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Fergus Jensen

Mar 22 2017

Indonesia port graft investigation disrupting coal shipments

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE Indonesia is cracking down on corruption and widespread graft at some of its top coal export hubs, disrupting shipments to destinations across Asia.

Mar 21 2017

Indonesia police say Interpol issues red notices for three Sinopec executives

JAKARTA Indonesian police said on Tuesday Interpol has issued red notices, the closest to an international arrest warrant, for three Chinese executives suspected of fraud linked to a more than $800 million Sinopec oil terminal development in Indonesia.

Mar 03 2017

Saudi king's Bali beach holiday turns into military exercise

NUSA DUA, Indonesia A Bali beach holiday for Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his considerable entourage has turned into a military exercise for host Indonesia.

Mar 01 2017

Freeport sees 'no return to business as usual' at Grasberg mine: document

JAKARTA Freeport-McMoRan's Indonesian unit sees "no returning to business as usual", an internal company memo said, as the miner cut output and laid off workers at its giant Grasberg copper mine in a battle with Jakarta over mining rights that has paralyzed its operations.

Feb 24 2017

Q&A-How Freeport's row over its Indonesian mining contract has escalated

Feb 24 U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc warned this week that it could take the Indonesian government to arbitration and seek damages over a contractual dispute that has halted operations at the world's second-biggest copper mine.

Feb 21 2017

Saudi king to visit Indonesia in March with entourage of 1,500: Indonesian officials

JAKARTA Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said.

Feb 20 2017

Freeport warns of arbitration as Indonesia mining dispute escalates

JAKARTA U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc warned on Monday it could take the Indonesian government to arbitration and seek damages over a contractual dispute that has halted operations at the world's second-biggest copper mine.

Feb 16 2017

Freeport Indonesia mine grinds to complete halt: union

JAKARTA All work has stopped at Freeport-McMoRan Inc's giant copper mine in Indonesia and its workers are planning a demonstration against the government's move last month that halted exports of copper concentrate to boost domestic industries, a union said.

Feb 15 2017

Indonesia opposition-backed candidate may be dark horse in Jakarta poll

(This February 13 story has been corrected to insert dropped word in para 3; and clarify that Baswedan won a Fulbright scholarship, but was not one of the first Indonesians to do so in para 17)

Feb 15 2017

Election in Indonesian capital heads for run-off after tense campaign

JAKARTA The race to become governor of Indonesia's capital was heading for a second round between the incumbent Christian and a Muslim former education minister after neither appeared to win a majority in a Wednesday election. | Video

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