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CSOs call on ASEAN to implement regulatory mechanism in Extractive Industries, ask for greater corporate accountability

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam   Southeast Asian Civil Society Organizations today pressed for greater corporate accountability in the region. Speaking at a briefing for Brunei civil society organizations, human rights activists from around the region said that ASEAN governments should implement regulatory mechanisms in the extractive industries to avoid negative impacts to peoples? lives […]

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69 Miners Agree to Renegotiate Contracts

| March 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta| Wednesday, February 29, 2012| byRangga D. Fadillah, As many as 60 coal contracts-of-work (PKP2B) and nine non-coal mining license (KK) holders have agreed to renegotiate six main points in their contracts with the government, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry announced on Tuesday. The six main issues cover the size of […]

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Campaigners around the world call to postpone destructive Chinese pipelines in Burma

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Embargoed for March 1 THAILAND, March 1, 2012 –130 organizations over 20 countries today held demonstrations and submitted letters calling on Burma President Thein Sein to postpone China trans-Burma oil and gas pipelines project. The letter expressed serious concerns over human rights abuses as well as social, economic and environmental impacts of the Burmese, Chinese, […]

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EITI-Indonesia Implementation Updates-2011

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2010, the Government of Indonesia issued the Presidential Regulation on The Transparency of State and Regional Income Generated from Extractive Industries, which started the process of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) implementation in Indonesia. EITI, a voluntary based standard to promote transparency in extractive sector, has been acknowledged internationally as a tool to improve […]

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Press Release – Indigenous communities and civil society groups challenge big business and ASEAN on CSR Framework; calls for greater corporate accountability

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Press Release – Indigenous communities and civil society groups challenge big business and ASEAN on CSR Framework; calls for greater corporate accountability

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release November 26, 2011 Bali Kuta Resort, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia Indigenous communities and civil society groups challenge big business and ASEAN on CSR Framework; calls for greater corporate accountability Amidst the current worldwide economic crisis and the growing resentment against the socalled corporate greed, representatives of civil society groups and indigenous […]

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ICW Finds More Freeport Money Transfers to Police

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kompas| Jimmy Hitipeuw | Rabu, 2 November 2011 | The Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) has discovered transfers of US$79.1 million from PT Freeport Indonesia to the police, a spokesman said. “Based on its financial reports from 2001 to 2010, PT Freeport has cumulatively paid US$79.1 million to Indonesian security authorities,” ICW coordinator for monitoring and […]

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Is Freeport Doomed?

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jakarta Post|

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Freeport, workers haggle over wages

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jakarta Post | Rangga D Fadillah,

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Workshop Summary- Securing ASEAN Energy Supply

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Workshop Summary- Securing ASEAN Energy Supply

Workshop report of the Regional Workshop on “Securing ASEAN Energy Supply: Learn from Best Practices Policy Framework & Global Standard To Improve Investment Climate” 9-10 August 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia INTRODUCTION 1.

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President Obama Commits U.S. to Implement EITI

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
President Obama Commits U.S. to Implement EITI

NEW YORK, 20 September 2011 – Revenue Watch applauds President Obama decision to apply a new standard of transparency to oil, gas and mining revenues from federal lands. Speaking today at the formal launch of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an initiative of governments and civil society to advance open government around the world, President […]

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