Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Jakarta administration under Governor Anies Baswedan reportedly has set a budget ceiling for the procurement of software license and antivirus in 2020 at Rp12 bil
Jakarta & Urban Life
October 4, 2019
October 2, 2019
Primus Dorimulu, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – The Indonesian government on Wednesday announced a competition to design the country's new capital in East Kalimantan.
September 15, 2019
James Massola, Amilia Rosa and Karuni Rompies, Balikpapan – When Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced the country's capital city was moving from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, it ki
Karen Barlow, Jakarta – The thick, hot smog and its accompanying dangers never seem to go away.
It is this city's state of being.
It is a blanket without comfort.
September 13, 2019
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta's expanded traffic policy known as the odd-even policy on Monday, September 9, 2019, that has entered its fifth-day seems to not significantly im
September 9, 2019
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration officially enforced the expansion of the odd-even license plate traffic policy on Monday following a trial run conducted since Aug.
September 6, 2019
Jakarta – A lack of sanitation facilities and space for a growing number of families has prompted some residents of Kampung Bengek in Penjaringan, North Jakarta, to live side by side w
September 5, 2019
When President Joko Widodo announced last week that Indonesia's new capital city will be in East Kalimantan, Minister of Agriculture and Land Planning Sofyan Djalil said that the gover
August 31, 2019
Indonesia's plan to build a new capital from scratch on the island of Borneo has sent real-estate developers scrambling for land in the vicinity of the proposed city.
August 30, 2019
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is in the midst of composing a roadmap policy to organize street vendors that open their businesses across Jakarta.
Natalia Santi – Abandoning Jakarta for a new capital in Borneo won't save the fast-sinking Indonesian megacity from disaster and could even spark a fresh environmental crisis in a regi
Kyle Springer – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, known for various infrastructure projects during his tenure, is embarking on another mega-project yet with his plan to build
Rina Chandran, Bangkok – Thousands of indigenous people may be uprooted from their ancestral lands on Borneo island as large areas of forests are cleared to make way for Indonesia's ne
August 28, 2019
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police's traffic division has blocked 9,169 vehicle registration certificates (STNK) belonging to vehicle owners who had been caught by the Electronic Traffic Law
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The fifth Indonesian president and Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Chairperson Megawati Soekarnoputri hopes that President Jokowi's decision to mo
Lenny Tristia Tambun & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said some of the government buildings left vacant after the Indonesian capital is relocated to East Kal
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – The announcement to relocate Indonesia's capital city to East Kalimantan province provides an opportunity to shift the developmental focus to other parts of the
August 27, 2019
The choice for the location of Indonesia's planned new capital city in East Kalimantan province, which was announced yesterday, has sparked speculation of backdoor political dealings a
August 26, 2019
Jonathan Watts – Indonesia has announced plans to move its capital from the climate-threatened megalopolis of Jakarta to the sparsely populated island of Borneo, which is home to some
Stanley Widianto and David Crawshaw, Jakarta – Indonesia is draining the swamp.
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday announced the location of Indonesia's next new capital in East Kalimantan Province.
James Massola, Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ended months of speculation and finally revealed the country's national capital will move to a newly const
August 25, 2019
August 22, 2019
The long-discussed plan to move Indonesia's capital away from Jakarta is getting more real by the month.
August 16, 2019
Jakarta – Time is running out for Jakarta.