Indonesia’s parliament approves capital relocation
The new capital law, which provides a legal framework for President Joko Widodo's proposal, stipulates how development of the capital will be funded and governed.
The new capital will be called "Nusantara", or archipelago in English, chosen by the president.
With an area of about 127,000 sq.km, East Kalimantan is home to more than 3.7 million people. ■