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January 9, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 9, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is making some progress with its ambitious capital relocation plan to East Kalimantan, as close neighbor Malaysia inked a string of letters of in

December 28, 2022

Tempo - December 28, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Acting Jakarta governor Heru Budi Hartono on Tuesday said the city administration is attempting to further overcome urban flooding, one of which is by continu

December 19, 2022

Channel News Asia - December 19, 2022

Saifulbahri Ismail, East Kalimantan – Fisherman Sakirang gets his catch from the waters around Balikpapan Bay, the gateway to Indonesia's future capital city Nusantara some 70km away.

December 10, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 10, 2022

Heru Andriyanto, Semarang – Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo stressed that the creation of the new national capital in East Kalimantan must be completed by whoever leads the governm

December 5, 2022

Bloomberg News - December 5, 2022

Jakarta – With its gleaming offices, electric buses and economically productive residents, Nusantara is the quintessential modern metropolis – smack in the middle of a vast rainforest.

December 3, 2022

Tempo - December 3, 2022

Nabila Nurshafira L Imaji Lasahido, Jakarta – The Smart City movement was initiated by the Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kemenkominfo) and has been implemented since 2017.

December 1, 2022

Tempo - December 1, 2022

Riri Rahayu (Bisnis), Jakarta – Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said many investors are interested in the new capital city or IKN Nusantara project.

November 30, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - November 30, 2022

One of the perks of building a city from scratch is one can dream big – or, more aptly, aim high – for its design.

November 20, 2022

Tempo - November 20, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono highlighted that Indonesia's new capital city (IKN) Nusantara has attracted the interest of G20 memb

October 30, 2022

Global Voices - October 30, 2022

Arpan Rachman – After a temporary pause due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Indonesia is continuing its long-term plan of moving its capital from Jakarta to a new location in East Kalimant

October 24, 2022

Tempo - October 24, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Senior economist from the University of Indonesia (UI) Faisal Basri on Thursday gave his response to Tempo on the government's incentives offered to

Tempo - October 24, 2022

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The Institute for the Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) executive director Tauhid Ahmad asserted that various incentives offered by the government are

October 18, 2022

October 15, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 15, 2022

Jakarta – Being the governor of Jakarta comes with its own pitfalls and perks.

October 10, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2022

News Desk, Jakarta – In an apparent swipe against outgoing Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered interim Jakarta governor Heru Budi Hartono to imme

October 7, 2022

Mongabay - October 7, 2022

Basten Gokkon, Richaldo Hariandja, Jakarta/North Penajam Paser, Indonesia – The Indonesian government's strategy to minimize the marine impacts of building a new capital city on the isl

Jakarta Globe - October 7, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi' Widodo has appointed his secretary Heru Budi Hartono as the acting Jakarta governor to replace Anies Baswedan whose term expires

October 5, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 5, 2022

Dwita Sutjiningsih (360info), Depok, West Java – Flood control solutions are expensive, but the cost of inaction is far greater.

September 27, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - September 27, 2022

Wasisto Raharjo Jati and Athiqah Nur Alami – Despite widespread and growing scepticism, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo recently insisted that plans to establish a new capital city named

September 22, 2022

Tempo - September 22, 2022

Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – Former vice president Jusuf Kalla opined that Indonesia's new capital city project might suffer problems, particularly related to financing.

September 16, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 16, 2022

Jakarta – The epic Champions League final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich in 1999 will be forever remembered partly because of the dramatic winning goal for the English side

September 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2022

Mikael Niman, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legislative Council on Tuesday proposed three candidates to replace Governor Anies Baswedan whose term expires on October 16.

Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2022

Parluhutan Situmorang, Jakarta – The government's development project for Nusantara, Indonesia's new capital, has started to grant contracts to listed state-owned builders to boost thei

September 9, 2022

CNN Indonesia - September 9, 2022

Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) is urging the government to divert funds for the construction of the new capital city (IKN) in East Kalimantan to pay for fuel (BBM) subsid

August 31, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 31, 2022

Jakarta – When it comes to news about the further deterioration of human life and the environment in Jakarta, not much is disconcerting to the city's residents – or anyone across the ar

August 24, 2022

Tempo - August 24, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) objected to the Jakarta government's plan to regulate office working hours in the capital.

