Indonesia’s Natuna Islands has a seabed that is rich in natural gas. Photo: Getty Images Indonesia’s Natuna Islands has a seabed that is rich in natural gas. Photo: Getty Images
Indonesia’s Natuna Islands has a seabed that is rich in natural gas. Photo: Getty Images
Johannes Nugroho
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Johannes Nugroho

Will spurning Chinese cash come back to haunt Indonesia’s Natunas?

  • Abdul Hamid Rizal is fishing for Western investments amid incursions by Chinese vessels in the Natuna Sea
  • But the sorely undeveloped gas-rich islands may just need the funds and expertise of fishing nations, including China

Indonesia’s Natuna Islands has a seabed that is rich in natural gas. Photo: Getty Images Indonesia’s Natuna Islands has a seabed that is rich in natural gas. Photo: Getty Images
Indonesia’s Natuna Islands has a seabed that is rich in natural gas. Photo: Getty Images
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Johannes Nugroho

Johannes Nugroho

Johannes Nugroho is a writer and political analyst from Surabaya, Indonesia