Indonesia Blueprint set to provide education bonanza

Education has been identified as a focal point in the Australian government’s Blueprint for Trade and Investment in Indonesia. The Blueprint aims to help Australian companies grow commercial links and develop new opportunities following the start of the Indonesia – Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). According to the education chapter authors, the pandemic has…

Electric dreams: Indonesia’s ambitious battery electric vehicle plans

Indonesia’s transportation sector consumes about half of the country’s energy. Motorcycles uses a significant part of it with numbers increasing by 41% from 104,118,969 units to 146,858,760 between 2013 and 2018. But the government wants to change this energy pattern. And it plans to do it in three ways: increase renewables, reduce petrol and make…

Australian universities see risk and opportunity in Indonesia

An article by John Ross in the Times Higher Education. Twitter: @JohnRoss49 Australian universities are well placed to meet the skills needs of neighbouring Indonesia, as regulatory developments open up new opportunities for foreign institutions. But they must settle in for the long haul if they are to get a slice of the action, a report…