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  • Presiden Amerika Serikat periode ini yaitu Donald Trump adalah figur yang terus-menerus mengundang kontroversi. Menjelang satu tahun menuju pemilihan umum Amerika Serikat mendatang pun ia masih saja terus menjadi sorotan negatif media. Lalu apa yang membedakan posisi Donald Trump sekarang dengan keadaannya di waktu-waktu kontroversi sebelumnya? Wimar Witoelar yang merupakan mantan juru bicara Presiden Gus Dur memberikan perspektifnya pada 28 Oktober 2019 di studio Yayasan Perspektif Baru.

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  • SUPPORT: A number of South Tapanuli residents asked the Medan Administrative Court to reject Forum for the Environment's lawsuit and ask the Chinese Consul General to ignore the campaign launched by it and hope that the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) will continue.

    MEDAN - A number of foreign institutions expressed various provocations in an effort to inhibit the construction of the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP), South Tapanuli. The community was asked to ignore the provocation, and to focus on the fact that North Sumatra's interests were related to that energy.

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  • MEDAN, KOMPAS.com - The judges of the Medan State Administrative Court (PTUN) chaired by Jimmy Claus Pardede decided to reject all claims filed by the North Sumatra Indonesian Environmental NGOs Forum (WALHI). According to the judge, this decision was based on evidence and statements of witnesses at the trial.

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  • REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN - Batangtoru area in South Tapanuli, North Sumatra, is an earthquake zone area. This makes infrastructure development in the area still refers to earthquake risk mitigation.

    Geologist of Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Prof. T Abdullah Sanny said, the earthquake zone in the Batangtoru area does not mean there should be no infrastructure development. According to Abdullah, development can work as long as it has a comprehensive research study. The results of these studies serve as guidelines for determining the infrastructure model to build. This step aims to mitigate the risk of seismicity.

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  • REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The results of continuous monitoring by the Directorate General of Natural Resources and Ecosystem Conservation (KSDAE) team of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) show that the construction of the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) in South Tapanuli, North Sumatra, is still safe for orangutans. The government is optimistic that development activities are in accordance with regulations and are environmentally friendly because when operating the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) requires sustainable and proorangutan forests for the continuity of their raw water supply.

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  • REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The manager of the Batangtoru hydropower project, PT North Sumatra Hydro Energy (NSHE), claimed that the hydropower plant (HEPP) construction project did not disturb the orangutan habitat of Tapanuli (Pongo tapanuliensis). The reason is that the government, covering an area of 163 thousand hectares, only limited to 122 hectares out of the total area permits the project area under the project management.

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  • South Tapanuli (Antaranews North Sumatra) - Various elements of the Sipirok community affirmed the presence of the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) will be able to stimulate the economy of the local community.

    "Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) is very useful for us, for education, for tourism, and for the future of our children and grandchildren, besides covering the need for an electrical energy crisis," said Rifai Pane and Siagian Clay.

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  • Medanbisnisdaily.com-Medan. North Sumatra Hydro Energy (NSHE) company as the manager of the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) with a capacity of 510 MW, carries a hospitality mission while visiting the editorial of medanbisnisdaily.com, S. Parman Road, Medan, on Thursday (02/21/2019).

    They acknowledged that the blockage of the company's information flow to the public had been used by a number of parties to attack the Batang Toru Hydropower so far. One of them is the issue of water logging issues. Unmitigated, the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) is said to be inundating around 9,600 Batang Toru forests.

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  • Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) on APL, Not Forest

    Indeed, the presence of the Batang Toru Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) to support the government program to build 35,000 MW until 2022. Inside supporting this effort, Batangtoru Hydropower is willing to invest US $ 1, 6 billion or around 20 trillion rupiahs more. But not yet this project is fully implemented, the issue of environmental destruction has been rolled out by a number of NGOs.

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  • Jakarta – Wimar Witoelar hadir menjadi salah satu tokoh senior dalam acara Deklarasi dukungan Alumni Kanisius terhadap Jokowi-Ma’aruf pada hari Minggu (03/02) di Gedung Joang 45, Menteng. Turut hadir pula tokoh-tokoh senior yang juga merupakan Alumni Kanisius yakni Ginandjar Kartasasmita, Airlangga Hartarto, Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, Akbar Tandjung, hingga Harijono Djojodiharjo.

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    Recently  PricewaterhouseCoopers, the global professional services network headquartered in London, published long-term global growth projections to 2050 for 32 of the largest economies in the world. The four largest economies in the world are projected to be China (1st), India (2nd), United States (3rd) and Indonesia (4th)

     

     

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  • “Pemilu 2019 akan dimenangkan di bilik suara, tidak perlu memberikan perhatian pada hoaxes dan ajak teman-teman maupun kerabat untuk memilih,” ide Wimar Witoelar pendiri Yayasan Perspektif Baru yang juga pernah menjabat sebagai juru bicara Presiden Republik Indonesia ke-4. Kesederhanaan pada pesan tersebut adalah kuncinya. Sederhana berarti pesan-pesan tersebut bisa mudah dipahami semua kalangan. Sehingga berarti juga pesan-pesannya mudah diterima dan dilakukan oleh semua kalangan.

    “Pemilu 2019 akan dimenangkan di bilik suara, tidak perlu memberikan perhatian pada hoaxes dan ajak teman-teman maupun kerabat untuk memilih,” ide Wimar Witoelar pendiri Yayasan Perspektif Baru yang juga pernah menjabat sebagai juru bicara Presiden Republik Indonesia ke-4. 


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