‘Sinking’ Jakarta pins hopes on rising star

Al Jazeera: As a mega-storm flooded Jakarta last week and stranded half the city, its new governor Joko Widodo stood by his vision for the Indonesian capital. "No traffic jam. No flooding. No poor." With a population of 10 million, Jakarta ranks as one of Southeast Asia's fastest-growing and most-congested cities. Thousands fled inundated homes, the central business district was paralysed, and drenched commuter rail tracks left half the city stranded. The new governor had to declare a 10-day emergency......

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