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October 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 21, 2020

Jakarta – Housing complexes in Jakarta may no longer be located along river banks, Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria said on Tuesday.

September 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 23, 2020

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – In February last year, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan announced that his administration would gradually take over the city's water management from the private o

September 9, 2020

August 30, 2020

Channel News Asia - August 30, 2020

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta: "Do you have land to sell?" That was the million-dollar question in Penajam Paser Utara and Kutai Kartanegara last year following President Joko Widodo's announce

August 19, 2020

Reuters - August 19, 2020

Tabita Diela and Gayatri Suroyo, Jakarta – Indonesia has put on the backburner President Joko Widodo's ambitious $33-billion project to relocate the capital city to the island of Borneo

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