Khory Alfarizi, Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – State-owned Enterprises (SOE) Minister Erick Thohir's special staff, Arya Sinulingga, stated that an electric stove is much cheaper to oper
Mining & Energy
September 22, 2022
September 18, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Coal power and mining firms in Indonesia are finding it tougher to raise funds due to climate-crisis concerns and are being increasingly pushed by banks to prese
Pontianak, West Kalimantan – Rescuers have recovered seven bodies after a landslide at an illegal gold mine buried an estimated 20 people, officials said on Saturday.
September 17, 2022
Pontianak, Indonesia – Indonesian rescuers have recovered seven bodies after a landslide at an illegal gold mine buried an estimated 20 people, officials said on Saturday.
September 15, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a decree on the Acceleration of Renewable Energy Development that provides guidelines to gradually stop the use of coal in power plan
Jakarta – Indonesia has issued a regulation to encourage renewable energy use in one of the world's biggest carbon emitters, including a plan to retire some coal plants early, a preside
Nasori, Triyan Pangastuti, Rangga Prakoso, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a new presidential regulation that stops issuing licenses for new coal-fired power plants
September 12, 2022
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan in a social media post published on September 12 revealed his intentions
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is considering joining India and China in buying Russian oil to offset increasing pressure of rising energy costs, the Financial Times re
September 9, 2022
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – State-owned gas and oil company Pertamina planned to limit the distribution of subsidized fuel, Pertalite.
September 8, 2022
Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Minister of Investment or Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia in front of Commission VI of the House claimed to have revoked 2,0
September 7, 2022
Sonali Paul, Melbourne – Indonesia, South Korea, Japan and China could all be interested in investing in a long-delayed gas project in the waters between East Timor and Australia crucia
Melbourne, Australia – Indonesia, South Korea, Japan and China could all be interested in investing in the Greater Sunrise gas project in the waters between Timor Leste and Australia, P
September 5, 2022
Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Indonesia is bracing for protests this week after the government raised fuel prices by more than 30 per cent to curb soaring subsidies, as higher costs hit househo
What was briefly the cheapest fuel in the land has been pulled from circulation, as private gas station chain Vivo's Revo 89 variant is reportedly no longer available nationwide.
Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia has bitten the bullet and cut its subsidies for fuel, after the government's attempts to hold down the cost of petrol amid rising global oil prices threat
September 3, 2022
Jakarta – The government announced a long-anticipated fuel prices increase on Saturday in a move to rein in the state budget deficit this year and better allocate the subsidies to the p
Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – The government raised subsidized fuel prices by about 30 percent on Saturday, top officials said, as it moves to rein in ballooning subsidies despite a risk
September 1, 2022
Tess Ikonomou (AAP) – Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong has pushed back against Timor-Leste's use of the media to apply pressure to Australia over a gas project.
President Joko Widodo has come out to quash reports that the government was set to raise fuel prices today, which caused some panic buying across the country over the past few days.
Matthew Knott – Foreign Minister Penny Wong has used a visit to East Timor to publicly rebuke the country's president, Jose Ramos-Horta, for using the media to pressure Australia over t
Sonali Paul, Melbourne – East Timor's majority owner of the huge Greater Sunrise gas field says piping gas from the field to be processed in East Timor can be done economically and woul
August 30, 2022
Jakarta – The government has been gearing up for fuel price increases in the coming days as it becomes increasingly apparent that the fuel subsidy cost would cause a blowout in this yea
August 26, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Policymakers will seek to offset the effects of a planned increase in the subsidized price of Pertalite motor fuel with a bump in social assistance spending, a m
August 25, 2022
A member of the House of Representatives (DPR) is calling for a divine solution to Indonesia's looming subsidized fuel crisis.
August 23, 2022
Timor-Leste's president, Jose Ramos-Horta, has warned his nation will seek Chinese support if Australia and corporate giant Woodside Energy fail to back a gas pipeline between the resou
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Tuesday reiterated Indonesia's plan to ban exports of raw mineral ores, including bauxites and tins, as the government se
August 19, 2022
Jayapura – Papua Legislative Council's (DPRP) Special Group chair John NR Gobai said the Manasari Village community suspected siltation of the river around their village, which is locat
Denny Gunawan, Jakarta – Since 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted Indonesia's economy.
August 18, 2022
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Coal-supply crisis looms over the state-owned electricity company (PLN) again as businesses prefer to export their coal than to meet their domestic market
August 16, 2022
Jakarta – The government plans to hike fuel prices to control ballooning energy subsidies, media reported on Monday, citing comments from Energy and Mineral Resources Minister.
Jakarta – Indonesia is on course to ship $29.8 billion worth of steel exports this year, or about 19 times it was when the world's major nickel ore producer banned the export of the ore
August 13, 2022
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The government is considering raising the prices of subsidized fuel products to ease pressures on the state budget after it revealed that the cost to kee
August 12, 2022
Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – Minister of Investment and Head of the Investment Coordinating Board Bahlil Lahadalia, revoked 2,065 Mining Business Licenses (IUP).
August 11, 2022
Jakarta – The government's spending on fuel subsidies is ballooning due to higher-than-expected global oil prices and disruptions in supply chains, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawat
August 10, 2022
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August 5, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia's mining sector expanded 4.01 percent in the second quarter of 2022, a growth which the Central Statistics Agency or BPS attributed to, among oth
August 1, 2022
John Kehoe – A confidential report prepared for East Timor's government advises that the stalled Greater Sunrise gas project to be operated by Woodside Petroleum in waters north of Aust
July 29, 2022
Servio Maranda (Contributor), Jakarta – Indonesia's Central Statistics Agency, BPS, said that the government's plan to stop exporting tin next year would cause negative impacts.
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Indonesia's state-owned power company PLN booked a net of Rp17.4 trillion in the first semester of 2022.
July 27, 2022
Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – Indonesia on Wednesday launched road tests for two types of biodiesel containing 40% palm oil, hoping to conclude by the end of the year whether they are
July 25, 2022
Dozens of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have sent an open letter to Elon Musk, urging the Tesla Inc's (TSLA.O) chief to not invest in Indonesia's nickel industry on environmenta
July 11, 2022
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Jakarta – As much as the world wants to quit fossil fuels, it will not happen anytime soon.
July 10, 2022
Reuters, Jakarta – Indonesia plans to increase the content of palm oil-based fuel in its biodiesel to 35%, known as B35, from 30%, starting on July 20, senior energy ministry official D
July 5, 2022
Jakarta – A decision announced last month by Japanese financiers to pull the plug on a coal-fired power plant to be built in West Java turned out, quite surprisingly, to have been initi
July 1, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Bisnis, Jakarta – The Center of Economics and Law Studies (Celios)'s director, Bhima Yudhistira, on Friday said the government's decision to increase the electricity
June 28, 2022
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Major coal-fired power plant projects in Indonesia and Bangladesh have effectively been cancelled after the Japanese government, their main funder, recentl
June 14, 2022
Luke Pachymuthu, Singapore – Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto called for a just and affordable transition to clean energy even as countries arou