UNDP, KOICA launch solar power plant project in Indonesia World

UNDP, KOICA launch solar power plant project in Indonesia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) launched on September 10 an 18 million USD project to provide solar power systems to rural communities in four provinces across Indonesia.
COVID-19 affects relocation of Indonesian capital World

COVID-19 affects relocation of Indonesian capital

The project to move the Indonesian capital from Jakarta to North Penajam Paser in East Kalimantan might be delayed by COVID-19 as the government shifted some of its budget to pandemic relief efforts, according a government official.
Indonesia, UAE sign 16 cooperation deals World

Indonesia, UAE sign 16 cooperation deals

Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed 16 cooperation agreements, including five government-to-government deals and 11 businesses-to-business ones.
Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise World

Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise

Indonesia’s weather bureau on January 6 warned that more heavy downpours are expected after rains triggered flooding and landslides last December, killing at least 66 people in Jakarta and surrounding areas.
Indonesia speeds up capital city move World

Indonesia speeds up capital city move

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on December 18 that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a 32.79 billion USD project to move the capital city from Jakarta to Borneo island so that the new "Silicon Valley"-like city could be ready by 2023, a year earlier than the government's original estimate.