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Jakarta & Urban Life

May 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 28, 2019

Jakarta – Roughly half of Jakarta comprises slums, according to a statement from the government.

May 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) gave on Wednesday an unqualified opinion for Jakarta's 2018 financial report, meaning the city administration has achieved the hi

May 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
The Star - May 11, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, has concluded a two-day journey to different cities in Kalimantan on Borneo island in search of options to set up a new capital,

May 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 8, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has said that Bukit Soeharto (Soeharto Hill) in East Kalimantan is a suitable place for a new capital city, particularly because it would have

May 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Bloomberg - May 7, 2019

Tassia Sipahutar, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo arrived in Kalimantan island to survey possible locations for a new capital, fast-tracking a plan to move the admi

May 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 3, 2019

Bambang Nurbianto, Jakarta – National Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said Indonesia welcomed foreign investors for the development of a long-debated new capital city, a plan re

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 3, 2019

Jakarta – In a bid to convince residents to install vertical drains to help mitigate floods, the Jakarta administration is offering incentives to those who build them in the yards of t

May 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 2, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The City Council has said it will continue with the process for appointing a new deputy governor after May 22, when the official results of the 2019 general ele

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - May 2, 2019

Christian Lee, Jakarta – Indonesia's often chaotic capital Jakarta has been implementing artificial technology in the past few years to help it cope with flood, traffic, security issue

May 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Straits Times - May 1, 2019

Francis Chan – President Joko Widodo's social media post calling for public views on his plan to relocate Indonesia's capital away from Java island drew more than 25,000 comments on Fa

April 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - April 30, 2019

Jakarta – Traffic congestion will continue to plague the streets of Jakarta even if it is no longer the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said in response

April 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Sydney Morning Herald - April 29, 2019

Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced that he will move the capital of south-east Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, d

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - April 29, 2019

Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has made a decision to relocate the Indonesian capital outside Java Island and told his ministers to come up with detailed plans

April 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - April 1, 2019

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – PT MRT Jakarta purposely did not provide trash bins inside the MRT stations.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - April 1, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – Jakarta's first MRT line, MRT Jakarta, has finally opened on April 1 for commercial operations at 50 percent discounted fares for the entire month, a strategy t

March 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - March 25, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta Council approved a minimum Rp 8,500 (60 US cents) fare for Indonesia's first subway service, MRT Jakarta, on Monday.

March 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - March 24, 2019

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially inaugurated the country's first MRT line in Jakarta on Sunday, calling on citizens to adapt to a new culture

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Straits Times - March 24, 2019

Jakarta (AFP) – Indonesia's capital inaugurated its first mass rapid transit (MRT) system on Sunday (March 24), a US$1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) project seen as crucial to tackling som

March 23, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Agence France Presse - March 23, 2019

Jakarta commuter Irnawati can spend up to four hours daily in her car, but now she and millions of others may get some relief as the traffic-clogged Southeast Asian city opens its firs

March 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - March 20, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has said the central government approved infrastructure projects worth Rp 571 trillion (US$40.12 billion) in Jakarta and its satellite cities –

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - March 20, 2019

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said the lack of access to clean water supply is still a basic problem for North Jakarta residents.

March 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - March 19, 2019

Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Through the eyes of the haves, the kampungs of the city might be unpleasant to look at.

March 18, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Straits Times - March 18, 2019

Jakarta – Even as Jakarta residents are excited about the new MRT and enrolling to take part in a trial run, the mass rapid transit operator, PT MRT Jakarta, has been publishing the ru

March 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - March 14, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan claimed that the current user of public transportation in the capital city declined to only 23 percent or a quarter of th

March 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - March 7, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – Jakartans have claimed they had not noticed the massive shake-up Governor Anies Baswedan recently conducted in his administration, but hoped it would lead to im