It has been almost five years since the dispute over the Jakarta Bay reclamation project was taken to court. Since then, a lot has happened, including the investigation into the case of corruption. Licenses for the reclamation were revoked by the Governor of Jakarta in 2018, but the developers fought back. Most of the lawsuits were granted. The latest decision was given by the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN Jakarta) for PT Muara Wisesa Samudra (MWS), a subsidiary of PT Agung Podomoro Land Tbk (APLN). So far, the court almost always decided in favor of the developers. So it is not surprising to know that even the High Court (PTTUN) recently denied Jakarta’s appeal in the case against PT Jaladri Kartika Pakci. At around the same time, the President also issued a Presidential Regulation, explaining the continuation of development on the four islands.

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