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Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Flooding in Jakarta: A City Swamped by Its Own Success

Early last year, the World Bank issued an “urgent flood mitigation report” about the Indonesian capital city of Jakarta, along with a $189 million flood mitigation plan. The action was precipitated by a series of bad floods...

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Indonesia’s Poor Urban Planning Limits Insurance Sales

In recent months, Jakarta has seen a series of fire incidents in which poor electrical wiring and dry weather emerged as the usual suspects. Twenty-five fire incidents have been reported in the capital since Aug. 17, resulting...

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Jakarta to Plan City Through 2025

In the face of persistent criticism of inadequate urban planning, the Jakarta city administration has announced that it is preparing a plan to take the city through to 2025. The governor, however, is remaining tight-lipped on the...

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Jakarta on the Rise

Developers are eager to meet the soaring demand for space in the capital of South-east Asia’s largest economy, after years of strong growth created a burgeoning middle class hungry for upscale city living. “The growing demand has...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Intermap Project Wins 2011 Asian Geospatial Excellence Award

Intermap today announces that its “Mapping the Basin: the Murray-Darling Basin Information Infrastructure Project” has been named winner of the Asian Geospatial Excellence Award – Environment Management. The award was presented during the 10th...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

With a Daytime Population of 12 million, Jakarta is Overpopulated

The city administration said that Jakarta is close to being overpopulated and swift actions are needed to rein in the impending population boom. City Population and Civil Registration Agency head Purba Hutapea said that during the day...

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Critics Cry Foul Over Master Plan for Jakarta

Jakarta has been accused of passing a spatial master plan for the city that puts the interests of developers above those of residents. Ahmad Safrudin, from Jakarta Coalition 2030, a group that closely monitored discussions of the...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Mapping Out Path to a Quake-Ready Jakarta

The Jakarta administration is drawing up a map of the capital’s disaster-prone areas so authorities can improve response measures to natural calamities, particularly earthquakes. Hari Sasongko Kushadi , head of the city’s Building Control and Monitoring Office...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Council Delays Endorsing Spatial Planning Bill

The Jakarta City Council said Friday it was not able to conclude the deliberation of a draft of the 2010-2030 spatial planning bill since it was waiting for feedback from the public. The bill regulates how the...

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Indonesia’s Urban Development Challenges

According to the 2010 census the total population of Indonesia is 237.5 million people, about a half whom, or 118 million people, live in urban areas. This implies that urban development will become a more pressing issue...

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