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Jakarta & Urban Life

November 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 29, 2019

Jakarta – Jakarta's notorious traffic congestion was once again in the spotlight after President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo revealed that he was held up by gridlock in the capital on his way

November 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Sydney Morning Herald - November 27, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – Australia's ambassador to Indonesia, Gary Quinlan, has let fly with a withering assessment of Australia's national capital, describing Canberra as "one of the

November 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 19, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo wants the new Indonesian capital city to become the most iconic in the world by making use of Balikpapan Bay in East Kalimantan to "build an In

November 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - November 15, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Greater Jakarta Transportation Agency (BPTJ) said that the electronic road pricing will be imposed in the city's border areas in 2020.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - November 15, 2019

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The city administration plans a regulation that will ban electric scooter use on the streets, sidewalks, and pedestrian bridges early next year, an offi

November 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 14, 2019

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News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 14, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration claims that its decision to remove the roof of a pedestrian bridge on Jl.

November 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - November 13, 2019

Jakarta – Close oversight in the drawing up of the Capital's budget also shows the biggest benefit of democracy: a control mechanism that will only work properly if there is strong opp

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 13, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta City Council's Commission A has recommended that the budget for the Governor's Team for Accelerated Development (TGUPP) be scrapped from the capital's 2020 budget

November 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 12, 2019

Jakarta – Jakarta City Council Speaker Prasetio Edi Marsudi has asked the city administration to stop cutting down trees on several sidewalks in the capital following complaints from r

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 12, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has scrapped its budget for the procurement of 118 plots of land for the Ciliwung River normalization project as the city faces a 2019 budget defic

November 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - November 8, 2019

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The Indonesian capital should consider canceling its Formula E Championship next year as the city is still running a budget deficit and many of its resi

November 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - November 7, 2019

Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for Budget Transparency (FITRA) found another set of questionable budget allocation plans inside Jakarta's 2020 budget draft in the form of g

November 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has revealed that he has dreams for the new capital bigger than those of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), he wants the soon-to-be devel

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Jakarta – A pedestrian bridge near the heart of the capital Jakarta on Jl. Sudirman has a new, surprising look: it no longer has a roof.

November 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - November 5, 2019

Jakarta – Born in 1996, William Aditya Sarana, a politician from the nascent Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI), is the youngest and only Generation Z (Gen-Z) member of the City Council

November 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - November 2, 2019

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The head of Jakarta's Regional Development Planning Agency, or Bappeda, Sri Mahendra Satria Wirawan, and the head of the city's Tourism and Culture Depa

October 31, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - October 31, 2019

Heru Andriyanto & Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The Jakarta provincial government has come under fire for ridiculous budget proposals, including Rp 82 billion ($5.8 million) for

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - October 31, 2019

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan was apparently shocked to learn of the numbers in the capital's draft 2020 budget, which recently invited a chorus of pu

October 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration's 2020 budget draft has caused a stir among the public after it was revealed that it had allocated Rp 82.8 billion (US$5.9 million) to purchase mul

October 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Coconuts Jakarta - October 29, 2019

Jakarta was one step away from hiring some very expensive foreign influencers to promote tourism in the city, but the plan was scrapped before city councillors could even tap follow.

October 23, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - October 23, 2019

Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has asked the government to involve small and medium-scale contractors and local construction work

October 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Reuters - October 17, 2019

Tabita Diela and John Geddie, Jakarta – An Indonesian unit of management consultants McKinsey & Company has been appointed to conduct a feasibility study on moving the capital from

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - October 17, 2019

Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Jakarta Administration's water resources agency has lodged a budget up to Rp110 billion to continue the construction of the city's giant sea wall known as the

October 16, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Nikkei Asian Review - October 16, 2019

Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – On the face of it, Indonesia's capital Jakarta, a sprawling megacity of 10 million people, and Sweden's Kiruna, a town of only 20,000, couldn't be more differen