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 works to overcome quake consequences World

Indonesia works to overcome quake consequences

Indonesian President Joko Widodo instructed competent agencies, including Indonesia’s disaster management agency (BNPB) and military forces to work together to overcome quake consequences after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sumatra island on August 2 evening.
Indonesia’s ban on online cigarette ad receives praises World

Indonesia’s ban on online cigarette ad receives praises

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) has applauded Indonesia for its move to block online cigarette advertising, as an attempt to protect young people from being exposed to tobacco, and urged other countries to follow suit.
Indonesia: Mount Merapi volcano erupts again ASEAN

Indonesia: Mount Merapi volcano erupts again

Mount Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia, sent out a column of ash of 3,500 meters to the air in the morning of May 22, forcing people living in the radius of 3 km to leave to safer grounds.