Indonesia’s aviation record is one of the worst in Asia, with more civilian airliner passenger accidents since 1945 than any other country in the region. Past accidents have been attributed to poor pilot training, mechanical failures, air traffic control issues and poor aircraft maintenance.
Indonesia’s chequered air safety record is again in the spotlight after a Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people crashed into the Java Sea minutes after take-off on Saturday (Jan 9), marking the country’s third major airline crash in just over six years.
The government will prioritise Java and Bali islands for the first round of vaccination programs due to their high number of COVID-19 cases.
The need for better digital infrastructure has become even more obvious during covid-19 and schooling at home. This is in a nation where EdTech is also blooming.
PAIR researchers completed preliminary analysis on a new railway line connecting South Sulawesi’s capital Makassar to the regional town of Pare Pare looking at how to optimise community benefits.
This Paper on ‘Opportunities for Australian business in Indonesian healthcare’ outlines several areas where Australia’s competitive advantage can contribute to Indonesia’s growing healthcare demands.
Malaysian officials yesterday held a ground-breaking ceremony for the Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project linking Johor Baru and Singapore at the Bukit Chagar Immigration, Customs and Quarantine site.
PAIR researchers are analysing South Sulawesi’s seaweed industry to better understand its drivers, value chain, impact on over 35,000 coastal households, and effects of COVID-19.
Dedicated to narrowing the digital divide, the satellite will provide free broadband internet to 150,000 public facilities in some of the least developed regions of Indonesia.
A new AIC collaboration between Monash University and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) will investigate how Australia can support digital upgrading for Indonesia’s healthcare supply chains.
State spending is set at a record high 2.75 quadrillion rupiah for next year, with growth assumption at 5% and fiscal deficit seen at 5.7% of GDP.
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember in Surabaya has signed up to provide five years of development support for Tulungagung regency in remote southern East Java.
South-east Asia’s first bullet train is half-way there according to the Indonesian government, though some say the $7.8 billion project should never have begun.
“When economic crisis happens in urban areas, villages are supposed to be the buffer zones as ruralization occurs,” Jokowi said.
Doctors warned that the pandemic is “not under control”, with intensive care units nearing full capacity and the city ordering new lockdown measures to stem a spike in infections.