Japan - Italy Bilateral Meeting & North Korean Missile

Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida said, further discussions will take place on the regional situation in the Indo-Pacific and East Asia, after Pyongyang launched a ballistic missile toward its Eastern waters. Meanwhile, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is criticizing North Korea's latest missile launch saying it inflames military tensions with neighboring countries and their allies. 

New Urban Migrants In Jakarta

More then 150,000 urban migrants are expected to enter Indonesia’s Capital, Jakarta this year. Around 50,000 of them will arrived after the Eid exodus or Mudik. Authorities estimated a surge of urban migrants by 20,000 to 50,000 people most of which come after the Eid season.

Eid Homecoming Returning Season & Train Passengers Eid Homecoming Traffic

Indonesian state-owned airport operator PT.Angkasa Pura II, advises air-travelers to fly back early so that the return traffic will be more well-distributed. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s state-owned railway operator PT. Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI), forecast the traffic of train passengers returning from Eid exodus will reach its this week, at Gambir and Pasar Senen stations.

Pertamina Builds New Solar Energy

Indonesia’s Energy Companies, Pertamina Hulu Rokan and Pertamina Power Indonesia build a 25 mega watt capacity of solar power plant to reduce carbon emissions and accelerate the energy transition with a new renewable energy mix target of 23% by 2025.

Germany Chancellor Visits Japan & Erdogan Visits King Salman

German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz and Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida held talks in Tokyo on Thursday. Both leaders discussed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as well as China’s influence in the Indo-Pacific region. Meanwhile, after historical visit of Israeli President in Istanbul last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met Saudi King Salman and crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman in Jiddah. 

U.N Chief Visits Ukraine & Ukraine War Vehicles

United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres arrived In Borodyanka, Ukraine Thursday,  after visiting Moscow, and meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin. Meanwhile, U.S national guard troops were preparing military equipment, to send to Ukrainian forces on Wednesday.

Poland Decries Russian ‘Gas Blackmail’

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Mora-Wiecki, said on Wednesday, the country will "not bow" to "blackmail", regarding the suspension of gas from Russian supplier gazprom. Ukrainian President , Volodymyr Zelenskyy said, Russia had launched a "new round" of "blackmail" against Europe, after cutting off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria.