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Plans to relocate Indonesia’s capital from Java to Borneo have been put on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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Tony Blair delivers a speech on Indonesia's new capital after a meeting with President Widodo on February 28

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Masayoshi Son, CEO of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group, revealed plans to invest in Indonesia's new capital and to...
Indonesia Announces Location Of New Capital

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Indonesia's new capital will be located in the geographical center of the archipelago The Indonesian government has chosen...
It’s Settled: Indonesia Moves Capital City

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Jakarta is overcrowded and sinking into the sea Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a long-term plan for the...
Indonesia’s capital could be moved to new location – Borneo

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The Indonesian government is studying the possibility of relocating is sinking and traffic-plagued capital to an alternative location to avoid a total infrastructural collapse...
Sarawakians ‘poorest in Malaysia’

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Going by the figures for the e-Kasih programme, a government scheme to combat poverty, Sarawak has taken over Sabah as the state with the...
Brunei limits agricultural land use to 1% to protect tropical forests

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Brunei will limit its agricultural land use to just one per cent, a government minister pledged this week, saying that the tiny country on...
Sarawak: Push for common visa with Brunei, Indonesia

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Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak is pushing to reach an agreement on  a single visa between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei to ease travel for...
Hyundai eyes $1.6b Indonesia railway project

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Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. (Hyundai E&C), one of South Korea's largest builders, said on February 5 it wants to take part in a...
Realising Brunei’s economic potential

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Brunei Darussalam, the country situated in the very center of Southeast Asia, has so much to give to the region. Not so much of...
Sarawak tribes blockade Baram dam site

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Hundreds of tribes people on October 24 blockaded the construction site of the new Baram dam which will force them from their homes in...
The ups and downs of Brunei tourism

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Many a thoughts have been given as to how Brunei can attract more tourists to its small territory, which with no doubt boasts attractive...
Sun rises on Japan’s TPP entrance

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The US appears to have galvanised political will in one of the most crucial allies behind the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement...
Birds of Paradise in Indonesia

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The islands of Indonesia are famous for bird watching tours. There are 372 recorded species and many of them are unlike birds anywhere else...
Resources energise Kalimantan growth – but at what cost?

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In Kalimantan, the Indonesian side of the island of Borneo, the abundance of coal, oil and gas in the Indonesian state of Kalimantan has...
Sarawak: A world of music and crafts

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For more than a decade, the Rainforest World Music Festival has assembled musicians for three days in Sarawak. The event has grown from a...
Indonesia starts new oil & gas tender

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Indonesia has opened a new licensing round for 21 oil and gas exploration blocks, two of which are for unconventional gas concessions on the...