Where Indonesia’s Presidential Candidates Stand On the New Capital Project
By Isti Marta Sukma
President Joko Widodo's new capital is struggling to attract foreign investors. Will it survive beyond next year's election?
Clearing the Skies: Addressing Jakarta’s Air Pollution Problem
By Edward Parker
Reducing the dense smog that settles over the Indonesian capital each dry season will require a multifaceted approach.
Indonesia’s New Capital Must Learn From Jakarta’s Hideous Pollution Problem
By Michael Suryaprawira and Vivid Amalia Khusna
There are measures that the government can take to avoid the smog that periodically blankets the center of the capital.
Indonesia’s Drowning Land
By Garry Lotulung
Sea level rises are often spoken about as a potential future impact of climate change. But on the Indonesian island of Java, they are already threatening millions.
Southeast Asia’s Sinking Megacities
By Nicholas Muller
The coastal cities of Bangkok, Jakarta, and Ho Chi Minh City battle a common existential threat.
Who Was Jakarta Built For?
By James Guild
And what that has to do with Nusantara, the country's planned new capital city.
Easing Pandemic Restrictions in Indonesia’s Capital Triggers Concerns
By Associated Press
As the Indonesian capital relaxes measures to contain the pandemic, concerns persist about COVID-19.
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.
Indonesia in 2020: A Year of Change or Stagnation Under Jokowi?
By Erin Cook
2020 could be a key year in assessing whether reform takes off or if the country continues to be mired in stagnation on key issues.
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.
Indonesia’s New Capital Challenge Kicks Off
By Luke Hunt
The announcement on moving the country’s capital is only the beginning of one of the most ambitious infrastructure ventures in its history.
Goodbye Jakarta, Hello Borneo: Indonesia Announces Plan to Move Capital
By Niniek Karmini
The announcement capped off longtime discussion about a potential capital shift.