I Made Andi Arsana
The Jakarta Post, 15 January 2007
Early last year, the Home Ministry regulation on regional boundaries came into force. The regulation provides systematic guidelines for regional boundary demarcations over land and sea.
For the newly elected local leaders in Indonesia — governors and regents — the regulation should be viewed as important, since settling regional boundaries is now becoming urgent. The implementation of regional autonomy requires local leaders to optimally manage and exploit the resources in their areas. Continue…