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Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro Talks About Government’s Urban Strategy

The Jakarta Globe’s Tabita Diela sat down with National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro in early October to discuss urbanization in Indonesia. The minister recognizes the huge potential urbanization could bring and lays out the government’s plans to negate some of its negative effects. Here is an excerpt of the exclusive interview, which has been […]

Smart Cities in Indonesia’s Future: Challenges and Opportunities

Jakarta. Indonesia’s rapid transformation from a rural to urban economy has served as one of the benchmarks for the country’s massive growth potential, while simultaneously underscoring several challenges it needs to confront. With nearly 70 percent of the country’s population expected to live in cities by 2025, the public and private sectors must come up […]

Easing Indonesia’s Traffic Woes With a Smarter Transportation System

Economic progress can seem like a double-edged sword – we relish the opportunities for career and lifestyle choices offered by our expanding cities, but urban transportation woes can sometimes make us wonder if it is all worth it. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its establishment – and […]
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