Police in Indonesia have issued an advisory urging motorcyclists not to wear flip-flops when driving their two-wheelers, citing safety concerns.
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June 15, 2022
June 11, 2022
Jakarta – The government has lifted most COVID-19 restrictions as the pandemic seems to be under control, even after the spike in national travel during the Idul Fitri holidays.
June 7, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The long-awaited electric bus fleet from Jakarta-owned bus service Transjakarta is officially in service by serving two routes on June 7.
June 4, 2022
Herman, Jakarta – The National Development Planning Agency, or Bappenas, is proposing the phaseout of vehicles running on gasoline and diesel to pave way for the government's net zero e
May 16, 2022
Surabaya – At least 14 people were killed and more than a dozen others injured when a bus carrying domestic tourists crashed into an advertising sign in East Java province early on Mond
May 11, 2022
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has filed a request for a 30-day extension to its suspension of debt payment obligation (PKPU) at the Jakarta District
May 9, 2022
Herman, Jakarta – Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang on Sunday recorded the biggest number of passengers in both arrival and departure terminals since the Covid-19 pandem
March 31, 2022
Joniansyah Hardjono, Tangerang – State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II (AP II) recorded a significant spike in the air passengers' movement at Soekarno-Hatta Airport over the pas
March 21, 2022
Jakarta – A Jakarta court has again extended flag carrier Garuda Indonesia's debt restructuring process by two months, a case official said on Monday, because the company has yet to fin
March 17, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia needs to tackle several roadblocks to further boost the adoption of electric vehicles, or EVs, according to the top brass at Vektr Mobiliti Indon
March 8, 2022
Jakarta – Municipal land transport operator TransJakarta began to operate 30 electric buses on Tuesday in a landmark move to shift its fleets to emission-free vehicles.
March 1, 2022
Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor), Yogyakarta – Dozens of train passengers at Yogyakarta station were forced to refund their tickets as they did not pass COVID-19 rapid antigen tests.
February 26, 2022
Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry is sticking with its plan to end the use of oversized and overloaded (ODOL) trucks despite industry protests, but it plans to take
February 25, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi' Widodo has launched a new tunnel boring machine, or TBM, for deployment on Jakarta's mass rapid transit phase 2A project on Thursday, marking a key mil
February 23, 2022
Indra P, Kenzu T, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said his government is targeting to put at least two million electric vehicles on the road by 2025.
February 9, 2022
By Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia's plan to shift its capital from Jakarta to a remote location on the island of Borneo is set to inflict a further setback on a Chinese government-backe
February 7, 2022
Yogyakarta – At least 13 people were killed and dozens more injured after a tour bus carrying factory workers to a beach holiday crashed in Bantul, Yogyakarta, according to police.
January 26, 2022
Jakarta – Four major airplane lessors have agreed to the state-controlled airline Garuda Indonesia's debt restructuring proposal, providing significant support to the airline's plan to
January 11, 2022
Jakarta – Billionaire Indonesian businessman Chairul Tanjung said on Tuesday he will lift his investment in struggling flag carrier Garuda Indonesia after the airline completes a court-
January 9, 2022
Adimas R F P, Resinta S, Solo – The Transportation Ministry has officially started the construction of the Solo-Semarang phase 1 double-track elevated railway for the Solo Balapan-Kalio
January 8, 2022
Jakarta – The Jakarta-owned bus service Transjakarta has taken several tough measures after three of its buses crashed within a single day on Dec. 6, 2021.
January 5, 2022
Jakarta – State-controlled Garuda Indonesia, the country flag carrier, has urged creditors to register their outstanding claims on the airline with the court-appointed administrator by
January 3, 2022
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) recorded domestic air passengers in November 2021 reached 3.5 million, up by 19.81 percent from the previous month.
December 30, 2021
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta Transportation Council (DTKJ) deputy chairman Berman Limbong revealed a number of obstacles in expanding Transjakarta services to the capital's bu
December 29, 2021
Indonesia has lifted a ban on the Boeing 737 Max, more than three years after the Lion Air disaster that saw the loss of all 189 people on board.
