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Jakarta mulls constructing giant seawall

  • The Jakarta Post

| Thu, January 27 2011 | 11:26 am

PREMIUM JAKARTA: Anticipating a worsening rate of land subsidence and rising sea levels, the Jakarta administration is considering a plan to construct a giant seawall surrounding the city’s northern coast.

Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo said Wednesday that a feasibility study on the project had been started in December and would be completed in two or three years.

“In 2025, we are expecting...