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Easing Pandemic Restrictions in Indonesia’s Capital Triggers Concerns
June 11, 2020

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
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.
Indonesia in 2020: A Year of Change or Stagnation Under Jokowi?
January 24, 2020

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
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.

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