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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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Indonesia ponders risk of Iranian oil import termination

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Indonesia ponders risk of Iranian oil import termination

The Jakarta Post, January 25, 2012. As a net oil importer, Indonesia is poised to bear the brunt of the rising political tension between the world’s second-largest oil producer, Iran, and the US and its allies. The impact of the embargo on Iranian oil by the allied West is already reflected in oil prices, which experts […]

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Southeast Asia Set to Square Off Again on Xayaburi

| December 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
Southeast Asia Set to Square Off Again on Xayaburi

WallStreet Journal, 5 December 2011. By James Hookway Laos plans to establish itself as the hydroelectric powerhouse of Southeast Asia will likely face a fierce challenge this week from neighboring

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Capturing the Signals

| November 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Capturing the Signals

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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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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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Govt wants public to benefit from mining firms’ profits

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

GMA News|AMITA O. LEGASPI| 09/14/2011 | The Aquino administration is pushing for reforms in the mining industry in order to turn its profits into state revenues that could benefit the public. As first step, the government wants to monitor the profits of mining companies, Executive Ochoa Jr. said on Wednesday. Ochoa said the country intends […]

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Philippines seeking EITI compliance status

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Philippines seeking EITI compliance status

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China’s Energy Grab in Burma

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

China’s Energy Grab in Burma Written by Nava Thakuria Friday, 09 September 2011   Oil for the lamps of China, not Burma No Respite from Suffering for Burmese Although an ostensibly civilian regime is functioning in Burma and there appear to have been elements of change taking place, with policy splits apparently developing between the […]

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