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

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

Concerns over the sustainability of the congested and rapidly sinking political center of Jakarta prompted the need for a new capital.
  • Rob Picheta
  • CNN
The relocation was announced Monday by President Joko Widodo.
The proposed location, near the relatively underdeveloped cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda, is a far cry from the crowded powerhouse which has served as …

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