Emma Connors, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is betting three high-profile figures from the UK, the United Arab Emirates and Japan will help it win global backing for its plan to
Jakarta & Urban Life
January 15, 2020
January 14, 2020
Jakarta – The widespread flooding that hit Greater Jakarta on the first day of 2020 has led to a shouting match between those protesting Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan over his admini
January 13, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo took his huge vision for Indonesia's new capital to the stage in Abu Dhabi on Monday as he invited nations and businesses from a
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – A volunteer activist for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo Kris Cantra, has announced that President Jokowi's supporters will hold a demonstration in front of
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has asked Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed to join the steering committee of Indonesia's planned new capital city.
January 10, 2020
Luke Hunt – The recent floods in Jakarta took a deadly toll, creating widespread chaos, landslides, and putting millions at risk from disease, forcing officials to spray the city with
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Japan-based Softbank Group has hinted at partnering with the government to fund Indonesia's new capital city.
Erin Cook – Jakarta welcomed the new year with a new record – the heaviest rains in decades.
January 7, 2020
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Jakarta provincial administration planned to clear a total of 118 plots of land located in the banks of Ciliwung River this year.
January 3, 2020
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Indonesians have flooded the social media accounts of Federation Internationale de l'Automobile, or FIA, with pleas to cancel their electric car race in
December 18, 2019
Yesterday, Jakarta saw the worst floods to hit the capital since the last rainy season, but officials say that they subsided quickly and the city is not at risk of prolonged rain water
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has emphasized that the development of Indonesia's new capital – which is to stand in an area betwe
December 17, 2019
Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Heavy downpour that started at around 1 p.m. on Tuesday caused floods in several areas of the capital.
Governor Anies Baswedan has reportedly dismissed acting head of Jakarta Tourism Agency Alberto Ali in an ongoing fallout from the provincial government handing Colosseum nightclub the
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration gave a tourism award to a nightclub where visitors had tested positive for drugs, still garnered endorsemen
December 12, 2019
Beritasatu, Jakarta – Former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, commonly known as SBY, said on Wednesday his party and all Indonesian people wanted to know how much money the governme
December 11, 2019
Arya Dipa, Bandung – A geological and geophysical survey has discovered that the planned location of Indonesia's new capital in East Kalimantan has a risk of flooding, with an official
December 9, 2019
Jakarta – In a bid to provide better public transportation services, state-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) and city-owned transportation company PT MRT Jakarta hav
December 6, 2019
Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – A member of the Jakarta Legislative Council's (DPRD) Commission C from the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) faction, Anthony Winza, rebuffed allegations that
December 5, 2019
Irma Susanti lives a few metres away from a concrete wall that barely keeps seawater from inundating her slum neighbourhood in the north of the Indonesian capital.
November 29, 2019
Jakarta – Jakarta's notorious traffic congestion was once again in the spotlight after President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo revealed that he was held up by gridlock in the capital on his way
November 27, 2019
James Massola, Jakarta – Australia's ambassador to Indonesia, Gary Quinlan, has let fly with a withering assessment of Australia's national capital, describing Canberra as "one of the
November 19, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo wants the new Indonesian capital city to become the most iconic in the world by making use of Balikpapan Bay in East Kalimantan to "build an In
November 15, 2019
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The city administration plans a regulation that will ban electric scooter use on the streets, sidewalks, and pedestrian bridges early next year, an offi
Jakarta (Antara) – Greater Jakarta Transportation Agency (BPTJ) said that the electronic road pricing will be imposed in the city's border areas in 2020.