Indonesia will build its new capital city in Borneo as Jakarta sinks into the Java Sea

Posted In News, Sea Level Rise
Aug
27

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Flooding, Jakarta. Photo source: ©© Mulya Amri

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A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia’s new capital city.

Concerns over the sustainability of the congested and rapidly sinking political center of Jakarta prompted the need for a new capital. The relocation was announced Monday by President Joko Widodo…

Read Full Article; CNN (08-26-2019)

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