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April 4, 2024

CNN Indonesia - April 4, 2024

Jakarta – A civil society coalition named the Jakarta Concerned Council Coalition is asking the government to revoke the recently enacted Jakarta Special Region (DKJ) Law.

April 3, 2024

Tempo - April 3, 2024

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Nusantara Capital City Authority (OIKN or IKN Authority) held a meeting with the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) at the IKN Authority off

April 2, 2024

Tempo - April 2, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono readies Rp35.45 trillion for the development of Nusantara Capital City (IKN) with the largest allocation for transportation infrastruc

April 1, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 1, 2024

Alfina Sekar, Jakarta – Jakarta will stay the nation's economic center even after the city of Nusantara is granted national capital status, a recently passed law says, alongside provisi

The Guardian - April 1, 2024

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Richaldo Hariandja in Nusantara – In eastern Borneo, beyond the thick jungle forests, an epic building project is under way.

Channel News Asia - April 1, 2024

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Foreign investors remain wary of Indonesia's planned new capital Nusantara despite "continuity candidate" Prabowo Subianto winning the presidential election, rai

March 28, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 28, 2024

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) has approved the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (DKJ) Bill, paving the way for Nusantara in East Kalimantan to become the

Jakarta Post - March 28, 2024

Singapore – Investor interest in Indonesia's proposed new capital Nusantara has been renewed, following official results that confirmed Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto will be the cou

March 27, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 27, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Transportation Agency has set aside a massive Rp 6.3 billion ($396,281) to purchase five electric patrol motorcycles for escorting Very Very Important Pers

March 26, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 26, 2024

Jakarta – The planned new capital Nusantara has been touted as an inclusive, environmentally friendly and humane city, but the recent news about the planned eviction of members of an in

March 22, 2024

Tempo - March 22, 2024

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Cakra Nagara, director of building construction, and directorate general of creative works at the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR), admitted tha

March 20, 2024

Tempo - March 20, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The National Civil Service Agency (BKN) revealed that 25 ministries and institutions have currently expressed readiness to move to the Nusantara Capital City (IKN).

Tempo - March 20, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – State apparatus serving at central government institutions, including ministries and agencies, should not refuse to be relocated to the new capital city of Nusantara (

March 19, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 19, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Defense minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto went to the new capital Nusantara on Monday – just a few days before the official election resul

March 18, 2024

Tempo - March 18, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's capital of Jakarta is in need of long-term plans that might require 20 years of implementation for it to emerge as a world-class business metropolis, state

Jakarta Globe - March 18, 2024

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The Indonesian House of Representatives' Legislative Body and the government has agreed to change the rules for the Jakarta Gubernatorial election.

March 15, 2024

Tempo - March 15, 2024

Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – Stanford University has denied that it planned to build a campus in Indonesia's Nusantara Capital City (IKN), North Penajam Paser, East Kalimantan.

Tempo - March 15, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Nusantara Capital City (IKN) Infrastructure Development Task Force at the Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Ministry was expediting the completion of the central gov

Jakarta Globe - March 15, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The Nusantara Capital City Authority (OIKN) has refuted any plans to forcibly remove the indigenous community of Pamaluan, Penajam Paser Utara, East Ka

March 14, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 14, 2024

Jakarta – The people of Jakarta should fight any attempt to deny them their right to elect their leader directly, otherwise, the metropolis will lose much of its vibrancy and deep-roote

March 13, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 13, 2024

Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – Bambang Susantono, the head of the Nusantara Authority, has announced that Stanford University is considering establishing a research center in the upcoming Indone

Tempo - March 13, 2024

Jakarta – The development of the Nusantara Capital City has the potential to cause massive environmental damage.

