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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


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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


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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


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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


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Japan considers underwriting construction of Indonesian port

The government may provide low-interest yen loans to Indonesia to help it build a major new port in Patimban, 120 kilometers east of Jakarta, sources said. JIJI As the Indonesian side has estimated construction will cost


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Atkins to create TOD masterplans for Indonesia’s first HSR corridor

Atkins has been awarded the design contract to provide transit oriented development (TOD) masterplan along the new Jakarta-Bandung high speed rail corridor, Indonesia’s first high speed rail project. Upon completion in 2019, the route will stretch


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Indonesia slams the brakes on multi-billion dollar Chinese high-speed rail collaboration thanks to tardy homework

A high-profile joint Chinese/Indonesian high-speed railway project in Indonesia has been delayed due to insufficient paperwork, announced the country’s Transport Minister on Wednesday. Minister Ignasius Jonan revealed at a hearing of the House of Representatives that


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China to start construction of Indonesia high-speed railway

Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong is visiting Indonesia until Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said. Wang will meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo and they will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a high-speed railway that will


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Indonesia to award fast train contract to China

JAKARTA — Indonesia will award a hotly contested, multi-billion-dollar railway project to China, a Japanese embassy official said on Tuesday, citing remarks by an Indonesian minister. The two Asian giants had been vying for the project


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Indonesia scraps fiercely contested rail project in favor of slower train

Indonesia scrapped plans for its first high-speed railway and asked China and Japan, who were battling over the multi-billion dollar contract, to submit new proposals to build a slower train, a senior minister said on Thursday.


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