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A supporter holds a flag bearing the picture of Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
2019-08-16, Yahoo Daily News
By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Maikel Jefriando JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president on Friday proposed to move the capital from Jakarta, a crowded, polluted city of...
Gulf News: Indonesia’s president wants to spend at least $30 billion to move the capital to a forest on the island of Borneo. The proximate trigger is climate change — Jakarta is sinking into the sea. PresidentJoko Widodo is planning a giant wall to keep big waves out,...
Sun Star: PRINCEJoey Lee continues to dominate the local running scene as he added another feather to his cap with a triumph over KenyanJoseph Mururi in the men’s 12-kilometer race of the Cereb Go Green Run 2019 at the SM City Cebu parking area on Sunday, Aug. 18,...
Gulf News: Indonesia’s president wants to spend at least $30 billion to move the capital to a forest on the island of Borneo. The proximate trigger is climate change — Jakarta is sinking into the sea. PresidentJoko Widodo is planning a giant wall to keep big waves out,...
The Jordan Times: KENDARI, Indonesia — Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
Jakarta News: Indonesia has plans to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo Euronews The move comes because the current capital Jakarta is sinking - with some 40% of its 10 million population now living below ......
Mid Day: Jakarta: Time is running out for Jakarta. One of the fastest-sinking cities on earth, environmental experts warn that one third of it could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue. Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves,...
Malaysia Today: (FMT) – Aktivis politik Peter John Jaban menempelak mufti Perlis Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin kerana merujukkan Malaysia sebagai “Tanah Melayu” dengan berkata, beliau sama ada memperlihatkan kejahilannya atau dengan sengaja mengabaikan hakikat bahawa Sabah...
Deccan Chronicle: Jakarta: Time is running out for Jakarta. One of the fastest-sinking cities on earth, environmental experts warned that one third of it could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue. Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater...
Dawn: JAKARTA: Time is running out for Jakarta. One of the fastest-sinking cities on earth, environmental experts warn that one third of it could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue. Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves,...
Indonesia News: Call to move Indonesia's capital to Borneo The Canberra Times Indonesia's president is proposing moving the nation's capital from Jakarta, a crowded, polluted city of 10 million people, t ......
The Japan News: The Associated Press JAKARTA (AP) — Indonesia’s president on Friday appealed for support to move the country’s capital from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta, in an annual national address to mark the 74th anniversary of independence. Indonesian...
The Daily Star: For kids and adults alike locally, the summer of 1934 was one filled with heroes, villains, and a time to use the imagination. LOCALS SAW THEIR HEROES, LIVE ON STAGES “Ken Maynard’s famous horse, Tarzan, gave a group of Oneonta movie fans a thrill yesterday...
Taipei Times: Indonesian PresidentJoko Widodo yesterday proposed moving the capital from Jakarta, a crowded, polluted city of 10 million people, to the island of Borneo, although he left Indonesians guessing as to the exact location. Widodo suggested a new capital in...