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Government to Upgrade Bogor-Bandung Rail Tracks

“The master-plan rules that we need to have good connections from Bogor, Sukabumi to Bandung. All the lines will be double track,” said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi in Jakarta on Monday. As an initial phase, state-owned railway operator PT Kerata Api Indonesia (KAI) will make the 50-kilometer single track route from Bogor to Sukabumi into a double-track line. “We’ve …

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Rich offerings at record-breaking Bogor Wonderful Golf

Bogor’s burgeoning reputation as one of Asia’s most appealing golfing getaways is set to gather pace with the staging of a record-breaking new tournament. As well as offering prizes worth a total of more than US$80,000, the latest Bogor Wonderful Golf promotion is poised to create two new Indonesian golfing records. To be held on September 7-8 at no fewer …

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Bogor Prepares to Host Asia-Pacific Golf Tourism Tournament

The Tourism Promotion Board of Bogor District, West Java Province, is preparing to organize an event that combines travel and golf in the Asia-Pacific region. “This event combines golf and Bogor’s natural and cultural potentials,” Zainal Saprudin, chairman of the board, stated here on Thursday. Zainal remarked that the event was scheduled to be launched by Nurhayanti, the district’s regent, …

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Bogor`s Sleeping Buddha Attracts Many Tourists

We don’t have to go across the country border to see a Sleeping Buddha in Thailand because now there is one we can visit in Tonjong Village, Tajur Halang Subdistrict, Bogor Regency, West Java. The statue is located at Buddha Dharma Vihara not far from Billabong Housing. Small, red sign boards saying “Ruppang Sleeping Buddha” with arrows are installed at …

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Road to MotoGP 2017 – Sentul vies for hosting slot in 2017

The Presidential Advisory Board (Wantimpres) expressed its support for the plan to bring back the world’s most prestigious motorbike race to the the Sentul International Circuit in West Java where it was hosted in 1996 and 1997. “We are supporting the plan because it will also connect [a number of] ministries and the Presidential Palace,” Wantimpres member Suharso Monoarfa said …

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