Talk is cheap, especially when it comes to inequality between regions in the archipelago. Implementing equity policy, meanwhile, can be very expensive. Ask state-owned electricity provider PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), whose investment cost per customer in Papua is twice the national average. President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, amidst criticism from economists and human rights activists, however, is determined to reduce the gap. On Wednesday, Dec 21, he inaugurated two power plants in Papua, which are within the 35,000 MW program.To subscribe please click here