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Indonesia Lobbying

Lobbying a Very Different Job

 eyesonindonesia Brussels, July 19, 2023 — It’s not even that terribly difficult. Anyone who has been paying attention has seen it all happen. Over the past fifteen years in particular, various countries, regions and cities have increasingly started lobbying in Brussels. “For a long time only the large companies, countries and cities had regular lobbyists…
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Why Jakarta is Sinking into the Sea and what can be done about it

Introduction Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is sinking into the sea at an alarming rate. This is due to a combination of factors, including rapid population growth, inadequate infrastructure, and climate change. As a result, the city is facing a range of challenges, from flooding to land subsidence. Fortunately, there are a number of measures…
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Indonesia’s nickel boom tests Western green sensibilities

Producing batteries for electric vehicles requires environmental and geopolitical trade-offs eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, 16 april 2023– In a miserable year for initial public offerings, Indonesia’s capital is turning heads. The Jakarta Stock Exchange enjoyed record ipo volumes in the first quarter.  The $800m raised in these flotations outstripped the sums drummed up on Hong Kong’s or New York’s stock exchanges…
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Highspeed Train Jakarta Bandung

HighSpeed Jakarta-Bandung

350 km per hour eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, Sept. 1st 2022– A shipment of Chinese high-speed trains set sail for Indonesia from Qingdao earlier this year and on August 23,  according to China’s state media. The trains were manufactured by  CRRC Qingdao Sifan, a major train maker under state-owned CRRC. The shipment is part of an order of eleven passenger…
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Indonesia Economy

Macro-Glance Indonesia

Indonesia’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BBB’ : Stable Outlook. fitch/eyesonindonesia Low Public Debt; Weak Revenue: Indonesia’s rating balances a favourable medium-term growth outlook and a still low government debt/GDP ratio against government revenue, sovereign external debt to GDP and structural features such as governance indicators and GDP per capita that are weak compared with…
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Cleaning a River in Jakarta

Cleaning a River in Jakarta with Technology from the Netherlands

In order to clean the world’s 1000 most polluting rivers, we build the Interceptor. The first Interceptor is deployed on CengKareng Drain, Jakarta. To rid the oceans of plastic, we need to not only clean up what is already out there, but also stop new plastic from entering the ocean: we need to close the…
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