August 23, 2022

New Mandala - August 23, 2022

Wasisto Raharjo Jati – While travelling with colleagues to East Kalimantan to do fieldwork in the Indonesian capital city (IKN) in mid-July 2022, we collected 180 responses from people

August 19, 2022

CNN Indonesia - August 19, 2022

Jakarta – The construction of Indonesia's new capital city (IKN) Nusantara in East Kalimantan was again highlighted by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo during his State of the Nation addr

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2022

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – In the face of rising inflation and global uncertainty, the highest authorities in the executive and legislative branches of government have reaffirmed

August 17, 2022

Straits Times - August 17, 2022

Sepaku (AFP) – Indonesia celebrated its first Independence Day at its future capital in the ancient rainforests of eastern Borneo on Wednesday (Aug 17) as the nation plans a move away f

The Interpreter - August 17, 2022

Muhammad Ersan Pamungkas – Citayam Fashion Week, a term that loosely refers to the spontaneous, outdoor gatherings of Indonesian youths in which they perform al fresco fashion shows, ha

August 4, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 4, 2022

Quick Bahasa Indonesia lesson for ya: Rumah sakit, which means hospital, is a combination of the Indonesian words for house and sick, respectively.

Tempo - August 4, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) Speaker Edi Marsudi spoke up about the latest policy introduced by the capital city's governor Anies Baswedan who changed t

August 2, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - August 2, 2022

Asri Saraswati – Over the past few weeks, Dukuh Atas Park, located in the heart of the Sudirman business district in Jakarta, has been packed with young people.

July 29, 2022

Reuters - July 29, 2022

Seoul, South Korea – Indonesia expanded a cooperation agreement with South Korea on Thursday relating to the construction of a new capital city in Kalimantan to replace overcrowded Jaka

July 23, 2022

Channel News Asia - July 23, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Nusantara, Indonesia – These days, eastern Kalimantan has a new tourist attraction.

July 18, 2022

Fulcrum - July 18, 2022

Yanuar Nugroho and Dimas Wisnu Adrianto – The relocation of the Indonesian capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan is perhaps the most ambitious government project in history.

July 2, 2022

Channel News Asia - July 2, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – After years of putting up with occasionally poor water quality and supply disruptions of piped water provided by the city authorities, Sigit Hariyanto decided to

June 23, 2022

Reuters - June 23, 2022

Jakarta – Early construction of Indonesia's planned new capital Nusantara is now underway, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced during a visit on Wednesday, signalling some progress

June 17, 2022

Tempo - June 17, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is planning to formulate fiscal and non-fiscal incentive schemes that are hoped to attract funding for the infrastructure developments of the

June 10, 2022

Reuters - June 10, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia said on Thursday development of its proposed new capital is going ahead as planned, despite several experts casting doubt over the viability of the US$32 billion (RM

June 6, 2022

Detik News - June 6, 2022

Eva Safitri, Jakarta – The Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has released a survey on the perceptions of experts about the construction of the new capital city (IKN)

May 19, 2022

Eurasia Review - May 19, 2022

Perennial flooding in Jakarta caused by climate change, heavy rainfall and ongoing groundwater extraction uproots lives and disrupts communities – most recently in December when the cit

May 17, 2022

Tempo - May 17, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil Qoumas on Tuesday denied allegations claiming that the hajj funds collected from pilgrims are used to finance t

May 7, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 7, 2022

Jakarta – The next governors of Jakarta and the city's residents bear the responsibility to preserve and maximize the use of the newly built Jakarta International Stadium (JIS) in North

April 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 30, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is hoping for Japan to take part in a megaproject to build the new capital city when leaders from both countries met in Bogor on Friday.

April 25, 2022

Tempo - April 25, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against the government and House of Representatives (DPR) in relation to the enactment of Law No.

April 22, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 22, 2022

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The government has prepared to set aside $1.9 billion to $2.1 billion in the next year's state budget for developing Nusantara, Indonesia's new capital in

April 19, 2022

Tempo - April 19, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing or PUPR Ministry allocated a budget of approximately Rp264 billion to repair roads access to the new capital or IKN Nusantara in North Pen

April 18, 2022

Fulcrum - April 18, 2022

Rusli Cahyadi and Ahmad Najib Burhani – For the longest time, Indonesians endured a sonic pandemonium in their cities.