METRO GLOBE NETWORK LAUNCHING

On Tuesday (23/11), Media Group Network officially launched Metro Globe Network, an all-English news channel. This channel is part of Media Group's initiative to show Indonesia's beauty and potential to the world.

U.S. Students Joining Truck Schools

In the midst of a countrywide shortage of long-haul drivers, business at a California truck driving school is soaring, as students have been attracted by promises of high pay and immediate job offers.

UAE Investment in Indonesia

The United Arab Emirates will contribute an estimated US$10 billion to the building of the new capital city in East Kalimantan. Furthermore, the United Arab Emirates has also committed to boosting its investments in the Indonesian retail industry.

FOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT

Two of the most important societal and environmental challenges of our day are food hunger and food waste. Metro TV's Sara Wayne discussed solutions on the issue with BO H. Holmgreen, the founder and executive director of the ‘Scholars of Sustenance’ NGO.

Mandalika Hosts World Superbike Race

Many micro, small, and medium-sized business in the surrounding areas have benefited from the World Superbike race held in Mandalika, Central Lombok. Coffee shop vendors reported significant gains in earnings as a result of the event, indicating that the event had a multiplier effect on the local economy.

Indonesia’s Focus on Clean Energy

President Joko Widodo has instructed Pertamina and PLN to develop a grand design plan for the shift to renewable energy sources.

BOOSTING FARMERS’ PRODUCTIVITY

The Indonesian government is making efforts to improve the well-being of farmers and MSMEs by offering a variety of ultra micro lending and credit programs or known as Kredit Usaha Rakyat. These programs are intended to boost the productivity of farmers and MSME throughout Indonesia.