About Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post is an Indonesian English-language daily newspaper. It was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Jakarta. The newspaper is owned by PT Bina Media Tenggara, which is a subsidiary of the Salim Group. The Jakarta Post is the largest English-language newspaper in Indonesia and has a circulation of over 100,000 copies. The newspaper covers a wide range of topics, including news, business, politics, culture, and sports. It also has a strong focus on environmental issues. The Jakarta Post is a respected source of news and information in Indonesia and is read by a wide range of people, including government officials, business leaders, and academics.
About the Feature
The article “Rethinking Industrial Wastewater Treatments to Boost Indonesia’s Water Security” discusses the challenges that Indonesia faces in terms of water security and the potential of electrochemical technologies to address these challenges. Indonesia is Southeast Asia’s largest economy and is expected to attract significant manufacturing and technology investments in the next few years. This industrial boom will lead to increased water consumption, putting further strain on the country’s water resources.
The country’s water resources are already under stress, with more than half of its rivers heavily polluted. It also highlights the importance of water security to Indonesia’s Vision 2045, which aims to transform the country into a high-income democracy. A report by the Indonesian National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) and the World Bank found that without dedicated action on water security, Indonesia will lag behind its Vision 2045 GDP target by up to 7.3 percent. See the official coverage here!