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New Light Rail System to Start Operations Next Year: Minister

The country's first light rail transit (LRT) system connecting Cibubur to Cawang in East Jakarta will start operations in March next year.

09 January 2017 | 07:16 PM

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Gov't Plans to Complete Jakarta-Semarang Toll Road Before Idul Fitri

The government plans to open the toll road connecting Jakarta and Semarang this year to provide an alternative for motorists and reduce congestion.

09 January 2017 | 07:12 PM

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Fewer Accidents, More Road Fatalities in 2016: Jakarta Police

Police recorded a spike in the number of fatalities from traffic accidents across the Greater Jakarta area in 2016.

09 January 2017 | 02:22 PM

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France's Total Appoints Arividya Novianto as New Indonesia Boss

Total Exploration & Production Indonesie (TEPI) appointed Arividya Noviyanto as its new president and general manager.

09 January 2017 | 10:07 AM

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Power Plant in Batang, C. Java, to Start Operations in 2020

Construction of a $4.2 billion worth power plant in Batang, Central Java, is set to be completed in 2020.

08 January 2017 | 08:09 PM

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New Terminal Soft Launch at Bandung's Husein Sastranegara Airport

State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II on Friday (06/01) had a soft launch of a new terminal at Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung.

08 January 2017 | 04:33 PM

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IPW Calls on Police to Cancel Hike of Vehicle Registration, Licensing Fees

A watchdog group has urged the National Police to reverse a recent decision to raise fees for a range of vehicle registration services.

07 January 2017 | 06:01 PM

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Semen Indonesia Maintain Capex for 2017 to Continue Plant Construction

State controlled Semen Indonesia, the country's largest cement producer, has maintained capital spending at Rp 6 trillion ($449 million) this year to continue construction of new plants, power plants and packaging facilities.

07 January 2017 | 04:08 PM

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Indonesia Braces for Red Hot Chili Pepper Prices

The price of bird's eye chili peppers is blazing hot across Indonesia, exposing a lingering problem in the country's food production and distribution system

07 January 2017 | 01:31 PM

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Govt to Open More Public Airports to Commercial Operators

The Ministry of Transport plans to transfer operation of two airports currently under its management to state-owned airport operators in a move to allow more domestic airports managed commercially.

07 January 2017 | 12:17 PM