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18 November 2022

G7 pledge US$20B for Indonesian clean energy transition

The G7 pledged US$20 billion for Indonesia’s energy transition, including decommissioning coal‑fired power plants (PLTUs).  Also in this issue: political alliances remain malleable; cigarette excise taxes rise; revising the Criminal Code poses political test for Widodo; new nickel processing technology holds promise for Indonesian EV battery manufacturing; concerns mount about manufacturing layoffs; SMRC polling quantifies opportunity for Golkar; West Papua Province undergoes sub-division; decree in lieu of law due soon on electoral districts; authorities seek perpetrator of medicinal syrup poisonings; and four die of apparent starvation in middle-class Jakarta house.  

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