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June 15, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 15, 2024

Monique Handa Shafira, Jakarta – The upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas revealed that Indonesia hosted two of last year's largest global natural gas discoveries, highlighting its

June 14, 2024

New Mandala - June 14, 2024

Alfian Al-Ayubby – On 13 June 2024, a nickel smelting furnace at the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP) in Central Sulawesi caught fire and exploded, sending two workers to hospi

CNN Indonesia - June 14, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia, who is also the head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), cannot just

June 13, 2024

Tempo - June 13, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar has said that her ministry is working to accelerate the rehabilitation of former mining sites, which a

June 12, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 12, 2024

Rizky Ramadhan, Jakarta – State-run oil company Pertamina recorded strong growth in 2023 with net profit rising by 14 percent to reach $4.4 billion from $3.8 billion a year earlier.

June 10, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 10, 2024

Jakarta – Question: What do you call giving a lucrative mining concession to a Muslim organization in exchange for political support? Answer: Halal-certified pork barrel.

South China Morning Post - June 10, 2024

Resty Woro Yuniar – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been accused of glorifying transactional politics after he passed a law that enables the government to grant mining licences to

June 7, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 7, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Indonesian government will grant Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the country's largest Muslim organization, the concession to manage coal mines previously opera

Tempo - June 7, 2024

Antara, Bandar Lampung – The recent widespread power outages in many regions of Sumatra have provided a lucrative opportunity for traders selling a portable power source, commonly known

Tempo - June 7, 2024

Aisyah Amira Wakang, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has granted a special mining permit area or WIUPK to religious organizations, including the Nahdlatul Ulama or NU.

June 6, 2024

Reuters - June 6, 2024

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said it is reviewing allegations involving Indonesian state miner Aneka Tambang (Antam) over the purity of its gold products.

Jakarta Globe - June 6, 2024

Muhammad Ghafur Fadillah, Jakarta – The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry of Indonesia has set a target for oil and gas production for 2025, aiming around 1.6 million barrels of oil

June 5, 2024

Jakarta Post - June 5, 2024

Jakarta – The government's decision to grant state-owned mine concessions to religious groups has been met with criticism from former chairman of Muhammadiyah Din Syamsudin, who claimed

Tempo - June 5, 2024

Han Revanda Putra, Jakarta – Muhammadiyah, one of the country's largest Muslim organizations, responded to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's decision to grant coal mining concessions to

June 4, 2024

Agence France-Presse - June 4, 2024

Jakarta – A new law allowing the Indonesian government to grant permits to religious organizations to operate mines has outraged environmentalists in the world's leading nickel producer

CNN Indonesia - June 4, 2024

Makassar – The South Sulawesi Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has spoken out on the government's plan to grant mining concessions to religious social or mass organisations

Tempo - June 4, 2024

Han Revanda Putra, Jakarta – The Trade Ministry has implemented export relaxation for a number of mining products until December 31, 2024.

June 3, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 3, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The government plans to grant a coal mining concession with sizable reserves to the executive board of Indonesia's largest Muslim organization Nahdlatul U

June 2, 2024

Sydney Morning Herald - June 2, 2024

Andrew Probyn – Australia is offering Timor-Leste a multi-billion-dollar lifeline to fast-track the Greater Sunrise offshore gas project, which promises generational wealth for the fled

June 1, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 1, 2024

Monique Handa Shafira, Jakarta – State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina (Persero), through its subsidiary Pertamina Patra Niaga, has decided not to increase non-subsidized fuel price

May 31, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 31, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan has announced the extension of the export permit for copper concentrate from Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), as the previous permit expired on

Jakarta Globe - May 31, 2024

Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed a regulation permitting religious organizations to manage state-owned mining areas.

Tempo - May 31, 2024

Ilona Estherina, Jakarta – Indonesia is currently developing a nuclear power plant or PLTN in partnership with the United States.

May 28, 2024

Mongabay - May 28, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Calls are mounting for global financiers to cut ties with Adaro, one of Indonesia's biggest coal companies, as the miner shows no sign of moving away from

May 27, 2024

The Conversation - May 27, 2024

Brandon Michael Sideleau – What's the connection between your smartphone and crocodile attacks? It's quite straightforward.

