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Tornado Sweeps Across Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia, commonly referred to as Indonesia, is a country located in the Southeast Asia region, between the Pacific and Indian oceans. West Java is a province of Indonesia located in the western part of the island of Java. With a population of about 50 million residents as of 2023, the province is…

TikTok Shop: $1.5 Billion Tokopedia Deal

Tokopedia is the largest e-commerce company in Indonesia, with its headquarters in Jakarta. In May 2021, following a merger with an on-demand multi-service and digital payment platform, Gojek, the company became a subsidiary of a new holding company called GoTo. The company boasts of approximately 100 million active monthly users. According to reports, TikTok plans…

Mount Marapi: 11 Hikers Killed in Eruption

The Marapi, also known as Mount Marapi, meaning ‘Mountain of Fire’, is a complex volcano located in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is supposedly 2,885 metres high (9,465.2 ft) and is the most active volcano in Sumatra. Several cities and towns, including Bukittinggi, Batusangkar, and Padang Panjang, are situated around the mountain. The mountain is supposedly…

Indonesia: $108 Million Floating Solar Plants

PT PLN┬áNusantara Power is a state-owned power generation company that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services, power plant investments, and power plant operations etc. The company was founded in 1995 with its headquarters in Surabaya, Indonesia. The President of Indonesia recently announced the launch of a 192 megawatt floating solar plant that was designed and…

Indonesia Launches First Bullet Train

Indonesia has launched its first high-speed train, connecting Jakarta and Bandung, a city about 150 kilometers away. The train, known as the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed train, travels at a top speed of 350 kilometers per hour, making the journey between the two cities less than one hour long. This is a significant improvement over the previous…

Indonesia Bans Social Media E-commerce

The Republic of Indonesia, commonly referred to as Indonesia, is a country located in the Southeast Asia region, between the Pacific and Indian oceans. Indonesia is the largest archipelagic state in the world, with over 17,000 islands and more than 270 million residents. According to recent reports, the island country has announced the ban of…