On Wednesday (Jan. 8), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo held a limited cabinet meeting at the State Palace to discuss floods in the capital city Jakarta and Greater Jakarta region (Jabodetabek). The President summoned the Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan and several other regional heads to the said meeting. Jokowi specifically ordered Anies to continue the channelization of rivers in the capital city, but Anies’ response is worrying.

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