires negatively impacted its neighbours, but this year, Jakarta has won praise for its swift response.
Islam teaches us to love God's creation, not just on April 22nd, but every day, one cleric says.
Residents of an East Jakarta sub-district are taking a lead in community waste management – offering solutions to a growing problem in Asia's swelling cities.
Rapid urbanisation in Asia has led to vulnerability to inland and coastal flooding. Experts say Jakarta needs more green areas to prevent future flooding.
The city's green school programme is teaching kids to manage waste, plant trees and generally care for the natural environment.
Many parts of the archipelago are soaked. In a worse-than-usual rainy season, at least nine have died in flooding.
Livelihoods are put on hold as locals hope for drier conditions in the coming weeks.
The Red Cross is co-producing a film that will help people in Indonesia recognise when natural disaster is imminent and prepare for when it strikes.
Floods in Ambon caused at least 13 deaths and displaced thousands. Locals have set aside lingering conflicts and are focusing on humanitarian efforts to help others.
Motorcycles, vendors, and even potted plants are leaving less room for the millions who walk in Jakarta.
A proliferation of cheap cars and motorbikes make for tense times on the city's streets.
Although many regard their country as being outside the high-risk zone, recent events have changed perceptions.
Damage in Aceh was minimal compared to the 2004 disaster, thanks to better disaster preparedness and emergency response measures.
Malaysia's decision to no longer let Iranians obtain visas upon landing, combined with international sanctions on Iran's nuclear programme, are having negative economic ripple effects.