•   
  •   
  •   

TechnologyJokowi Wants Indonesia's New Capital Modeled on Silicon Valley

09:41  04 september  2019
09:41  04 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

Amber Portwood's boyfriend wants sole custody of son after her arrest

Amber Portwood's boyfriend wants sole custody of son after her arrest Amber was arrested for domestic violence, now her boyfriend wants custody of their child.

Indonesia ’ s new capital city will be modeled on Silicon Valley , a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to President Joko Widodo. The president wants the yet-to-be named city in East Kalimantan on the Borneo island to foster

(Bloomberg) -- Indonesia ’ s new capital city will be modeled on Silicon Valley , a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to President Joko Widodo.

(Bloomberg) -- Indonesia’s new capital city will be modeled on Silicon Valley, a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to President Joko Widodo.

The president wants the yet-to-be named city in East Kalimantan on the Borneo island to foster development of technology startups and a digitized manufacturing sector, The Jakarta Post reported, citing Widodo as telling journalists on Tuesday. The new capital will boast an efficient, technology-driven urban system for delivery of public services, Jokowi, as Widodo is known, said.

Jokowi Wants Indonesia's New Capital Modeled on Silicon Valley© Bloomberg Spreading Wealth

Indonesia will begin the construction of the new capital at an estimated cost of $33 billion from next year as Jokowi seeks to ease pressure on the congested and sinking Jakarta, and spread economic activity outside the nation’s most-populous island of Java. The new city will be dotted with world-class educational institutions, modern hospitals, botanical parks and backed by a green transportation system with only electric vehicles, Jokowi said.

Jaguar Land Rover's 3D head-up display wants to make road information crystal clear

Jaguar Land Rover's 3D head-up display wants to make road information crystal clear This tech could eventually extend to in-car entertainment, too.

Jokowi Wants Indonesia ’ s New Capital Modeled on Silicon Valley . SoftBank’s investment in the new capital will be in addition to the billion the group has committed for the development of electric vehicles and renewable energy sectors in Indonesia , Son said.

Indonesia ’ s new capital city will be modelled on Silicon Valley , a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to President Joko Widodo. The president wants the yet-to-be named city in East Kalimantan on the Borneo island to foster

Read why Indonesia is shifting its capital from Jakarta

While authorities have identified about 180,000 hectares of land in East Kalimantan, the center of government will require only about 10,000 hectares and about 30,000 hectares will be put up for sale to individuals and companies at a fraction of the price it costs in Jakarta, Jokowi said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Arys Aditya in Jakarta at aaditya5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Thomas Kutty Abraham at tabraham4@bloomberg.net, Tassia Sipahutar

For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com

©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

Read More

PG&E and Southern California Edison have turned off power to minimize fires. It hasn't worked. What will? .
Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison have cut off power to minimize wildfire risk. Yet the wildfires haven't stopped. What now?The embattled energy giant has been repeatedly castigated by the public and government leaders for its role in the state’s devastating wildfires the last three years, and for its clumsy attempt at preventing them this fall with mass power outages.

Topical videos:

usr: 3
This is interesting!