January 27, 2022
Indonesia’s Capital is Sinking, Polluted and Now Moving
By Edna Tarigan and Niniek Karmini
Jakarta is home to about 10 million people and three times that number in the greater metropolitan area.
April 03, 2020
Why Isn’t Indonesia Seeking China’s Funding for Its New Capital?
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dimas Permadi
Indonesia prefers to partner with other countries, not China, in building its new capital city. That's a wake-up call for Beijing.
March 27, 2020
The Many Reasons to Move Indonesia’s Capital
By Giora Eliraz
There are a variety of rationales put forward for the decision to relocate the capital, some more prominently articulated than others.
November 01, 2019
What Indonesia’s Capital Move Really Means
By Nithin Coca
Moving Indonesia’s administrative capital will be as bold a political experiment as anything in the country’s history.
August 27, 2019
Goodbye Jakarta, Hello Borneo: Indonesia Announces Plan to Move Capital
By Niniek Karmini
The announcement capped off longtime discussion about a potential capital shift.
July 29, 2019
Will a Giant Sea Wall Save Indonesia's Capital From Sinking?
By Karin Laub
The government continues to confront the challenge facing the country's current capital.