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August 24, 2022

Mongabay - August 24, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesian police are investigating possible negligence in the death of a Chinese construction worker at the site of a controversial hydroelectric dam in t

August 16, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 16, 2022

Primus Dorimulu & Aditya L Djono, Jakarta – The government is now focusing on developing telecommunications infrastructure as speeding up its pace becomes a prerequisite for digital

August 9, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 9, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Pontianak – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Tuesday inaugurated a major container terminal at Pontianak Port in the province of West Kalimantan six years after t

August 4, 2022

Tempo - August 4, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The PKS Party House of Representatives (DPR) member Amin Ak warned the government to not utilize State Budget (APBN) to cover the cost overrun of one of Indonesia's am

July 28, 2022

Coconuts Bali - July 28, 2022

It looks like we have to wait a little bit longer for a second airport on the Island of Gods after the plan to build the facility in the northern part of Bali was officially shelved by

July 26, 2022

Antara News - July 26, 2022

Agatha Victoria, Uyu Liman, Jakarta – Seven national strategic projects (PSNs) worth Rp138.1 trillion (US$9.16 billion) were completed in the first six months of this year.

July 20, 2022

Macao News - July 20, 2022

Timor-Leste and the United States have signed the largest cooperation agreement ever, valued at US$420 million, focused on improving infrastructure in Dili over the next five years.

June 7, 2022

Tribune Magazine - June 7, 2022

Douglas Gerrard – In September of last year, labourers returning to work on the Trans-Papua highway found that much of their heavy equipment had been destroyed overnight.

May 25, 2022

April 14, 2022

Tempo - April 14, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in opening the Investment Authority (INA) agreement signing event on Thursday proclaimed that during his seven-year term as

March 22, 2022

Tempo - March 22, 2022

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing aims to finish constructing 32 dams by 2024.

February 25, 2022

Jakarta Globe - February 25, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Friday inaugurated the Danowudu-Bitung section of the Manado-Bitung toll road in North Sulawesi, thus bringing the cons

February 22, 2022

Tempo - February 22, 2022

Gilang Galiartha, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta (Antara) – President Joko Widodo expects the Supreme Court to make efforts to cut down legal obstacles as a means of encouraging economic developm

February 17, 2022

Antara News - February 17, 2022

Putu Indah Savitri, Suharto, Jakarta – Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Bambang Soesatyo, and Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Mahf

February 15, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 15, 2022

Yance Wenda, Sentani, Jubi – Member of the Customary Working Group of the Papuan People's Council (MRP) Edison Tanati criticized development in Papua which focused more on infrastructur

January 31, 2022

Jakarta Globe - January 31, 2022

Jakarta – A consortium led by state-controlled toll operator Jasa Marga has signed Monday a 40-year concession agreement to construct and operate the Gedebage-Tasikmalaya-Cilacap toll r

January 3, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 3, 2022

Dian Septiari – The government is seeking a more integrated approach to its policies in the country's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua, one that it hopes will improve the w

January 2, 2022

Tempo - January 2, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The budget realization for infrastructure spending in 2021 was recorded at 94.21 percent until the end of December, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Publi

November 24, 2021

The Diplomat - November 24, 2021

Avelino Dos Santos Da Costa – Since the restoration of its independence in 2002, Timor-Leste has made tremendous progress in social capital (education and health), infrastructure (elect

November 16, 2021

The Interpreter - November 16, 2021

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.

October 3, 2021

Jakarta Globe - 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

Detik News - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Agence France-Presse - 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

Jakarta Globe - June 21, 2021
Jakarta – Nunukan District Military Command, also known as Kodim 0911, will open road access for the remote Binusan Dalam village in Nunukan, North Kalimantan.

The initiative is part of

June 7, 2021

Macao News - June 7, 2021

Tibar Port in Timor-Leste is half-finished, with the grand opening expected in May 2022.

Nikkei Asia - 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 (

May 27, 2021

Antara News - 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

The Diplomat - 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

The Guardian - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Reuters - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - December 7, 2020

A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil, Jakarta – On Nov.

November 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Nikkei Asia - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2020

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.

Jakarta Post - 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

September 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2020

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September 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 19, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – The United States Treasury Secretary Steven T.

East Asia Forum - September 19, 2020

Fredrik Sjoholm – Timor-Leste is going through turbulent times.

September 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 18, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing Ministry aims to expedite the construction of regional border crossings and their supporting facilities, such as roads and markets

September 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – A consortium of state-owned and private firms, PT Jogjasolo Marga Makmur, signed a toll road concession agreement (PPJT) with the government on Wednesday to bu

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Semarang administration offered investors five infrastructure projects worth a total of Rp 17.13 trillion (US$1.15 billion) in a business forum op

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Ministry is seeking a budget of Rp 149.8 trillion (US$10.1 billion) for 2021 – a 42.7 percent increase from this year's all