Sunday, June 25, 2017

Development

Indonesia: Government Plans to Return Private Islands to State Hands

The Indonesian Government has announced plans to carry out a detailed inventory into the country’s islands in a crackdown on illegal island ownership.

Indonesia has around 13,000 islands – of which 6,000 are thought to be used as private and commercial resorts Yet many of these islands are thought to be illegally occupied – …Read More: Indonesia: Government Plans to Return Private Islands to State Hands

Island Issues

Indonesia: Two Private Islands at the Centre of Indonesian Corruption Trial

Island - Banten - Courtesy of www.indonesia-tourism

Two Indonesian private islands form the exotic centre-point of a corruption investigation surrounding the controversial governor of poverty-stricken Banten province.

Island – Banten – Courtesy of www.indonesia-tourism

As part of an on-going corruption investigation into the financial background of the governor of Indonesia’s Banten province, Ratu Atut Chosiyah, a damning report has …Read More: Indonesia: Two Private Islands at the Centre of Indonesian Corruption Trial

Island Issues

Indonesia: Authorities investigate alleged illegal sale of Gili Islands

Gili Meno West Coast

The legal question of property ownership has come to the forefront again in Indonesia, where authorities are investigating the alleged illegal sale of 13 of the Gili Islands. This very popular tourist destination is located to the northwest of Lombok, not far from the well-known island …Read More: Indonesia: Authorities investigate alleged illegal sale of Gili Islands