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Moratorium shutters mines in east Indonesia

Newly installed East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Governor Viktor Laiskodat has become the first provincial leader to order a moratorium on mining, on a chain of idyllic islands still largely unaffected by the uncontrolled artisanal mining that has ravaged other parts of Indonesia. Acting days after his inauguration, the lawyer-turned-politician indicated he would review more than […]