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Widodo’s new capital dream a step closer to reality

JAKARTA – President Joko Widodo has named banker Bambang Susantono as the new head of the Capital City Authority (IKN) charged with moving Indonesia’s center of administration from congested Jakarta to Kalimantan in an effort to re-balance the country’s political and economic development. Previously a deputy transportation minister and with a doctorate in infrastructure planning, […]