Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Jakarta administration in its appeal of a lower court's decision to uphold developer PT Taman Harapan Indah'
Jakarta & Urban Life
June 24, 2020
Jakarta – Despite the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is slated to begin construction of the new capital city in North Penajam Paser regency, East Kal
June 23, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has kept its unqualified opinion (WTP) from the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) for the third year in a row.
June 21, 2020
Sausan Atika and Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Millions have a love-hate relationship with Jakarta, a city that many believe offers a chance at greater fortunes, but that means living with
June 9, 2020
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Head of the pedestrian's coalition 'Koalisi Pejalan Kaki' Alfred Sitorus on Monday argues that pedestrians of the capital city will probably not abide by p
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Less than a month since the central government's first call to "co-exist" with the coronavirus, Jakarta is among the first provinces in Indonesia to ease restr
June 8, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Sausan Atika and Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – The sight of busy roads, crowded bus shelters and train stations that have long defined capital Jakarta as a business h
May 29, 2020
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – On the fifth day after 2020 Eid al-Fitr, Thursday, May 28, Jakarta Metro Police recorded that a total of 3,095 mudik or mass exodus travelers were reject
May 22, 2020
Lex Rieffel and Michael Castle-Miller – Indonesian President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo's announcement last August that a new capital would be built in East Kalimantan has been widely met wi
April 15, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Jakarta has officially got a new deputy governor with Gerindra Party politician Ahmad Riza Patria inaugurated on Wednesday, as the capital city struggles to co
April 14, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – It is looking more and more likely the COVID-19 outbreak will derail President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's ambitions to move th
April 10, 2020
Johan Augustin – Yayan Suprianto surveys the floodwater surrounding his house of wooden planks and a corroded tin roof in Kampung Teko, "kampung" being a catchword for urban slums.
April 7, 2020
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – A government official revealed on Monday that the project to move the Indonesian capital from Jakarta to North Penajam Paser in East Kalimantan, which was expe
April 6, 2020
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The long-winded search for a figure to fill the Jakarta deputy governor position came to an end on Monday after city councillors voted in Gerindra Party politic
Hotman Siregar, Yusitnus Paat, Jakarta – Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, politician Riza Patria won an overwhelming majority of the votes in the Jakarta Legislative Counci
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta City Council declared Ahmad Riza Patria of the Gerindra Party as the Jakarta deputy governor-elect in a plenary meeting on Monday.
April 5, 2020
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta City Council is pressing ahead with its plan to select Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's deputy governor on Monday despite an extension of the city'
March 26, 2020
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta Council has agreed to defer the search for Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's deputy governor until April 6, after the city's COVID-19 state of emerg
March 25, 2020
Jakarta – The process of relocating Indonesia's capital city to East Kalimantan is to go on as planned despite the COVID-19 pandemic in the archipelago, the Office of the Coordinating
March 20, 2020
Jakarta – The long search for a figure to fill the Jakarta administration's deputy governor position will be postponed amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the cap
March 11, 2020
Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has decided to postpone the much-anticipated Formula E electric motorsports championship, which was initially scheduled to take place on June
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Indonesian capital has decided to postpone its controversial electric car race, the Jakarta Formula E scheduled to take place on June 6, to avoid worsening th
March 8, 2020
Jakarta – Gerindra Party executive Riza Patria has resigned from his seat as a member of the House of Representatives as he hopes to become the deputy governor of Jakarta.
March 5, 2020
Jakarta – Residents living alongside the Ciliwung River canal in Kebon Manggis, Matraman, East Jakarta, have raised concerns over their safety after Jl.
February 29, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said he is confident Indonesia's new capital city will be a special place, describing the capital relocat