Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island World

Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island

The urbanisation progress on Java, which is home to 60 percent of the Indonesian population, will be accelerated as highways will mushroom on the world’s most populous island in the couple of years, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors World

Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors

Indonesia’s House of Representative passed the 2020 state budget on September 24, focusing on five prioritised fields, to avoid an economic downturn amid a risk of recession in developed economies and a global trade war.
Indonesia encourages more direct flights to Vietnam to boost tourism ties World

Indonesia encourages more direct flights to Vietnam to boost tourism ties

The Indonesian Government is encouraging the opening of direct air routes from Jakarta to Hanoi, as well as the operation of charter flights from the capital city and Surabaya, the second largest city of the country, to Da Nang, aiming to promote tourism between the two countries, according to Indonesia’s news agency Antara.
Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots World

Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots

The Indonesian National Police's Counterterrorism Squad, Densus 88, is probing a likely involvement of the Islamic state (ISIS) group in a string of riots in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, Indonesia’s Antara News Agency reported.