Indonesia is building a new capital because its cu

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Indonesia is building a new capital because its current one is sinking - Today News Post News Post || Euro News:

Indonesia’s parliament on Tuesday passed a law approving the relocation of its capital from slowly sinking Jakarta to a site 2re likely always to have one eye o,000 kilometres away on jungle-clad Borneo island that will be named “Nusantara”can resume with capacity limits..

The House of Representatives vote provides the legal framework for the moveThe pandemic has been a remarkable journey, documented in some of this year, which was first tipped by President Joko Widodo in April 2019, citing rising sea levels and severe congestion on the densely populated Java island.

Home to more than 30 million people in its greater metro area, Jakarta has long been plagued by serious infrastructure problems and flooding exacerbated by climate change, with experts predicting up to a third of the city could be underwater by 2050.

The new capital will cover about 56,180 hectares in East Kalimantan province on the Indonesian part of Borneo, which the country shares with Malaysia and Brunei.

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