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Indonesia picks Borneo island for new capital

Aug 26, 2019 - 4:50 PM

(UPDATED) The proposed location – near the regional cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda – is an area at 'minimal' risk of natural disasters, where the government already owns some 180,000 hectares of land

Indonesia's new capital to be decided this year – minister

May 15, 2019 - 8:11 PM

'So we hope in 2024 the new capital is ready to be the new government center,' says urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro

JAKARTA. The morning sun rises past buildings and haze over the Jakarta city skyline on August 17, 2018. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Indonesia eyes moving capital from congested Jakarta

Apr 29, 2019 - 11:14 PM

Urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says the long-stalled relocation plan has won approval from President Joko Widodo who favored moving the capital away from Indonesia's most populous Java island

JAKARTA. The morning sun rises past buildings and haze over the Jakarta city skyline on August 17, 2018. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

The honor of Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:55 PM

While avoiding drugs and following the law is a personal responsibility Veloso s case highlights a collective failure in Philippine society

Australians on death row ask Indonesia to let them live

Feb 22, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Australian prisoners say they have been rehabilitated and have helped set up rehabilitation programs that have benefited Indonesians

BALI NINE. Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) the ringleaders of the 'Bali Nine' drug ring, are seen in a holding cell while awaiting court trial in Bali in 2006. Photo by AFP