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?
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
By Associated Press
Discussion on the move continues despite the significant challenges that remain.
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
By Andrew Barclay
Fake news is dominating discussions in Indonesia too -- a nation divided along ethnic and sectarian lines.
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
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Index reveals just how bad Jakarta’s legendary traffic jams are.
Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor
By Dana Maclean
Every year, large populations must deal with hazardous flooding, and the problem is getting worse.
Jakarta’s Troubled Infrastructure
By Alex Hamer
Outdated infrastructure and constant gridlock are worsening with rapid growth in car ownership.
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
Also: No “monkey business” in Jakarta, Ke$ha banned in Malaysia.
Health Minister: Young Thais Short Because They Don’t Drink Enough Milk
Also: Abbot downplays Indonesian refugee plans. Friday ASEAN links.
Will ASEAN Countries Move Their Capitals?
Amid traffic jams and flooding, could moving a nation’s capital ease the pain?