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Dutch to study new dike for Jakarta Bay

  • Esmeralda Hendrix

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, July 27 2011 | 10:11 am

PREMIUM The Netherlands says it will give US$4 million for a feasibility study to build a dike on Jakarta Bay to solve the city’s water and flooding problems.

During a recent visit, Ben Knapen, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, said that experts from the Netherlands would develop a project master plan after the feasibility study was finished.

Initial pla...