Jakarta – The long search for a figure to fill the Jakarta administration's deputy governor position will be postponed amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the cap
Jakarta & Urban Life
March 20, 2020
March 11, 2020
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Indonesian capital has decided to postpone its controversial electric car race, the Jakarta Formula E scheduled to take place on June 6, to avoid worsening th
Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has decided to postpone the much-anticipated Formula E electric motorsports championship, which was initially scheduled to take place on June
March 8, 2020
Jakarta – Gerindra Party executive Riza Patria has resigned from his seat as a member of the House of Representatives as he hopes to become the deputy governor of Jakarta.
March 5, 2020
Jakarta – Residents living alongside the Ciliwung River canal in Kebon Manggis, Matraman, East Jakarta, have raised concerns over their safety after Jl.
February 29, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said he is confident Indonesia's new capital city will be a special place, describing the capital relocat
February 28, 2020
Adam Prireza, Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – The Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) faction member Justin Adrian Untayana, said that Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan seemed to see Jakarta's fl
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is involving three international consulting firms in developing the masterplan of the country's new capital city, which is t
February 27, 2020
Jakarta – The Agrarian and Spatial Planning Ministry wants to asses spatial plans for Greater Jakarta following widespread flooding that hit parts of the capital on Tuesday.
Jakarta – Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD Jakarta) head Subejo has resigned as severe flooding occurred across Greater Jakarta in the past several days.
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Indonesian government will introduce a special agency whose main task is to handle foreign and domestic investments in the development of the country's new ca
February 26, 2020
Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – More than 30 local and foreign investors have expressed an interest in developing Indonesia's new capital city in North Penajam Paser and Kutai Kertanegar
Tassia Sipahutar, Canberra, Australia – Indonesia is ready to seek parliamentary approval for a bill to accelerate the construction of a new capital that's drawn interest from investor
Investor Daily, Jakarta – Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan has revealed that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and United States Pres
Riza Roidila Mufti and Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – A "soft groundbreaking" and early construction on Indonesia's new capital city in East Kalimantan may take place in July, the Natio
February 25, 2020
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Urban planning observer from Trisakti University, Nirwono Joga, criticized Jakarta's flood mitigation policies issued by Governor Anies Baswedan.
Jakarta – Heavy rains from Monday to Tuesday have caused flooding in several areas, including the Presidential Palace complex in Central Jakarta.
Jakarta – A video showing Betawi Association (Bamus Betawi) deputy chairman Rahmat HS asking Jakartans to be grateful for the prayer of Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan that major flood
February 24, 2020
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Indonesia Solidarity Party (PSI) argues that Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan failed to focus his efforts to overcome the capital city's urban flooding.
February 4, 2020
Jakarta – East Kalimantan Governor Isran Noor has called on the central government to be more mindful of the lush forests covering parts of the province as Jakarta moves forward with i
January 28, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) has ruled in favor of developer PT Agung Dinamika Perkasa, which had filed a lawsuit against Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's 2
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The Jakarta government abruptly canceled the appointment of Donny Andy Saragih as new president director of city bus operator TransJakarta after it emer
January 23, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta administration is back in the spotlight, this time inviting scrutiny over the revitalization of the National Monument (Monas) area in Central Jakarta, which inclu
January 22, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesia's new capital city will only contribute an additional 0.02 of a percentage point to the country's economic growth, and the impact will also be short lived, accordin
January 17, 2020
Inge Klara Safitri, Safira Andini, Jakarta – The flooding that hit Jakarta early this year has damaged several roads in the city.