Urban development

Vice Governor-Elect Sandiaga Uno says parking meters don’t work in Jakarta because they are ‘not our culture’

After the meeting, Sandiaga elaborated by saying that parking meter systems were only suitable in countries with “individualist” societies like the

Vice Governor-Elect Sandiaga Uno says parking meters don’t work in Jakarta because they are ‘not our culture’

Convinced Anies will not evict them again, residents of Pasar Ikan start to rebuild illegal settlements

"We are sure that, with the election of Pak Anies and Pak Sandi, the settlement that we are painstakingly building up will not be torn down again like it was under Ahok," said...

Convinced Anies will not evict them again, residents of Pasar Ikan start to rebuild illegal settlements

Major construction on new Semanggi overpass completed, should increase traffic flow by 37%

The clusterf*ck that is traffic around the Semanggi clover will hopefully flow a lot more smoothly

Major construction on new Semanggi overpass completed, should increase traffic flow by 37%

Papua government plans to spend up to $37.6 million to build world’s tallest Jesus statue

The "Christ the Redeemer" statue in Rio de Janeiro stands at 30 meters tall, while the Jesus statue planned by the Papua provincial government would stand at 50-67 meters in...

Papua government plans to spend up to $37.6 million to build world’s tallest Jesus statue

Anies Baswedan promises to shut down all places of prostitution in Jakarta, not just Alexis

But who is the FPI going to extort for their protection money

Anies Baswedan promises to shut down all places of prostitution in Jakarta, not just Alexis

Indonesia aims to wrap up Asian Games preparations by year-end

Indonesia hopes to complete preparations to host the 2018 Asian Games by the end of this year, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said, shrugging off concerns over a corruption probe and...

Indonesia aims to wrap up Asian Games preparations by year-end

VIDEO: How a Jakarta slum went green to fight its eviction

Residents of Kampung Tongkol have transformed their neighborhood into a model of clean and green living in an effort to fight off the threat of

VIDEO: How a Jakarta slum went green to fight its eviction

Indonesia faces ‘huge’ challenges to prepare for 2018 Asian Games: OCA

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) warned Monday that Indonesia faces "huge" challenges to prepare for the 2018 Asian Games, criticizing a lack of coordination between different...

Indonesia faces ‘huge’ challenges to prepare for 2018 Asian Games: OCA

Ahok officially launches Jakarta Creative Hub, a subsidized co-working space for creatives in the capital

A step in the right

Coconuts Jakarta Urban development

Jakarta has recently been making the most progress in regards to urban development compared to previous years, largely thanks to the current city administration that’s actually getting the city’s construction programs running. The biggest infrastructural projects in Jakarta currently being carried out are for transportation, which includes the city’s first subway system called the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), as well as several huge road constructions designed to alleviate the city’s notorious traffic jams.