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A pilot city of ASEAN Smart Cities Network: Jakarta

When quizzed about "Jakarta Smart City" (JSC), some people were quick to say that it was synonymous with ...

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Decades of fight to realize a "Drug-Free" ASEAN

Drug abuse has snatched sons from their mothers, split families, caused student dropouts after imprisonment for being ...

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Indonesia poised to become Southeast Asian giant in digital economy

With a population of some 570 million, Southeast Asia’s largest economies comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the ...

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Papua's new iconic tourist attraction Youtefa Bridge opens to public

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), during his 13th visit to Papua on Oct 28, 2019, inaugurated Youtefa Bridge connecting ...

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Metamorphosing Indonesia's economy toward competitive manufacturing

Joko Widodo (Jokowi), during his presidential inaugural address, demarcated five priorities for his second five-year ...

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Saving Julia and Cykita

Three years ago, Julia had just given birth to her baby Cykita, when a team of conservationists in South Kalimantan ...

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Startup, home for innovative young people

Startup, a company initiated by individual founders or entrepreneurs to search for a repeatable and scalable business ...

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Indonesian young protesters offer hope to safeguard freedom, democracy

A university students' group marched in a human chain from nearby bus stops and closest train stations to the House ...

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Jokowi springs surprise with Prabowo's inclusion in new cabinet

Joko Widodo’s (Jokowi’s) arch rival in two consecutive presidential elections, Prabowo Subianto, appointed ...

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Papua's crucial problems challenge Jokowi-Ma'ruf Amin administration

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin officially took their oaths of office on Sunday but ...

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Roundup- Jokowi's smooth and peaceful presidential inauguration

- the ruling PDIP, PKB, PPP, Golkar, Nasdem, PSI, Perindo, PKPI, Hanura, and the latest one, PBB -- during the ...

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Indonesia seeks inscription of more geoparks on UGGp List

Of Indonesia's 15 national geoparks, Batur in Bali, Ciletuh-Pelabuhanratu in West Java, Gunung Sewu in Yogyakarta, ...

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Taking a cue on new capital city design from Canberra

Indonesia is looking to Australia’s capital Canberra as a reference for its capital city in East Kalimantan, part ...

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Jokowi, Prabowo project reconciliation message to strengthen Indonesia

Incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his former strong contender in the recent presidential elections, Prabowo ...

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West Sumatra readies to hold 11th Tour de Singkarak

West Sumatra Province is gearing up to implement its iconic sports tourism event of Tour de Singkarak (TdS), the ...