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Kereta Api Indonesia has been appointed as the lead of the state-owned companies consortium for the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed train project replacing Wijaya Karya. KAI CEO explains to Tempo about the problems plaguing the project which seems to be teetering on the edge of collapse.
We Are Bound to Face Conflict-of-Interest Situations
Genomik Solidaritas Indonesia’s founder Mohammad Arsjad Rasjid breaks silence about the public polemic surrounding the PCR test business. The chair of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry acknowledges that he is the brains behind the establishment of the swap test service business that he founded with several partners, and sheds light on how Maritime Affairs and Investment Coordinating Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan became one of the company’s shareholders.
Letters on border settlement, Nobel for Maria Ressa, and a political coup.
Bogor Botanical Gardens’ Night Lights
There are protests against Glow’s night lights at the Bogor Botanical Gardens due to the absence of assessment on their impacts. The National Research and Innovation Agency insists on performing a study on the impacts of Glow’s artificial lights on site.
A Dark Day
DARK clouds hanging over Jakarta’s skyline on Thursday, November 4. The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) issued an early warning of the potential high rainfall and hydrometeorological disasters in a number of areas due to the La Nina phenomenon which is predicted to last from the end of the year until February 2022.
A Race By The Sea
AN aerial photo of the Pertamina Mandalika International Circuit at the Mandalika Special Economic Zone, Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, November 3.