Last, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo told the press that Japan had agreed to join in on the Patimban port project in Subang, West Java. And on Tuesday earlier this week (May 31), Minister of Transportation Ignatius Jonan confirmed the news. Jonan said that Japan would provide Indonesia with a tight loan, the amount for which was still being discussed. This development came after Jokowi’s recent visits overseas—to South Korea and Russia—in a bid to seek investments for Indonesia major infrastructure development push. It’s interesting to observe which country gets what projects to get a glimpse into Jokowi’s idea of balancing geopolitics.To subscribe please click here