Smog in Jakarta’s city centre in 2018. Photo: AFP
Smog in Jakarta’s city centre in 2018. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

Jakarta’s air quality is terrible – and Indonesia’s President Widodo is among those to blame

  • The president is among the seven officials who have been found guilty of environmental negligence over air pollution in the capital
  • According to a court ruling, Widodo is now required to take serious action, including setting adequate national ambient air quality standards

Smog in Jakarta’s city centre in 2018. Photo: AFP
Smog in Jakarta’s city centre in 2018. Photo: AFP
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