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What Indonesia’s Capital Move Really Means
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.

Indonesia’s New Capital Challenge Kicks Off
September 13, 2019

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
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.

No More Blackouts: ‘Smart City’ Jakarta Needs a Smarter Grid
August 10, 2019

No More Blackouts: ‘Smart City’ Jakarta Needs a Smarter Grid

By Aldwin Yusgiantoro
To get smart, Indonesia’s capital needs to be smart about its leadership choices and grid modernization.

Will a Giant Sea Wall Save Indonesia's Capital From Sinking?
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.

Is Indonesia’s Capital Shift a Good Idea?
July 03, 2019

Is Indonesia’s Capital Shift a Good Idea?

By Luke Hunt
The outcome of a long-mulled decision is far from clear, as are its implications.

Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital
April 30, 2019

Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital

By Associated Press
Discussion on the move continues despite the significant challenges that remain.
After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam
September 01, 2017

After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam

By Sebastian Strangio
For decades, Indonesian society has experienced a slow process of Islamization. In 2017, the pace picked up.

Indonesia Wrangles With Its Own 'Fake News' Crisis, Made in China
January 23, 2017

Indonesia Wrangles With Its Own 'Fake News' Crisis, Made in China

By Andrew Barclay
Fake news is dominating discussions in Indonesia too -- a nation divided along ethnic and sectarian lines.

ISIS Claims Jakarta Terror Attack
January 15, 2016

ISIS Claims Jakarta Terror Attack

By Catherine Putz
Seven dead in a midday terrorist attack in the Indonesian capital.

Indonesia’s Capital Has World’s Worst Traffic
February 05, 2015

Indonesia’s Capital Has World’s Worst Traffic

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Index reveals just how bad Jakarta’s legendary traffic jams are.
Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor
May 29, 2014

Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor

By Dana Maclean
Every year, large populations must deal with hazardous flooding, and the problem is getting worse.

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