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Govt cancels Great Garuda seawall

  • Agnes Anya and Callistasia Anggun Wijaya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, December 11 2017 | 12:13 am

PREMIUM Jakarta was once said to be following in the footsteps of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with a planned island group in its bay — but not anymore.

While Dubai has Palm Islands, Jakarta planned to have the Great Garuda that was claimed to be mitigation measures for land subsidence in the capital that reaches an average of 7 centimeters per year.

Apart from the man-made islets, the Gre...