Monash University has welcomed its first student cohort enrolled at its Indonesia campus, as classes at the newly-established Jakarta campus officially began.
Indonesia is striving to develop an efficient and effectively enforced intellectual property (IP) ecosystem to stop rampant piracy and counterfeit products, with a view to attract investments from the United States and European countries.
The Australia Indonesia Centre has been a key contributor to the federal government’s Blueprint for Trade and Investment with Indonesia, a document that identifies opportunities across education as well as areas such as agriculture and health.
Indonesia is projected to take more than six years to see widespread 5G adoption, despite recent milestones in 5G deployment, as the government is expected to focus on expanding 4G services at least in the medium term, experts and studies say.
Indonesia is accelerating the development of telecommunications infrastructure to support the growth of the digital economy, especially in remote areas. The government aims to provide more than 12,500 villages with 4G cellular networks by the end of next year. Almost half of them are in the easternmost province of Papua.
President Joko Widodo said Indonesia facing ‘extraordinary situation’ as cases go past 2 million amid detection of new variants.
The Government of Indonesia’s new Makassar-Parepare railway line presents opportunities for South Sulawesi and Indonesia as a whole. But to make the most of this new infrastructure, more research is needed to support an evidence-based policy.
The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has brought technocrats and governments together to start looking at a very different future for our cities.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income using ground-breaking, cloud-based technologies, machine learning and advanced analytics.
In Indonesia, it can cost twice as much to transport a refrigerated container of oranges from Jakarta to Jayapura, in Papua, a distance of more than 4,300km, than it does to import it from Shanghai, a similar distance away.
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.