December 28, 2021
Jakarta – The National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) has advised Jakarta-owned bus service Transjakarta to create a unit specifically responsible for setting and maintaining sa
December 22, 2021
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – A $6bn proposal to turn an Indonesia airport into a regional hub rivalling Singapore and Kuala Lumpur has sparked concern among local tour operators
December 10, 2021
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Transjakarta Workers Union head Benny Malau rebutted allegations that Transjakarta's board of directors had a meeting with operators while enjoying a belly
December 8, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, on Wednesday officially inaugurated the Tebelian Airport located at the Sintang Regency in West Kalimantan, which cost Rp518 bil
November 10, 2021
The sad state of affairs at flag carrier Garuda Indonesia continues, as the debt-ridden airline has announced plans to massively shrink its destinations list in the name of operations e
November 9, 2021
Driving around Jakarta now is a far cry from the height of mobility restrictions a couple of months ago – not in a good way, by any means.
Herman, Thresa Sandra Desfika, Jakarta – State-run airline Garuda Indonesia has "technically" gone bankrupt due to the fact of being insolvent and in negative equity amid allegations of
November 1, 2021
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Air passengers will no longer be required to undergo the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for Covid-19, a senior minister said on Monday.
It feels like we've flown back in time and landed at the start of the pandemic; a time of mixed messages and constant backtracking on COVID-19 regulations.
October 29, 2021
Hedwige, Jakarta – Indonesia is planning to have public transportation buses running on electricity by 2030.
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry on Friday has introduced yet another change in its air travel health requirement amid the COVID-19 pandemic overseen by C
October 24, 2021
Jakarta – National carrier Garuda Indonesia could face bankruptcy amid ballooning debts and financial hardships due to the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
October 21, 2021
Even if you're fully vaccinated, you now have to take the PCR test before boarding a plane, after the government enforced stricter screening measures for flights ahead of an anticipated
October 20, 2021
Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – The Indonesian government is getting plans ready to upgrade a charter flight business into a full-service airline as the country's debt-burdened flag c
October 6, 2021
Jakarta – State-owned oil company Pertamina successfully tested a new jet fuel product with a tiny blend of biofuel in a short-distance flight from Jakarta to Bandung on Wednesday.
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Air passenger traffic in 15 airports under state-run airport operator Angkasa Pura I (AP I) jumped by 88 percent in September 2021, reaching 1.94 mil
August 25, 2021
PeduliLindungi will be essential at all ports, terminals, and stations starting Aug.
August 10, 2021
Emma Connors and Andrew Tillett, Singapore/Canberra – A plan to transport Australians keen to leave Indonesia by sea has run aground due to crew quarantine requirements and other costs,
August 9, 2021
Bisnis, Jakarta – Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia booked an income of US$353.07 million or around Rp5.1 trillion (with an assumed exchange rate of Rp14,353 per US dollar).
August 5, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia employees have urged the government to reconsider its decision to make polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests mandatory for air passengers in place of
August 3, 2021
Saket Sundria and Eko Listiyorini – Indonesia's Covid-19 crisis is hammering gasoline demand in Southeast Asia's leading economy, echoing a slump in India earlier this year.
July 30, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The number of passengers at MRT Jakarta declined by 80 percent or 4,450 people on average per day in July 2021, during the emergency state of the public mobility restr
July 27, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – In Indonesia, 10,865 passengers were barred from boarding long-distance trains for not bringing Covid-19 vaccination cards.
July 7, 2021
James Guild – COVID-19 has battered Indonesian flag carrier Garuda's revenue and sent earnings plunging, causing trading of the airline's shares to be halted recently after a bond defau
July 6, 2021
Joniansyah Hardjono, Jakarta – State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II on Tuesday recorded significant decline in numbers of airline passenger after the enforcement of the 'emergen