Indonesia to Use State Budget for Cost Overrun on Chinese Rail Project
By Sebastian Strangio
Since its inception in 2015, the headline BRI project has seen repeated delays and inflated costs.
The Risks of Favoring China
By Rizal Ramli
Beijing needs to ensure that its overseas engagements serve local interests, not just Chinese ones.
Chinese Infrastructure Projects in Indonesia Face Fresh Delays
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and M. Habib Pashya
Indonesia's government should tread cautiously when green-lighting large-scale Chinese infrastructure projects.
Rowing Between Two Reefs: Indonesia’s Infrastructure Investment Strategy
By Eko Saputro
Jakarta has sought to engage with any foreign government willing to support its domestic development agenda.
The Jakarta-Bandung Rail Project: 5 Years On and Still Going Nowhere
By Meiki W. Paendong
The railway, China's landmark BRI project in Indonesia, has failed to account for its economic and social impacts.
China’s BRI and its High-Speed Railways to Nowhere
By James Guild
The railway projects being built under the Belt and Road Initiative offer marginal economic benefits at exorbitant costs.
Where Is Indonesia on China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Jakarta continues to seek ways to manage the opportunities and challenges stemming from the BRI.