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Who Was Jakarta Built For?
April 05, 2022

Who Was Jakarta Built For?

By James Guild
And what that has to do with Nusantara, the country's planned new capital city.

The China Factor in Indonesia’s New Capital City Plan
February 11, 2022

The China Factor in Indonesia’s New Capital City Plan

By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
China’s economic influence in Indonesia will translate into a prominent role in the development of the new capital.
Indonesian Capital Plan Throws China-Backed Rail Link Into Disarray
February 09, 2022

Indonesian Capital Plan Throws China-Backed Rail Link Into Disarray

By Sebastian Strangio
The Chinese-Indonesian consortium building the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Rail line says that projected demand has fallen by nearly half.

Nusantara Gets the Nod as Indonesia Names Its New Capital City
January 18, 2022

Nusantara Gets the Nod as Indonesia Names Its New Capital City

By Luke Hunt
Construction of the new capital is to begin this year with an eye-watering budget of $35 billion.

Indonesia’s Quixotic Bid to Host the 2032 Olympics
November 17, 2020

Indonesia’s Quixotic Bid to Host the 2032 Olympics

By Sebastian Strangio
There is the question of Indonesia's bid can succeed. Then there's the question of whether it would be a good thing.

Why Isn’t Indonesia Seeking China’s Funding for Its New Capital?
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.

Goodbye Jakarta, Hello Borneo: Indonesia Announces Plan to Move Capital
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.
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