Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo marked a significant milestone on Thursday with the inauguration of two new airports, Douw Aturure Airport in Nabire, Central Papua Province, an
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November 23, 2023
November 15, 2023
Tenggara Strategics – The plan to extend the Whoosh! high-speed rail (HSR) to Surabaya is entering its early stages.
November 6, 2023
November 5, 2023
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta: "Whoosh, whoosh, whoosh, yes!" – this is the greeting yelped through the loudspeakers aboard the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail (HSR), touted as the first in Ind
November 4, 2023
Jakarta – For a city like Jakarta that has millions of commuters traveling in and out every workday, the importance of a public transit system connecting it and its satellite cities can
October 27, 2023
Jakarta – Indonesia on Friday flew its first commercial flight using palm oil-blended jet fuel, as the world's biggest producer of the commodity pushes for wider use of biofuels to cut
October 23, 2023
October 18, 2023
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Commercial operations for the high-speed rail (HSR) service between Jakarta and Bandung kicked off on Tuesday with a launch ceremony that coincided with Jokowi's
Yohanes Maharso Joharsoyo, Jakarta – State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia or KAI would compensate passengers who experience delayed departures due to the Argo Semeru and
October 17, 2023
October 11, 2023
Jakarta – State-owned energy firm Pertamina and the national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia recently announced that they had held a successful first trial for the use of sustainable avia
October 6, 2023
Jakarta – Speaking to reporters after inaugurating the Whoosh high-speed railway (HSR) on Monday, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo signaled his intention of having the consortium, which b
October 5, 2023
Teddy Trilaksono, Jakarta – A top Chinese railway company has said that Indonesia will benefit from the Whoosh high-speed railway (HSR) from Jakarta to Bandung, the first of its kind in
October 2, 2023
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially inaugurated Indonesia's first high-speed train on Monday, marking a significant milestone more than seven years after he presided ove
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday inaugurated a $7.3 billion high-speed railway connecting Jakarta with the city of Bandung, a China-backed project that has been marred
September 29, 2023
Jakarta – Indonesia plans to start building a light rail transit system in Bali next year to ease roadway congestion from the airport, a senior minister has said.
September 20, 2023
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The government will permit the use of state funds as a loan guarantee to sustain the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway (HSR) project, a decision that has been cr
September 18, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The provincial government of Jakarta conducted a trial run for account-based ticketing (ABT) through the Jaklingko application for Transjakarta, MRT, and LRT Jakarta t
Mita Amalia Hapsari & Antara, Jakarta – The tickets to go on Jakarta-Bandung high-speed train trial runs are selling like hotcakes.
September 14, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan targeted Indonesia to manufacture its own electric cars or electric vehicles (EV) by
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Chinese staff from China Railway Group will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway in its early years, PT Kere
September 13, 2023
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Japan appears less than keen to join a project to extend the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail (HSR) link to Surabaya, East Java, citing concerns about technical c
September 12, 2023
September 9, 2023
BeritaSatu, Jakarta – The recently inaugurated Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in Greater Jakarta has proven its popularity by ferrying an average of more than 30,000 passengers daily d
September 6, 2023
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – After several delays and subsequent controversies, the Greater Jakarta LRT finally commenced official commercial operations on Monday.
September 4, 2023
Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – The operator of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway (HSR) said it has yet to acquire an operating permit from the government despite President Joko "Jokowi
September 2, 2023
Jakarta – The long-delayed Greater Jakarta light rail transit (LRT) project has finally come into operation, four years off its original target of 2018.
August 30, 2023
Adi Warsono, Jakarta – Passengers of Light Rail Transit or LRT Jabodebek departing from Bekasi were evacuated this morning, August 30, due to a problem with the train.
Medan, Indonesia – Indonesia's Chinese-funded high-speed train service has been delayed for the second time in less than a month, in the latest setback for the project plagued by cost o
August 29, 2023
Jakarta – Indonesia's government has widened public access to a 7 million rupiah ($458.87) subsidy to buy an electric motorcycle after a lack of uptake due to limited eligibility, as it
August 28, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government is banking on the freshly launched light rail transit, popularly known as the LRT, to reduce the traffic in one of the world's most congeste
August 27, 2023
Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – The Jakarta government is set to increase the electric bus fleet to 100 vehicles, which will be operated by the municipally-owned land transport compa
August 23, 2023
Jakarta – The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway (HSR) is not the type of project that deserves a subsidy regardless of the government's concern that it may be difficult to attract enou
August 22, 2023
Abdul Muslim, Jakarta – Indonesia, while offering some of the lowest rates for 1 gigabyte of mobile data in Southeast Asia, grapples with relatively sluggish internet speeds compared to
Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – SOEs Minister Erick Thohir revealed his plans to reduce national logistic costs, including merging several national airlines.
August 16, 2023
Jakarta – Japanese carmaker Suzuki is intensifying its efforts to enhance sales of its hybrid models in Indonesia following a promising start in the first half of this year.
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Jakarta's Light Rail Transit (LRT) system has once again sparked controversy due to criticism regarding design flaws and the presence of 31 trainsets with
August 15, 2023
Ahmad Syamsudin, Tangerang, Banten – As Indonesia's annual international auto show got underway last week, visitors were greeted by a relatively new addition to the country's roads: a r
Jakarta (VNA) – The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry of Indonesia is working hard to convert conventional motorbikes into electric vehicles (EVs) to achieve the target of ne
August 14, 2023
August 10, 2023
Leonard AL Cahyoputra, Jakarta – The annual and largest vehicle exhibition in Indonesia, known as the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS), commenced on Thursday with part
Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – The government will subsidize fares for the new railway systems, including the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Train, as part of its st
August 9, 2023
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The Indonesian government's subsidy program for electric motorcycles has faced a slow uptake since it was first introduced on March 20.
Jakarta – Postponing the operation of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway is the right decision made by its operator, PT Kereta Cepat Indonesia China (KCIC).
August 4, 2023
Jakarta – Following the discovery of several issues with Indonesia's Greater Jakarta Light Rail Transit (LRT), the launch of the long-awaited megaproject has been pushed back to the end
Thresa Sandra Desfika, Jakarta – Indonesia's national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia (GIAA), has reported a reduced net loss of $76.4 million as of June 30, marking a 30.6 percent impro
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has pointed out that there is no need to rush the opening of the Greater Jakarta light rail transit (LRT) system to the general pub
August 3, 2023
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi responded to the statement voiced by Deputy SOE Minister Kartika Wirjoatmodjo that the LRT Jabodebek's curved long-span