Jakarta Globe - May 27, 2024

Teguh Adi Prasetyo, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan, known as Zulhas, has announced a nationwide investigation into suspected fraud in the filling of 3-kilogram LPG gas canister

May 26, 2024

Tempo - May 26, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan visited the LPG cylinder filling station (SPBE) in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, to ensure that the 3 kg LPG cylinders distributed to the commu

May 25, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 25, 2024

Fuad Iqbal Abdullah, Jakarta – A major fire broke out at the Kilang Pertamina Internasional (KPI)'s oil refinery in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, on Saturday morning.

May 24, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 24, 2024

Alfi Dinilhaq, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has announced plans to reduce fuel subsidies and compensation starting in 2025.

May 21, 2024

Mongabay - May 21, 2024

Irfan Maulana, Jakarta – Critics have slammed Indonesia's outgoing government over a plan to hand out mining permits revoked from companies to religious organizations – not on the basis

May 18, 2024

Tempo - May 18, 2024

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Another nickel smelter in Kalimantan has exploded.

May 17, 2024

Tempo - May 17, 2024

Alif Ilham Fajriadi, Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia believes the government's commitment to reducing global warming is far from the 2015 Paris Agreement, which contains a collaborative

May 16, 2024

Reuters - May 16, 2024

Bangkok – Indonesia expects investments in its oil and gas sector to rise 29 per cent in 2024, the chairman of regulator SKK Migas told Reuters, as it races to ramp up drilling a

May 14, 2024

Mongabay - May 14, 2024

Irfan Maulana, Jakarta – Civil society organizations in Indonesia staged protests in late April to raise awareness of a planned nuclear plant near Pontianak, capital of West Kalimantan

Antara News - May 14, 2024

Jakarta – The oil and gas sectors will continue to play a vital role while the world strives to transition to clean energy to achieve the Net-Zero Emissions target, Energy and Mineral R

Jakarta Globe - May 14, 2024

Teguh Adi Prasetyo, Jakarta – The government has classified 15 mineral smelting facilities with a total investment of Rp 248.75 trillion ($15.5 billion) as national strategic projects,

May 13, 2024

Tempo - May 13, 2024

Ilona, Vindry Florentin, Jakarta – Several economists have criticized the government's plan to allow religious civil organizations to manage mining.

May 11, 2024

Tempo - May 11, 2024

Ilona Estherina, Jakarta – Recent criticisms have arisen regarding the nickel downstreaming process, which is perceived to benefit China more.

May 10, 2024

Straits Times - May 10, 2024

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – A 100 billion rupiah (S$8.4 million) tin-processing plant is being built in Batam by the younger brother of Indonesian President-elect Prabowo Subianto,

May 7, 2024

Tempo Editorial - May 7, 2024

Jakarta – Pollution from the Ombilin PLTU in Sumatra is a threat to the environment and human health. It is being addressed using a bogus energy transition solution.

May 6, 2024

Fulcrum - May 6, 2024

Rahmat Riyadi – The next administration has its work cut out for it to ensure true sustainable development by resolutely committing to cutting fossil fuel subsidies for good.

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 6, 2024

Jakarta – Things seem to have gone strangely quiet around Indonesia's Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP), which was launched to much fanfare at the Group of 20 Summit in Bali in

May 2, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 2, 2024

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has announced that the government will move forward with a plan to enable the export of solar power to Singapore.

April 27, 2024

Tempo Editorial - April 27, 2024

Jakarta – The mining of tin causes serious environmental damage in Bangka Belitung. The number of children with intellectual disabilities and autism is on the rise.

April 25, 2024

Agence France-Presse - April 25, 2024

Green NGOs have accused the Asian Development Bank of indirectly financing coal plants in Indonesia through a $600 million loan despite promises to no longer fund projects tied to the f

April 18, 2024

South China Morning Post - April 18, 2024

Resty Woro Yuniar – A new report alleges that miners in Indonesia's nickel hub of Sulawesi, some tied to Chinese electric vehicles battery manufacturers, cleared protected forests at a

April 17, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 17, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government is planning to review energy subsidies later this year, according to Chief Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto.

Mongabay - April 17, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – South Korean automobile giant Hyundai has ended an agreement with Adaro Minerals, a subsidiary of Indonesia's second-largest coal miner, PT Adaro Energy, t

April 16, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 16, 2024

Jakarta – Hyundai Motor Company's recent withdrawal from an agreement with PT Adaro Minerals Indonesia (Adaro) following calls from climate activists should give us pause.