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.
Schools are closed in Indonesia because of the pandemic, but for the rural poor who lack internet access and smartphones, online education is particularly difficult.
An Universitas Airlangga professor says the key to Indonesia’s economic recovery is the development of its downstream fisheries industries.
“[We are establishing] the maritime highway to lower price disparity in eastern Indonesia and to bring balance,” the Transportation Minister said last week.
Australia’s post-harvest technologies and Indonesia’s multi-modal transport flexibility were identified as key areas for collaboration at the AIC’s recent supply chains discussion.
Supply chains are being tested around the globe, as coronavirus creates new challenges around people and logistics.