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World Cities Summit 2018: Dassault Systèmes Signs MoU For Future Development Of Padang Pariaman Smart City Implementation Project

World Cities Summit 2018: Dassault Systèmes Signs MoU For Future Development Of Padang Pariaman Smart City Implementation Project

Singapore: Dassault Systèmes and the District Government of Padang Pariaman signed today a memorandum of understanding, utilising the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for future development of the “Padang Pariaman Smart City Implementation Project”, at the World Cities Summit 2018.

The partnership leverages Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCity solutions to support the digital transformation of the District Government’s various portfolios for document and project management within local government agencies.

Padang Pariaman, Indonesia, is home to seventeen districts in West Sumatra. In recent years, it has successfully modernised its agricultural system, producing superior agricultural commodities while supporting the growth of urban centres.

The leaders of Padang Pariaman are now looking to establish the regency as a smart city, sustainable and livable with balanced rural-urban development. The partnership will bring to the regency Dassault Systèmes’ technological expertise and experience that have proven crucial in smart city projects in cities like Singapore or Rennes, France.

“We are seeing increasing internet and smartphone penetration in the population due to urbanisation in our regency and it is vital for us to drive IoT technology adoption at the public policy level to connect with our people and understand their needs,” said Mr. Drs. H. Ali Mukhni, Regent of Padang Pariaman.

“Smart city management is about understanding the local character of the city in relation to its environment and being able to customise the technology for these unique requirements. The collaborative aspect of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform makes it the perfect fit,” continued Masaki Sox Konno, Managing Director, Asia Pacific South, Dassault Systèmes.

Telkom Set To Support Industrial Revolution 4.0

Telkom Set To Support Industrial Revolution 4.0

Jakarta, Indonesia: On 28 June 2018, Dian Rachawan, enterprise and business service director, Telkom Indonesia, and Sanny Iskandar, chairman of Indonesian Industrial Estates Association, signed a memorandum of understanding on provision and development of telecommunication, edutainment & services, information and media in Jakarta.

At the signing ceremony, Airlangga Hartanto, Industry Minister, explained that President Joko Widodo launched Making Indonesia 4.0 to boost Indonesia’s competitiveness in the global market during this digital era.

He said: “For that, Telkom has an important role in supporting the development of digital infrastructure, especially the provision of fibre optic networks and other infrastructure, while maintaining reliability and security.”

“This cooperation is a manifestation of Telkom’s commitment to help advance Indonesia’s industrial sector by digitizing Industrial Zone to Industrial Estate 4.0 and to add value to both entities in a sustainable manner,” Rachawan commented.

Judi Achmadi, executive vice president of Telkom’s enterprise service division, cited digitisation of products and services, the Internet of Things that creates interconnectivity between people and things, and the use of big data and automation, as key factors of the fourth industrial revolution.

Rachawan added: “Supported by a network of fiber optic infrastructure that currently extends across the archipelago from Banda Aceh to Papua, as well as international infrastructure networks, we are ready to answer the needs of industry players across Indonesia.”

Information and communication technology in Indonesia’s industrial sector is expected to save costs and time, producing more efficient products and services competitive in both the domestic and global markets.

4.6% Increase In 2018 Car Sales Expected For Indonesia

4.6% Increase In 2018 Car Sales Expected For Indonesia

Indonesia: According to market research firm Frost & Sullivan, car sales in Indonesia are expected to grow 4.6 percent year-on-year in 2018. This is supported by growing domestic demand for commercial vehicles, stable demand for low-cost green cars (LCGCs), the availability of affordable car prices, and the launch of new car models.

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Infrastructure & Rail Developments For Indonesia Totalling US$1.9B

Indonesia: South Korea and Indonesia have recently signed five memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that are worth a total of US$1.9 billion.

Covering both public transportation and infrastructure, the signing was attended by South Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mi, Indonesian Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi and Indonesian Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono.

Korea Rail Network Authority is to be in charge of the second phase of Indonesia’s light rail transit project for reducing traffic congestion in the capital of Jakarta. In addition, the two countries plan to launch a water supply project in Karian, while cooperating for similar future projects and the completion of the hydroelectric power generation project in Bongka.

Furthermore, Hanwha Engineering & Construction is slated to participate in Indonesia’s public housing projects worth US$230 million. Regarding the first phase of the new city development project in Lido, POSCO Engineering & Construction and Indonesian MNC Group will be cooperating with each other.

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