Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: XinhuaIndonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Xinhua
Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Xinhua

From ‘Saint Jokoburg’ to ‘Jokopolis’, Indonesia’s new capital sparks name meme fest on Twitter

  • President Joko Widodo’s announcement sparked a wave of Google searches for ‘Penajam Paser Utara’ and ‘Kutai Kartanegara’, the two municipalities the new capital will straddle
  • Urban planners and environmentalists have weighed in on the costs of constructing a city in East Kalimantan

Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: XinhuaIndonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Xinhua
Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Xinhua
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