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September 22, 2022

Tempo - September 22, 2022

Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – Former vice president Jusuf Kalla opined that Indonesia's new capital city project might suffer problems, particularly related to financing.

September 16, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 16, 2022

Jakarta – The epic Champions League final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich in 1999 will be forever remembered partly because of the dramatic winning goal for the English side

September 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2022

Mikael Niman, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legislative Council on Tuesday proposed three candidates to replace Governor Anies Baswedan whose term expires on October 16.

Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2022

Parluhutan Situmorang, Jakarta – The government's development project for Nusantara, Indonesia's new capital, has started to grant contracts to listed state-owned builders to boost thei

September 9, 2022

CNN Indonesia - September 9, 2022

Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) is urging the government to divert funds for the construction of the new capital city (IKN) in East Kalimantan to pay for fuel (BBM) subsid

August 31, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 31, 2022

Jakarta – When it comes to news about the further deterioration of human life and the environment in Jakarta, not much is disconcerting to the city's residents – or anyone across the ar

August 24, 2022

Tempo - August 24, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) objected to the Jakarta government's plan to regulate office working hours in the capital.

August 23, 2022

New Mandala - August 23, 2022

Wasisto Raharjo Jati – While travelling with colleagues to East Kalimantan to do fieldwork in the Indonesian capital city (IKN) in mid-July 2022, we collected 180 responses from people

August 19, 2022

CNN Indonesia - August 19, 2022

Jakarta – The construction of Indonesia's new capital city (IKN) Nusantara in East Kalimantan was again highlighted by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo during his State of the Nation addr

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2022

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – In the face of rising inflation and global uncertainty, the highest authorities in the executive and legislative branches of government have reaffirmed

August 17, 2022

Straits Times - August 17, 2022

Sepaku (AFP) – Indonesia celebrated its first Independence Day at its future capital in the ancient rainforests of eastern Borneo on Wednesday (Aug 17) as the nation plans a move away f

The Interpreter - August 17, 2022

Muhammad Ersan Pamungkas – Citayam Fashion Week, a term that loosely refers to the spontaneous, outdoor gatherings of Indonesian youths in which they perform al fresco fashion shows, ha

August 4, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 4, 2022

Quick Bahasa Indonesia lesson for ya: Rumah sakit, which means hospital, is a combination of the Indonesian words for house and sick, respectively.

Tempo - August 4, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) Speaker Edi Marsudi spoke up about the latest policy introduced by the capital city's governor Anies Baswedan who changed t

August 2, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - August 2, 2022

Asri Saraswati – Over the past few weeks, Dukuh Atas Park, located in the heart of the Sudirman business district in Jakarta, has been packed with young people.

July 29, 2022

Reuters - July 29, 2022

Seoul, South Korea – Indonesia expanded a cooperation agreement with South Korea on Thursday relating to the construction of a new capital city in Kalimantan to replace overcrowded Jaka

July 23, 2022

Channel News Asia - July 23, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Nusantara, Indonesia – These days, eastern Kalimantan has a new tourist attraction.

July 18, 2022

Fulcrum - July 18, 2022

Yanuar Nugroho and Dimas Wisnu Adrianto – The relocation of the Indonesian capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan is perhaps the most ambitious government project in history.

July 2, 2022

Channel News Asia - July 2, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – After years of putting up with occasionally poor water quality and supply disruptions of piped water provided by the city authorities, Sigit Hariyanto decided to

June 23, 2022

Reuters - June 23, 2022

Jakarta – Early construction of Indonesia's planned new capital Nusantara is now underway, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced during a visit on Wednesday, signalling some progress

June 17, 2022

Tempo - June 17, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is planning to formulate fiscal and non-fiscal incentive schemes that are hoped to attract funding for the infrastructure developments of the

June 10, 2022

Reuters - June 10, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia said on Thursday development of its proposed new capital is going ahead as planned, despite several experts casting doubt over the viability of the US$32 billion (RM

June 6, 2022

Detik News - June 6, 2022

Eva Safitri, Jakarta – The Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has released a survey on the perceptions of experts about the construction of the new capital city (IKN)

May 19, 2022

Eurasia Review - May 19, 2022

Perennial flooding in Jakarta caused by climate change, heavy rainfall and ongoing groundwater extraction uproots lives and disrupts communities – most recently in December when the cit

May 17, 2022

Tempo - May 17, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil Qoumas on Tuesday denied allegations claiming that the hajj funds collected from pilgrims are used to finance t

May 7, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 7, 2022

Jakarta – The next governors of Jakarta and the city's residents bear the responsibility to preserve and maximize the use of the newly built Jakarta International Stadium (JIS) in North

April 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 30, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is hoping for Japan to take part in a megaproject to build the new capital city when leaders from both countries met in Bogor on Friday.

