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Indonesia to Overhaul its Transport Infrastructure

The Indonesian government has announced plans to overhaul their unreliable transport system. The ambitious plans will cost more than 800 million rupiah, or US$110 billion, to upgrade Indonesia’s railways, roads, airports and seaports.

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Pan-Asia Tuk-Tuk Race Underway

The Rickshaw Run, an annual ASEAN event, has just begun, with this year’s route beginning in Jakarta and ending in Bangkok. Some 66 people from 15 countries are taking part in this charity event that also aims to show how Asia is connected. The 3,000 kilometer race began yesterday and is scheduled to end on October 30. Continue reading

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