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February 22, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 22, 2024

Jakarta – The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has warned of potential flooding in Kalimantan, especially in the new capital city Nusantara area, in the middle of March th

February 21, 2024

Mongabay - February 21, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – As the Indonesian government embarks on a massive push to reforest the area around the country's new capital city in Borneo, it is turn

February 20, 2024

Tempo - February 20, 2024

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform (Kemenpan RB) Abdullah Azwar Anas revealed the transfer scheme of state apparatus including civil servan

February 13, 2024

Mongabay - February 13, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – Planners building Indonesia's new capital city in eastern Borneo say they're far from their target of reforesting the site that the cou

February 6, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 6, 2024

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) and the government will begin discussion on the Special Jakarta Region Bill, which is a result of Indonesia's capital relocat

February 1, 2024

South China Morning Post - February 1, 2024

Johannes Nugroho – Indonesia's ambitious goal to become a digital nation has prompted scepticism over the purported benefits of technology and Jakarta's capacity to implement initiative

January 31, 2024

Tempo - January 31, 2024

Yohanes Maharso, Defara Dhanya, Jakarta – Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas, denied the notion that investors are hesitant to invest in Nusant

January 30, 2024

Tempo - January 30, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – IKN Authority head Bambang Susantono said the Nusantara capital city (IKN) will be built differently than other Indonesian metropolitans.

Jakarta Globe - January 30, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – A German diplomat said Tuesday that his country was keeping a close eye on Indonesia's capital relocation amidst the government's attempts to convince fore

January 26, 2024

Benar News - January 26, 2024

Tria Dianti, Jakarta – Next month's presidential election in Indonesia will determine the fate of outgoing President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's gargantuan dream project of moving the countr

January 24, 2024

Tempo - January 24, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Throughout 2023, the State Asset Management Institute (LMAN) has spent Rp1.426 trillion for the development of the Indonesian Capital City (IKN) in East Kalimantan.

January 17, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 17, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Wednesday that the future capital, Nusantara, will have other places of worship, as the city began construction on a mo

January 16, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 16, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a series of projects, including a mosque and a memorial park, in Indonesia'

January 15, 2024

Tempo - January 15, 2024

Adinda Jasmine Prasetyo, Jakarta – Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi met with his Chinese counterpart Li Xiaopeng in Beijing, China, on January 12, 2024.

January 11, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 11, 2024

Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – Presidential candidate and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has announced plans to expedite the construction of coastal and giant sea wall defenses along the shor

Tempo - January 11, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono emphasized the importance of ecology in the efforts to manage coastal areas through construction of

January 10, 2024

Bloomberg News - January 10, 2024

Faris Mokhtar and Chandra Asmara – Indonesia is reviving plans to construct a giant sea wall in the latest of measures to prevent its capital city of Jakarta from sinking at a faster ra

January 8, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 8, 2024

Jakarta – Presidential candidate Anies Baswedan has criticized the Jakarta administration for denying former residents of Kampung Bayam the necessary permission to occupy the Rusun (low

Jakarta Post - January 8, 2024

Jakarta – Presidential candidate Anies Baswedan claims that he was unable to fulfill his promise of divesting the Jakarta provincial administration's stake in beer producer PT Delta Dja

January 4, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 4, 2024

Jakarta – Last month, the Nusantara Capital City (IKN) Authority unveiled a plan to offer tax breaks to private companies willing to rehabilitate damaged forests around the planned capi

Jakarta Globe - January 4, 2024

Indah Handayani, Jakarta – Transportation and logistic company MPX Logistics International aims to operate 100 trucks in Indonesia's New Capital Nusantara (IKN) in East Kalimantan by th

January 1, 2024

Tempo - January 1, 2024

Savero Aristia Wienanto, Jakarta – Several residents of Jakarta and the vicinity voiced their opinions on the capital city relocation scheduled to be executed in 2024.

