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September 23, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 23, 2023

Jakarta – State-owned oil and gas firm Pertamina will build a sustainable energy center in Indonesia's new capital Nusantara.

Tempo - 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.

Tempo - September 23, 2023

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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - September 22, 2023

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - 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

Fulcrum - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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.

Agence France-Presse - September 13, 2023

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

Jakarta Post - 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

China Daily - September 12, 2023

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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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 Post Editorial - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Globe - September 8, 2023

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

Tempo - 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

Sydney Morning Herald - 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

Channel News Asia - August 31, 2023

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - 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

Straits Times - 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

The Interpreter - August 28, 2023

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

CNBC - August 27, 2023

Charmaine Jacob – Indonesia has ambitious plans to relocate its capital from Jakarta to Nusantara in East Kalimantan.

August 26, 2023

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - August 26, 2023

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

Tempo - August 26, 2023

M. Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – Deputy Traffic Director of Jakarta Metro Police Adj. Sr. Comr.

August 25, 2023

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - August 24, 2023

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

Jakarta Post - August 24, 2023

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

Tempo - August 24, 2023

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

Tempo - 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.

Jakarta Globe - August 23, 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

Agence-France Presse - 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

Jakarta Post - August 22, 2023

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Straits Times - August 21, 2023

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

Arah Juang - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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 Post Editorial - August 19, 2023

Jakarta – We have watched air pollution suffocate our city for months with no sign of abating.

August 18, 2023

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - August 18, 2023

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