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Tin is King in Belitung. Can this Indonesian Island Become a Tourist Destination? cover
Tin is King in Belitung. Can this Indonesian Island Become a Tourist Destination?

For centuries, the Indonesian island of Belitung was known by outsiders for little more than its tin industry. Ten years on, the island has clear appeal. Azure waters, golden sandy beaches and smooth, stacked boulders mark its coastline. Many of Belitung’s inhabitants want to capitalize on this beauty. But further inland, the mining sector’s continued hold and the challenges of economic diversification are apparent. read more ...

Overview of The Batch 5 Course Sessions

The Batch 5 course is special for several reasons. For the first time, the course among the previous editions which is implemented outside the university location in Yogyakarta. Belitung is chosen as the course location because it has a long history in thin mining and the development of tin mining in the island provides an intriguing first-hand exposure to the intricacy of extractive industries governance at the sub-national level. In addition, the course added several tools within the basic framework on the natural resources decision-chain. read more ...

Lost in negotiation: Freeport workers

The agreement –or in Freeport’s words: “an understanding on a framework”, between the Government of Indonesia (GoI) and Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) to extend PT Freeport Indonesia’s (PTFI) operation, possibly, until 2041 has left an important issue untouched. PT Freeport’s workers who seem to be still in the middle of industrial relations dispute is a case in point. The agreement itself provided a relief to both parties after a long and protracted negotiation. read more ...

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Pertamina Buys Malaysian Assets to Meet Domestic Demand

Pertamina buys Malaysian assets to meet domestic demand. Pertamina is also reducing its investments in property and other non core bussinesses to help the administration bolster the oil industry. read more ...