Energy ministry to focus on implementing electrification program in Papua

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is focusing on implementing an electrification program in the easternmost Indonesian province of Papua as part of the efforts to develop its potentials. Papua has large energy and mineral potentials, the ministry said in a press statement released on Wednesday. The government will always make every effort to develop the potentials while at the […]

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THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has reiterated its call for the immediate termination of the Minister of Aviation & Communication Peter Shanel. In a statement on Thursday, the Opposition Group called on the Prime Minister to remove his aviation minister following serious allegations levelled against him by former aviation director George Satu. Mr Satu who was also suspended over the Special […]

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State salt firm to build Rp 1.8t salt factory in NTT

State-owned salt company PT Garam has expressed its agreement to develop a salt factory using technology invented by the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) to produce about 500,000 tons of salt per year. The company needs Rp 1.8 trillion (US$134.89 million) in funds to develop the factory. “PT Garam has expressed its readiness [to develop the […]

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