Browsing: Indonesia

Indonesia expected to spend $19bn on infrastructure projects

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s chief economic minister said on Monday that 14 infrastructure projects, worth 264 trillion rupiah (US$19.17 billion), are expected to be dropped from the government’s strategic development plan due to lack of progress. These projects


Read More
Sumatran tiger kills Indonesian construction worker

JAKARTA: An Indonesian man has been mauled to death by a Sumatran tiger in a remote village, authorities said Sunday (March 11th), the second deadly attack this year. Yusri Effendi, 34, was found with fatal wounds


Read More
Indonesia suspends infrastructure projects after string of accidents

JAKARTA: Indonesia suspended on Tuesday the construction of elevated infrastructure projects, including rail and roads, after a series of accidents raised questions about the safety of a government drive to upgrade transport networks. Minister of Public


Read More
Indonesia’s Asbestos Time Bomb

JAKARTA: The symptoms were mild and seemingly innocuous at first: mostly coughing and fatigue. But it wasn’t long before Sriyono got a grim diagnosis — he had asbestosis — an incurable scarring of the lungs that


Read More
Mori Building starts construction of office tower in central Jakarta

TOKYO-Mori Building, a leading urban developer, on Wednesday announced that it has begun constructing a 59-floor premium-grade office tower in the Sudirman area of Jakarta, Indonesia. TOKYO-Mori Building, a leading urban developer, today announced that it


Read More
Indonesia reconsiders partnership with Japan on rail project

To cut costs, government inviting other countries to bid JAKARTA – Indonesia may look for offers from remote governments to assemble another railroad on the island of Java, in spite of its present engagement with Japan.


Read More
Indonesia’s high-speed rail getting back on track

Jakarta seizes land to meet China’s conditions for funding stalled project JAKARTA — Construction is ready to roll on Indonesia’s high-speed railway project as soon as this month, as President Joko Widodo’s administration has started seizing


Read More
Indonesia asks Japan to work on Jakarta-Surabaya train project

Indonesia has invited Japan to submit proposals to work on a railway line connecting Jakarta to its second-biggest city Surabaya, the transport minister told Reuters on Saturday. The project aims to slash journey times by more


Read More
Japan, Indonesia could work on $3bn mega port, rail projects

Japan and Indonesia could be working together on two infrastructure projects in the country, said Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung. Speaking to reporters at Halim Perdanakusuma airport on Thursday (May 26) morning, Mr Pramono said Japan had


Read More
Dutch firm bags contract to build power-generating bridge in Indonesia

Dutch Firm to Build $400m Bridge Over East Nusa Tenggara’s Larantuka Strait Jakarta. The government has sealed a $400 million deal with Dutch construction firm Tidal Bridge to build the Pancasila Palmerah Bridge in East Nusa


Read More