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November 10, 2020

Jakarta Globe - November 10, 2020

Muawman Daelami, Jakarta – The government has been working on the new capital city project despite the Covid-19 pandemic that has put much of the fieldwork on the backburner, Nicodemus

November 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 5, 2020

Jakarta – As the rainy season has hit Indonesia, and with it the possibility of daily rainfall above 100 millimeters, the Jakarta administration is scrambling to ensure that flooding in

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