Indonesia president bashes state power company over blackouts

General view of the capital city of Jakarta during a major power blackout, Indonesia, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Fransiska Nangoy

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s state power company PLN should have had plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected 21 million customers in Jakarta and neighbouring provinces, President Joko Widodo said on Monday. In the wake of the biggest power outage in 14 years on Sunday, Widodo demanded to know why the […]

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