December 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 29, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Nusantara Authority, the agency that is in charge of overseeing Indonesia's future capital project, wants the state-owned aerospace company Dirgantara

Failed Architecture - December 29, 2023

Dewi Tan – Living among 13 rivers and flood canals, the residents of Jakarta are no strangers to the presence of water flowing through the city.

December 27, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 27, 2023

Jakarta – Presidential candidate Anies Baswedan has said it would be better to use the development funding earmarked to build the country's new capital Nusantara in Kalimantan to repair

December 21, 2023

Tempo - December 21, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi today, Dec.

Tempo - December 21, 2023

Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi claimed that the Nusantara Capital City or IKN will become the greenest capital city in the world.

Jakarta Post - December 21, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo led a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for the construction of a police station in the planned new capital's Nusantara Central Government Dis

December 20, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 20, 2023

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has kicked off the construction of a wastewater pipeline network amid efforts to build a domestic wastewater management system (SPALD) that complies

December 19, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 19, 2023

Hendro Situmorang, Jakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian on Tuesday reiterated the government's commitment to uphold the process of electing the governor of Jakarta, opposing a

Jakarta Post - December 19, 2023

News Desk, Jakarta – Vice presidential candidate Gibran Rakabuming Raka made his first visit to the Nusantara Capital City (IKN) in East Kalimantan and said he was impressed with the me

December 18, 2023

Tempo - December 18, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Representatives from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) visited Indonesia's new capital city Nusantara or

December 17, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 17, 2023

Investor Daily, Jakarta – Municipally-owned land transportation company Transportasi Jakarta, or TransJakarta, has acquired 100 electric buses throughout this year and plans to buy more

Tempo - December 17, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – A total of 328 letters of intent (LoIs) have been submitted by business actors looking to invest in the new capital city Nusantara (IKN), the Nusantara Capital City Au

Tempo - December 17, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Nusantara Capital City Authority (OIKN) informed on Friday that the third phase of project groundbreakings at the new national capital city Nusantara (IKN) in East

December 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 13, 2023

Jakarta – Bestari Barus, spokesman for the Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar campaign team, has clarified presidential candidate Anies' stance on Nusantara, the new capital city megaproj

Tempo - December 13, 2023

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December 12, 2023

Tempo - December 12, 2023

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) released a list of the top ten cities with the highest monthly living cost based on the results of the 2022 Cost of Living

Jakarta Post - December 12, 2023

Jakarta – Two presidential candidates running in the 2024 general election, Ganjar Pranowo of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and opposition candidate Anies Baswedan

December 11, 2023

Tempo - December 11, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) through the IKN Infrastructure Development Task Force updated that the developmental progress of ministerial landed hou

Jakarta Post - December 11, 2023

Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – Doubt has been cast over the future of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's upcoming legacy of the new capital city Nusantara, as a statement from a presidential c

Jakarta Post - December 11, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Moving the capital city from Jakarta to Nusantara in East Kalimantan may seem like a done deal, but now the costly project, conservatively put at about US

Jakarta Post - December 11, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has rejected a proposal from the House of Representatives to strip voters in Jakarta of their right to directly elect the city's governors in fu

December 8, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 8, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is in talks with Wisk Aero, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American airplane manufacturer Boeing, to have air taxis in the new capital city Nus

Jakarta Globe - December 8, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – China has shown interest in building an automated rail transit in Indonesia's new capital Nusantara, although the city's authority body refused to reveal t

December 7, 2023

Tempo - December 7, 2023

Adil Al Hasan, Jakarta – Presidential Candidate Ganjar Pranowo visited the Nusantara Capital City or IKN project in East Kalimantan on Thursday morning, Dec. 7, 2023.

Tempo - December 7, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The Anies Baswedan-Cak Imin campaign team's spokesperson Billy David assessed that the new bill on Jakarta's special status, or DKJ Bill, which allows the president

December 6, 2023

Tempo - December 6, 2023

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) member from the PDIP faction, Masinton Pasaribu, criticized the bill on the special status of Jakarta (DKJ bill), which sti