Arys Aditya and Harry Suhartono – Indonesia will focus on infrastructure projects and social programs worth $97 billion over the next five years as President Joko Widodo seeks to rescu
Infrastructure & Development
May 29, 2020
Jakarta – With the COVID-19 pandemic having challenged sustainable development in many parts of the world, it is necessary to use the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG
May 14, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Projected slower economic growth caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to worsen Indonesia's struggle to promote inclusive development in the c
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Ministry and the Transportation Ministry have had their 2020 budgets slashed by a combined total of Rp 54.8 trillion (US$3
May 4, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Looking toward post-coronavirus economic recovery, the government is to offer six toll road projects with a combined value of Rp 80.5 trillion (US$5.3 billion
April 23, 2020
Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – The Public Works and Public Housing Ministry will suspend a number of infrastructure projects following the ministry's decision to reallocate a large part
April 14, 2020
Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing Ministry has sped up its cash-funded labor-intensive programs for people in rural areas.
March 28, 2020
Christopher Ryan – In 2015, The Government of Timor-Leste committed the post-conflict country to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while working closely with the United Nations
March 18, 2020
Human development index figures are improving in Papuan provinces of Indonesia.
March 11, 2020
Friski Riana, Jakarta – Vice President Ma'ruf Amin said the government was seeking solutions to a variety of problems occurring in Papua.
March 10, 2020
Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – The Finance Ministry has issued a fiscal stimulus to boost economic activities in Indonesia, which have slowed down considerably recently as a result of the d
March 3, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide around US$2.7 billion in loans this year to support Indonesia's human capital, in
February 20, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing Ministry will complete construction on eight major water dams in 2020 as part of the National Strategic Program.
January 23, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The Finance Ministry is set to issue project-linked Sharia sovereign bonds (SBSN) this year to fund the development of 728 projects worth Rp 27.35 trillio
January 20, 2020
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – For the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, to come to fruition, a collaborative effort involving the private and public sectors is ne
January 8, 2020
Joao da Cruz Cardoso – Timor-Leste's Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030, commonly referred to as the SDP, aims to make Timor-Leste an upper middle-income country by 2030.
January 6, 2020
December 18, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated three sections of the Balikpapan-Samarinda toll road in East Kalimantan on Tuesday.
December 14, 2019
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – For the first time in its history, Indonesia has made it into the United Nation's high human development category thanks to its improved ranking in the 2018
December 10, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia remains in the group of countries with high human development index despite no gain in ranking, according to a report by the United Nations Development Programme, o
Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The Office of the Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister estimates that US$137 billion worth of investment are in the pipeline for infrastructu
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia's human development index has moved up to high category for the first time ever after being stuck on the medium category for the last twenty years.
November 5, 2019
Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – The government plans to build more than 5,000 kilometers of new roads in the next five years to improve connectivity to seaports, industrial zones, touris
October 29, 2019
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – A researcher of Papuan studies at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Aisah Putri Budiarti, assessed an approach based on infrastructure often implemen