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November 16, 2021

Tempo - November 16, 2021

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) chairman of Commission D Ida Maheasy said the capital city currently only has 9.2 percent of green open space or RT

November 11, 2021

The Conversation - November 11, 2021

Edvin Aldrian – As Indonesia's capital and most populous megacity, Jakarta needs rapid solutions to tackle the problems of land subsidence and sea-level rise.

October 28, 2021

Fulcrum - October 28, 2021

Yanuar Nugroho – Legislation to approve moving the Indonesian capital to East Kalimantan is expected soon.

October 18, 2021

Tempo - October 18, 2021

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid (LBH Jakarta) on Monday issued a report on the performance of Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan throughout his 4-year tenure dubbed the

October 15, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - October 15, 2021

Jakartans can breathe a sigh of relief now that the city is set to return to the original odd-even traffic rule starting on Monday, which means we'll soon be back to the traffic policy

October 4, 2021

Tempo - October 4, 2021

M Yusuf Manurung, The Economist, Jakarta – The latest report issued by The Economist Intelligence Unit touted The Safe Cities Index 2021 has ranked the capital city of Jakarta at 46th w

October 1, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 1, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan recently responded to the issue of the capital sinking, by ensuring that the government has taken steps to tackle the probl

September 16, 2021

Jakarta Post - September 16, 2021

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced on Wednesday that he had ordered the infrastructure projects for the new capital city in East Kalimatan to proceed, and that he expect

August 25, 2021

Nikkei Asia - August 25, 2021

Erwida Maulia and Ismi Damayanti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Tuesday said the government will proceed with its $32 billion plan to relocate Indonesia's capital city fro

August 24, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 24, 2021

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Jakarta was named among cities with bad urban planning by an architecture publication, prompting an expected, if somewhat defensive, response from

June 20, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 20, 2021

Jakarta – The government has appointed the country's property companies association Real Estate Indonesia, or REI, to participate in developing Indonesia's new capital city in East Kali

April 6, 2021

Channel News Asia - April 6, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – The design of the new state palace in Indonesia's future capital city in Kalimantan is still under discussion, said the minister of national development planning

March 31, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - March 31, 2021

Some might say it's majestic while others are aghast at the tackiness on display, but it seems the pros have no love at all for the proposed design of Indonesia's state palace in the co

March 25, 2021

Reuters - March 25, 2021

Gayatri Suroyo, Jakarta – Indonesia aims to kickstart President Joko Widodo's ambitious plan to relocate the capital city to the island of Borneo by offering property contracts to inves

March 19, 2021

Channel News Asia - March 19, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, is notorious for its traffic congestion, which is often cited as one of the worst in the world.

March 1, 2021

Tempo - March 1, 2021

Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Coalition of Pedestrian head Alfred Sitorus said street vendors and illegal parking had occupied 90 percent of sidewalks in Jakarta.

February 15, 2021

Tempo - February 15, 2021

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has made suggestions in response to Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's plan to turn the capital into a Clima

February 10, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - February 10, 2021

Have Jakarta's streets been relatively free of maddening macet (traffic jams) over the past year?

Tempo - February 10, 2021

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria said the elimination of the river normalization project noted in the draft of the 2017-2022 Jakarta mid-term developmen

December 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 11, 2020

Jakarta – The Supreme Court has rejected a case review petition filed by the Jakarta administration contesting a ruling issued by the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) over the

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