April 25, 2022

Tempo - April 25, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against the government and House of Representatives (DPR) in relation to the enactment of Law No.

April 22, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 22, 2022

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The government has prepared to set aside $1.9 billion to $2.1 billion in the next year's state budget for developing Nusantara, Indonesia's new capital in

April 19, 2022

Tempo - April 19, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing or PUPR Ministry allocated a budget of approximately Rp264 billion to repair roads access to the new capital or IKN Nusantara in North Pen

April 18, 2022

Fulcrum - April 18, 2022

Rusli Cahyadi and Ahmad Najib Burhani – For the longest time, Indonesians endured a sonic pandemonium in their cities.

April 16, 2022

Jakarta Post - April 16, 2022

News Desk, Jakarta – Despite the mounting logistical and environmental challenges, the leadership of the Nusantara Capital City (IKN) Authority has expressed optimism that construction

April 5, 2022

The Diplomat - April 5, 2022

James Guild – If you go to almost any city in Java, you will come across a public square called an alun-alun, a large open lawn area that serves as a gathering and recreation spot.

March 27, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 27, 2022

Jakarta – Political observer Hendri Satrio from the KedaiKOPI survey institute has criticised the plan to fund the construction of the new capital city (IKN) Nusantara in East Kalimanta

March 18, 2022

Tempo - March 18, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – New capital authority head Bambang Susantono on Friday said the government is currently looking for potential investors for the construction of the new ca

Jakarta Post - March 18, 2022

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Friday it would help Indonesia develop the new capital city project in East Kalimantan, following the appointme

March 15, 2022

Agence France-Presse - March 15, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo took a camping trip to the country's future capital, he said on social media Tuesday (March 15), posing for photographs in a forest at the sit

Tempo - March 15, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The official of the Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) of East Kalimantan chapter, Pradarma Rupang, said the construction project of the new capital or IKN N

March 14, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 14, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia's leading business groups have lobbied a consortium of Spanish investors to invest in the development project of the former's new capital, Nusantara.

Jakarta Globe - March 14, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his governors' recent "Kendi Nusantara" ritual at the "kilometer zero-point" of new state capital Nusantara in East Kali

March 13, 2022

Channel News Asia - March 13, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Indonesian civil servant Dwi (not her real name) has been thinking about her career and future lately.

March 12, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 12, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo swore in technocrat Bambang Susantono and businessman Dhony Rahajoe as the respective head and deputy head of the Nusantara Capital City (IKN) A

March 11, 2022

Tempo - March 11, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, in leading a limited meeting at the Merdeka Palace on Thursday made it clear that Jakarta will not be abandoned after the central gov

Reuters - March 11, 2022

Tokyo – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will not invest in Indonesia's project to relocate its capital city to Borneo island, a company spokesperson said on Friday.

March 10, 2022

Bloomberg News - March 10, 2022

Rieka Rahadiana and Yudith Ho – President Joko Widodo has picked Bambang Susantono, a senior official at the Asian Development Bank, to spearhead his $34 billion ambition to turn an und

Jakarta Globe - March 10, 2022

Aditya Laksmana Yudha, Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially appoints Bambang Susantono – former deputy transport minister and Asia Development Bank su

March 5, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 5, 2022

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Residents living near North Jakarta seawall have to live side by side with a massive sea of city garbage swept there by tides and waves.

March 2, 2022

Kompas.com - March 2, 2022

Dian Erika N, Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is furious with TNI (Indonesian military) and Polri (Indonesian police) personnel who have been discussing

Fulcrum - March 2, 2022

Yanuar Nugroho – There are substantial and valid concerns about the government's decision to move Indonesia's capital to East Kalimantan.

March 1, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 1, 2022

Rina Chandran and Leo Galuh (Reuters), Jakarta – Maesaroh has sold chicken satay with rice from her stall on a busy Jakarta street close to government offices for about 13 years, servin