Day: March 12, 2022

Passenger volume up following travel rule relaxation: ministry

Yogyakarta The number of passengers using various modes of mass transportation has shown an upward trend after the lifting of RT-PCR or antigen test requirements for travel, the Ministry of Transportation has informed. “The policy has only been running for four days. The exact figures are not yet available, but

Nusantara Capital to be brimming with electric, autonomous vehicles

Jakarta Environment-friendly means of transportation applying state-of-the-art technology, such as autonomous vehicles, would be widely operated in the Nusantara Capital City, according to Ministry of Transportation’s Director General of Land Transportation Budi Setiyadi. “It is likely that vehicles plying in Nusantara will be autonomous. However, it is still under the

President Jokowi to camp at ground zero of new capital

Penajam, East Kalimantan President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is scheduled to camp at the site for the new national capital, Nusantara, which is currently under construction in Sepaku, Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan, on Monday (March 14, 2022). He will be accompanied by the governors of East Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, South

Indonesia presses for ASEAN recovery at 41st HLFT-EL

There needs to be a strong commitment among ASEAN member states to discuss ASEAN’s strategic issues in the future. Jakarta Indonesia pushed for an economic revival in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region during the 41st Meeting of the High-Level Task Force on ASEAN Economic Integration (HLFT-EI). To achieve that end,

Indonesian gov’t must aim for 100% vaccination coverage: expert

Jakarta The Indonesian Government needs to target vaccination coverage of 100 percent so that no one is left out of efforts toward building herd immunity against COVID-19, an epidemiologist from the University of Indonesia has said. “In my opinion, the target of 70 percent is a miss, so 100 percent