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July 27, 2020

Jakarta Globe - July 27, 2020

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Jakarta's city administration has pledged to accelerate the construction of intermediate waste treatment facilities to convert waste to energy at four location

July 17, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - July 17, 2020

James Massola and Karuni Rompies – Joko Widodo's dream of being the Indonesian President who finally builds a new national capital is in doubt, with officials saying the timing of the

July 15, 2020

Tempo - July 15, 2020

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Save Jakarta Bay Coalition opined that Governor Anies Baswedan has broken his campaign promises as the latter allowed the Ancol reclamation project.

July 13, 2020

Jakarta Globe - July 13, 2020

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Anies Baswedan, who won the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election by campaigning against coastal reclamation, insisted on Sunday the landfill project at the Anco

July 1, 2020

South China Morning Post - July 1, 2020

Indonesia is pressing ahead with plans to build a new capital as billions of dollars in private sector investment is seen as key to reviving an economy battered by the coronavirus pand

June 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 24, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Jakarta administration in its appeal of a lower court's decision to uphold developer PT Taman Harapan Indah'

Jakarta Post - June 24, 2020

Jakarta – Despite the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is slated to begin construction of the new capital city in North Penajam Paser regency, East Kal

June 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 23, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has kept its unqualified opinion (WTP) from the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) for the third year in a row.

June 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 21, 2020

Sausan Atika and Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Millions have a love-hate relationship with Jakarta, a city that many believe offers a chance at greater fortunes, but that means living with

June 9, 2020

Tempo - June 9, 2020

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Head of the pedestrian's coalition 'Koalisi Pejalan Kaki' Alfred Sitorus on Monday argues that pedestrians of the capital city will probably not abide by p

Jakarta Post - June 9, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Less than a month since the central government's first call to "co-exist" with the coronavirus, Jakarta is among the first provinces in Indonesia to ease restr

June 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 8, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Sausan Atika and Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – The sight of busy roads, crowded bus shelters and train stations that have long defined capital Jakarta as a business h

May 29, 2020

Tempo - May 29, 2020

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – On the fifth day after 2020 Eid al-Fitr, Thursday, May 28, Jakarta Metro Police recorded that a total of 3,095 mudik or mass exodus travelers were reject

May 22, 2020

East Asia Forum - May 22, 2020

Lex Rieffel and Michael Castle-Miller – Indonesian President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo's announcement last August that a new capital would be built in East Kalimantan has been widely met wi

April 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 15, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Jakarta has officially got a new deputy governor with Gerindra Party politician Ahmad Riza Patria inaugurated on Wednesday, as the capital city struggles to co

April 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 14, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – It is looking more and more likely the COVID-19 outbreak will derail President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's ambitions to move th

April 10, 2020

South China Morning Post - April 10, 2020

Johan Augustin – Yayan Suprianto surveys the floodwater surrounding his house of wooden planks and a corroded tin roof in Kampung Teko, "kampung" being a catchword for urban slums.

April 7, 2020

Jakarta Globe - April 7, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – A government official revealed on Monday that the project to move the Indonesian capital from Jakarta to North Penajam Paser in East Kalimantan, which was expe

April 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 6, 2020

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The long-winded search for a figure to fill the Jakarta deputy governor position came to an end on Monday after city councillors voted in Gerindra Party politic

Jakarta Globe - April 6, 2020

Hotman Siregar, Yusitnus Paat, Jakarta – Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, politician Riza Patria won an overwhelming majority of the votes in the Jakarta Legislative Counci

Jakarta Post - April 6, 2020

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta City Council declared Ahmad Riza Patria of the Gerindra Party as the Jakarta deputy governor-elect in a plenary meeting on Monday.

April 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 5, 2020

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta City Council is pressing ahead with its plan to select Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's deputy governor on Monday despite an extension of the city'

March 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 26, 2020

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta Council has agreed to defer the search for Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's deputy governor until April 6, after the city's COVID-19 state of emerg

March 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 25, 2020

Jakarta – The process of relocating Indonesia's capital city to East Kalimantan is to go on as planned despite the COVID-19 pandemic in the archipelago, the Office of the Coordinating

March 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 20, 2020

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