Asia Pacific Aug 4, 2019

Major blackout darkens Jakarta, neighboring provinces on Java

Indonesia's state power company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) estimates it will take a further three hours to restore electricity to Jakarta following a major power blackout in the capital and surrounding provinces, the company's acting chief executive said Sunday. "Hopefully for the Jakarta system, ...

Business Apr 9, 2018

First batch of Japan-made mass rapid transit trains arrive in Jakarta

A cargo of 12 Japanese-made train cars has arrived in Jakarta as the first batch of rolling stock for a government-run mass rapid railway project partly financed by the Japanese government. The carriages — constituting two Mass Rapid Transit Jakarta trains, manufactured by Nippon Sharyo ...