Costs overrun and cash deficiency risks overshadow the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail project during operations, forcing Government to intervene in funding. Such a decision has raised a warning over the potential long-term burden for the state budget.
The hundreds of companies, including major airlines, are trying to capitalize on the delivery service market. Their presence in the sector may trigger mergers, creating new market leaders.
Talks between PT Freeport Indonesia and Tsingshan Steel on the construction of refining facilities or smelters are still underway even though previous reports suggested the otherwise.
Several new regulations and provisions may eliminate "discrimination" against nuclear in the energy mix. How superior is nuclear to fossil energy?
The government eyes the dual benefits of carbon trading: reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and hundreds of trillions of economic gain.
The domestic electric vehicle industry acceleration project faced clashes over opinion differences among industry players, fuelled by competition between the market-controlling Japanese automotive manufacturers and South Korean automotive producers.
The government is facing a dilemma. Indonesia needs giant oil and gas companies to ramp up exploration as oil and gas reserves run low.
The government plans to create a new food barn by developing an integrated food estate in the former location of the Peatland Development Project or PLG - a failed Soeharto-regime agricultural project.
Numerous state-owned enterprises are facing liquidity problems. The coronavirus pandemic, impacting all economic sectors, is inflicting the enterprises’ revenues.
The chances are low that crude oil will go beyond the benchmark in the 2020 state budget. The coronavirus-rooted crisis has yet to see an end, considering that no country except China has been able to overcome it.