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What's wrong with Semanggi interchange?

  • Muhammad Daud
    Muhammad Daud

    Master of urban planning candidate at New York University

New York | Wed, September 6, 2017 | 08:26 am
What's wrong with Semanggi interchange? The new Semanggi Interchange officially opens on Aug. 17. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

PREMIUM During the commemoration of Independence Day, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo inaugurated the Semanggi Interchange and joined the crowd in complimenting the city for its breakthrough achievement. But what lies behind that celebration, unfortunately, is abuse of the land use regulation.

The interchange was constructed by PT Mitra Panca Persada as part of Rp 579 billion (US...

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