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Ministry seeks to intensify electric motorcycle conversion program
courtesy of Antara updated 2 September 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry has continued to strive to promote the program for converting conventional motorcycles into electric motorbikes to accelerate the development of the electric vehicle ecosystem in Indonesia. (read full article)

Support TransJakarta bus electrification: Jakarta Government
courtesy of Antara updated 20 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta provincial government is encouraging the electrification of the city’s bus rapid transit service TransJakarta through a transition from conventional to electric vehicles. (read full article)

Ministry begins Rp 5.3 trillion first phase of IKN development
courtesy of Antara updated 30 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry launched Phase 1 of basic infrastructure development of the new capital (IKN) Nusantara, East Kalimantan, with the signing of contracts for 19 project packages in Jakarta on Monday. (read full article)

Energy transition important to avoid impact of climate change: KADIN
courtesy of Antara updated 19 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Arsjad Rasjid underscored the importance of conducting energy transition to avoid the impact of climate change that led to global disasters..(read full article)

IKN authority seeks experts’ help in implementing forest city concept
courtesy of Antara updated 12 August 2022
Yogyakarta (ANTARA) – Nusantara Capital City’s (IKN’s) authority expects biological experts to partake in supporting the implementation of the eco-friendly forest city concept in IKN.(read full article)

Construction tenders for IKN Nusantara to be signed in Aug: minister
courtesy of Antara updated 12 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The tender signing for infrastructure development projects for the new capital (IKN), Nusantara, in East Kalimantan will take place at the end of August 2022, and will be followed by infrastructure construction.(read full article)

Indonesia will remain world’s investment destination in 2023: govt
courtesy of Antara updated 10 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Investment and Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia expressed optimism that Indonesia would remain the world’s investment destination in 2023. (read full article)

Government ensures timely, on-target development of 13 new PSNs
courtesy of Antara updated 10 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The development of 13 new National Strategic Projects (PSNs) will conclude in a timely manner and right on target to bolster national economic development, an official of the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs stated. (read full article)

Government prepares investment opportunity map in 13 provinces
courtesy of Antara updated 4 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Investment/Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has prepared the Investment Opportunity Map (PPI) for strategic priority projects in 13 provinces that would be offered in 2022. (read full article)

South Korea agrees to four infrastructure collaborations for IKN
courtesy of Antara updated 12 August 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Jakarta (ANTARA) – South Korea has agreed to four concrete forms of cooperation in the infrastructure sector with Indonesia to help develop the new capital (IKN) Nusantara, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR)  Basuki Hadimuljono has informed.(read full article)

Ministry holds road test for B-40 fueled diesel engine vehicle
courtesy of Antara updated 28 July 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry on Wednesday conducted a road test for diesel engine vehicles operating on Biodiesel 40 (B40), which contains 40 percent biofuel made from palm oil and 60 percent diesel. (read full article)

Minister stresses Indonesia’s commitment to clean energy transition
courtesy of Antara updated 28 July 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia is still committed to continuing the transition to clean and renewable energy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), Arifin Tasrif, has said. (read full article)

Ministry develops innovation to retrofit existing infrastructure
courtesy of Antara updated 15 April 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry has developed an innovation for retrofitting the existing infrastructure construction to realize reliable and sustainable infrastructure development across Indonesia by using reinforced polymer fiber (FRP).(read full article)

Water resources key for sustainable development: PUPR Minister
courtesy of Antara updated 22 March 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono highlighted the importance of water resources as the key to achieving sustainable development.(read full article)

B20 task force provides policy recommendations on energy transition
courtesy of Antara updated 21 March 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The B20 Energy, Sustainability & Climate Task Force, led by state-owned oil giant PT Pertamina (Persero), has provided policy recommendations and actions for sustainable energy transition. (read full article)

New IKN Authority Head determined to hit the ground running
courtesy of Antara updated 11 March 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The newly-installed head of Nusantara Capital Authority (IKN), Bambang Susantono, is determined to move quickly on building the IKN and the establishment of the new national capital. (read full article)

Committed to Continue People’s Infrastructure Development: Minister
courtesy of Antara updated 2 March 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono on Tuesday said he is committed to continuing the development of people’s infrastructure. (read full article)

Capital City’s Relocation aims to Create New Economic Center: Bappenas
courtesy of Antara updated 23 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The capital city’s relocation from Jakarta to East Kalimantan is part of the government’s efforts to create a new economic center, Deputy Head of National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) for Regional Development Rudy Prawiradinata stated. (read full article)

Some 80% Budget for IKN Sourced from PPP, Investment: President
courtesy of Antara updated 22 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Some 80 percent of the development budget for Indonesia’s new national capital city (IKN) will be derived from the public-private partnership (PPP) scheme and direct investment, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. (read full article)

Minister Highlights Three Focuses of Development Planning in 2021
courtesy of Antara updated 18 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono drew attention to three focuses of infrastructure development planning in 2023. (read full article)

Regional Government play key role in accelerating energy transition
courtesy of Antara updated 15 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Regional governments play a crucial role in achieving the target of new and renewable energy development in pursuit of energy transition in Indonesia, according to an official. (read full article)

Solar Power Plants as backbone of Indonesia’s clean energy: Minister
courtesy of Antara updated 14 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Government had decided to use Solar Power Plants (PLTS) as the backbone to supply clean energy in Indonesia by 2060.

“We will use solar power as the backbone of renewable energy,” Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arifin Tasrif noted in a statement on Monday. (read full article)

G20 ETWG to raise the three priority issues on sustainable energy
courtesy of Antara updated 10 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Three priority issues of access, technology, and funding for sustainable energy development will be raised through the G20 Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG), Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Minister Arifin Tasrif stated. (read full article)

Creating green energy sovereignty through the G20 Forum
courtesy of Antara updated 2 February 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The commitment to producing clean electricity from green energy demonstrates Indonesia’s seriousness in reducing carbon dioxide emissions to save the environment while maintaining the economic balance. (read full article)

Ministry notifies House about 2022 program, budget allocation plan
courtesy of Antara updated 25 January 2022
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono highlighted the PUPR Ministry’s program and budget allocation plans in 2022 at a meeting with Commission V of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR RI) here, Tuesday.

“According to the 2022 Development Budget Allocation List (DIPA) submitted by President Joko Widodo on November 29, 2021, our budget ceiling for the 2022 program plans reaches Rp100.6 trillion,” the minister noted. (read full article)

Work on future capital to start in second half of the year
courtesy of The Jakarta Post updated 3 February 2022
The government must begin work on the new capital city in the second half of this year, as further postponement would jeopardize plans to make the move in 2024, according to the Public Works and Housing Ministry.(read full article)

Indonesia names new capital, approving shift from Jakarta
courtesy of CNN updated 19 January 2022
Indonesia has named its new capital Nusantara, as lawmakers approve the shift from Jakarta to Kalimantan — a jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island. The name translates to “archipelago” in the Indonesian language. Concerns over the sustainability of the congested and rapidly sinking political center of Jakarta prompted the need for a new capital, and the nation’s House of Representatives officially passed a bill on Tuesday regarding the relocation. (read full article)

New capital development dominated 2022 state budget design: minister
courtesy of ANTARA updated 6 January 2022
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said the development of Indonesia’s new capital (IKN) was one of the key factors that determined the design of the state budget for 2022. (read full article)