Self-Managed Versus Extension
The extension of the cooperation contract between Pelindo II and Hutchison Port Holdings has been in the works for a long time. Based on the findings of the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK), the discussions began in 2011, or eight years before the management contract expires in 2019. On August 5, 2014, an extension to that business cooperation agreement was signed.
The BPK found that the extension violated numerous…
In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.