Joao da Cruz Cardoso – After two decades of independence, development in Timor-Leste is exemplified by growing economic activity in Dili, the country's capital city.
Infrastructure & Development
November 16, 2021
October 3, 2021
Lenny Tristia Tambun & Whisnu Bagus, Jayapura – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo continued his trip in Papua on Sunday to inaugurate several projects, a day after opening historic nat
October 2, 2021
Sorong (Antara) – Jalan Jenderal Sudirman in Sorong city, West Papua province, which has been damaged for two years, was quickly resurfaced in the lead up to a visit by President Joko "
August 24, 2021
Rome wasn't built in a day, but you can bet your Samarinda yellow rice that all the potholes can be filled up in no time whenever the president comes to town.
June 25, 2021
Separatist rebels were holding four civilians hostage in the jungles of Indonesia's breakaway Papua region after they killed several construction workers in an ambush, authorities said
June 21, 2021
The initiative is part of
June 7, 2021
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – A long-delayed project to construct the first railway on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is gaining traction, with contractors securing 693.8 billion rupiah (
Tibar Port in Timor-Leste is half-finished, with the grand opening expected in May 2022.
May 27, 2021
Laily R, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – Indonesia's army and police personnel deployed in Papua are entrusted with enforcing the law against armed terrorist groups and safeguarding the gove
April 16, 2021
Chloe King – Over the Easter weekend, as the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines was expected to arrive in Timor-Leste's capital of Dili, Tropical Cyclone Seroja arrived instead.
March 10, 2021
Rory James – Papuans whose island has been offered up as a potential launch site for Elon Musk's SpaceX project have told the billionaire Tesla chief his company is not welcome on their
January 21, 2021
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government plans to issue sukuk (sharia-compliant bonds) worth Rp 27.58 trillion (US$1.96 billion) this year to finance the country's costly infrastruc
January 12, 2021
Norman Harsono, Jakarta – Indonesia added 258 kilometers of toll roads in 2020, short of the government's target, as the country strove to continue infrastructure development in the mid
December 27, 2020
December 20, 2020
Maikel Jefriando, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated the Patimban sea port in West Java on Sunday, saying the new gateway would have a "strategic" role in b
December 18, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing Ministry is offering 25 infrastructure projects worth Rp 278.35 trillion (US$19.7 billion) under public-private partnersh
December 17, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Despite rising to rank among countries with high human development in the 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
December 7, 2020
A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil, Jakarta – On Nov.
November 26, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Land acquisition and human capital issues have remained a challenge in the development of the mega trans-Sumatra toll road project, which might delay its sched
November 17, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing Ministry is aiming to start the bidding process of nine toll road sections, with a combined length of 350 kilometers and combined
October 17, 2020
Ian Lloyd Neubauer – "Like Bali before the tourism boom." That is how I described East Timor – a young country brimming with hope – when I first arrived there to work as a correspondent
October 2, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Ministry is proposing a set of infrastructure projects worth Rp 21.7 trillion (US$1.46 billion) for private investors throu
September 30, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Office of the Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister has vowed to continue port and coastal infrastructure development projects, including t
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Tuesday inaugurated the Manado-Danowudu section of the Manado-Bitung toll road, the first highway in North Sulawesi.