December 7, 2022

G20 in Indonesia: discover the 10 famous places

Discover the 10 famous places in the photo. /CGTN

Discover the 10 famous places in the photo. /CGTN

The very first bullet train in Indonesia and Southeast Asia

Electric multiple units run on the test section of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway in Bandung, Indonesia, Nov. 9, 2022. /Xinhua

Electric multiple units run on the test section of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway in Bandung, Indonesia, Nov. 9, 2022. /Xinhua

Electric multiple units run on the test section of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway in Bandung, Indonesia, Nov. 9, 2022. /Xinhua

On the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indonesian President Joko Widodo watched the trial of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway on Nov. 16 on video.

Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed ​​Railway, a flagship project of BRI

G20 in Indonesia: discover the 10 famous places

With a design speed of 350 km per hour, the 142 km long Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway built with Chinese technology will shorten the journey between Jakarta and Bandung, capital of Indonesia’s West Java province, from more than three hours to about 40 minutes. . The project is expected to be completed in June 2023.

‘Bengawan Solo’, a family musical piece in Indonesia, China

“Your water springs from Solo, caged by a thousand mountains. The water flows to reach long distances, eventually to the sea.”

“Bengawan Solo” (“Solo River”) is a family musical piece in Indonesia, China and other East Asian countries. The song is a poetic description of Java’s longest river, the Solo, which runs through central and eastern Java, Indonesia.

The Solo River flows through Central and East Java, Indonesia/CFP

The Solo River flows through Central and East Java, Indonesia/CFP

The Solo River flows through Central and East Java, Indonesia/CFP

Chinese pandas, super celebrities in Indonesia

Cai Tao (male) and Hu Chun (female), two Chinese giant pandas living at Panda Palace, Taman Safari Bogorare in Jakarta, are super celebrities in Indonesia.

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Giant panda “Cai Tao” at Taman Safari Bogor in Indonesia, Jan. 21, 2022. /Xinhua

Giant panda “Cai Tao” at Taman Safari Bogor in Indonesia, Jan. 21, 2022. /Xinhua

The two pandas were warmly welcomed by locals when they arrived in Indonesia in 2017. The cute pandas, regarded by the Chinese as national treasures, are adored around the world as emissaries of friendship and symbol of peace.

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Giant panda “Cai Tao” at Taman Safari Bogor in Indonesia, Jan. 21, 2022. /Xinhua

Giant panda “Cai Tao” at Taman Safari Bogor in Indonesia, Jan. 21, 2022. /Xinhua

China and Indonesia jointly build Southeast Asia’s longest sea bridge

The 5.4 kilometer long Suramadu Bridge is the longest sea bridge in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, connecting the island of Java to the island of Madura. Before the bridge was built, people often waited long hours for a ferry to travel between islands. After opening, the bridge reduces transport time from several hours to just 10 minutes.

Suramadu Bridge, the longest sea bridge in Southeast Asia in Indonesia.  /APC

Suramadu Bridge, the longest sea bridge in Southeast Asia in Indonesia. /APC

Suramadu Bridge, the longest sea bridge in Southeast Asia in Indonesia. /APC

Remembrance of former Chinese Admiral Zheng He in Indonesia

Semarang in Indonesia is where former Chinese Admiral Zheng He (Cheng Ho) and his fleet stopped during his seven expeditionary voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia and Africa from the East from 1405 to 1433, leaving several historical sites for the port. town. Zheng’s peaceful mission created the fusion between Sino-Indonesian culture.

A ceremony held to commemorate the arrival of Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) navigator Zheng He at Sam Poo Kong Temple in Semarang, Indonesia, July 31, 2016, /Xinhua

A ceremony held to commemorate the arrival of Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) navigator Zheng He at Sam Poo Kong Temple in Semarang, Indonesia, July 31, 2016, /Xinhua

A ceremony held to commemorate the arrival of Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) navigator Zheng He at Sam Poo Kong Temple in Semarang, Indonesia, July 31, 2016, /Xinhua

Great respect for Zheng He in Semarang can be attributed to his contributions to the development of the city, such as providing advanced agricultural techniques to help locals improve rice yields and enrich local culinary arts.

Southeast Asia Center at Tsinghua University in Bali

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) with Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University in Beijing, May 14, 2017. /Tsinghua University

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) with Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University in Beijing, May 14, 2017. /Tsinghua University

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) with Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University in Beijing, May 14, 2017. /Tsinghua University

The Tsinghua SEA focuses on talent training, academic exchange and cooperation in Southeast Asia and around the world. In 2017, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that Tsinghua University is known in Indonesia as one of the best universities of technology which has produced many Chinese leaders. The president also revealed a plan to create a Southeast Asia Tsinghua Innovation Center.

Tsinghua University.  /APC

Tsinghua University. /APC

Tsinghua University. /APC

Indonesia, one of the largest coffee producing countries in the world

Indonesian coffee.  /APC

Indonesia is known for having a unique variety of coffee beans. From Sumatra to Papua, the flavor of the beans changes according to the regions of the country. The port of Surabaya is one of the major coffee production and export hubs to neighboring countries including China, Japan, and South Korea, among others.

China’s proposed BRI and Indonesia’s GMF are strongly synergized

In July 2022, during President Joko Widodo’s visit to China, the two sides renewed the Memorandum of Understanding on jointly promoting cooperation within the framework of the Global Maritime Fulcrum Vision (GMF) and China Economic Belt. the Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

In 2018, China and Indonesia agreed to synergize the GMF and the (Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by signing a memorandum of understanding.

China, Indonesia strengthen cooperation in fisheries

Fishing in bulk at sea. /APC

Fishing in bulk at sea. /APC

Fishing in bulk at sea. /APC

During the visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to China in July 2022, two countries agreed to implement the projects supported by the China-Indonesia Maritime Cooperation Fund and to continue cooperation in fisheries such as the National Fish Barn project. and to use the great potential of the marine economy.