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Edition 142: Energy policy

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Oct 26, 2020

Indonesia’s energy dilemma

Balongan Oil Refinery / Pertamina

Introduction to the edition

By JAMES GUILD

Oct 26, 2020

Jokowi’s 35000 megawatt dream

Technicians of state utility PLN take part in an exercise to learn what do in case of emergencies in Depok / Antara Photo/Teresia May

The government’s approach to this mega power infrastructure program is typical of its overwhelming drive to get business done

By JAMES GUILD

Oct 26, 2020

Taking the nuclear option

Building public trust will be key to making nuclear power a reality in Indonesia

By YOGI SUGIAWAN & SHUNSUKE MANAGI

Oct 26, 2020

Sexy killers

Bringing the coal industry and the oligarchs into focus

By ERIC SASONO

Oct 26, 2020

Beyond technical fixes

Kamanggih village, Sumba is embracing renewable energy / Author

Indonesia is blessed with considerable potential for renewable energy generation, but so far has been slow to grasp it

By ABIDAH B SETYOWATI

Oct 26, 2020

Regulating the regulators

Riza Nugraha / Flickr CC

Regulators, contracts and corruption in Indonesia’s upstream oil and gas sector

By MICHAEL BUEHLER

Oct 16, 2020

Why so serious?

Twitter/mumaxxmuma

Netizens’ responses to the banning of a popular slang word raise questions...

By PRATIWI UTAMI

Oct 02, 2020

Review Essay: Banishment and belonging

Japanese and Malay Pearl Divers / State Library of Western Australia

By RON WITTON

Sep 25, 2020

Essay: Seeking solace in the midst of COVID-19

Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak the book club has hosted weekly virtual meetings/ Baca Rasa Dengar

Book clubs and creative communities have headed online where they provide Jakartans...

By SEBASTIAN PARTOGI

Sep 18, 2020

A 150-year old obstacle to land rights 

Protestors calling for land reform, Jakarta, September 2019 / Dhemas Reviyanto / ANTARA FOTO

The Dutch colonialists adopted the concept of domein verklaring (domain declaration) to...

By AHMAD DHIAULHAQ & WARD BERENSCHOT

Sep 14, 2020

Thoughts for Lance Castles

Lance Castles, painted by Yasin Tiar in 1999

By ANTHONY REID

Sep 14, 2020

Obituary: Remembering Lance Castles (1937–2020)

Lance in a seminar in Jakarta / TEMPO/NIHIL PAKURIL

By MARGARET KARTOMI et al

Sep 09, 2020

Book Review: Man of Contradictions

 / @jokowi Instagram

By MARCUS MIETZNER

Sep 07, 2020

Photo Essay: From the field

 / Author

Be there! Exploring small oil palm plantations from Riau (not Europe)

By GIULIA ZANINELLI

Aug 30, 2020

Essay: Our Home Together?

Vina Adriani leads a critical discussion of Indonesia’s Draft Anti-Sexual Violence Bill / Fanny Syariful Alam

Bandung School of Peace is leading the fight against intolerance in West...

By FANNY SYARIFUL ALAM

Aug 27, 2020

Culture vs consent

Mothers and babies in rural West Papua / Els Rieke Katmo

Distrust in doctors’ decision making around c-sections is a key cause of...

By JENNY MUNRO, ELS RIEKE KATMO, MEKI WETIPO

Aug 25, 2020

Women rising

Berani meets femininity: LPDAKT members, with the women wearing traditional Dayak outfits / Hamsa, LPDAKT

Women in East Kalimantan join male-dominated ‘ormas’ to empower themselves and their...

By LOTTE TROOST

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