March 8, 2024

Straits Times - March 8, 2024

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – A proposed law to scrap local government elections for Indonesia's capital Jakarta and have its governor appointed by the Indonesian President has drawn

Tempo - March 8, 2024

Savero Aristia Wienanto, Jakarta – Wahana Lingkungan Hidup (Walhi) Indonesia warns of the potential for population migration to the Nusantara Capital City (IKN) as infrastructure develo

Jakarta Globe - March 8, 2024

Imam Suhartadi, Jakarta – Presidential Special Staff for Legal Affairs, Dini Purwono, confirms that Jakarta retains its status as the Special Capital Region (DKI) and it will remain the

March 7, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 7, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Nusantara authority body said Thursday that civil servants would not need to worry about moving to the yet-to-be-built capital city as it would have al

Jakarta Globe - March 7, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The US Trade and Development Agency, also known as USTDA, announced Thursday a grant worth over $2 million to help Indonesia make its future capital Nusant

March 6, 2024

Tempo - March 6, 2024

Riri Rahayu and Yohanes Maharso (Antara), Jakarta – Senior economist from Universitas Indonesia Faisal Basri said investors are hesitant to invest in the Nusantara Capital City or IKN i

March 5, 2024

March 1, 2024

Tempo - March 1, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi stated that the construction of the presidential palace in the new capital of Nusantara (IKN) was initiated to ensure that the country

Jakarta Globe - March 1, 2024

Fuad Iqbal Abdullah, Nusantara, East Kalimantan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Friday that he is considering a move to the new national capital, Nusantara, as early as July, p

Tempo - March 1, 2024

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February 28, 2024

Tempo - February 28, 2024

Melynda Dwi Puspita and Daniel A Fajri, Antara, Jakarta – Minister for Administrative Reform and Bureaucratic Reform (Menpan RB) Abdullah Azwar Anas postponed the schedule for transferr

Jakarta Globe - February 28, 2024

Fuad Iqbal Abdullah, Nusantara, East Kalimantan – Democratic Party Chairman Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono confirmed on Wednesday that he no longer opposes the ongoing construction of the new

February 27, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 27, 2024

Bella Evanglista, Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – The government plans to relocate 6,000 civil servants to the future national capital, Nusantara, in East Kalimantan starting in July,

February 22, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 22, 2024

Jakarta – The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has warned of potential flooding in Kalimantan, especially in the new capital city Nusantara area, in the middle of March th

February 21, 2024

Mongabay - February 21, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – As the Indonesian government embarks on a massive push to reforest the area around the country's new capital city in Borneo, it is turn

February 20, 2024

Tempo - February 20, 2024

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform (Kemenpan RB) Abdullah Azwar Anas revealed the transfer scheme of state apparatus including civil servan

February 13, 2024

Mongabay - February 13, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – Planners building Indonesia's new capital city in eastern Borneo say they're far from their target of reforesting the site that the cou

February 6, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 6, 2024

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) and the government will begin discussion on the Special Jakarta Region Bill, which is a result of Indonesia's capital relocat

February 1, 2024

South China Morning Post - February 1, 2024

Johannes Nugroho – Indonesia's ambitious goal to become a digital nation has prompted scepticism over the purported benefits of technology and Jakarta's capacity to implement initiative

January 31, 2024

Tempo - January 31, 2024

Yohanes Maharso, Defara Dhanya, Jakarta – Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas, denied the notion that investors are hesitant to invest in Nusant

January 30, 2024

Tempo - January 30, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – IKN Authority head Bambang Susantono said the Nusantara capital city (IKN) will be built differently than other Indonesian metropolitans.

Jakarta Globe - January 30, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – A German diplomat said Tuesday that his country was keeping a close eye on Indonesia's capital relocation amidst the government's attempts to convince fore

January 26, 2024

Benar News - January 26, 2024

Tria Dianti, Jakarta – Next month's presidential election in Indonesia will determine the fate of outgoing President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's gargantuan dream project of moving the countr

January 24, 2024

Tempo - January 24, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Throughout 2023, the State Asset Management Institute (LMAN) has spent Rp1.426 trillion for the development of the Indonesian Capital City (IKN) in East Kalimantan.

January 17, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 17, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Wednesday that the future capital, Nusantara, will have other places of worship, as the city began construction on a mo

January 16, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 16, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a series of projects, including a mosque and a memorial park, in Indonesia'