Latest News for: Jakarta power


Indonesia says no new coal plants from 2023 (after the next 100 or so)

Mongabay 12 May 2021
JAKARTA — Indonesia says it will stop building new coal-fired power plants after 2023 to meet its carbon-neutral goals — but the more than 100 plants to be built by then will still be churning out CO2 decades after that ... the national grid — powered mostly by coal — is completed.

Structures of oppression

Inside Indonesia 03 May 2021
Following Indonesian independence, with the power of the new nation-state centred in Jakarta and increasingly dominated by those from Java, racism was reproduced and the rest of the country ranked according to a hierarchy that determines their humanity, and consequently the value of their lives.

Review: The Planet: A Lament

Inside Indonesia 03 May 2021
In using the power of theatre to articulate the experience of loss and renewal, Garin Nugroho’s work inadvertently reveals the challenges in representing race in cross-cultural collaboration ... scene in Papua and formal training in the Jakarta Art Institute in the case of Boogie.

3 dead, 9 missing after Indonesia landslides

Malaysian National News Agency 01 May 2021
WORLD. 3 dead, 9 missing after Indonesia landslides. Credit ... JAKARTA, April 30 -- At least three people have been killed and nine more are missing after landslides at a power plant in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, authorities said on Friday ... ....

Indonesia designates Papuan separatists as terrorists

Straits Times 29 Apr 2021
JAKARTA • Indonesia has formally designated Papuan separatists as "terrorists", a move that activists said could expand the powers of security forces, including lengthy detentions without charge ... colonial power - promised Papua independence before the region was annexed in 1963.
photo: AP
Anti-coup protesters flash the three-finger salute during a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar on Tuesday April 27, 2021. Demonstrations have continued in many parts of the country since Saturday’s meeting of leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, as have arrests and beatings by security forces despite an apparent agreement by junta leader Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing to end the violence. (AP Photo)

At least 755 killed since coup in Myanmar: Rights group

Anadolu Agency 28 Apr 2021
At least 755 people have been killed since the Feb ... Suu Kyi's party won a second term in November, but the military said rigging in the polls had forced it to seize power. *Writing by Rhany Chairunissa Rufinaldo with Anadolu Agency's Indonesian language services in Jakarta .

UN Myanmar expert urges junta chief to end violence

Urdu Point 28 Apr 2021
Min Aung Hlaing attended a weekend meeting of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations -- his first overseas trip since he seized power -- called to discuss the mounting crisis. ASEAN leaders at the Jakarta summit issued a "five-point consensus" statement that called ...

ASEAN ups its game in Myanmar crisis

Asiatimes 27 Apr 2021
... powers, which would undermine ASEAN centrality and weaken regional cohesion. Recognizing the high stakes involved and the gravitas that informal ASEAN leader and middle power Indonesia wields, Brunei, this year’s ASEAN chair, gave way for Jakarta to host the emergency meeting.

Myanmar crisis could drag on

Manila Standard Today 27 Apr 2021
We have no illusion that the military junta in Myanmar will soon hand over power to the very people they ousted from office even after the Jakarta consensus.

Myanmar junta will only stop violence when ‘country stabilizes’

La Prensa Latina 27 Apr 2021
The statement said junta leader Gen. Min Aung Hlaing gave ASEAN leaders a brochure justifying the Feb ... ASEAN leaders and the military junta reached a commitment Saturday to end violence against civilians during a summit in Jakarta, Hlaing’s first overseas trip since seized power ... On Mar ... EFE. bkk-esj/lds Tags ....

Indonesia's upcoming coal plant tests its climate change pledge

Straits Times 26 Apr 2021
A consortium led by Indonesia's state electricity firm Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) is pushing ahead with construction of a controversial coal-fired power plant near Jakarta that ...

Myanmar: Military chief set to make first foreign trip since coup

BBC News 24 Apr 2021
The head of the Myanmar military is set to meet international leaders, in what will be his first known foreign trip since the army took power in a coup. General Min Aung Hlaing is scheduled to attend an Asean regional summit in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday.

Myanmar military cracks down on protesters as junta leader in summit

Straits Times 24 Apr 2021
While Western powers have imposed targeted sanctions on military top brass, regional leaders from the 10-country Asean have sought to open a communications channel with the junta. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing took part in a high-level summit Saturday in Jakarta to discuss Myanmar's mounting crisis - his first overseas trip since he seized power ... �.

Indonesian submarine sank, officials declare after debris discovered

The Hill 24 Apr 2021
Indonesia’s navy said Saturday that a submarine that went missing this week sunk and broke open, likely killing all 53 crew members ... “If it’s an explosion, it will be in pieces ... The findings of the search mission will be identified in the coming days. Several foreign powers assisted Jakarta in the search, including the U.S ... ....

Jakarta Holds Series of Virtual and Micro-scale Events for Jakartans

Berita Jakarta 23 Apr 2021
Nevertheless, the Jakarta administration has a breakthrough to enliven the moment of Ramadan with a spirit of collaboration, presenting a series of events held on a virtual and micro scale for Jakartans ... It would take the theme "Energi Ramadan Jakarta" means Power of Ramadan, which was also part of the celebration of Jakarta's 494th Anniversary.