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
Jakarta & Urban Life
April 6, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
Have Jakarta's streets been relatively free of maddening macet (traffic jams) over the past year?
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 – 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
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 – 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 – Housing complexes in Jakarta may no longer be located along river banks, Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria said on Tuesday.
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
August 30, 2020
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta: "Do you have land to sell?" That was the million-dollar question in Penajam Paser Utara and Kutai Kartanegara last year following President Joko Widodo's announce
August 19, 2020
Tabita Diela and Gayatri Suroyo, Jakarta – Indonesia has put on the backburner President Joko Widodo's ambitious $33-billion project to relocate the capital city to the island of Borneo
July 27, 2020
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Jakarta's city administration has pledged to accelerate the construction of intermediate waste treatment facilities to convert waste to energy at four location
July 17, 2020
James Massola and Karuni Rompies – Joko Widodo's dream of being the Indonesian President who finally builds a new national capital is in doubt, with officials saying the timing of the
July 15, 2020
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Save Jakarta Bay Coalition opined that Governor Anies Baswedan has broken his campaign promises as the latter allowed the Ancol reclamation project.
July 13, 2020
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Anies Baswedan, who won the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election by campaigning against coastal reclamation, insisted on Sunday the landfill project at the Anco
July 1, 2020
Indonesia is pressing ahead with plans to build a new capital as billions of dollars in private sector investment is seen as key to reviving an economy battered by the coronavirus pand
June 24, 2020
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 – 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