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Fransiska Nangoy

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout

Aug 04 2019

JAKARTA, Aug 4 Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions of people in the capital and surrounding provinces.

Indonesia is unlikely to begin natural gas imports in 2025: minister

Jul 31 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan told reporters on Wednesday the country is unlikely to begin natural gas imports in 2025 as initially expected because some big gas projects will start production, reducing the need for overseas shipments.

Indonesia's Timah set to double refined tin output -director

Jul 25 2019

PANGKALPINANG, Indonesia Indonesia's largest tin miner PT Timah expects to more than double its refined tin production this year but has started taking steps to slow down output, a senior company official said on Thursday.

Future tense: Fastest-growing market Asia rethinks coal's prospects

Jul 04 2019

NUSA DUA, Indonesia After riding China's demand train for nearly two decades, Asia's coal industry is looking to a future of smaller markets and slimmer pickings, as buying declines in the world's second-biggest economy and climate change concerns blunt demand.

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector

Jun 27 2019

(This June 26 story corrects attribution in paragraph 12 to Sinadia from Sinadia and Jenie.)

Asia's coal developers feeling left out by cold shoulder from banks

Jun 25 2019

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Developers of coal mines and coal-fired power plants in Asia are facing difficulties growing their businesses as global financial institutions refuse to back their projects to avoid criticism over climate change, industry participants said on Tuesday.

Lower for longer: Supply glut in focus as Asia's biggest coal meet begins

Jun 24 2019

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Slowing economic growth in China is weighing on demand expectations for thermal coal in the world's biggest market for the fuel, while global moves toward cleaner energy are compounding problems arising from a glut in supply.

Resolving trade war is key to boosting emerging markets: Indonesia central bank governor

May 28 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank governor said on Tuesday he hopes face-to-face talks in a month between the Chinese and U.S. leaders would cool trade tensions, paving the way for a return of capital flows into emerging markets, including Indonesia.

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result

May 24 2019

JAKARTA Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged.

Palm oil watchdog to create separate standards for smallholders: Indonesia director

May 24 2019

JAKARTA A global palm oil industry watchdog is planning a separate standard for smallholders to help them adopt sustainable practices and get green certification, the Indonesian director of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said.

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