Jakarta – State-owned oil and gas firm Pertamina will build a sustainable energy center in Indonesia's new capital Nusantara.
Jakarta & Urban Life
September 23, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) chairman Isnawa Adji disclosed that 90 percent of the fires in the capital city occurred due to short circuits.
Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi took Indonesian celebrities on his visit to the new capital city of Nusantara or IKN in East Kalimantan.
September 22, 2023
Savero Aristia Wienanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) slammed the Jakarta Environment Agency for planning to control air quality measurement and monitoring
Antara, Jakarta – At least ten domestic investors poured over Rp20 trillion of investment to develop public facilities in Nusantara State Capital (IKN).
September 21, 2023
Mohamad Said, Nusantara, East Kalimantan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the first-ever hotel in the future national capital, Nusantara, locat
September 20, 2023
Adi Warsono, Jakarta – Directorate General of Human Settlements of the PUPR Ministry recorded that PAM (Water Utility Company) water service only reached 26% of Bekasi residents.
September 19, 2023
Paulus Bagus Sugiyono, Neo Hui Yun Rebecca – There is already an existing solution to some of Jakarta's urban pollution woes, but this requires the present government to more seriously
September 18, 2023
September 16, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Environmental Service (DLH) stated that it is not easy to determine the current condition of air pollution as an emergency or disaster response because it
September 15, 2023
Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk in cooperation with Marriott International is set to develop three luxury hotels in Nusantara State Capital (IKN).
September 14, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Jakarta Acting Governor Heru Budi Hartono said the city administration will soon revitalize 16 rivers, lakes, dams, and reservoirs to anticipate flooding during the up
September 13, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Jakarta Acting Governor Heru Budi Hartono claimed that all programs and policies to tackle air pollution and improve the city's air quality are effective.
Agnes Anya, Jakarta – Soaring pollution in the capital city Jakarta has left 35-year-old Asep Muizudin Muhamad Darmini hooked up to breathing tubes at a hospital, gazing at the dense gr
September 12, 2023
Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – Promoting the country's ambitious Nusantara capital city project at the Group of 20 Summit in India last week, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo returned to Jakar
Jakarta – Jakarta is planning to extend remote working for public employees and ramp up water misting from tall buildings as the city's air quality has not improved despite various effo
September 11, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Jakarta-owned bus operator PT Transportation Jakarta (Transjakarta) shares optimism about replacing its entire fleet with electric buses by 2030.
September 10, 2023
Heru Andriyanto, New Delhi – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in New Delhi on Saturday to express his
September 9, 2023
Jakarta – In a scramble to tackle the suffocating air pollution in Jakarta, the city administration has now pushed the pedal further on vehicle emissions testing in the greater metropol
September 8, 2023
Dicky Kurniawan, Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The Transportation Office of Jakarta applies a disincentive tariff for vehicles failing and/or have not done the emissions test in the form o
Helmut Timothy, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo engaged in separate meetings with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and Chinese Prime Minister Li Qiang at the State Palace i
September 4, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Investment Minister and the Head of Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia along with the Financing and Investment Deputy Board o
August 31, 2023
Lucy Cormack and Karuni Rompies – High-rise buildings in Jakarta will soon be forced to spray water mist from their rooftops as part of the government's desperate bid to tackle the toxi
Neo Chai Chin and Lewa Pardomuan, East Kalimantan – As Indonesia's future capital, Nusantara, gears up to welcome its first residents in less than a year's time, some nearby villagers a
August 30, 2023
Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday threatened to impose sanctions against factories that do not install pollution control devices as Jakarta grapples with
August 29, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo asked the Jakarta provincial government to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles or EV in a bid to reduce air pollution in the
August 28, 2023
Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Students in parts of the Indonesian capital will do their schooling from home, and more civil servants will also work remotely for a few days as the city host
Muhammad Ersan Pamungkas – The 1978 novel by Australian author Christopher Koch, titled The Year of Living Dangerously, set primarily in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, describes events
August 27, 2023
Charmaine Jacob – Indonesia has ambitious plans to relocate its capital from Jakarta to Nusantara in East Kalimantan.
August 26, 2023
Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – Jakarta will not extend the existing license plate-based traffic restriction to a 24-hour format as a means to address both traffic congestions and ve
Antara, Jakarta – The Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry's Directorate General of Housing said that the official residences of ministers in the new capital city of Nusantar
M. Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – Deputy Traffic Director of Jakarta Metro Police Adj. Sr. Comr.
August 25, 2023
Jakarta – The Environment and Forestry Ministry has moved to shut down the operation of four companies alleged to be running activities that caused major pollution in the Greater Jakart
August 24, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – South Korean investors prefer to wait for the outcome of the upcoming 2024 elections before investing in Indonesia's new capital project Nusantara, accordi
Advist Khoirunikmah, Jakarta – Head of Jakarta Environmental Department Asep Kuswanto revealed the plan formulated by the BMKG and BRIN to install generators at the top of several build
Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Malaysia is viewing Indonesia's Nusantara Capital City (IKN) project as a potential export market for its green electricity as it sets its sights on becoming A
Amelia Rahima Sari, Nur Khasanah Apriliani, Antara, Jakarta – Economist from the Center of Economic and Law Studies (Celios) Bhima Yudhistira mentioned that the work-from-home (WFH) pol
August 23, 2023
Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Jakarta streets remain congested even though the work-from-home (WFH) policy for the city's civil servants (ASN) has been in effect since August 21, 2023.
Antara, Jakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian has issued a circular calling for Jakarta's governor, along with mayors and regents in the Greater Jakarta area, to adopt a partia
August 22, 2023
Jakarta – Thousands of public employees in Jakarta, or half of its civil servants, were told to work from home starting Monday in a two-month trial aimed at improving the city's air qua
Aditya Hadi, Jarkarta – Employers are urging the government to refrain from mandating a work from home (WFH) policy to curb pollution in the Greater Jakarta area.
August 21, 2023
Muawwan Daelami, Jakarta – State-owned gas company Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) is set to invest around Rp 50 billion ($3.3 million) in the development of a gas piping network within the
Jakarta – The Jakarta administration will impose remote working for city employees and learning for students ahead of the Asean Summit in September, a move aimed to curb the severe air
August 20, 2023
Dipo Negoro – On Sunday August 13, based on data from the IQAir air quality monitoring website at 6 am, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Jakarta stood at 170 or in the unhealthy category
August 19, 2023
Fuad Iqbal Abdullah, Jakarta – In preparation for the migration of central government employees to the new capital Nusantara in East Kalimantan from Jakarta, the government is making ar
Jakarta – We have watched air pollution suffocate our city for months with no sign of abating.
August 18, 2023
Fuad Iqbal Abdullah, Jakarta – The development of the new national capital, Nusantara, located in East Kalimantan, is poised to take a new milestone with the active involvement of priva
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno encouraged all tourism and creative economy stakeholders to join efforts to improve Jakarta's air