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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...
Over 190 Million Indonesians Go To World’s Largest Polls

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Photo courtesy: AFP More than 190 million Indonesians, including some two million living overseas, are set...
Indonesia’s “smart Kiosk” Startup Raises More Funds To Digitise Street Vendors

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Indonesian micro-retail tech startup Warung Pintar (“smart kiosk”) has secured new funding of $27.5 million in a Series B round participated by its existing...
Singapore lifts land to prepare for rising sea levels

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Singapore is preparing early to protect itself from the consequences of climate change, something other countries in the region such as Thailand and Indonesia...
Sinking Bangkok among cities to be hardest hit by climate change

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As Bangkok prepares to host climate change talks, the Global Warming and Climate Change Conference from October 4-5, experts once again remind that unchecked...
Traffic-choked Jakarta to launch MRT operations by next March

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Indonesia's first mass rapid transit (MRT) rail system is on track to start operations in March next year, giving around 170,000 commuters a day...
Singapore-Kuala Lumpur is world’s busiest air route

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The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route is the world's busiest international air link as per the volume of flights that operate on it, a new report...
Seizure of 1MDB-linked luxury yacht declared unlawful

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A Jakarta court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a US probe into alleged multibillion-dollar...
Jakarta startup digitises street vendors with WiFi, smart tech

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An initiative by private investors in Indonesia aims at beefing up the kiosks of street vendors in Jakarta with smart technology and WiFi connections...
Indonesia hits $1-trillion GDP benchmark

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Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, for the first time crossed the $1-trillion mark in its GDP revenues, reaching an estimated $1.004 trillion as per...
Indonesia sets safety standards for ride-hailing services

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The Indonesian government has set up regulations for all online ride-hailing operators and will require them to provide insurance for both drivers and passengers,...
Asia has the fastest growing tourism destination cities

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Bangkok still tops the list of the world's most popular tourism destination cities worldwide, but competition is growing within Asia, the latest Mastercard Destination...
Thai furniture chain expands further in ASEAN, now to Jakarta

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One of the largest manufacturers and retailers of home furnishing products in Thailand, Index Living Mall, opened its first store in Indonesia in Jakarta...
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...
Indonesia kicks off high-speed train project

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The Indonesian government signed the contract to construct the planned 142-kilometer high-speed railway between Jakarta and Bandung in West Java last week with a...
Grab plans $700-million-investment in Indonesia

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Singapore-headquartered ride-sharing startup Grab has plans to invest $700 million in Indonesia over the next four years as part of its expansion plans in...
Prime property price growth slows across major ASEAN cities

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Real estate consultancy Knight Frank in its latest research on prime residential property prices in tier-1 cities around the world, entitled Prime Global Cities...
Indonesia resumes construction of sea wall to protect Jakarta

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In what could be a role model for Bangkok, the Indonesian government decided to resume with the planned construction of a sea wall plus...