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W. Kalimantan naval base to be promoted to naval main base

PONTIANAK, May 8, 2014: The naval base in the West Kalimantan provincial capital of Pontianak will be promoted to a naval main base, noted National Defense Forces (TNI) Chief General Moeldoko. "The plan to promote the naval base to a naval main base has been incorporated in the strategic plan, but I do not recollect whether the plan will be realized in 2015 or 2016," he stated during his working visit here ...

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Education goes green in West Kalimantan elementary school

WEST KALIMANTAN, May 7, 2014: In SDN 7, a public elementary school in the village of Sasak in the Sambas district, 163 students stand in line ready to start a new day. The school, approximately eight hours away by car from Pontianak — the capital of West Kalimantan — is unique. Beside being the only elementary school in the village, with the help of World Vision, a humanitarian organization for the wellbein ...

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West Kalimantan autonomy awards given out

WEST KALIMANTAN, Jan 28: A new awards program in West Kalimantan is recognizing innovative district administrations for improvements in community engagement and responsive service delivery. The inaugural National Seminar and Autonomy Awards, which took place in the province’s bustling capital of Pontianak last month, rewarded the districts and cities that have been successfully improving livelihoods through ...

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West Kalimantan to nominate intangible cultural heritages to UNESCO

Nov 26: The West Kalimantan administration is recording its rich cultural heritage in preparation for new nominations for the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. Pontianak Cultural Values Conservation Agency (BPNBP) senior researcher Poltak Johansen said 323 intangible cultural heritage from West Kalimantan had been cataloged during 2009 to 2013. The figure was likely to be higher because the local adminis ...

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ADB to Fund Sarawak-West Kalimantan Hydroelectric Power Project

KALIMANTAN: Indonesia’s state-owned power company will build a 145-kilometer-long electric line linking customers in West Kalimantan with hydroelectric plants in neighboring Sarawak, Malaysia, under a plan that has been heralded as a commitment to green energy in Indonesia but is rife with environmental concerns in Malaysia. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded project is expected to provide 8,000 homes ...

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West Kalimantan governor promises more infrastructure for businesses

West Kalimantan Governor Cornelis says that his administration will build and repair roads to benefit business in the province. “We are planning to build another road that will connect border areas across the province,” Cornelis said on Saturday in Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan, at a ceremony to open a land export lane for crude palm oil. Cornelis said that his administration had spent almost Rp 1 trillion [ ...

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