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News Indonesia » Government: Indonesia: Government to set new coal price formula next week

News channel or source: http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/indonesia-government-to-set-new-coal-price-formula-next-week/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry plans to introduce a new price formula for domestic coal sales by next week at the latest, despite the ongoing disagreement between state electricity firm PLN and local coal miners. Since earlier this month, the ...

News Indonesia » Government: Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/indonesia-mobilizes-combat-health-damaging-forest-fires-53235127
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The agency said satellites have detected 90 "hotspots" or fires across Indonesia, with the biggest numbers in West and Central Kalimantan. Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan province, has been blanketed in smoke, it said. Record Indonesian forest ...

News Indonesia » Government: Scientists from Indonesia, Germany and the Netherlands win Indonesian Peat Prize

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/scientists-from-indonesia-germany-and-the-netherlands-win-indonesian-peat-prize/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Indonesia will have two years to fully adapt the winning methodology into the new peat-mapping standard, although some government agencies are clamoring to start adopting the system immediately. JAKARTA — A team of scientists from Indonesia, Germany and ...

News Indonesia » Government: Indonesia’s anti-LGBT drive should concern all Asia

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/indonesias-anti-lgbt-drive-should-concern-all-asia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Indonesia is backsliding even compared to its Asian neighbors. The economy could be hit. The Financial Times has reported that the government’s failure to check Islamist attacks on LGBT people might damage tourism and real estate development. A 2017 ...

News Indonesia » Government: Indonesia says it will revise tax incentives in bid to lift investment

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/indonesia-investment-tax/indonesia-says-it-will-revise-tax-incentives-in-bid-to-lift-investment-idUSL4N1QB2G8
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Last month, he warned that Indonesia was losing out to peers such as the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam in attracting investment, due to regulatory uncertainties. The government is planning to change the minimum investment required to get a tax holiday ...

News Indonesia » Government: Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/indonesia-unlikely-to-join-us-led-coalition-to-contain-china/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

the reality is that the U.S. relationship with Indonesia — and for that matter with much of Southeast Asia — is fragile and much shallower and more ephemeral than the U.S. government thinks. Indonesia may enter into a temporary relationship of ...

News Indonesia » Government: Rash of forest fires breaks out in Indonesia

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/rash-forest-fires-breaks-indonesia-084418303.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Pekanbaru (Indonesia) (AFP) - Indonesia was battling a rash of forest ... Hundreds of hectares of land have been destroyed over the past week and the government is stepping up efforts to contain the fires. The blazes are frequently deliberately set by ...

News Indonesia » Government: Freeport gets Indonesia copper export recommendation

News channel or source: https://seekingalpha.com/news/3332240-freeport-gets-indonesia-copper-export-recommendation
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Indonesia's government says it extended the export recommendation for Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) but will allow a lower than requested 1.2M metric tons of copper concentrate for the year ending Feb. 17, 2019. FCX had requested an export quota of 1.66M ...

News Indonesia » Government: Indonesia Suspends Infrastructure Projects After String of Accidents

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-20/indonesia-suspends-infrastructure-projects-after-string-of-accidents
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia suspended on Tuesday the construction of elevated infrastructure projects, including rail and roads, after a series of accidents raised questions about the safety of a government drive to upgrade transport networks.

News Indonesia » Government: Turning the rising tide of anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia

News channel or source: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/02/21/turning-the-rising-tide-of-anti-lgbt-sentiment-in-indonesia/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

the Indonesian government should ban hate speech and hate acts. It should be unlawful for police to strip and shave transwomen, but Indonesian police act with impunity. There needs to be serious checks and balances in place that penalise hatred. Indonesia ...